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    What is Lean Six Sigma? Lean Six Sigma @ NUS SCALE Lean Six Sigma is a methodology widely used in industry to improve process and deliver better results. Most suited to the manufacturing and services sectors, Lean Six Sigma equips industry professionals with a comprehensive set of tools and strategies to improve performance, eliminate waste, enhance collaboration, to keep organisations operating efficiently and delivering satisfactory standards.

    The Lean Six Sigma programmes, offered at NUS SCALE, are delivered through eLearning for Foundation programme and blended learning for Advanced Programme. Blended Learning combines the best of classroom instruction with online learning. Developed with BMGI, a leading Lean Six Sigma course provider, the Lean Six Sigma @ NUS SCALE certification meets the highest accreditation standards and is recognised by the International Association of Six Sigma Certification (IASSC).

    Benefits of Blended Learning

    Participants choose when to take the modules; at their own pace and at a time that suits their schedule.

    Multi-modal learning experience to suit different learning styles and aptitudes; includes eLearning, webinars, face-to-face classroom instructions and workshops for Advanced programme.

    One-to-one mentor sessions for Lean Six Sigma Advanced programme.

    Lean Six Sigma Foundation

    The Lean Six Sigma Foundation programme introduces process improvement methodologies, which enhance day-to-day operational management and process control. Participants will acquire the skills for mapping processes and data collection, paving the way for effective project work and sustaining improved performance.

    The programme employs interactive, web-based eLearning, accessible across desktop and mobile platforms. This provides participants with the time flexibility of being able to decide when and where they want to complete their modules, as well as providing a broader, richer learning experience.

    Lean Six Sigma Foundation @NUS SCALE Optimised Effectiveness Through eLearning

  • Participants will learn

    About the origins of Lean and Lean thinking.

    To identify the five principles of Lean and the eight types of waste.

    To understand Six Sigma and the benefits it brings to an


    The five-step DMAIC process and the use of the tools within each phase.

    How to collect and analyze data.

    To understand mistake proofing processes, with concepts, tools and methods.

    To lead small improvement projects such as Plan-Do- Check-Act (PDCA). Commitment:

    25 hours eLearning 3 hours online examination

    Who should attend

    Executives who are interested in acquiring Lean Six Sigma certification to improve processes within their organisation.

    Professionals, managers and executives who need to support change management projects and initiatives.

    Professionals, managers and executives who are working towards Lean Six Sigma Advanced certification.


    NUS SCALE-BMGI Lean Six Sigma Foundation (Yellow Belt) Certificate, upon passing the online examination.


    No pre-requisites

    Registration Fee For more information Lean Six Sigma Foundation: S$550 / S$588.50 (w GST) SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) training grant is available for Singapore citizens and permanent residents. Enhanced funding is applicable for eligible course participants and organisations through the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs, SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy or Workfare Training Support schemes.

    School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) University Town Education Resource Centre 8 College Avenue West #02-16 Singapore 138608

    Tel: +65 6601-5610/5709

    Email: scale.execed@nus.edu.sg

    About NUS SCALE

    The School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) was set up in January 2016, at the National University of Singapore (NUS), to enable working adults to continually deepen and enhance their expertise, learn new skills and acquire knowledge, to stay relevant and competitive in a dynamic business environment.

    About BMGI

    BMGI is a consulting firm focusing on Strategy, Innovation, Performance Excellence and Change Management. Working with clients across various industries, BMGI has developed a broad range of training with real-world application that are globally recognised and accredited.

    Experts Profile: Mr Low Ngerng Nguang MBA, BEng (First class honours), Director of Organisational Excellence at National University of Singapore.

    As a certified Lean Six Sigma MBB, Lego Serious Play

    Facilitator and a veteran in the field of

    Business Process improvement, Ngerng Nguang (NN) has more than 25 years of experience in operations management and Lean Six Sigma deployment in the oil and gas, aerospace, defence and education sector. He has previously held Asia Pacific/Regional leadership positions in US multi-nationals such as General Electric, Eastman Chemical, AlliedSignal Singapore, and Singapore Technologies group, covering a broad spectrum of end-to-end functions from Product Development, Manufacturing, Productivity & Process Excellence, Quality Management, IT, Field Marketing to Supply Chain/ Logistics.

    His domain expertise includes: supply chain management, Lean Six Sigma deployment, strategy development, facilitation and programme management.