This course is available for open enrollment.
This course prepares individuals to become improvement leaders and team managers for their organization’s Lean Six Sigma program by teaching them how to apply the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology of process variation reduction. Candidates receive a comprehensive framework for project management, and learn how to use process mapping, perform data collection, apply graphical analysis and implement an extensive set of statistical tools. Certification requires passing an exam and completing a successful Six Sigma project (past projects have netted savings between $100,000 and $250,000).
All projects submissions and resubmissions must be received for final review within 12 months of onboarding. After 12 months an administrative fee will be assessed for any project submission.
Program hours and learning formats vary according to the option selected:
* Number of hours may be more depending on the size of the group
Graduates of Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt tackle long-lasting, recurring, complex problems that hinder a company’s performance. As continuous improvement leaders, they:
Highly motivated individuals serving in a range of positions at any type of organization, from shop-floor employees to executives
Candidates are expected to take the exam 5 months after beginning the program and submit a project 9 months after the program start.
“The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is not training them and having them stay.”
— Henry Ford, founder, Ford Motor Company