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Six Sigma Black Belt Certification 

Purpose:

To develop the technical and leadership skills of those individuals who have been selected to become Six Sigma Black Belts: continuous improvement role models, resources, and the leaders of the company’s large Six Sigma projects

Participants Learn:

  • ​How to lead Six Sigma project teams in the application of Six Sigma and Lean Thinking technical tools to accomplish breakthrough reductions in process variation and waste
  • How to apply group process and project management skills in a waythat empowers and develops both operating teams and project teams
  • How to deliver bottom line impact on projects, providing immediate return on investment while building excitement and commitment to the organization's Six Sigma strategy
Why this training is important:
Developing a culture of continuous improvement using Six Sigma methods requires expertise in technical and leadership skills to successfully complete projects which impact bottom-line results. Black Belts learn these skills through this combination of training and application. 

Black Belt Training Curriculum

Agenda:

Session 1-Week 1: Define and Measure
Introduction to Six Sigma
Types and Sources of Variation
Project Selection and Definition
Introduction to Sigma Flow Software
Process Mapping
Data Collection Plan
Basic Statistics
Introduction to Minitab Software
Analyzing Variation (Sub-grouping)
Measurement Systems Evaluation
Effective Meetings and Facilitation
Project Management
Project Application Planning

Session 2-Week 2: Analyze
Process Capability
Kaizen
Quick Changeover
Advanced Statistics
Components of Variation
Building an Effective Six Sigma Team
Contracting with the Process Owner
Project Application Planning

Session 3-Week 3: Improve
Full Factorial Design of Experiments
Fractional Factorial Design of Experiments
Measuring Project Results
Total Productive Maintenance
Failure Mode Effects Analysis
Situational Leadership
Lean / Flow Concepts (Office and Factory)
Project Application Planning

Session 4-Week 4: Control
Advanced DOE Topics
5S and Visual Management
Standard Work
Mistake Proofing
Transition Management
Statistical Process Control
Building Control Plans
Project Application Planning

Session 5-One Day Project Review and Certification Ceremony