Upgrade to Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Upgrade to Black Belt Course Description
Tackle more complex improvement projects with Lean Six Sigma
To become a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is to master the concepts and methodologies, and know how best to apply them in any business setting. Achieving Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification requires more statistical and mathematical skills than would be expected of a Green Belt.
With our expert coaching, you will be able to lead large, cross-functional and enterprise-scale improvement projects, guiding Green Belts and other team members in achieving results.
*Minitab is highly recommended for Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. To purchase Minitab, please go to Minitab.com
**Select the “Self-Paced” option from the Start Date menu below for a $300 discount.**
Our Public Program will launch once each quarter in 2022. We will begin our program in February, May, August, and November. You can select one of these options from the Start Date menu below.
- Course Type: Online Self Paced and Instructor Led Webinars
- Course Duration: 19.5 Hours
- CEUs: 1.95
- Price: $950 (Training) / $2,500 (Training & Certification)
*The certification package includes everything you need to become a Certified Juran Black Belt! This includes 8 hours of personalized project coaching, exam, and oral project review.
On-Demand Now Available
Worried about missing a live webinar? Join our on-demand program for recorded live sessions, and a little bit of a discount! Simply select “On-Demand” in the Start Date box above!
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What is involved in the Upgrade to Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course?
Our Upgrade to LSS Black Belt course is designed and delivered by Juran certified coaches with an extensive knowledge of Lean Six Sigma tools and methods.
- Project Work
- Certification Requirements
- Completing a Lean Six Sigma project.
- Preparation to lead multiple complex Lean Six Sigma projects.
- Mastering Lean and DMAIC methods for improvement.
- Mastering both statistical and graphical tools that enable the Lean and DMAIC methods.
- Gaining in-depth understanding of the Lean Six Sigma philosophy, theory, strategy, tactics, and quality management tools.
- Applying tools and methods to real quality and performance problems.
- Applying skills to facilitate and manage teamwork.
- Learning leadership roles to support executive management in the selection deployment and chartering of Lean Six Sigma projects
The program starts with self-paced learning to give you a basic understanding of what needs to be learned. This is then augmented with live instructor-led webinars with a certified Juran instructor to reinforce learning points.
Throughout and after training, candidates work 1-on-1 with their Juran Certified Coach to deliver a project for their organization. This project will yield at least $250,000 for the organization and prove our program’s value within 3-6 months of the beginning of training.
Participants have the option of taking the Upgrade to LSS Black Belt course with or without certification. Those who opt for certification will receive a Black Belt certificate upon completion of:
- One improvement project, as approved by Juran instructor
- Online exam (score of 70% required to pass)
- Eight hours of project coaching
- A two-hour oral project review with a Juran Certifier
- Final project storyboard report
Upgrade to LSS Black Belt Course Overview
After completing our upgrade program, Juran-certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belts will be on-site implementation experts with the ability to:
- Lead, coach and develop cross-functional improvement teams.
- Advise and mentor management on prioritizing, planning, and launching Lean Six Sigma projects.
- Use, teach, and disseminate Lean Six Sigma methods and tools to Green Belts and other team members.
Upgrade to LSS Black Belt Course Topics
- The Strategic Planning Roadmap
- Introduction to the Cost of Poor Quality
- Stakeholder Analysis
- Process Capability
- Calculating Sigma Level and Process Yield
- Measurement System Analysis
- Value Stream Mapping
- Spaghetti Diagram
- Demand and Capacity
- Inventory Analysis
- Improving Process Flow
- Rapid Improvement Events
- Quick Changeovers
- Total Productive Maintenance & Maximizing Equipment Performance
- Process Capability
- Process Capability Using non-Normal Data
- Calculating Sigma Level and Process Yield
- Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
- Confidence Intervals
- One Proportion Tests
- Two Proportion Tests
- Chi-Square Test
- Normality Tests
- Test for Equal Variance
- 1 Sample t-Tests
- 2 Sample t-Tests
- Paired t-Tests
- Analysis of Variance
- Nonparametric Tests for Black Belts
- Correlation and Regression for Black Belts
- Introduction to Design of Experiments
- 2k Factorial Experiments
- Fractional Factorial Experiments
- Center Points
- Control Charts
- Statistical Process Control
- Advanced Control Charts
Upgrade to LSS Black Belt FAQS
Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our Update to Lean Six Sigma Black Black Belt training course.
Our payment preference is credit card, but if you would like to be invoiced, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We also make allowances for flexible payment schedules, where required.
Minitab is not mandatory for our programs, but it is strongly recommended for Black Belt and Upgrade to Black Belt. The instructor will reference many statistical tools and concepts using Minitab, and it will therefore make your learning experience much easier compared to using Microsoft Excel.
According to Salary.com, the average salary in the United States for somebody with LSS Black Belt certification is $119,600 (as of March 26, 2020). The range typically falls between $102,600 and $128,800, and can be affected by numerous factors including skills, education and number of years worked in a specific industry or profession.
Green Belts typically have less of a leadership role than Black Belts, which is why the latter tend to attract a higher salary than the former. Project teams will typically comprise a number of Green and Yellow Belt professionals who will action improvements under the guidance of a certified Black Belt.
A Green Belt’s understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodologies won’t be as advanced, but they will still have the necessary knowledge to solve problems and perform analysis using the relevant statistical tools. Black Belts, on the other hand, will have a thorough understanding of Lean Six Sigma and experience of leading successful projects.