Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training


Pyzdek Institute Lean Six Sigma White Belts complete 4 hours of online training including interactive lessons developed and presented by Thomas Pyzdek and pass a comprehensive proctored exam.

The Pyzdek Institute Certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt is a professional who is familiar with the basic principles and vocabulary of Lean Six Sigma. A Lean Six Sigma White Belt is typically a person impacted by improvement projects as a stakeholder or who is participating on an improvement project as a team member.


The Lean Six Sigma White Belt Process

The training

The training consists of four online modules that you will complete in sequence. Each module consists of a lesson, and a quiz.

Lessons were developed and are presented by Thomas Pyzdek and are highly interactive. Quizzes are multiple-choice and because they are self-scoring, you will receive immediate feedback as soon as you submit it.

The course is self-paced and 100% online.

A Comprehensive Exam

Once training is completed, you must pass a comprehensive exam. When you pass the exam, you will be awarded a Lean Six Sigma White Belt certificate of completion.

Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification


After completion of your training, you will be eligible to take a comprehensive exam. The exam will be open-book and open-notes.


Recognized and accredited certificate if completion by the Pyzdek Institute. Recorded in an online database with a unique serial number for authentication.


  • Self-paced study
  • 30-day subscription to training site
  • 4 online on demand modules
  • 4 hour commitment
  • Comprehensive exam
  • 0.4 CEUs awarded by The Pyzdek Institute upon successful course completion
  • Online forums for communication with fellow students and Pyzdek Institute Administrators
  • Real-time progress reports
  • Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certificate of Completion
  • Certificate recorded in our public online database


  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • Waste and Value
  • Value Streams, Flow and Pull
  • Perfection

Frequently Asked Questions about Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training and Certification

How long will it realistically take me to complete Lean Six Sigma White Belt training from the day I enroll?

The course is 100% self-paced. Typically, students will complete the coursework in about four hours.

How much of a statistics background do I need for White Belt training?


What support will I receive from the Pyzdek Institute team throughout my journey towards acquiring high-value skills?

You will also have access to student discussion forums, that Master Black Belts, including Thomas Pyzdek, actively participate in by answering students questions.

To what extent can questions be asked?

As often as you wish.

Will I see my exam score?

No. However, during training you will see your quiz scores. The Pyzdek Institute will determine if you passed the exam and will notify you in a timely manner.

Assuming that I pass the Lean Six Sigma White Belt exam, will it be recognized-accredited?

Yes. The Pyzdek Institute is accredited by The Council for Six Sigma Certification. Its seal, as well as Thomas Pyzdek’s signature will appear on your certificate.

Do you also offer classroom (live) training?

Yes. Contact us for on-site, live training options.

Do you accept students from countries other than the USA?

Yes. We have students from all around the world.

How many questions are on the exam?

The Lean Six Sigma White Belt exam has 16 questions. No two exams are alike.

Are the exams timed?

Yes. The Lean Six Sigma White Belt exam is 30 minutes.

How do I prove to an employer that I’m a Pyzdek Institute certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt?

You will be given a signed and numbered certificate. In addition, your certification will be recorded in our online database.

When can I start?

Registration is open-enrollment. You can start at any time. Enrollment lasts 30 days and the course is available online 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

If you are considering Lean Six Sigma training to enhance your resume, what can you expect from recruiters when you show you have the Pyzdek Institute Certification? And why?

The Pyzdek Institute’s involvement in Six Sigma predates most organizations. In fact, the author of your training is the author of the Six Sigma Handbook (the standard reference for Six Sigma). The reputation of a Pyzdek Institute certification is unmatched!

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