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White Belt Certification Course - Sample Agenda

Yellow Belt Certification Course - Sample Agenda

LLSI_bullet.jpg Certification Courses 
 Belt Levels: WhiteYellow → Green → Black  
"We received a complete introduction to this very comprehensive material in a way that allowed us to take away practical means to begin implementing the concepts as part of our work. Your facilitation met the class at its various participant needs and your design/structure allowed the teams to work on practical application in a way that reinforced the concepts via your own work/design."
3.27.17 Unedited evaluation, privately delivered Yellow Belt Certification Course
Process Mapping 
A White Belt is not a pre-requisite for Yellow Belt course attendance, but a Yellow Belt is required for all Green Belt candidates.
White Belt in Legal Lean Sigma® & Project Management

White Belt Certification Course - 1 day

LMA P3 Conference - Pre-Con Course

Chicago, Monday, May 4 

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Yellow Belt in Legal Lean Sigma® & Project Management
Two day, intensive program. No pre-requisite to attend.

ALA Annual Conference - PreConference Program

May 1 and May 2, National Harbor

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LLSI_bullet.jpg Privately Delivered Certification Courses, Programs, and Workshops 

Please contact us for information about courses, process mapping workshops, keynotes and other programs for your organization. 

  • Certification Courses: A full range of Legal Lean Sigma® White, Yellow, Green, and Black Belt Certifications
  • Legal Department/Client and Law Firm Collaborations - The conversations and relationships are changing for the better. More law firms and legal departments are learning and working together than ever before.
  • Programs: Examples - Introduction to Process Improvement and/or Project Management for Leaders; Conversations with Clients About Process Improvement; Legal Lean Sigma® Orientation, An Introduction to Process Improvement and Project Management; PI and LPM, PI and LPM for Pricing and Profitability. Project Team Leader Training
  • Workshops, retreats, and presentations are available for your group, including process mapping, strategic planning, project design, organizational development and PI/LPM workshops at the firm, practice group and client development levels. 

The Legal Lean Sigma Institute offers the first and only combined process improvement and project management certifications, courses, programs and materials designed specifically for the legal professionOur certification courses are routinely approved for CLE credit (for example, California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and New York) and we collaborate with your organization to support your application(s). 

Every privately delivered program is tailored to the needs of your group, since we help you in the selection of attendees and/or processes to use as examples during the workshop components of your course. Enjoy multiple benefits: learn together, begin working on a process, have fun, get certified, and earn CLE.

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White, Yellow, Green and Black Belt Certifications 

These interactive courses include experiential learning, table work and discussions.  We use case studies, examples, and success stories from law firms and legal departments so that you learn about Six Sigma and Lean in relevent and useful contexts. Your processes and projects are used for the workshop components of privately delivered courses, so your attendees learn, begin drafting deliverables, plus earn a certification and, in most cases, CLE.


White Belt - Participation in a one day course that is designed to be a high level introduction to Lean, Six Sigma and Legal Project Management. Learning objectives are geared toward participants gaining familiarity with the vocabulary, concepts, and some of the tools most commonly used in PI and PM


Yellow Belt - Participation in a two day, more intensive course that is designed for participants to be able to understand and employ Lean, Six Sigma and Legal Project Management vocabulary, methodologies, and tools.


Green Belt - Requires a Yellow Belt plus the successful completion of an approved project and other certification requirements.


Black Belt - Requires a Yellow and Green Belt plus completion of a dozen or more approved projects and other certification requirements (workshops, distance learning). For those committed to a career as a process improvement practitioner. 



LLSI_bullet.jpgReviews from Participants
This was one of the best workshops I have attended and participated in over the last eight years... Content very well organized and easy to follow… Legal examples nicely tied to content… Practically delivered in bite-sized pieces…I learned a lot… very valuable…engaging, friendly, intelligent speaker… Would recommend… Course materials are excellent… Exceeded my expectations, which were high… Well planned, well documented, well led – well done!...The White Belt was an excellent introduction to process improvement and project management.