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Certificate Detail: SSBBC
Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate Program

Program Description

This training will provide you with a set of proven methods and tools for working through the DMAIC process.

  • Define - what needs to be improved
  • Measure - what you are currently doing
  • Analyze - the data and develop an improvement plan
  • Improve - your current process and measure success
  • Control - the gains and repeat the process

This certificate program is to be completed in four separate weeks of training. It offers the opportunity for you to complete the program within a few months or over a period of two years. The Black Belt Certificate Program requires you to complete a Six Sigma Black Belt Application Project. The project must be approved by the instructor and and completed before certification can be awarded.

Laptop computers and Minitab Statistical software will be provided for the Black Belt workshops. Instructors will be available for consultation on projects during class time. Additional consultation may be arranged through Donna Keene at 205-348-6513, dkeene@ccs.ua.edu.

Who Should Attend

Key change agents for the process. The Black Belts lead teams working on persistent issues that need to be addressed to improve the organization's performance.

Topics Covered
  • Define an opportunity for improving your business
  • Measure what you are doing
  • Real problems causing real pain are identified and prioritized
  • Utilize tools to analyze data and measurements to convert them to information leading to a solution
  • Develop a plan of action and timeline to solve a real problem
  • Implement and deploy the improvements; measure the gains
  • Use techniques learned to control and continue the improvements
  • Maintain long-term results, producing ongoing, measurable savings
Tools Taught
  • Chartering
  • Process Mapping
  • Data Collection Planning
    • Types of Data
    • Sampling
    • Gage R&R
  • Measuring the Current State of a Process Yield
    • Defects Per Million
    • Opportunities Control Charts
  • Creating Check Sheets
  • Pareto Analysis
  • Sources of Variation
  • Cause and Effect Diagram
  • Descriptive Statistics
    • Hypothesis Testing
    • Regression Analysis
  • Stratification Analysis
  • Exploring Patterns in Data
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Process Capability
  • Rolled Throughput Yield
  • Generating and Selecting Solutions
  • Design of Experiments
  • FMEA
  • Document, Test and Control

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Courses
Course TitleMandatoryYear Span
Six Sigma Belt - Week 1 Mandatory 2
Six Sigma Belt - Week 2 Mandatory 2
Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate Program - Week 3 Mandatory 2
Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate Program - Week 4 Mandatory 2

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