Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training gives you the skills you need to solve complex and cross-functional problems in a structured, strategic way to ensure they do not return. Our Black Belt training is unique as it not only covers Lean and Six Sigma techniques, but also includes additional change management skills that are vital to ensuring the continued success of your hard-earned improvements.

At Black Belt level, Lean Six Sigma practitioners are capable of transforming an organisation, facilitating major improvements and overseeing cultural change. Once certified, you will be able to reduce costs, improve quality and enhance efficiency in your place of work. If you are unable to run a project for any reason, we can provide case studies.

Choose the learning option to suit your needs. Obtain not only a Black Belt qualification but a Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Change Management course as well. Learn from Lean Six Sigma experts with full lifetime support. Certify properly, learn effectively and transform your skills with 100% Effective.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training is a requirement for anyone looking to manage teams, take a leadership role, run major projects or solve complex cross functional problems. Though developing change management, project management, soft skills, Lean skills, Six Sigma skills as well as problem solving tools and techniques you will learn and develop into an asset for any company.

Our content covers all of these areas with practical explanations, examples and theory.

Introduction

  • Introduction to eLearning with 100% Effective
  • Overview of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Skills of an effective Green Belt
  • Roles and structures
  • DMAIC roadmap
  • Identifying a Lean Six Sigma project
  • Setting up your project

Define

  • Overview of Define
  • Project charter
  • Key tools for defining a problem, including Is/Is Not and In/Out Scope
  • Writing SMART goals
  • SIPOC
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Voice of the Customer
  • Risk Management
  • Team Selection and Launch
  • Project Planning and calculating benefits
  • Gate Reviews
Measure
  • Overview of Measure
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Visualising data, including: Scatter Plots, Pareto Charts, Pie Charts and Time Series Plots
  • Process Mapping
  • Cycle Time and Critical to Customer
  • Data Collection
  • Measurement Sytem Analysis – standard
  • Control Charts
  • Process Capability
  • Implementing Quick Wins

Analyse

  • Overview of Analyse
  • Identifying potential root causes
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Hypothesis Testing using Minitab
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Two Sample T-Test
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Correlation and Regression

Improve

  • Overview of Improve
  • Generating Solutions
  • Brainstorming, Brainwriting, Affinity Diagrams
  • Prioritising Solutions
  • Solution Selection Matrix
  • Designing Detailed Solutions, including; 5S, Visual Management, Mistake Proofing and Process Balancing
  • Validating your Solution
  • Planning for Implementation
  • Validating Benefits

Control

  • Overview of Control
  • Standardisation and Training
  • The Control Plan
  • Confirming Improvements
  • Closing Out

Change Management Skills

  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Coaching Skills
  • Change Management
  • Kotter

Certification requires you to complete 2 elements. Some training companies will require you just to pass an exam, however when talking to employers your certificate will not be recognised. You must follow this procedure to properly certify:

  1. End of course exam – understand the theory
    • Multiple choice 50 questions
    • Unlimited retakes
    • Open book covering curriculum for CSSC, IASSC, ASQ
    • Pass mark = 70% (our pass rate is 90% first time)
  2. Complete 2 Projects or case studies to prove application of learning
    • Submit a storyboard – template included
    • Reviewed by Master Black Belts
    • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate issued – 100% pass rate as we support you until you certify
    • Don’t have a project to work on? Use one of our comprehensive case studies
  3. Validate your certification – all certificates come with a unique number so employers can validate your certificate
  4. Certification for life! There’s no need to pay to re-certify after a number of years

Completing 1 project will provide you with a certified Green Belt certificate.

Our curriculum covers the content required by CSSC, IASSC, ASQ, BQF and adheres to ISO 18404. You will be eligible to apply for CSSC certification by completing our accredited training. CSSC are the largest Lean Six Sigma certification body in the world.

We are the only Lean Six Sigma training provider in the UK to deliver a true blended learning option, which provides a more robust and deeper understanding of the topic in a much shorter period than traditional training. We also have the unique ability to provide all of our courses online, in a classroom supported by ongoing support from dedicated Master Black Belts, or in a venue of your choosing.
We’ve been providing Lean Six Sigma training since 1999 and have a proven track record of successfully training delegates to deliver long-term, quantifiable savings at their organisations. Our trainers are all highly experienced Master Black Belts that have real-world experience across all industries and in countries around the world. We aim to make all of our delegates 100% Effective in their new roles.
We are based in the UK and offer our training services worldwide.
Our trainers are all carefully selected to ensure that only the best Master Black Belts, with years of relevant hands-on experience, deliver our courses. Each trainer has worked across multiple industries and has helped implement Lean Six Sigma and coach Belts of all levels in companies worldwide. Our trainers do everything in their power to effectively coach people through their training and successfully get Lean Six Sigma implemented in their organisation.

Classroom Black Belt Course overview

Our Black Belt classroom training is different, it uses a blended approach so that more time can be spent discussing projects, your problems, analysis your data and working on exercises to apply learning. Some simple theory is covered with online learning giving more time to focus on individuals and ensuring you fully understand the topics.
The classroom Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training combines online pre-course reading and two 5-day classroom courses (10 days in total). The first 5 days provides a Green Belt Certificate and the second 5 days you will be Black Belt trained. Our blended approach provides a significantly better outcome than traditional lecture-style sessions, and provides an enjoyable and engaging learning experience.
Before, during and after your training you will be given support and feedback to help you develop personally, complete Lean Six Sigma projects and certify. Your internationally recognised Master Black Belt will work with you on your Lean Six Sigma project and, once complete, you can then certify as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Our courses are run regularly throughout the UK including London, Manchester, Milton Keynes and York. Lunch is provided as well as course manuals, and courses are held at professional training venues.
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Virtual Classroom Black Belt Course overview

The Virtual Black Belt course is designed to combine the flexibility of online training and the experience of classroom learning, through live expert led sessions, collaborative tools and breakout rooms.
We understand that not everyone can attend a face-to-face classroom course and, with the advancement of technology, you don’t need to either. This Virtual Classroom course allows you to learn anytime, anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection. Our Master Black Belts will teach the same materials covered in our face-to-face courses, so you’ll get the same great experience, learning and certification you’d expect. We’ve designed the course, so you won’t be alone either, as the virtual courses are open to delegates worldwide, allowing participants to engage and work together during tasks.
The course is run over 10 days, with a start time of 9am GMT until 5pm GMT.
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classroom - milton keynes

29th April 2024 & 17th June 2024

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29th April 2024 & 17th June 2024

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