QFD Green Belt® Certificate Course
The QFD Institute's QFD Green Belt® training is the only Dr. Akao-approved, state-of-the-art QFD curriculum outside Japan. For beginners, project team members, and anyone who wishes to gain the most up-to-date, solid QFD basics and those who seek innovation. No prerequisites.
This course is offered in three (3) modes:
Your team will be trained on the custom-tailored QFD process and deployments, using custom-tailored training manuals, in addition to portions of the public course contents that are relevant to your business and industry. Your team will be applying these tools on an actual project under the guidance of the instructor.
You will be able to discuss and address the unique needs and challenges of your project unlike a public course. Your team will have 100% attention of the instructor; QFD implementation is focused on your project goals; no need to sit through the generic process that might not be relevant to your industry.
Technical Diagnosis precedes the training. No prerequisites.
3. In-house Generic QFD Green Belt® training
This is the same as the Public Course, except it is held at your company location and attended only by your employees. This option uses the public course materials and generic QFD models.
- If your company is not yet ready for in-house training or do not yet have a specific project in mind, the Public QFD Green Belt® Course is a good starting point to explore how your business and new product planning might benefit from QFD.
The Public Courses are also recommended for Six Sigma / DFSS black belts and master black belts, internal Quality champions, innovation managers, new product development teams and marketing.
- The Symposium offers a once a year opportunity to earn both a provisional QFD Green Belt® and provisional QFD Black Belt® in a single trip, as well as learn QFD in both concept and application through the symposium presentations by industry professionals.
- In-house custom-tailored training develops company-specific QFD and New Product Development process as well as expertise that cannot be imitated by competitors. In-house custom-tailored training also develops internal QFD talents, who will be able to lead future QFD/NPD projects on their own and eventually certify their own trainees upon completion of the full status and train-the-trainer program.