Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Exam Cost Included)

  • 6 Months
  • 75 Course Hours
  • $1,695

Overview

This online advanced training program empowers you to lead and mentor Green Belts and plan/execute strategic Lean Six Sigma programs. Your training will enable you to transform your organization by reducing costs, increasing revenue, and improving collaboration.  Learn how to manage multiple projects and ensure their alignment meets organizational goals. As a Black Belt, you will be able to coach Green Belts to complete successful projects that deliver significant, sustainable results. You will learn how to communicate and influence people at all levels of your organization to manage change effectively while understanding the why, what and how of statistical analysis tools.  Upon completion of this program and required project, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification exam. The registration fee for this exam is included with the program.

Upon completion of your program, you will be able to:

  • Describe the ways that Black Belt Training enhances the Green Belt body of knowledge
  • Define the process used to select an appropriate Black Belt Project
  • List and define the influence and facilitation skills that help Black Belts improve their leadership capabilities
  • Describe how to coach Green Belts and other Lean Six Sigma practitioners through each Phase of DMAIC
  • List the steps involved in testing the measurement system, sampling the data, and assessing process capability
  • Describe the steps involved in conducting hypothesis tests to assess theories of root cause
  • Identify which type of tests are appropriate for any given data set
  • Describe the steps involved and the different uses for Design of Experiments
  • Identify which type of control charts are appropriate for any given data set
  • Describe how and why to apply visual management to an improved process
  • Describe how to construct an effective project storyboard

Prerequisites

While there are no prerequisites to take this course, you must be or test of a Green Belt in order to take the Black Belt certification exam. You must also be employed to complete a Black Belt project, which requires that you focus on processes and gather data at your place of employment.

If you are not employed, we highly recommend taking our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course. 

In order to take the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification course, you will be required to provide an approved Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Certification certificate or test out of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program. You can bypass testing out if you present a qualifying Green Belt Certificate which is:

  • Issued by a regionally accredited higher education institution.
  • ASQ Issued for a Green Belt course that covers both Lean and Six Sigma concepts and tools (not only Lean, or only Six Sigma).

The qualifying process:

  • The Certificate must be scanned and emailed to the student's Student Advisor.
  • The Certificate will be reviewed to determine if it is acceptable to take the place of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
  • If the certificate is not acceptable, you will be required to register for the full Lean Six Green Belt Training Certification or test out by completing the Lean Green Belt Exam.

Overview

This online advanced training program empowers you to lead and mentor Green Belts and plan/execute strategic Lean Six Sigma programs. Your training will enable you to transform your organization by reducing costs, increasing revenue, and improving collaboration.  Learn how to manage multiple projects and ensure their alignment meets organizational goals. As a Black Belt, you will be able to coach Green Belts to complete successful projects that deliver significant, sustainable results. You will learn how to communicate and influence people at all levels of your organization to manage change effectively while understanding the why, what and how of statistical analysis tools.  Upon completion of this program and required project, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification exam. The registration fee for this exam is included with the program.

Upon completion of your program, you will be able to:

  • Describe the ways that Black Belt Training enhances the Green Belt body of knowledge
  • Define the process used to select an appropriate Black Belt Project
  • List and define the influence and facilitation skills that help Black Belts improve their leadership capabilities
  • Describe how to coach Green Belts and other Lean Six Sigma practitioners through each Phase of DMAIC
  • List the steps involved in testing the measurement system, sampling the data, and assessing process capability
  • Describe the steps involved in conducting hypothesis tests to assess theories of root cause
  • Identify which type of tests are appropriate for any given data set
  • Describe the steps involved and the different uses for Design of Experiments
  • Identify which type of control charts are appropriate for any given data set
  • Describe how and why to apply visual management to an improved process
  • Describe how to construct an effective project storyboard

Prerequisites

While there are no prerequisites to take this course, you must be or test of a Green Belt in order to take the Black Belt certification exam. You must also be employed to complete a Black Belt project, which requires that you focus on processes and gather data at your place of employment.

If you are not employed, we highly recommend taking our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course. 

In order to take the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification course, you will be required to provide an approved Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Certification certificate or test out of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program. You can bypass testing out if you present a qualifying Green Belt Certificate which is:

  • Issued by a regionally accredited higher education institution.
  • ASQ Issued for a Green Belt course that covers both Lean and Six Sigma concepts and tools (not only Lean, or only Six Sigma).

The qualifying process:

  • The Certificate must be scanned and emailed to the student's Student Advisor.
  • The Certificate will be reviewed to determine if it is acceptable to take the place of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
  • If the certificate is not acceptable, you will be required to register for the full Lean Six Green Belt Training Certification or test out by completing the Lean Green Belt Exam.

Registration Information

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