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Lean Six Sigma for Biotech  

Montgomery College - Germantown

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May 09, 2015

BIOTrain Green Belt

Process Improvement Fundamentals of Quality

in Process and Design


Designed with Biotechnology Industry Guidance:

• How can you increase your value to your employer and the marketplace?
• Can you help your team increase real productivity?
• Find out why
o Six Sigma is the gold standard of process improvement
o Why Lean Six Sigma was developed
o Why the control of design and process is vital
to success in biotechnology
• Learn about different quality tools, why they are used, and how they can improve your work.

Course Details

Course Number: BIT063 CRN NNNNN Cost: No Charge
Course length: 12 hrs.
Dates: May 9 and 16th (10:00-4:00 pm) Location: Room BE025
Bioscience Education Center
Montgomery College - Germantown, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown, MD 20876

BIOTrain’s Green Belt Process I continuing education course delivers instruction on the fundamental of process improvement in a biotechnology setting. “Green Belt” is a term used to describe moderate proficiency in process improvement based on Six Sigma principles. Yellow belt and green belt certifications are based standard industry criteria.

In this class the student will learn the principles of Six Sigma and the role of the Green Belt in the Six Sigma organization. The training will describe, in introductory format, the methods, techniques, and tools of Six Sigma, and the advantages and disadvantages of such a system. The student will learn what is involved in the process of Green Belt training and certification.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
• Describe Six Sigma and why it is used
• Describe lean six sigma
• Understand how Six Sigma relates to the FDA's system Process
Analytical Technology (PAT) through the measurement of Critical Process Parameters (CPP) which affects Critical Quality Attributes (CQA).

Two six-hour sessions will give you a detailed understanding of quality systems, why they are important. Graduates of the course will receive a Certificate of Course Completion from Montgomery College.

To register:
Register by filling out and emailing a registration form available from  http://www.biotrain.org/.
Or register in person at Montgomery College WD & CE, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850 or at Germantown, Takoma Park, or Westfield locations. Phone: 240-567-5188. Or contact Michael.smith@montgomerycollege.edu for a registration form.

For more information on the BIOTrain Program and other continuing education courses check out http://www.biotrain.org/ or contact Michael Smith, MontgomeryCollege  Biotechnology Program Manager (240) 567 7785