Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Overview

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Lean 6 Sigma

  • What is Lean 6 Sigma?
  • Lean 6 Sigma Belts
  • Processes
  • Customers, Value, and Waste
  • Key Metrics

Module 2: Reviewing Process and Qualities

  • What is DMAIC?
  • Define
  • Measure
  • Analyze
  • Improve
  • Control

Module 3: Yellow Belt Tools and Techniques

  • Lean Triad
  • Voice of the Customer (and CTQ’s)
  • Value Stream Analysis
  • Heijunka
  • Variation and SPC
  • Defects and Process Capability
  • Identifying the Root Cause(s)
  • Solving Problems
  • Introduction to Kaizen
  • Lean Teams

Module 4: Improvement Methodologies

  • 3Cs
  • 8Ds
  • Plan Do Check Act
  • Kaizen
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)

Module 5: SPC Basics

  • Terminology
  • Data Types
  • Normal Distribution and Standard Deviation
  • Process Capability

Module 6: Lean Management and Cell Theory

  • Role of the Lean Manager
  • Work Cells
  • High Performing Teams (HPTs)
  • Rapid Action Teams (RATs)
  • Visual Management
  • Bruce Tuckman’s Group Development Model
  • Emotional Cycle of Change (ECOC)
  • Personality Styles
  • Dealing with Resistance

Module 7: Risk Management

  • Green Belt Risk Management
  • FMEA: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Module 8: DMAIC for Green Belts

  • Define Phase
  • Measure Phase

Module 9: SPC Tools and Techniques

  • Frequency Distribution Tables
  • Bar Charts and Histograms
  • Pareto Charts
  • Box and Whisker Plots
  • Normal Distribution and Control Charts
  • Calculating Process Efficiency
  • Scatter Diagrams and Regression

Module 10: Analyze Phase

  • Analyze
  • Process Maps
  • Process Map Levels
  • On the Ground Instructions (OTGIs)
  • Value Stream Maps
  • What is a Value Stream?
  • Creating the “As Is” VSM
  • Investigating and Understanding the Process
  • Headache Tablets: Value Stream Mapping
  • Creating a VSM: Process Borders Definition
  • Using Swim Lane Diagrams to Identify Logical Process Blocks
  • Process Boxes
  • VSM Metrics
  • Square Wave
  • Kaizen Burst
  • Creating an Improved Process
  • Layout Diagrams and Headache Tablets

Module 11: Improve Phase

  • Heijunka
  • Solutions Identified, Selected, Planned, and Implemented
  • Standardization and Documentation
  • Communications and Training

Module 12: Control Phase

  • Embed the change
  • Measure the gain
  • Close the project

Module 13: Role of the Black Belt

  • Black Belts’ Place in the Business
  • Black Belt Skill Set
  • Green Belts’ View of the World
  • Black Belts’ View of the World
  • How Industry Identifies Black Belts?
  • Who does the Black Belt Work with?
  • Case Study

Module 14: Black Belt DMAIC

  • How the Black Belt helps the Green Belt During DMAIC?
  • Measure Phase
  • DMAIC Programs
  • Governance

Module 15: Enterprise Risk Management

  • Risks Lie in Two Areas
  • Who Should Handle Risk?
  • DMAIC Risk
  • A view of Business Risk Management
  • Basic Risk Management Procedure
  • Business Risk Management in a Nutshell

Module 16: Physical Cell Design and Optimizing Flow

  • In a Nutshell
  • Task & Work Cells
  • Flow Improvement Objectives
  • Practical Layout Design

Module 17: Black Belt as a Trainer

  • Characteristics of Adult Learners
  • Three Common Learning Styles
  • Preparing the Training
  • Top Tips
  • Case Study

Module 18: Statistics Basics

  • Introduction and SPC Refresh
  • Common Terminology
  • Flow Improvement Objectives
  • Measuring Uncertainty
  • Minitab Run-through

Module 19: Process Capability

  • Process Capability: Review from Green Belt

Module 20: Hypotheses Tests

  • Introduction to Hypotheses Testing
  • Working with Hypotheses Tests
  • Hypothesis Test Roadmap
  • Anderson Darling Normality Test
  • To Open the Worksheet
  • The Results
  • Testing for Means
  • t-tests Consider More than Just the Means…
  • t-test Exercise
  • Z test
  • Testing for Medians
  • Where Could I Use Median Tests?
  • Median Hypothesis Tests
  • Testing for Standard Deviation (Variance)
  • Equal Variance Hypothesis Tests
  • Exercise: Test for Equal Variance
  • Interpreting the Results
  • Using Bartlett’s Method
  • Testing for Proportions and Percentages
  • Proportions and Percentages Hypothesis Tests

Module 21: Exercise Using Minitab’s – 2 Proportion Test

  • Scenario
  • Abbreviated Instructions
  • Reviewing the Results

Module 22: Exercise Using Minitab’s - Chi-Square Test

  • Scenario
  • Abbreviated Instructions
  • Interpreting the Results

Module 23: ANOVA

  • Required conditions for ANOVA
  • The ANOVA “family”
  • ANOVA Terminology
  • Hypotheses Tests and One-way ANOVAs
  • Exercise - One-way ANOVA
  • Exercise - Multi-way ANOVAs

