Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Course Objectives

Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Course Methodology
Through the combination of interactive lectures, group, and individual presentations, the course will present participants with the chance to practice the skills acquired through exercises and case studies. Additionally, videos will be shown on real-life companies which implemented the Six Sigma methodology. Real-life examples and case studies will be used throughout the training to illustrate the usage of various tools.

Course Objectives
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Lead and manage Six Sigma teams
Improve processes using the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) Six Sigma methodology (variation removal) and Lean approach (waste removal) 
Analyze how Six Sigma concepts relate to the overall business mission and objectives of a unit or an organization.
Collect and analyze data appropriately using various tools in Minitab
Apply advanced tools used in a Six Sigma project
Target Audience
Managers, supervisors, and professionals who wish to utilize the Six Sigma approach in their organizations, gain professional certification or become subject matter experts in Six Sigma.

Target Competencies
Deploying Six Sigma
Problem-solving skills
Change management
Team management
Using applied statistics
Lean tools
Note1: Your Six Sigma Black Belt will include pre-class work/reading, and self-study assignments to reinforce what you have learned.

Note 2: Included in the course: A rich workbook that contains the slides and material, +40 useful Six Sigma templates.

Note 3:  Participants who attend all sessions will be awarded a MEIRC certificate of completion after the training. Certification option (included in the fees) can be obtained by submitting an approved Six Sigma project within 6 months of the training completion. Two hours of free coaching (by email) with an experienced Six Sigma Master Black Belt trainer for your project will be provided.

Note 4: Mandatory prerequisite for this course is the attendance of Meirc Green Belt Training or an accepted Green Belt certification

Course Outline

Leading and managing a Six Sigma project
Review of Green belt BOK
Fundamentals of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
Six Sigma, lean, and continuous improvement methodologies
Relationships among business systems and processes
Selecting the correct projects for Six Sigma
Developing the Project scope, charter, and problem statement 
Voice of the customer / Critical to Quality (CTQ)
 Customer identification
 Customer data collection
 Customer requirements
Project performance measurement
Project planning, risk assessment, and project launch
Team creation, RACI, and communications planning
Project Management, planning, risk assessment, and project launch
Analytical tools: using Pareto for project scoping
Six Sigma organizational-wide deployment
Organization-wide Considerations
Strategic planning and deployment for initiatives
Roles and responsibilities
Organizational roadblocks and change management
Team Management
Team Formation
Team Facilitation
Team Dynamics
Team Training
Impact on Stakeholders
Business Measures
Performance Measures
Financial Measures
Measuring performance
Data collection
Types of data
Measurement scales
Data measurement plans and methods
Inferential Statistics
Measuring and modeling relationships between variables
 Correlation coefficient
 Linear regression
Multivariate tools
Point and interval estimates
Tests for means variances, and proportions
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Goodness-of-fit (Chi-square) tests
Contingency tables
 Nonparametric tests
Advanced Measurement systems analysis and Gauge R&R
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Analyzing and Improving processes
Advanced graphing
Process modeling regression
Advanced process modeling
Introduction to hypothesis testing
Design of Experiments (DOE)
 Design principles
 Planning experiments
 One-factor experiments
 Two-level fractional factorial experiments
Six Sigma control plans
Evaluating and selecting solutions
Sustain improvements
Lessons learned
Ongoing evaluation
Lean Thinking
 Lean thinking principles
 Types of waste (MUDA)
Lean methods
 Waste elimination
 Lean Toolbox 
Total productive maintenance (TPM)
The visual factory and 5 S
 Mistake proofing - Poka Yoka
 Lean vs Six Sigma

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