Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

The certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is a professional who is well versed in the Lean Six Sigma Methodology who leads improvement projects, typically in a full-time role. A Certified Six Sigma Black Belt possesses all aspects within the phases of D-M-A-I-C. They understand how to perform and interpret 6 Sigma Black Belt tools and how to use standard principles of Lean.

  • Anyone who will be leading a Lean Six Sigma process improvement project or would like to master the principles involved to further their professional skills.
  • It applies to:
    • staff,
    • line supervisors,
    • managers and directors in such areas as manufacturing, operations, customer service, engineering, IT, marketing, logistics, sales, quality, purchasing, health care, education, and health and safety.

  • Exam Format: 100 Multiple Choice
  • Exam Duration: 120 Min
  • Exam Pass Mark: 70% 
  • Electronic Devices Permitted: No
  • Open Book: No

Define phase

  • The basics of six sigma
  • The fundamentals of six sigma
  • Selecting lean six sigma projects
  • The lean enterprise

Measure phase

  • Process definition
  • Basic statistics
  • Measurement system analysis
  • Process capability

Analyze phase

  • Patterns of variation
  • Inferential statistics
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Hypothesis testing with normal data

Improve phase

  • Simple linear regression
  • Multiple regression analysis

Control phase

  • Lean controls
  • Statistical process control (spc)

Six Sigma Control plans

  • Gain sufficient understanding of Lean Six Sigma to be able to work effectively in improvement team.
  • Learn to analyse and refine processes to improve efficiency and remove waste using Lean.
  • Apply Six Sigma principles and techniques to reduce process variation and improve quality and consistency.
  • Contribute to your continuing professional development.
  • Add value for customers, employees and shareholders by minimising process variation and waste.
  • Improve performance and reduce time scales for Lean Six Sigma projects.
  • Train staff in a proven business improvement approach, equipping them with the tools to improve processes.
  • Reduced cost, improved efficiency, better resource utilization, more profitable organization
  • Certified people demonstrate knowledge of Six Sigma. They are always in demand