The George Washington University

College of Professional Studies

Organizational Performance Improvement


2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

Enroll in our 15- hour Graduate Certificate program in Organization Performance Improvement and you will earn Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Certification and be introduced to a variety of organization performance methodologies. You will develop skills in the analysis of organizational operating processes to identify customer and stakeholder concerns and expectations, root causes of performance problems and related variables, and learn how to achieve reductions in error, waste, and cycle time for your organization. Implementing a successful Six Sigma program requires more than a mastery of statistical problem solving techniques - it also requires leadership to help teams get things done. Thus our Graduate Certificate focuses jointly on technical mastery and the leadership skills that insure successful implementation. Program Components: • Development and implementation of an organizational Lean Six Sigma project under the guidance of faculty and a Master Black Belt coach. • Green and Black Belt certification exams included. • Online. Participants work on their own time at their own pace • Free Excel-based data-analysis tool Location: Online, with real-time coaching consultations Credit Hours: 15 Program Length: 12-24 months Cost: $970 per credit hour Admissions Requirements: Download the "How to Apply" brochure which contains complete instructions with links for applying to the Lean Six Sigma: Graduate Certificate in Organizational Performance Improvement.


Middle States Accredited

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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