Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Understand the SIX SIGMA roles and responsibilities.

  • Know the Various Types of Analysis in The DMAIC.

  • Perform Experiments to Improve Existing Standards.

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Duration: 10 Days**

Pre-course Reading: 2-5 Hours

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Course Overview

Lean is a concept that intends at reducing the organisational waste while Six Sigma reduces processes variations and helps to link the processes together tightly.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is the third course inline of the Lean Six Sigma courses the other two being Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified professional leads a group of Green Belt professional.

When the delegates complete the course, they obtain a certification from IASSC – International Association for Six Sigma Certification™ - which is the only third party association within Lean Six Sigma approved for certification purposes.


The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam duration is 4-hours , 150 questions and a closed book examination. The exam is held at the end of the training on a Friday afternoon.

Course Outline

Define Phase

  • The Basics of Six Sigma
    • Meanings of Six Sigma
    • General History of Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement
    • Deliverables of a Lean Six Sigma Project
    • The Problem Solving Strategy Y = f(x)
    • Voice of the Customer, Business and Employee
    • Six Sigma Roles & Responsibilities
  • The Fundamentals of Six Sigma
    • Defining a Process
    • Serious Quality Characteristics (CTQ’s)
    • Poor Quality Cost
    • The Pareto Analysis (80:20 rule)
    • Six Sigma - Measurement Standards
  • Selecting Lean Six Sigma Projects
    • Building a Business Case & Project Charter
    • Developing Project Metrics
    • Financial Evaluation & Benefits Capture
  • Undestanding The Lean Enterprise
    • Lean – An Understanding and its History
    • The Combination of Lean & Six Sigma
    • The Seven Waste Elements
    • 5S
      • Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Self-Discipline, Sort

Measure Phase

  • Process Definition
    • Cause & Effect / Fishbone Diagrams
    • Process Mapping, SIPOC, Value Stream Map
    • X-Y Diagram
    • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Six Sigma Statistics
    • Basic Statistics
    • Descriptive Statistics
    • Normal Distributions & Normality
    • Graphical Analysis
  • Measurement System Analysis
    • Precision & Accuracy
    • Bias, Linearity & Stability
    • Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility
    • Variable & Attribute MSA
  • Process Capability
    • Capability Analysis
    • Concept of Stability
    • Attribute & Discrete Capability
    • Monitoring Techniques

Analyze Phase

  • Patterns of Variation
    • Multi-Vari Analysis
    • Classes of Distributions
  • Inferential Statistics
    • Understanding Inference
    • Sampling Techniques & Uses
    • Central Limit Theorem
  • Hypothesis Testing
    • General Concepts & Goals of Hypothesis Testing
    • Significance; Practical vs. Statistical
    • Risk; Alpha & Beta
    • Types of Hypothesis Test
  • Hypothesis Testing with Normal Data
    • 1 & 2 sample t-tests
    • 1 sample variance
    • One Way ANOVA
  • Hypothesis Testing with Non-Normal Data
    • Mann-Whitney
    • Kruskal-Wallis
    • Mood’s Median
    • Friedman
    • 1 Sample Sign
    • 1 Sample Wilcoxon
    • One and Two Sample Proportion
    • Chi-Squared (Contingency Tables)

Improve Phase

  • Simple Linear Regression
    • Correlation
    • Regression Equations
    • Residuals Analysis
  • Multiple Regression Analysis
    • Non- Linear Regression
    • Multiple Linear Regression
    • Confidence & Prediction Intervals
    • Residuals Analysis
    • Data Transformation, Box Cox
  • Designed Experiments
    • Experiment Objectives
    • Experimental Methods
    • Experiment Design Considerations
  • Full Factorial Experiments
    • 2k Full Factorial Designs
    • Linear & Quadratic Mathematical Models
    • Balanced & Orthogonal Designs
    • Fit, Diagnose Model and Center Points
  • Fractional Factorial Experiments
    • Designs
    • Confounding Effects
    • Experimental Resolution

Control Phase

  • Lean Controls
    • Control Methods for 5S
    • Kanban
    • Poka-Yoke (Mistake Proofing)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • Data Collection for SPC
    • I-MR Chart
    • Xbar-R Chart
    • U Chart
    • P Chart
    • NP Chart
    • Xbar-S Chart
    • CumSum Chart
    • EWMA Chart
    • Control Methods
    • Control Chart Anatomy
    • Subgroups, Impact of Variation, Frequency of Sampling
    • Center Line & Control Limit Calculations
  • Six Sigma Control Plans
    • Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Elements of the Control Plan
    • Elements of the Response Plan

A Green Belt certification is required by the delegates who wish to take up this exam. Also, the candidate must come with a Green Belt project that they are expected to complete to acquire the certification.

Those professionals who wish to achieve a higher rank than a Green Belt professional can take this course. During the course, the delegates will update themselves to far more complex and challenging projects than they had in Green Belt

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Pre-course Reading: 2-5 Hours

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