5-day Black Belt Training and Certification

 

The 5-day Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course is designed for a professional who has had previous Green Belt Lean Six Sigma training and requires a further in depth understanding in order to lead medium or large process impovement teams and projects. The certified Black Belt will also have the tools to be able to assist in strategic planning, project selection and risk management at an enterprise level.  The exam is a 4 hour 150 question proctored exam. 

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COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 5-day training course provides the detailed understanding of the methodologies, tools and techniques of Lean and Six Sigma necessary for leading teams and coaching and mentoring other employees for reduction in costs, cycle-times, improved quality, and elimination of waste.  The certified Black Belt will be trained with the tools and understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodology necessary to make strategic decisions and consider the impacts of projects and changes at an enterprise level.

The training emphasises a disciplined and data-driven decision making approach for leading problem-solving projects. The course presents all the key concepts necessary to prepare student for the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification exam.

 

 

COURSE PREREQUISITES

 

Students must have completed either a Lean Six Sigma Yellow or Green Belt training course prior to taking this 5-day Black Belt course.   Any training provider for Yellow or Green belt training is an acceptable prerequisite.

Those students with neither previous Yellow nor Green Belt training should ask about our 8-day Black Belt course. 

 

TEACHING OUTLINE

 

DAY 1

  • Reminder of Lean Fundementals

  • Reminder of Six Sigma Fundamentals

  • Voice of the Customer

  • Value and Value Stream Mapping

  • Flow and Pull

  • DMAIC

  • Exam Practice Quiz


DAY 2

  • Introduction to Minitab

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)

  • Control Charts

  • Lean Metrics

  • Six Sigma Statistics

  • Measurement System Analysis

  • Process Capability

  • Exam Practice Quiz

 

Day 3

  • Inferential Statistics

  • Hypothesis Testing Normal Data 

  • Hypothesis Testing Non-Normal Data 

  • Process Modeling

  • Regression Analysis

  • Design of Experiments

  • Exam Practice Quiz


Day 4

  • Capability Analysis

  • Advanced Lean Controls

  • Six Sigma Defect Controls

  • Effective Lean meetings

  • The Lean Enterprise

  • Mock Black Belt exam
     

Day 5

  • Review of mock exam and final exam preparation

  • Final IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam 

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

 

A  laptop computer (Windows 7 or higher ) is required for this class.   Check for the minimum system requirements here.   

 

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