Professional Development & Executive Education

Six Sigma White Belt

Prepare for Perfect Execution

Program Description

Gain an introductory foundation of Six Sigma principles and methodologies in a one day course that covers all the basic concepts, terms, and fundamentals of both Lean and Six Sigma. Learn how to improve processes, increase customer satisfaction, and enhance the bottom line through the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Body of Knowledge.

Program Benefits

  • Start of the process to effectively analyze and solve problems involved in the quality improvement process
  • Provides individuals with job security and growth as companies are in constant demand for process improvement and customer service specialists
  • Materials Included
  • 6 Professional Development Hours/ 0.6 Continuing Education Units from NJIT

Topics Covered

  • Differentiate between various Lean Six Sigma Bodies of Knowledge
  • Use a variety of basic Lean Six Sigma tools
  • Pursue further Lean Six Sigma education
  • Comprehend the power of team-based Lean Six Sigma Projects
  • Appreciate how Lean Six Sigma is helping organizations and industries improve

Who Should Enroll

This course is best suited for individuals who want to gain a basic understanding of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and how they can be applied to achieve stable and predictable process results. No previous experience is required to take this course.


Ed May is an American Society for Quality Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (ASQ CSSBB), Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP). He spent two decades in industry, where he held positions in Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality Management, before establishing himself as a quality consultant, adjunct professor, and on-site instructor.

Ed earned his Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Ed specializes in Six Sigma Quality, Lean Thinking, and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Systems. Ed has implemented Six Sigma, Lean Thinking, ISO 9000, and other quality systems at numerous organizations in the New York Metropolitan area.

For the last dozen years, Ed has taught courses in Statistics and Quality Systems for the Engineering Technology Department at NJIT. He has taught courses in Business for the School of Management. He also teaches a series of Lean Six Sigma Courses for the Professional Development & Executive Education Department.

Ed brings a unique combination of academic rigor and real world experience to this SSGB course. His passion for Six Sigma is well known among his students, many of whom have taken his courses and gone on to great success in their chosen fields

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