Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Reduce Waste, Increase Results: Earn Your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate!

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Join successful project managers who are saving billions by improving productivity, reducing waste, variation and defects. One of the most sought-after credentials in business today, the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate helps you ask the right questions and get the right answers.

As a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, your mastery of Six Sigma techniques and strategies will help you lead top-quality projects and mentor Green Belts in your organization.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

This course is part of a Master Certificate Program

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What You’ll Study


  • What is Six Sigma
  • Project Charter
  • Needs vs. Requirements
  • Quality Function Deployment
  • Process Mapping


  • Criteria for Collecting Data
  • Types of Data
  • Data Collection Plan
  • Determining Baseline Sigma


  • Histograms
  • Sub Process Mapping
  • Quincunx Demonstration
  • Histograms
  • Six Sigma Math Primer
  • Scales and Probability
  • Central Limit Theorem
  • Standard Deviation
  • Applying Normal
  • Binomial, Hypergeometric and F Distributions
  • Bivariate, Exponential and Lognormal Distribution
  • Poisson, Student's t - and paired t -  Distribution
  • Economic Considerations
  • Six Sigma Teams
  • Introduction to Lean
  • Cellular Systems
  • Kaizen - The 5S's
  • Value Stream Mapping and Manufacturing
  • Poka-Yoke
  • Quick Changeovers for Manufacturing
  • Quick Changeovers for the Service Industry
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Kaizen Events
  • Barriers to Lean Implementation
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • TRIZ
  • Hypothesis Testing Concept
  • F Distribution of Variances
  • Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
  • Chi-Square
  • Linear Regression


  • Determining Solutions 
  • 7M Tools
  • 7M - Activity Network Diagram
  • 7M - Prioritization Matrix
  • Point and Interval Estimation
  • Reliability
  • Design for Six Sigma
  • Introduction to Design of Experiments
  • Planning and Organizing Designed Experiments
  • Full Factorial Designs
  • Analyzing Full Factorial Designs
  • Fraction Factorial Designs
  • Taguchi Design
  • Taguchi Robustness
  • Response Surface
  • Multi-vari Study, Scatter Plots and Check Sheets
  • Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • QxA=E
  • Maintaining Solutions


  • Introduction to Control Charting
  • Control Charts
  • XmR Charts
  • Moving Average and S Chart
  • Pre-control Chart
  • Attribute Charts
  • Evaluating the Measurement Systems(EMP Studies)
  • Process Capability Studies (Cp,Cpk)
  • Capability Studies (Ppk, Pp)
  • Process Characterization

Critical Success Considerations

  • Critical Success Factors
  • Pitfalls to Avoid in Implementing Six Sigma
  • Strategy of Six Sigma
  • Creating a Six Sigma Culture

Change Management 

  • Change Agent - Part 1
  • Change Agent - Part 2
  • Top 10 Questions Regarding Six Sigma
  • Course Wrap Up

Learn from the Best!

Classes are taught by best-selling Six Sigma author and consultant George Eckes, whose clients have included Motorola, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Volvo and others. Mr. Eckes is the founder and principal consultant for Eckes & Associates, Inc., a consulting group specializing in results-driven continuous improvement, Six Sigma training and organizational development.

Credit & Tuition

ACE credit recommendation 6 semester hours. Register today and earn 90 PDUs, 9.0 CEUs for $4,095.

Who Should Register?

This 16-week course is ideal for knowledgeable Green Belt practitioners or those with equivalent experience who would like to enhance their status as recognized leaders. With the Lean Black Belt certificate,you will identify and implement breakthrough improvements for enhanced bottom-line results.