Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training and Certification

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The Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is a professional who is well versed in the Lean Six Sigma Methodology, who leads improvement projects, typically in a full-time role. A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt possesses a thorough understanding of all aspects within the phases of D-M-A-I-C. They understand how to perform and interpret Six Sigma tools and how to use standard principles of Lean.

Pyzdek Institute Lean Six Sigma Black Belts complete 180 hours of online training including interactive lessons developed and presented by Thomas Pyzdek, homework assignments, pass a comprehensive proctored exam, and present a real-world project to a Pyzdek Institute Certified Master Black Belt or to Thomas Pyzdek.

Note: Green Belt is not a prerequisite for Black Belt training.


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  • Over 70 online modules.
  • One-year license for Minitab 18.
  • 365-day subscription to training site.
  • Assignment grading and feedback by Master Black Belt.
  • Full certification by The Pyzdek Institute.
  • Comprehensive proctored exam.
  • Certification project presentation to Master Black Belt.
  • Certificate signed by Thomas Pyzdek.
  • Certification recorded in our public online database.
  • 18 CEUs awarded by The Pyzdek Institute upon successful course completion.
  • Online resources (templates, workbooks, forms, video tutorials, etc.).
  • Online forums for communication with fellow students and instructors.
  • Six Sigma Handbook hardcopy autographed by Thomas Pyzdek for U.S. students and eBook edition for international students.
  • Real-time progress reports.

Curriculum For This Course

  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • Waste and Value
  • Value Streams, Flow and Pull
  • Perfection
  • Recognizing an Opportunity
  • Pareto Analysis
  • Assessing Six Sigma Projects
  • Team Selection and Dynamics
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Plan
  • Project Charter
  • Project Management Part 1
  • Project Management Part 2
  • Avoiding and Overcoming Barriers
  • L-Maps
  • SIPOC Maps
  • Product Family Matrices
  • Kano Model & Critical Incident Technique
  • Surveys
  • Listening to Customers
  • Analytic Hierarchical Process (AHP)
  • Cascading Ys to CTQs
  • Basic Principles of Measurement
  • Statistical Principles
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Control Charts for Continuous Data
  • Control Charts for Discrete Data
  • Statistical Process Control Techniques
  • Discrete Distributions
  • Continuous Distributions
  • Process Capability Analysis
  • Estimating Process Yields
  • Activity Maps
  • Physical Process Flows
  • Current State Value Stream Map
  • Statistical Inference
  • Data Collection and Sampling
  • Drill Down Tools
  • Distributions
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Multi-Vari Charts
  • Benchmarking
  • Project Risk Assessment
  • Opportunity Maps
  • Designing a Lean Value Stream
  • Cause and Effect Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Testing Common Assumptions
  • Design of Experiments
  • Testing One-Way Classifications
  • Testing Multiple Classifications
  • Analysis of Two-Way Tables
  • Non-parametric Methods
  • Create Feed-Forward Models for Improvement
  • Regression
  • Regression Diagnostics
  • Screening Experiments
  • Factorial Experiments
  • Cell Design
  • 5S and SMED
  • Analyze Costs and Benefits
  • Continuous Data Measurement Systems
  • Attribute Measurement Error Analysis
  • Develop the Improvement Plan
  • Improvement Plan Risk
  • Develop New Procedures
  • Process Control Planning
  • Deployment Maps
  • Dashboards
  • Transfer Ownership and Validate Benefits

Take a tour! In this interactive video you will discover what you will learn in our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training and certification program.

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