Module 24: Data Collection Planning for Hypotheses Tests

  • General Points
  • Sample Size
  • How a Greater Sample Size Reduces Uncertainty?
  • Case Study

Module 25: Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • Overview of DOE
  • Where to Use Design of Experiments?
  • DOE Terminology (1)
  • Design of Experiments Flow Diagram
  • Walkthrough: SB Glass Co
  • Step 1: Investigate the Process
  • Step 2: Gather Data
  • Recording the Data: Building the Worksheet
  • Minitab Creates an Initial DOE Worksheet
  • Team Completes the Worksheet
  • Step 3: Analyze Data
  • Teams’ First Analysis of the Data
  • Minitab does its Stuff

Module 26: Probability Distributions

  • Overview
  • Normal Distribution
  • Binomial Distribution
  • Poisson
  • Exponential
  • Weibull

Module 27: Advanced Control Charts

  • Introduction and Refresher
  • Key Control Charts
  • Data Collection Planning for Control Charts

Module 28: Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

  • General overview
  • Key Metrics
  • Using Lean Metrics

Module 29: Lessons from Queue Theory

  • Overview
  • Understanding Gauge R&R
  • Minitab Walkthrough

Module 30: Lean Metrics

  • Modelling Queues
  • Psychology of Queuing

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Who should attend this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course?

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training Course in India is for everyone who is interested in Business Performance Improvement. This course will be more beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Senior Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Process Improvement Specialists
  • Operations Directors
  • Continuous Improvement Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Manufacturing Engineers

Prerequisites of the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course

There are no prerequisites for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course. However, you will need to make the below-mentioned minimal arrangements before the commencement of the course:

  • You will need a laptop with a copy of Minitab installed for the Black Belt section of the course
  • A 30-day trial version is available, and details of how to install this are included with your pre-course reading materials
  • Pre-install Minitab properly, as the 30 days must cover the duration of the Black Belt course (please note that Minitab is currently unavailable for Macs)

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course Overview

Lean Six Sigma is a methodology that combines the benefits of both Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma to improve performance by systematically removing waste and reducing variation. The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course in India is an advanced level of training that equips professionals with the skills to lead and execute complex projects. Its relevance in today's fast-paced business environment is paramount, providing a structured approach to problem-solving and quality improvement.

Understanding Lean Six Sigma is crucial for professionals in India who aspire to excel in quality management, operational efficiency, and process improvement. The Lean Six Sigma Course is particularly vital for project managers, quality assurance engineers, and operational managers.

The 10-day training in India offered by the Knowledge Academy is an intensive and comprehensive program designed to empower delegates with the skills required for Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification online. This course facilitates in-depth understanding through practical exercises and real-world examples, enabling delegates to apply Lean Six Sigma principles effectively in their respective organizations.

Course Objectives:

  • To equip participants with advanced skills in Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools
  • To enhance analytical and problem-solving abilities specific to quality management
  • To prepare delegates for leadership roles in project management and process improvement
  • To impart knowledge on effectively driving and implementing Lean Six Sigma projects
  • To develop proficiency in identifying, analyzing, and resolving operational inefficiencies
  • To provide comprehensive training for successful Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Upon completing this course in India, delegates will gain a competitive edge in their professional field. They will be able to lead complex projects, implement strategic improvements, and contribute significantly to their organization's success through efficient process management.

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What’s included in this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course?

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Examination
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Qualification

The Knowledge Academy's Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training course is divided into two modules. The first module will teach the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, which outlines the main components of Lean Six Sigma. The first module will also cover the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, which builds upon knowledge acquired at the Yellow Belt level and introduces the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) model. The second module will focus on the Black Belt itself. Delegates are required to take and pass the Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belt Examinations to be Awarded with the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Qualification.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam information:

To achieve the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40 
  • Pass Mark: 70%, or 28/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes

Delegates are required to attend the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Training Course before sitting this exam.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Examination information:

To achieve the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 85 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 70%, or 60/85 Marks 
  • Duration: 120 Minutes

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Examination information:

To achieve the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 25 
  • Total Marks: 50 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 80%, or 40/50 Marks 
  • Duration: 90 Minutes 

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt FAQs

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is an advanced level of certification in the Lean Six Sigma methodology, focusing on leadership, advanced problem-solving, and project management skills.
There are no prerequisites for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training Course.
Benefits include enhanced problem-solving skills, improved project management capabilities, and increased value to employers, leading to potential career advancement.
Yes, we provide 24/7 support for this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course.
Yes, we provide self-paced training allowing learners to progress at their own pace and complete the course according to their schedule.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification can lead to roles like Quality Manager, Process Improvement Manager, Lean Six Sigma Consultant, and Operations Manager.
Yes, we provide corporate training to help organizations ensure their employees are well-trained in Lean Six Sigma.
This online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course covers advanced Lean Six Sigma principles, project management, statistical analysis, and leadership skills for process improvement.
This Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification online Ideal for project managers, quality professionals, team leaders, and those in operational improvement roles.
If you face any issues in accessing the course materials, then you can reach out to our customer support team who will provide you with quick assistance to resolve the issue.
The training fees for Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification in India starts from INR44995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
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