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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with 1-on-1 Project Coaching (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 for Black Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma
  • Open the door to additional career opportunities in almost any industry
  • Receive 1-on-1 coaching from a certified master black belt


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.


  • 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.

This online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training course will help you further develop your process improvement, project management, and leadership skills.

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. You'll learn to manage multiple projects and ensure their alignment to meet organizational goals. You will also receive 1-on-1 Project Coaching with a Master Black Belt which will help ensure that your project is completed properly and efficiently.

The fees for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt Certification exams are included in the course.

  1. Introduction to Black Belt Training
    1. How to Select the Right Project
    2. Overview of Black Belt Training
    3. Project Selection - Advanced
    4. 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 with 1-on-1 Project Coaching (Exam Cost Included)
Item: 202003CTP21850  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,695.00
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.