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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Level

Competences and Accountability to Lead Projects.

This is the final step to become a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt subject matter of expert. He or she plays a key role in any Lean Six Sigma project implementation and is accountable for the following skills and responsibilities:

  • Reports to the steering committee on the project budget and timeline management
  • Deep knowledge of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques
  • Team leading and support to manage project and tools and techniques selection
  • Best practices definition and deployment
  • Full-time commitment for continuous improvement programs in the organization by implementing Lean Six Sigma Projects



A highly customized Lean Six Sigma training program with a hands-on approach.

Training program details:

  • Online Welcome Assessment. This assessment is intended to assess the initial level of knowledge ofLean Six Sigma tools and techniques and thus to customize lessons accordingly
  • Front Lessons (10 modules)
  • Certification Day
    • Final Test: multiple choice questions, exercises, open questions or  business cases
    • Project Work submission

Tutoring program details:

  • In-house and remote Lean Six Sigma Projects tutoring

Detailed Program

Introduction to Six Sigma

  • QM introduction: background – TQM – Lean – Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma introduction: DMAIC DFSS (DMADV)
  • Six Sigma introduction:  roadmaps, roles and key players

Define & Soft Skills

  • Selecting opportunities: to turn customers requests into project towards improvement
  • Customers request  and opportunities towards improvement analysis: Kano  and 10 gaps models
  • DFSS approach as tools for innovation based on customer requests
  • QFD approach: a key approach for DFSS
  • Economical and DCF tecniques for investment and project evaluation
  • Priority management for multiple project environment: models to be considered
  • Time and team management approaches
  • Conflict management approach: leadership and motivation
  • Project management: process, mapping and rationals
  • Effective presentation: how to manage information and keep focus attention
  • KPIs: selection and opportunistic dynamics

Presentation and discussion of a real case study of Project Charter and Project Selection *


  • Effective and productive data collection plan
  • Statistical basics for industrial use and statistics model
  • Central limit theorem: the key for sampling
  • Measurement System Analysis and Gauge R&R for variable data
  • Gage R&R for attribute data: hands on

Presentation and discussion of a real case study: measurement systems in terms of  operations and financial returns *


  • Qualy-quantitative analysis
  • FMEA: effective risk management
  • Hypothesis test recall
  • ANOVA (Analysis of variance):  basics concepts and single and multiple factor/s analysis
  • Regression model and its validation
  • Time series analysis and forecasting models

Presentation and discussion of a real case study of FMEA and ANOVA*


  • DoE basics recall
  • Scheduling and selecting DoE plans: effective strategies and effective output analysis
  • How to plan and implement a fractional DoE : basics rules
  • Introduction to Robust Design Plans, Surface Response Methods and EVOP
  • How to generate ideas and solutions
  • Solution ranking and selection

Presentation and discussion of a real case study: improvements implementing or not DoE  technique *


  • Introductions to standards
  • How to monitor performances and develop control charts
  • How to define control charts for continuous data
  • How to define control charts for attributes
  • Control Charts evaluative models: CUMSUM and EWMA

Presentation and discussion of a real case study : inactivity towards changes , changes, control charts


* Case Studies are introduced and discussed during the front-lessons

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Certification requirements

In order to earn the certification, each participant is required to:

  1. Attend at least 80% of all scheduled front lessons
  2. Submit a final project work and pass a final test
  3. To enroll and attend a Black Belt certification program it is a prerequisite to have a Green Belt Certification or a comparable expertise, to be previously assessed by a free Online Test

We are accredited Six Sigma Provider by the Council for Six Sigma Certification (the Official Industry Standard of Six Sigma Accreditation for Six Sigma training providers worldwide) and by The International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC).

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