Six Sigma Black Belt

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Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) Professional
The Six Sigma Professional program is designed for high-performance employees and leaders of business improvement projects. Whether in healthcare, finance, government, manufacturing or any other industry, Six Sigma Black Belt training is ideal for current professionals looking toward advancement in their current position as well as individuals looking to gain employment with any firm that utilizes these concepts and techniques. Experienced professionals who are able to master these techniques and gain certification in Six Sigma Black Belt are in significant demand by employers looking to ensure the most efficient use of their resources. 

The Six Sigma Black Belt Program
Building upon participants’ existing knowledge and practice, the Six Sigma Black Belt course will help participants to master advanced statistical analysis tools, identify opportunities with solutions that can be implemented immediately and to deliver measurable results right away in order to increase an organization’s return on investment. Participants who complete this course will be able to lead Six Sigma projects meant to enhance the capability of both internal and external processes in order to better meet customer expectations. With the comprehensive understanding of process analysis and improvement individuals gain from Six Sigma Black Belt certification, professionals with these skills with makes a significant impact on any organization and be well-positioned for advancement in their chosen fields. The Six Sigma Black Belt course presents an overview of the key concepts for the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) exam. Students will explore processes and team management, operational metrics, and key tools and techniques to achieve process excellence. 

    

 

Program Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) model to create breakthrough in profitability and growth in a business situation
  • Manage projects by defining metrics and following the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) methodology
  • Design effective teams to execute projects using the tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma
  • Employ the sequence of the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) problem solving methodology
  • Implement a sustainable process breakthrough using the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) methodology
  • Differentiate Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) frameworks with respect to customer needs
  • Analyze a business process using different types of tools and techniques relevant to the Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • Determine how to enroll the executive management in the journey of change associated with the Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC or DFSS) initiative
  • Determine how to sustain process breakthrough improvements in the control phase of the Lean Six Sigma initiative during the process owner handover
  • Use Microsoft Office

Note:  In order to qualify for an externship, students must successfully complete the program, including all quizzes and final exams, and be available for a background check and/or a potential drug screen.  This program can be completed in 6 months.  However, students will have online access to this program for a 12-month period.  


Education and Certifications

  • Students should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.
  • There are no state approval and/or state requirements associated with this program. 
  • National Certification Available:
    • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from the American Association for Quality (AAQ)
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As students progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note:
Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.