Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Total Class Time: 40 hours
Back to Course List
The accelerated lean Six Sigma Black Belt program and methodology allows students to complete certification requirements faster than traditional Six Sigma and Lean training programs. Successful candidates will be awarded the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Lean Sigma Corporation after passing the included Practicum certification exam. The certification exam is included in this course and you can take the exam at your convenience after passing section quizzes. You must complete the exam within 6 months of class. The exam requires the use of the MiniTab application. A free 30 day trial is available for student usage. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


In this course, you will learn the advanced skills required to be a Six Sigma Black Belt, review the Green Belt techniques, and understand the steps required to complete Six Sigma projects with a focus on more complicated issues.

Target Audience

This course is designed for business professionals with a college degree or those professionals who have significant experience in business operations. This course is also the next step for those who have earned the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. Also invited to attend are students who have completed a Green Belt program through an external vendor or through an in-house program.


You should have experience at the level of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

  • Class Schedule
  • Course Outline
  • StartsEndsTimeSessionsPriceEnroll
  • Introduction to Six Sigma

    • A brief history of Quality
    • What is Quality (Definitions) and service or product
    • Quality Gurus & their contribution to Quality
    • Enterprise-wide View
    • Leadership
    • Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities
    • Team Formation
    • Team Facilitation
    • Team Dynamics
    • Time Management For Teams
    • Team Decision making Tools
    • Management and Planning Tools
    • Team Performance Evaluation And Rewards
    • Overview of DMAIC

    Six Sigma Methodology – Define

    • Important Stakeholders
    • Impact On Stakeholders
    • Critical To Requirements
    • Benchmarking
    • Business performance measures
    • Financial measures
    • VOC
    • Kano’s Customer Satisfaction Levels
    • Juran’s Customer Needs
    • Market Research
    • CTQ Flowdown
    • QFD
    • Performance Metrics
    • Project Charter
    • Charter Negotiation
    • Project management plan and Baselines
    • Project Tracking

    Six Sigma Methodology – Measure

    • Processes, Process characteristics, process flow metrics, inputs and outputs
    • Process maps and Flow chart
    • SIPOC
    • Data Type & Measurement scale
    • Data Collection
    • Sampling strategies
    • Fishbone Diagram
    • Relational Matrices or Prioritization Matrix
    • Basic Statistics
    • Analytical Statistics
    • Gauge R & R
    • Process Capability Analysis

    Six Sigma Methodology – Analyze

    • Correlation and Regression Analysis
    • Testing of Hypothesis
    • FMEA
    • Gap Analysis
    • The Five Whys
    • Pareto Diagram
    • Tree Diagram
    • Non value added activities
    • Cost of poor Quality (COPQ)

    Six Sigma Methodology – Improve

    • DOE
    • Poka-yoke
    • 5S
    • Kanban
    • Standard Operations
    • Operator work instructions
    • Cycle time reduction
    • Continuous Flow Manufacturing
    • SMED
    • Kaizen and Kaizen Blitz
    • Theory of Constraints (TOC)
    • Risk analysis

    Six Sigma Methodology – Control

    • Statistical Process Control
    • Other Control Tools
    • Maintain Controls
    • Sustaining Improvements


    • DFSS

    More on Lean

    • A Value Stream Map
    • Lean is Speed
    • Total Supply Chain
    • Lean Six Sigma Logistics

    Case Study 1

    • Case Study 1 Part 1
    • Case Study 1 Part 2

    Case Study 2

    • Case Study 2 Part 1
    • Case Study 2 Part 2