Course Description

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Sigma XL, Exam & Cert. Included)

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Sigma XL, Exam & Cert. Included) is course run by Professional Development, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of 15 Days (4 Days per month). Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Sigma XL, Exam & Cert. Included) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate. For more information about Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Sigma XL, Exam & Cert. Included) at Professional Development, please review the details below.

Our unique approach to Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training provides everything you need to go from your goal of being a Black Belt practitioner to achieving a respected international certification.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is one of the most prestigious professional certifications available. Those who can deliver the remarkable savings and improvements that Black Belts are capable of are always in demand.

Over 4 focused modules, our expert Black Belt trainers will guide you through the skills, knowledge and tools you will need to navigate a career in transformational Lean Six Sigma.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Benefits

Everything you need to become a Black Belt

Becoming a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is a significant undertaking. We make it as convenient as possible by including everything you need for your learning and certification:

  • 15 days of classroom training with an expert, Master Black Belt trainer.
  • SigmaXL software.
  • All classroom materials, stationery, supporting documentation for further study.
  • Sample IASSC exam questions and answers.
  • Exam and Certification fees.

Gain a Respected, International Black Belt Certification

This programme leads to 2 recognised certifications:

– IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black BeltTM

– Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Take Your Skills to the Next Level

One of the key objectives of this programme is to equip you with the capability to lead transformational change.

You’ll learn how to lead Black Belt level process improvement initiatives and manage high-performing, cross-functional teams.

Expand Your Career Potential

Black Belt practitioners with experience, valid credentials, and confidence are always in demand.

Through achieving the certifications accompanying this programme, you will be opening a whole new set of exciting possibilities for your career.

Black Belt Training Objectives

Throughout this training, our 3 main objectives are:

  • To begin preparing you to sit the IASSC Black Belt Exam
  • To give you the skills you need to lead Black Belt projects
  • To help you develop your people management skills

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Content Overview

Module 1: (Month 1) Define and Measure Phases

  • Programme introduction
  • Understanding Six Sigma
  • The Lean Enterprise
  • Selecting Lean Six Sigma Projects
  • Six Sigma Statistics

Module 2: (Month 2) Measure & Analyse Phases

  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Process Capability
  • Analyse Process Maps
  • Patterns of Variation
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Hypothesis Testing

Module 3 (Month 3): Improve Phase & Managing People

  • Running Kaizen Events
  • Pull & Kanban Systems
  • Implementing 5S
  • Understanding your Leadership Style
  • Team Dynamics
  • Managing Performance
  • Coaching Team Members

Module 4 (Month 4): Control Phase & Project Presentation

  • Lean Controls, Poka Yoke (Mistake Proofing)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Project Presentation

Good to Know…

This course runs over 4 instalments. You’ll complete the training over 4 months, with a short, 3 or 4-day module each month.

You’ll receive all training dates in advance of beginning the course.

You can read the full outline of what we cover during training by visiting our webpage or downloading our PDF brochure. 

Who is this course designed for?

This course is aimed at anyone who has experience with process improvement, either informally or through application of Lean Six Sigma.

It is a natural progression for those who have already achieved a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification who have continued to build their experience.

What does a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt do?

The role of a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is complex, with many functions. The 3 major responsibilities of a Black Belt are as follows:

  • To lead and manage process improvement at a cross-functional or organisation-wide level.
  • To approach Lean Six Sigma initiatives from a strategic perspective. They often work closely with, or as part of the leadership team to envision an organisation’s growth and devise a plan to reach its potential.
  • To mentor other Lean Six Sigma practitioners and process improvement teams in the organisation. Black Belts will support the teams and nurture talent to raise the business’s overall standards of quality and innovation.

How do you get a Black Belt Certification?

There are 2 certifications associated with this programme. Here is your route to achieving both:

Step 1: Attend our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training

Step 2: Project work and study

Step 3: Submit project and achieve Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Step 4: Sit your exam and achieve IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black BeltTM

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Training ProviderProfessional Development
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Awarding Body DetailsIASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Course Duration15 Days (4 Days per month)
Course Time9:30am - 5:00pm
Course Fee6495
Entry RequirementsAs Black Belts are advanced practitioners of Lean Six Sigma, there is a certain amount of previous experience needed for this training. Even if you don’t have previous experience with Lean Six Sigma, you may be eligible for this programme. If you have experience leading, managing, or participating in process improvements, even informally, you may be a good fit for this Black Belt training. Our training consultants can advise on the right path for your Lean Six Sigma training, based on your background and goals. If you’re not quite ready for Black Belt, we offer Yellow and Green Belt alternatives.
Carear PathContinuous improvement – the essence of Lean Six Sigma – is the way of the future. Businesses of all sizes are seeking to streamline their processes. Saving time, resources, and money makes sense. Those who are skilled and certified in implementing Lean Six Sigma measures are in demand. Our Lean Six Sigma training focuses on developing your capability while helping you achieve credible certification, meaning that you will have both the skill and credibility to open up exciting opportunities in your chosen sector.
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