Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

This course propels Black Belts – who have demonstrated a mastery of Six Sigma tools and a natural aptitude to lead and teach – to expert status. It delves into project selection, advanced Lean, advanced statistical analysis, statistical process control, Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ), and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS). Facilitation, mentoring and leadership training develop the dynamic potential of each candidate. Certification requires passing an exam, completing an improvement project, and demonstrating the ability to teach Lean Six Sigma.

Hours: 92

Learning Outcomes

Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt graduates are innovative internal consultants with deep technical knowledge who serve as teachers, mentors, project leaders and champions. They:

  • Guide Lean Six Sigma deployment and programs, integrating organizational strategies to improve financial responsibility and improve stakeholder and shareholder value
  • Partner with leadership to select, prioritize and charter projects
  • Educate and coach Lean Six Sigma facilitators in the DMAIC methodology, and expose all levels of the organization to the language, tools and applications of Six Sigma
  • Serve as improvement project specialists for complex projects
  • Use advanced techniques and statistical tools to perform research and implement new quality initiatives

Intended Audience

Black Belts who seek to engineer Lean Six Sigma company initiatives by instructing, leading and supervising Black Belts and Green Belts. 


  • Black Belt certification
  • Identification of an improvement project before training
  • Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills