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Six Sigma Black Belt Certification




Our course is designed as per ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. The objectives of this course is to prepare students to write the ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate. After this course you can serve as a leader within his or her function-specific area of the organization and do projects as a Black Belt with full-time commitment to Six Sigma throughout the organization.


Must be a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

Course Outline

Day 1: Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
  • SSBB Course Introduction and Overview
  • Overview of DMIAC principle
    • Quick review Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control methods
  • Design for Six Sigma [DFSS]
    • Common DFSS methodologies
      1. IDOV method
      2. DMADV method
      3. DMADOV method
    • Design for X (DFX)
      1. DFX characteristics
    • Robust design and process
      1. Functional requirements {Signal-to-noise ratio, Lost function}
      2. Tolerance design {Taguchi's quality imperatives, Statistical tolerance}
    • Special design tools
      1. Porter's five competitive forces
      2. Portfolio architecting
      3. Set-based design
      4. Theory of inventive problem solving (TRIZ)
      5. Systematic design
      6. Critical parameter management
      7. Pugh analysis
Day 2: Business Systems & Process Management
  • Business Systems & Processes
    • Evaluate variation with Run charts, Histograms, X-Bar charts
    • Evaluate the measurement system
  • Change Management
    • Change process
    • Change agents
    • Types of organizational changes
    • Resistance to change
  • Linking projects to organizational goals
  • Six Sigma roles
  • Process management
    • Process management
    • Stakeholders
    • Critical requirements
    • Benchmarking
    • Performance measures
    • Financial measures
  • SSBB Project [Identify project (cases) and initiate project work]
Day 3- Team Management
  • Team Management
    • Team formation
      1. Team types, structure and applications
      2. Team roles
      3. Team member selection
      4. Team building activities
    • Team facilitation
      1. Team motivation
      2. Organizational empowerment
      3. Management actions
      4. Team stages
      5. Team life cycle characteristics
    • Team dynamics
      1. Groupthink
      2. Conflict resolution methods
  • Time management
  • Decision making tools
    • Brainstorming
    • Multivoting
    • Voting
    • Nominal group technique
  • Problem solving methodologies
    • Plan, do, check, act (PDCA)
    • Plan, do, study, act (PDSA)
    • Classic problem solving steps
    • IDEA Process
  • Management and planning tools
    • Affinity diagrams
    • Interrelationship diagrams
    • Tree diagram
    • Prioritization matrices
    • Process decision and program charts
    • Activity network diagrams
  • Team performance and evaluation
    • Team reward and recognition
Day 4- Course Review- Exam Preparation
  • Course Review
  • Project Completion
  • Exam preparation
  • Practice Questions & Mock Exam

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