Is it a good idea to get a lean six sigma green belt?

I am a student in Chemical Engineering at Purdue, and I have seen that many companies recruiting chemical engineers (or engineers generally), are requiring knowledge in lean six sigma. However, is it worth the 2000 dollar investment?

Asked By: - 8/8/2012
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Have you studied all your statistics courses? If so, you should be able to make a judgment on the appropriateness of Six Sigma. As far as I have been able to tell it is not justified except as a management tool. The quality-engineering profession has to swallow, every so often, a "Flavour of the Month." Six Sigma is... More
Answered By: Snezzy - 8/8/2012
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Land a job. Chances are that after you are hired you will get benefits... More
Answered By: Silly Goose - 8/8/2012
Six Sigma is great and a very valuable thing to have in your resume. It's likely, however, that you can find a company that will pay for the Six Sigma training for you. When they ask about Six Sigma, ask if they will help pay for the training... More
Answered By: Saxon - 8/8/2012
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