Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 

Course Description

Following the disciplined Six Sigma DMAIC (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control) roadmap, this course teaches you how to collect and analyze performance data, identify inefficiencies and problems, pinpoint root causes, and institute new protocols to greatly improve processes. In addition to teaching the complementary methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma, this course also provides skills in leading teams through the process of change.

Duration: 
Five labs, three consecutive 4-hour days, fifteen 4-hour sessions in total

Delivery Mode: 
Virtual Lab
Methodology: 
Lean Six Sigma
Duration: 
88 hrs
CEU Credits: 
8.8

$4,500.00

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Course Overview

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able

  • Apply Lean such concepts as 5S, waste reduction, process mapping, value stream mapping, and mistake proofing.
  • Define, scope, and execute DMAIC projects.
  • Apply the DMAIC methodology to business issues and transition projects from phase to phase.
  • Apply basic and more advanced statistical analyses to determine the relationship between key inputs and process outputs.
  • Effectively manage team dynamics and understand how to work with multiple levels of leadership to remove barriers and achieve project success.
  • Close projects and hand over control to process owners.
  • Present projects to instructors, peers, and managers.
Pre-requisites

No prerequisites are required but basic math, project management, and communication and leadership skills are desirable. If you have already taken Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training, please contact us to upgrade to Black Belt.

Who Should Attend?
  • Operational excellence practitioners and leaders
  • Team leaders; program, product, and project managers
  • Anyone in any industry who wants to develop new or refine existing problem-solving skills
  • Anyone with a focus on career-building and improving their visibility within their company

Certification
  • Proficiency of at least 70% on exams
  • Submission and acceptance of the DMAIC Project
  • Active participation in the classroom
Duration

5 virtual labs, each lab is 3 consecutive days of 4-hour sessions. Additional online learning is required.

To be eligible to obtain CEUs
Participants must attend all instructor-led sessions and fully contribute to all instructional activities.

This course follows the disciplined Six Sigma DMAIC (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control) roadmap, providing Black Belts with advanced tools to define and scope a problem, collect and analyze performance data, identify inefficiencies and problems, pinpoint root causes, and implement solutions to greatly improve and control processes. In addition to teaching the complementary methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma, this upgrade course covers skills in leading teams through the process of change. It also includes material on brainstorming, innovation, and the application of creative thinking techniques.

Minitab statistical software package is used.

8.8 CEUs are available for this course.

9 PDUs are available for this course.

Pre-requisites

Certified Green Belt.

During Green Belt to Black Belt upgrade training, we go broader and deeper into DMAIC tools and techniques covered in Green Belt training.

Define

  • Project  Scoping & Definition

Measure
  • Basic Statistics
  • Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Process Capability
Analyze
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Lean Process Analysis
  • Sample Size Selection
Improve
  • Statistically Designed Experiments
  • Solution Prioritization & Optimization
  • Advanced Regression
Control
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Survey Design and Analysis

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Once the course has been paid for and started you can no longer receive a refund or credit towards another class.