Lewis Center, OH (PRWEB) January 19, 2011
MoreSteam.com, the leading global provider of online Lean Six Sigma (LSS) training and Blended Learning support technologies, has expanded its international offerings with the release of three new foreign-language versions of its 80-hour Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. The new language versions, in Chinese, German, and Latin American Spanish, will enable global process improvement deployments to offer relevant, comprehensive and cost-effective continuous improvement training to their non-English-speaking international employees.
With the imperative to cut costs and simultaneously deliver effective training, global continuous improvement initiatives have turned to e-Learning and Blended Learning - the combination of online and classroom-based learning components – as the way to successfully train large, globally-dispersed populations of employees. However, due to the complexity of the material and the considerable resources required for localization, Lean Six Sigma e-Learning providers have continued to offer only English-language training courses. Multi-national corporations that lack the means to develop their own training materials have been saddled with the expenses and logistics of live training for non-English speaking plants, suppliers and divisions.
MoreSteam.com has responded to this demand for cost-effective international e-Learning by translating our practice-based, 80-hour Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course into Chinese, German, and Latin American Spanish, three of the most commonly used languages in the manufacturing and service industries. Green Belt training is by far the most popular level of training required for Lean Six Sigma employees, and Green Belts are essential members of every Lean Six Sigma project team. Students who complete MoreSteam’s Green Belt training receive a solid foundation of the theory, composition, and implementation of a Lean Six Sigma initiative.
As with MoreSteam’s English-language Green Belt course, the three new language versions are delivered on-demand in a 100% online and self-paced multimedia format. The new language versions use Microsoft® Excel®-based tools and templates to teach all of the basic analytical tools necessary to lead and manage complex process improvement projects that produce bottom-line results. These new versions deliver the same depth and quality of interactive online training as has been available to students in the English-language course.
“This localization project was a significant undertaking, one that no other Lean Six Sigma training provider has undertaken,” said Bill Hathaway, MoreSteam.com’s President. “MoreSteam is proud to be the first and only company to fulfill the international demand for advanced training in multiple languages. In 2011 and beyond, we will continue to develop the market-leading products and services that meet the strategic needs of our many international customers and business partners.”
MoreSteam currently provides a 50-hour French Six Sigma Green Belt and seven language versions for its popular Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. The company plans to add a Brazilian Portuguese version of the 80-hour Green Belt in the first quarter of 2011.
Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement deployments can purchase enterprise or multiple-user licenses for these new online Green Belt courses through MoreSteam.com. Deployment leaders and interested individuals can learn more about these new 80-hour Green Belt online training courses by visiting the MoreSteam.com Web site: http://www.moresteam.com/elearning.