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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – 100% Online
Validated 3rd party Certification

Earn this high-demand credential in 13 Weeks or Less while you continue to work and live your life.

Call: 229.430.6619 - Dr. Steve Eidson, Program Director

or Click Here to email your questions about the program.

Call: 229.430.3867 - Tracy Wallace, Enrollment Advisor for Continuing Education

or Click Here to email your questions about enrollment.


13 Weeks

Students can complete the program in 13 weeks by investing 5 to 6 hours per week. But the modules are self-paced, so you can finish in a shorter time period if you choose.



Covers all costs for Green Belt certification as a Continuing Ed student.

Sep 10, 2018

SPRING 2019 Session Begins January 2019

Why Get Your Lean Sigma Six Green Belt at Albany Technical College?

  1. We’re a real college! We’re not a certificate factory, but a regionally-accredited college in Albany, Georgia. We’ve been teaching Lean Six Sigma Green & Black Belt courses for eight years. Our program will provide you with a validated, 3rd Party certification. This is important to employers, because they’ll know you completed a rigorous, high-quality program.
  2. We’re Half the Cost of many other college and university programs. Our tuition is $1499 for Green Belt certification as a Continuing Ed student.
  3. Our program is Self-Paced. Have access to the material for 13 weeks and move at your own pace.
  4. Online convenience with encouraging faculty support. Steve Eidson, Master Certified Black Belt, will respond quickly to your questions and concerns. Our faculty wants to help you succeed.
  5. You’ll earn CEUs. Earn 13.5 Continuing Education Units in addition to your certification.

Lean Six Sigma Certification is IN DEMAND by many employers! An employee with Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification is a HUGE ASSET to his or her company. Certified individuals EARN MORE. And, they have more opportunities for CAREER ADVANCEMENT. Benefit your company and yourself! Learn more about Lean Six Sigma here.

FAQ - Lean Sigma Six Certification

Is Financial Aid available for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?

Continuing Education, non-credit courses are not eligible for Financial Aid. You may qualify for financial aid if you are applying to become a credit student at Albany Technical College. Students seeking college credit should begin the steps for admission several weeks in advance. See the steps for admission to Albany Technical College here.

Must I complete the admissions process if I want to take Lean Six Sigma Green Belt as a Continuing Education student?

No. As a Continuing Education Student, you simply fill out the enrollment form and pay your tuition. To receive an enrollment form from our Enrollment Advisor, call 229-430-3867 or email Tracy Wallace at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Will I need to purchase textbooks or course materials?

No additional purchases needed. Your online modules will include everything you need, including Student Guides in PDF format that you can print if you desire.

How long will it take me to complete the program?

Thirteen weeks or less. In other words, the material is available to you for 13 weeks beginning on the start date (Fall 2018 start date is September 10). You can finish in 13 weeks if you are able to commit an average of five to six hours per week to the work. If you want to complete your program quicker, you may be able to do so. The program is self-paced, so you move through the material at your own speed.

Can my employer pay for my certification?

Of course. Many employers find a tremendous return on investment when they pay for their employee’s Green Belt Certification. We will be glad to work with your HR department or supervisor to get you registered. We can invoice your employer for the tuition. Your employer should contact Tracy Wallace at 229-430-3867.

What if I need help or have questions?

Simply reach out to one of our faculty or to the Program Chair, Dr. Steve Eidson, whenever you need help. The faculty’s contact information will be provided to you with your syllabus. Our faculty members are experienced college instructors who want to help you succeed.

When will I receive my Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate?

Those who have successfully completed the course will receive their certificates in the mail approximately two weeks after the course closes.

Will I get Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participating?

This course earns you 13.5 CEUs. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a CEU certificate in the mail from the Center for Business Solutions at Albany Technical College.

Is Black Belt Certification available at Albany Technical College?

