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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Exam Cost Included)  

Learn the principles of Lean Six Sigma and prepare to take the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam.

What you will learn

  • 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

How you will benefit

  • Prepare yourself for a career as an engineering manager, product manager, operations manager, production manager, or quality manager
  • Learn how to create happier customers, increase revenue, reduce costs, and improve collaboration at your place of employment
  • Increase your efficiency at your job by learning to manage multiple projects at once
  • Receive a voucher to take your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Office Suite or Google Docs/Sheets/Slides/Forms & Apache OpenOffice (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Six Sigma Black Belts streamline organizational processes through strategic improvement projects. These highly skilled professionals will lead and mentor a team of Green Belts to complete projects that deliver sustainable results.

This online Six Sigma training course will help you prepare for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam. You will be enabled to transform your organization by reducing costs, increasing revenue, and improving collaboration. You will learn how to manage multiple projects and ensure their alignment meets organizational goals.

Upon completion of this course and the required project, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification exam. The fee for this exam is included with the course.


  1. Introduction to Black Belt Training
    1. Overview of Black Belt Training
    2. Project Selection - Advanced
    3. Build Leadership Skills
  2. Define Phase
    1. Conduct Process Walks
    2. Strengthen Leadership Skills
    3. About Your Black Belt Project
  3. Measure Phase
    1. Lay Statistical Groundwork
    2. Test your Measurement System
    3. Sample the Data
    4. Assess Process Capability
    5. Strengthen Leadership Skills
  4. Analyze
    1. Lay Hypothesis Testing Groundwork
    2. Test Discrete Data
    3. Test Continuous Normal Data
    4. Test Continuous Non-Normal Data
    5. Test Correlation
    6. Strengthen Leadership Skills
    7. About Your Black Belt Project
  5. Improve
    1. Design Experiments
    2. Strengthen Leadership Skills
    3. About Your Black Belt Project
  6. Control
    1. Select Control Charts
    2. Create Visual Management
    3. Strengthen Leadership Skills
    4. About Your Black Belt Project


Tracy O'Rourke is a Master Black Belt with over 20 years of success helping organizations like the Department of Veterans Affairs, the State of Washington, Cisco, DC Shoes, GE, and Motorola learn and apply Lean and Six Sigma. Tracy is an accomplished facilitator, trainer, and presenter. She has a BA in English Literature from San Francisco State University and an MBA with emphasis in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change from Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.

Elisabeth Swan is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of experience consulting for organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab, Burt's Bees, Microsoft, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Swan is an accomplished consultant, designer, and executive coach with expertise in training, process-based organization design, problem-solving, and change management. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Barnard College.

 

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Exam Cost Included)
Item: 202003CTP21400  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $1,695.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.