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In its 3rd edition, the CSSGB Primer contains 578 pages and 400 questions and answers.
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CSSGB Table of Contents

I. Certification Overview
    CSSGB Exam
    CSSGB Body of Knowledge

II. Six Sigma Goals
Value of Six Sigma
Origins of Six Sigma
Organizational Drivers
Goals and Projects

III. Lean & DFSS
Lean Principles
Lean Concepts and Tools
Non-Value-Added Activities
Theory of Constraints
Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
DFSS Road Maps 
Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
FMEA Varieties

IV. Define - Teams & Customers
Process Management for Projects
Process Elements
Owners and Stakeholders
Identify Customers
Collect Customer Data
Analyze Customer Data
Translate Customer Requirements
Team Dynamics and Performance
Team Stages and Dynamics
Six Sigma and Other Team Roles
Team Tools

V. Define - Projects, Tools & Results
Project Management Basics
Project Charter 
Project Scope
Project Metrics
Project Planning Tools
Project Documentation
Project Risk Analysis
Project Closure
Management and Planning Tools
Business Results for Projects
Process Performance

VI. Measure - Data & Process Analysis
Process Analysis and Documentation
Process Modeling
Process Inputs and Outputs
Collecting and Summarizing Data
Data Types 
Data Collection Methods
Data Accuracy and Integrity
Descriptive Statistics
Graphical Methods

VII. Measure - Probability
Probability and Statistics
Valid Statistical Conclusions
Central Limit Theorem
Basic Probability Concepts
Probability Distributions
Binomial Distribution
Poisson Distribution
Normal Distribution
Chi-square Distribution
Student’s t Distribution
F Distribution

VIII. Measure - Capability & Measurement
Measurement System Analysis
Process Capability and Performance
Process Capability Studies
Process Performance vs. Spec
Process Capability Indices
Short-term vs. Long-term Capability
Process Capability for Attributes 

IX. Analyze
Exploratory Data Analysis
Multi-vari Studies
Correlation and Regression
Hypothesis Testing
Basic Concepts
Point & Interval Estimation
Major Tests
Paired-comparison Tests
Single-Factor ANOVA

X. Improvement Techniques
Design of Experiments (DOE)
Design Types
Implement and Validate Solutions
Response Surfaces
DOE Improvement Analysis
Measurement System Re-analysis

XI. Control Concepts
Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Objectives and Benefits
Rational Subgrouping
Application of Control Charts
Variable Charts
Attribute Charts
Analysis of Control Charts
Control Plans

XII. Appendix/Tables

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Third Edition Primer Changes

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The following information is provided by the American Society for Quality (ASQ):

CSSGB Certification Requirements


The Six Sigma Green Belt operates in support of or under the supervision of a Six Sigma Black Belt, analyzes and solves quality problems and is involved in quality improvement projects. A Green Belt is someone with at least three years of work experience who wants to demonstrate his or her knowledge of Six Sigma tools and processes.


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