Albany Tech offers Lean Six Sigma Black Belt to Continuing Ed students and credit students. Currently, this program is not an online program - students are required to attend some on-campus classes. To find out more about the Black Belt program, contact Dr. Steve Eidson, 229-430-6619 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How do I get started?

Enroll in the program by contacting our Enrollment Advisor for Continuing Education at 229-430-3867 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Fall Session begins September 10, 2018.

Are sessions offered regularly?

We offer the online Green Belt certification course three times a year in the fall, spring and summer. You can put in an application anytime for any upcoming course. Call us at 229-430-3867 for specific dates of upcoming courses.

Online Courses

Albany Tech offers a wide variety of classes in a convenient online format.

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Real Estate
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Take the Georgia 75-hour Real Estate Pre-License Salesperson Course online.

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Take courses Related to Environmental Health and Safety, including OSHA classes and HAZWOPER.

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Driver's Ed

Driver’s Ed Training to satisfy Joshua’s Law.

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Ed2Go offers many classes in a wide range of topics.

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Center for Business Solutions

Credit Programs

We are dedicated to improving your Workplace by providing access to customized business training and continuing education as well as venues and services that make your business work.

Please select a credit program from the right to view more information about that program.

Business Logistics

About Business Logistics

Albany Technical College has one of the best logistics educational online programs in this region. The goal of the Business Logistics Degree program is to teach the next leaders the business of logistics. Logistics is more important than ever in ensuring our goods and services are delivered at the right time, place and at the right costs in the global marketplace. We want students who are looking for a rewarding career to know that Logistics is in hot demand as our economy expands globally. Now is the time to get a quality education and job in Logistics. Students will learn how to manage a supply chain and the functions that support a successful operation, and the logistics decisions it takes to get products and service to a customer and marketplace. With courses in Supply Chain Management, Management courses, and Logistics courses, student will enter the workforce with a well-rounded education in Business Logistics.

Degrees and Diplomas

Technical Certificates


Industrial Operations Technician

About the Industrial Operations Technician Program

The Industrial Operations Technician program is the first of its kind of Georgia. Students enrolled in the new program will be exposed to a variety of manufacturing principles, including Lean Six Sigma, operations management, industrial mechanics and interpersonal skills.

The certificate of credit was developed in collaboration with members of the Albany-Dougherty Industry Roundtable, a CEO-level forum of major manufacturers and distribution centers in Albany-Dougherty County. The roundtable, an initiative of the Albany-Dougherty EDC, includes Albany Green Energy, Coats & Clark’s craft manufacturing facility, Coats & Clark’s North American Distribution Center, Marine Depot Maintenance Command at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Procter & Gamble, Mars Chocolate North America, MillerCoors, Pfizer, SASCO Chemical Group and Tara Foods.

This new program aligns the needs of Albany-Dougherty County’s industries with the training opportunities available, thereby further strengthening the local and regional labor force and making it more attractive to prospective and existing industries.

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Lean Six Sigma
Credit & Non-Credit Programs

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About Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma is a problem solving and process improvement approach that focuses on eliminating waste, reducing variability and improving customer satisfaction. The benefits of Lean Six Sigma ultimately drive right to a business’ bottom line!

Certified Employees are in High Demand

Lean Six Sigma at both the Green and Black Belt levels is designed to equip individuals with the methodologies and tools that will enable them to make significant improvements to processes that can reduce waste, improve effectiveness, and raise profitability. For this reason, Lean Six Sigma certified employees are in high demand.

A Life-Changing Certification for You

As an employee, certification can be life-changing. This certification prepares you for a leadership role in your company and provides the opportunity for career advancement and higher salary.

Our Program

The Center for Business Solutions offers Lean Six Sigma in both the Green and Black Belts. Green Belt certification is offered as a credit student or non-credit Continuing Education student. Our Green Belt program is 100 percent online. Our dynamic online modules are enhanced with faculty support. Our faculty want you to succeed!

For more information, contact Program Director, Dr. Steve Eidson at 229-430-6619 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. He will be happy to answer your questions about the program.


