Black Belt training is becoming more and more important to employers, as it shows that not only do you understand the methodology of Lean Six Sigma, but that you can solve problems effectively.

If you are in, or going to be in, a position in any industry where you are faced with solving problems, then taking an on-line Black Belt training course could be your perfect next step. Once you have qualified, you will be able to reduce costs, improve quality, enhance efficiency, improve on time delivery and reduce time, in all kinds of situations.

While an on-line training course gives you greater flexibility of your training, you will have to dedicate a significant amount of time to the course and be willing to complete the exercises to gain maximum learning.

Objectives

The objectives of the Black Belt on-line training course are to:

  • Become ready to Certify as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Give you the skills to lead projects across any business, coach Green Belts and transform organisations
  • Provide an understanding of how Lean Six Sigma can help you improve productivity
  • Demonstrate the benefits and potential of it in any industry
  • Outline the common challenges faced by companies implementing Lean Six Sigma
  • Illustrate the structure and approach of Lean Six Sigma, and to challenge norms and transform businesses
  • Help you fully understand the DMAIC problem solving structure
  • Provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques, and be able to explain the concepts to others
  • Give you the skills to recognise the Voice of the Customer in all areas of business
  • Enable you to collect and analyse any data both normal and non-normal correctly so you make the correct decisions
  • Enable you to identify the root causes for problems
  • Provide you with the skills to implement solutions and ensure problems are solved permanently saving time, effort, money and heartache
  • Develop you into Lean Six Sigma ambassadors and change agents

Detailed Course Syllabus

Lean Sigma Overview – This section will take you through an overview of Lean Six Sigma and present some highly workable methods of applying the tools.

  • Lean Sigma Overview
  • Six Sigma Overview
  • Six Sigma Overview 2
  • Sigma Improvement
  • Standard Business Roadmap – Overview
  • Standard Business Roadmap – Manual

DMAIC – Define – This section will take you through the define stage of the DMAIC cycle.

  • Develop a team charter
  • Define the customers and their requirements  (CTQ Critical to Quality)
  • Map the business process to be improved
  • Define terms of reference (Charter the project)
  • DMAIC Define
  • Planning Implementations
  • DMAIC Project Control Documentation Save this file for use in your Black Belt Project

DMAIC – Measure

This section will take you through the Measure stage of the DMAIC cycle

  • To measure and understand baseline performance for the current process
  • Voice of the process

Some of the tools you will learn are:

  • Data Collection – 7 quality tools
  • Tally charts
  • Bar charts
  • Pareto
  • Run charts
  • Control charts
  • Cause & effect
  • Check sheets
  • Evaluate measurement systems
  • Gauge R&R
  • Select measures of performance
  • Quality Function Deployment

And modules include:

  • Measure
  • Basic Statistics
  • Measure Gauge R & R
  • Six Sigma Variation
  • QCA
  • VSM part 1
  • VSM Part 2
  • Process Mapping
  • SPC Exercises
  • SPC templates
  • SPC Companion
  • Control Charts

DMAIC – Analyse

This section will take you through the Analyse stage of the DMAIC cycle which seek to:

  • Prioritise
  • Understand
  • Clues
  • Causes
  • Monitor improvements
  • Look for signals
  • Investigate source of variation
  • (Special cause / Common causes)

Using the modules:

  • Analyse – Lean Sigma Black Belt
  • FMEA
  • Numerical Evaluation
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Issue Resolution
  • PDCA
  • Quality Function Deployment
  • Cause and Effect Matrix
  • Cause and Effect

DMAIC – Improve

This section will take you through the Analyse stage of the DMAIC cycle. Learning points are:

  • Customer protection
  • Get control
  • Improve process
  • Prioritise improvements

The following modules are contained herein:

  • Improve
  • 5S
  • Standard work overview
  • Standard Operations
  • Line Balance
  • Takt Time
  • 7 Wastes
  • Kaizen
  • Poka Yoke
  • Work packages
  • Kanban
  • Pull Systems
  • Continuous Flow Processing
  • Andon
  • Standard Work Combination Tables
  • TPM Overview
  • TPM
  • SMED – Quick Changeover
  • Standard In Process Stock

DMAIC – Control

This section will take you through the Control stage of the DMAIC cycle, key learning points are:

Control the process — Recover, Prevent, Monitor

The following modules are contained herein:

  • Control
  • Skills Matrices
  • OEE
  • Culture Transformation
  • Performance Management Systems
  • Six Sigma Glossary of terms

Course Process

The Lean Six Sigma on-line Black Belt training course follows the following process:

  • Sign up for the on-line training
  • View the topics, subject by subject
  • Complete the exercises, assignments, quizzes and projects requested
  • Ask your Master Black Belt if you have issues
  • Download your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate of completion

Ready to start your Lean Six Sigma journey?