Six Sigma Black Belt Training

Six Sigma BLACK BELT Training (SSBB)

A Six Sigma Black Belt will be an expert on the subject matters of Lean Manufacturing and statistical analysis. Their goals are to reduce the variation of a process and shift the process performance to a desired target.

They usually work as full-time Black Belts and mentor Green Belts and Yellow Belts. Black Belts often provide training to newer Black Belts, Green Belts, and Yellow Belts.

Some companies will keep them as permanent Black Belts, others will have a repatriation process where top performers become certified and a few years later are placed back into a non Six Sigma role in the company with the idea of using the concepts in this new role.

Black Belt - Online Certification Course

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Click here to review variety of options from on-line, self-learning, live, and/or classroom courses. These courses cover the DMAIC methodology, 

You'll be prepared to converse and pace with progress and direction of certified Black Belt and Master Black Belts, and lead your first large scope Six Sigma projects.

Black Belt Training Material - Download

Click here to review the contents of >1,000 slides that were created for Green Belts but for the low cost, it is a good value  given its depth of material and examples. This material is sufficient enough to help prepare Black Belts for certification and perform as effective Project Managers. Black Belt Training

Typical Certification requirements:

  • 160-360 hours of coursework
  • Proof of at least one project completion - fluency of core tools
  • Evidence using project management tools
  • Evidence showing application of statistics and hypothesis testing
  • Evidence of understanding the Lean principles
  • Mentoring of other Black Belts, Green Belts, White Belts, or Yellow Belts
  • Written examination
  • References

Black Belts should possess a complete understanding of basic statistics and hypothesis testingThe objective is that the training will carry over into the work behavior and habits of each repatriate and the company will develop a foundation that operates within these principles.

Black Belts are also expected to have ability to run a DOE but these frequently will involve a Master Black Belt due to risk of investment.

Black Belt certifications programs are more rigorous than the Green Belt program but less than a Master Black Belt program. Projects tend to be of higher value and complexity than a Green Belt project.

Test your knowledge - are you prepared?

There are also >120 example certification problems available for subscribers of this site. Many of the problems have further explanations along with additional developmental material that can be found within this site.

Never hurts to go over a wider variety of questions to ensure you are well rounded and versed in the topics that could arise on a certification exam. 

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