Training Offerings


Yellow Belt Training​​​​ (1​​4 hours): Learn to be a team lead

Yellow Belt Training covers everything you need to know to lead a continuous improvement project. This training is ideal for employees who have participated in an improvement effort but haven't led one yet. 

Steps to getting Yellow Belt certified:

  1. Complete the Yellow Belt modules in Cornerstone​ (​6 hours) - Start these 1 month before the instructor-led training
  2. Attend an instructor-led activity ​training (8 hours)
  3. Lead a continuous improvement project ​​
  4. Submit a continuous improvement project form​ ​​​

Yellow Belt instructor-led training ​schedule for 2024:

  • April 17th, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hill Farms building)
  • August 7​th, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Virtual)
  • November 6th, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm​ (TBD)​

Additional information:

White Belt Training (3 hours): Learn to be a team member

This course is intended for employees with little or no continuous improvement experience and teaches participants how to use the most common continuous improvement tools. After taking this training, employees should be able to participate on an improvement team. This training is free for state employees. 

2024 White Belt Training Schedule

(Note, these sessions cover the same material. Participants only need to attend one session.)

  • March 20
    • 9 am – 12 pm
    • DOA Building (101 E Wilson St, Madison, WI)
  • June 12
    • 9 am – 12 pm
    • Hill Farms Building (4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI)
  • ​September 25
    • 9 am – 12 pm
    • DOA Building (101 E Wilson St, Madison, WI)
  • ​November 6
    • ​9 am – 12 pm
    • Virtual

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Register now through Cornerstone​, or search “White Belt" in LEADER/Cornerstone.​

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Enrolling in the training

To sign up for our instructor-led courses, you'll need to use Cornerstone. You can access this system through the "My Learning" tile at​.

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