Six Sigma Black Belt Training


Course Description

Six Sigma is the step-oriented process of involvement using statistical tools, which enable organizations to identify a non-performing business process, understand the basic causes of problems, analyze and improve upon contributing factors, and finally sustain steady gains in improvements. Training program entails the modern-day process improvement practices which leading organizations are adopting. Also, it covers proponents of Six Sigma in the service industry and engineering companies within the IC framework.

40 Hours

  • How to communicate using the concepts of Six Sigma
  • Perceiving your organization as a combination of various processes where outputs are determined by inputs
  • Relating the concepts of Six Sigma with the mission and objectives of a business
  • Evaluating the capabilities of a process or an organization with the help of Six Sigma concepts
  • Application of the five-step DMAIC model as a framework for organizing the activities of process improvement
  • Learning about various process improvement techniques like designing of experiments within the DMAIC model and how to employ them
  • Understanding the implementation of groundwork for a successful Six Sigma effort by identifying necessary organizational factors
  • Delivering meaningful results to an organization and leading successful process improvement projects by employing your Six Sigma skills

Organization-wide Planning and Deployment

  • Fundamentals of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
  • Six Sigma, Lean, and Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Relationships among business systems and processes
  • Strategic planning and deployment for initiatives
  • Leadership
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Organizational roadblocks and change management

Organizational Process Management and Measures

  • Impact on stakeholders
  • Benchmarking
  • Business measures

Team Management

  • Team formation
  • Team roles and responsibilities
  • Team member selection criteria
  • Team success factors
  • Team facilitation

Change Management

  • Voice of the customer
  • Business case and project charter
  • Problem statement
  • Project scope
  • Goals and objectives
  • Project Management (PM) tools
  • RACI Model (responsible, accountable, consulted and informed
  • Data collection
  • Data collection plans and methods
  • Measurement systems
  • Measurement system analysis (MSA)
  • Basic statistics
  • Probability
  • Correlation coefficient
  • Linear regression
  • Sample size determination
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Point and interval estimates
  • Tests for means, variances, and proportions
  • Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
  • Goodness-of-fit (chi square) tests
  • Contingency tables
  • Non-parametric tests
  • Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
  • Root cause analysis – Using CE/Pareto/5 Why
  • Generating and Prioritizing solutions
  • Piloting solution
  • Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Plan the implementation
  • Risk analysis using FMEA
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Visual controls
  • Control plan
  • Training for process owners and staff