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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

The 8-day ILSSI or CSSC International Accredited Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course is designed for a professional who has had no previous Lean Six Sigma training and requires an in depth understanding of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology. The exam is a 4 hour 150 question proctored exam.

Course Learning Objectives

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 8-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 student will complete the course with the tools and understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodology necessary to make both tactical and strategic decisions and consider the impacts of projects and changes at both an operational and 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 to prepare student for the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification exam.

Course Prerequisites

Students are expected to have a basic knowledge and understanding of mathematics and have worked in project teams in a work or educational environment. It is not required that students hold a certificate in Six Sigma Green or Yellow Belt prior to taking this 8-day Black Belt course. Those students already with Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training and certification are advised to sign-up for the 3-day Black Belt course instead of the 8-day course.

  • Course content

    Day 1

    Lean Fundamentals
    Six Sigma Fundamentals
    Voice of the Customer
    Introduction to Value and Value Stream Mapping
    Identifying Waste
    Introduction to Flow and Pull
    Root Cause Analysis

    Day 2

    DMAIC methodology
    Introduction to Six Sigma Statistics
    Measurement System Analysis
    Introduction to Statistical Process Control (SPC)

    Day 3

    Introduction to SigmaXL
    Pareto Charts and 80/20 rule
    Kano Analysis
    Six Sigma Statistics
    Measurement System Analysis

    Day 4

    Process Capability
    Inferential Statistics
    Correlation and Regression Analysis
    Intro to Hypothesis Testing
    Design of Experiments
    Mock exam practice

    Day 5

    Review of mock exam and final exam preparation
    Final Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam

    Day 6

    The Role of a Black Belt
    Advanced use of DMAIC
    Risk Analysis for Black Belts
    Change Management
    Hypothesis Testing Non-Normal Data
    Advanced Regression Analysis

    Day 7

    Advanced Design of Experiments
    Fractional Factorial Experiments
    Response Surface Method RSM
    Binomial and Poisson Distribution
    Prep Black Belt exam #2

    Day 8

    Review of mock exam and final exam preparation
    Final Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam

Duration: 8 days
Price: £2295 + VAT

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