Operations Management

About Operations Management

The purpose of Operations Management Degree is to plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Some of the task involved:

  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.

  • Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.

  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.

  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.

  • Direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.

  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.

  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.

  • Plan and direct activities such as sales promotions, coordinating with other department heads as required.

  • Determine goods and services to be sold, and set prices and credit terms, based on forecasts of customer demand.

  • Locate, select, and procure merchandise for resale, representing management in purchase negotiations.

Degrees and Diplomas

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Continuing Education Course Catalogue

We offer hundreds of online courses including the Georgia Real Estate 75 hour Pre-License Salesperson and OSHA courses

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Please select your desired section to the right. Our offerings are constantly changing to meet the local demand and needs, so please visit us often for new services. 

Real Estate

The Center for Business Solutions at Albany Tech offers the Real Estate Salesperson’s Pre-License 75-hour course both as a Traditional Classroom course and an Online course.

The instructor for our classroom course is Sal Giovingo, an experienced Realtor and instructor in Southwest Georgia. Call 229-430-3867 to get dates for our next course.

Online courses are available from Albany Tech through, a leading Georgia real estate license school online since 1997. Our real estate courses are ARELLO-approved and meet the state requirements to obtain a real estate license in Georgia.


The Center for Business Solutions provides training that fits the needs of your business. Whether its workforce skills, technical skills or professional development, we are able to design, develop, and deliver training solutions to specifically meet the needs of your business within your time frame. Solutions are customized to company-prescribed guidelines and delivered how, when, and where it is convenient to your business. Examples of customized solutions include:

  • Lean Six Sigma (Overview and in-depth “belt” training and certification)
  • Project Management 
  • Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Team Building
  • Management & Supervisory Development
  • Communication
  • Computer Applications & Software

We are dedicated to providing solutions to improve your business operations and impact your bottom line.  Let us know what your needs are and let us design a solution for you!


Albany Tech occasionally offers a 40 hour refresher course that runs for one week. This includes a day of classroom training (i.e. Federal D.O.T. regulations and Hours of Service requirements), 2 days on the skills field, and 2 days of on-road driving.

COST $450

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Computer Tutor and Microsoft classes offered.

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American Heart Association CPR classes are offered on our campus or at your worksite.

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Albany Tech offers driver's education to satisfy Joshua's Law requirements. We also offer one‐on‐one driver training for adults.

For more information or to register for classes, call CBS at 229.430.3563 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Receive your certification to drive a forklift. OSHA standards training. Class offered on  
Saturdays. Call 229-430-3563 for dates and details.




“How many people will this take? How long before it is finished? How much will this cost?” These are all valid questions that should be asked before any project, regardless of size, is undertaken.  Unfortunately, many times the estimates that are provided are at best “guesstimates” and organizations are faced with not enough resources, missed deadlines, and cost overruns. 
Project Management is a much needed skill in today’s business environment. The program will consist of a blended format utilizing online components as well as in class lab experiences.  The in-class portion will comprise 36 hours of instruction. The major subject areas that will be considered will be Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing the project.  This conforms to the educational requirements of the Project Management Institute for sitting for the PMP certification exam.
For information concerning this class contact Dr. Steve Eidson, CEDT, PMP at 229.430.6619 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Next class begins October 1, 2018. Call 229-430-3867 for more information or to register.
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CPR Certification

The victim of an emergency such as a heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke, or choking may be saved if people at the scene have had the lifesaving skills and techniques training. This course will teach and build these skills and techniques. CPR course topics include recognizing emergencies, deciding to act, key important factors, checkcall-care, responding to an unconscious adult, child, and infant, choking, and recovery position.

BLS for Healthcare Providers and Heartsaver® CPR classes offered periodically. Contact us @ 229.430.3867 for the next available date.


A wide variety of classes are offered in a convenient online format. Visit Albany Tech’s Ed2Go website to view the list of available classes. 

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