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Lean Six Sigma Black Belts are highly trained professionals in Quality improvement methodology, who are able to apply Six Sigma principles to business processes and lead a quality improvement initiative. They are well versed in the Six Sigma Methodology and can skilfully lead and assume full responsibility for large scale quality improvement projects. They are competent in the use of six Sigma tools and techniques and standard principles. A Six Sigma Black Belt has a thorough grounding in all aspects of the phases of D-M-A-I-C (Define, Measure, Analyze, Measure, Control), and can identify non-value-added elements and activities.
Six Sigma certified professionals work on continual quality improvement by analyzing and solving quality problems and creating a high-performance organization. The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is the fifth level of certification, after the Green Belt. Certified Black Belts should be able to assume team leadership with confidence, and allocate responsibilities and team member roles.
This course will give you a thorough and detailed understanding of Lean Six Sigma and its focus on eliminating defects through process improvement and variation reduction by applying Six Sigma improvement projects. The course content efficiently covers all of the recognized Lean Six Sigma Black Belt topics in a comprehensive manner. Our intensive course is designed to help candidates navigate the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam syllabus, and to prepare them for the Black Belt exams.
There are no prerequisites for attending the course or taking up the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black exam.
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In order to achieve IASSC Certified Black Belt™ (ICBB™) from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification, candidates must sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam and achieve a passing score.
The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt™ (ICBB™) Exam is a 4 hour 150 question, closed book, proctored exam. The Exam contains approximately 30 multiple-choice and true/false questions from each major section of the ILSSBOK for Black Belts.Certification fee is not included in the course fee. If, however, you are interested in giving the Certification Exam, please contact a KnowledgeHut representative to order a voucher for you at an additional cost.
The minimum passing score to gain the certification is 580 points out of a total potential of 750 points. The questions are based on the Black Belt Body of Knowledge which can be downloaded from this link: http://www.iassc.org/body-of-knowledge/black-belt-body-of-knowledge/
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Lean Six Sigma is an enhancement technique that identifies and eliminates the basic reasons of error in any business process, and also reduces wastage of time and resources. It aims at minimizing variability and eliminating marginal methods that are used in traditional contexts. The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ICGB) is a professional who is well versed in the Lean Six Sigma Methodology and who leads a team that handles improvement projects.
This course offers an in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and its focus on eliminating defects through process improvement and variation reduction. The course content efficiently covers all of the recognized Six Sigma Black Belt topics in a comprehensive manner.
You will get 40 PDUs on completion of this course.
Yes, all participants will receive a downloadable version of the courseware on enrolling for the workshop.
In order to achieve the professional designation of IASSC Certified Black Belt (ICBB) from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification candidates must sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam. The Six Sigma Black Belt Exam is 4 hours long, and the 150 questions are in the multiple choice or true/false format.
Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 580 points out of a total potential of 750 points to pass the exam.
Lean Six Sigma certifications are offered by the IASSC in partnership with PEOPLECERT.
This is the first level of the Lean Six Sigma Certification scheme, and more advanced levels include the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, and the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
There are no prerequisites required to sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam.
IASSC provides a Reference Document in either paper or electronic form, subject to which form of exam one is taking. This document contains all formulas and tables one will need during the examination. Scratch paper is included in this document and must be discarded or returned to the Proctor before the candidate leaves the Testing Center. If taking a paper based exam one may bring an arithmetic-only calculator into the Testing Center.
The ILSSBOK is a document, developed by the industry and organized by IASSC, which defines the knowledge requirements of a Lean Six Sigma exam.
The ILSSBOK is continually updated to ensure that it maintains an accurate alignment with industry standards.
Results are sent within 2 business days upon receipt of the exam papers.
PDUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute . They recognize your dedication to implementing the Six Sigma processes and eliminating defects and improving overall process quality. PDUs are offered by the PMI®, and every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.
It is easy to enrol for the training online. There are several options to pay either through your debit/credit card that includes Visa Card, MasterCard; American Express or via PayPal. Payment receipt will be issued to the candidate automatically by email.
IASSC™ Examinations cannot be taken more than once within a 2-week period, and cannot be taken more than a total of three times with a 3-month period.
ATA application candidates are allowed only 1 retake attempt. ATA candidates that have failed both their original exam attempt and their retake can reapply for Accreditation 6 months after the original application submittal but not earlier. (Note that an Accredited Training Associate (ATA) is an instructor who delivers Lean Six Sigma training as a sole proprietor or as a contractor or an employee of an Accredited Training Organization or Accredited Deployment Program and meets the IASSC criteria to receive such designation.
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Yes, we do have virtual classes for Six Sigma courses. Contact us for more information on the schedule and price.
Six Sigma Black Certification is valid for only three years. To renew it, you need to take the Recertification Exam. The purpose of the exam is to evaluate the retained subject matter knowledge. It is a 2-hour long exam with 75 questions. To pass the exam, you need to have a minimum score point of 70%. The cost of the recertification fee is $235.
There are no eligibility requirements to sit for the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt exam. If you want to achieve this certification, you will be required to sit for the exam that can be purchased through the Black Belt Exam Voucher of $395. You also need to get a minimum score of 70% to pass the exam to become a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified professional.
Yes, the course fee includes the examination fee as well.
Here is how you can schedule the exam through IASSC:
Yes, practice tests are provided as a part of this course.
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Six Sigma is a data, approach methodology used for eliminating defects in any processes, from manufacturing to transaction whereas LeanSix Sigma is a methodology that combines Lean management along with Six Sigma methodology. Both has the same organizational structure, but there are a lot of differences between the two:
It can take you about 2 to 3 months to get comfortable with executing and managing Six Sigma projects. It is recommended that you take the exam after that.
The average salary of a Six Sigma Black Belt professional is $99000 per year.
Here are some roles and responsibilities of a sigma Black Belt professional:
As the IASSC Black Belt exam is meant to test the knowledge of the aspirant to handle projects individually, it is a tough one. But with the right guidance and training, the exam can be cleared with confidence. It requires experience, disciplined study, test-taking strategy, and sound preparation. You will be best equipped by enrolling in a training program like KnowledgeHut’s.
No, you do not require the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification to sit for the Black Belt exam.
As a Black Belt, you will be trained in all the Six Sigma tools and methods. You also must have statistical knowledge to facilitate improvements in the organization. As a Black Belt, you will be:
When you have successfully passed the exam, you will get the IASSC Six Sigma Black Belt certification that is issued by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification or IASSC. IASSC is an independent, third-party certification association of the Lean Six Sigma industry. The IASSC will send you a PDF that includes the Certification Number and a digital badge that is added to the Official IASSC Certification Register. You will also have the right to use the IASSC Certification Titles and Marks.
The cost for the IASSC Certified Black Belt exam is $395.
If you want to take the exam, it is recommended that you prepare for the exam by taking the Lean Six Sigma training. Also, you should have some real-world experience working on Six Sigma projects.
Here is the process to apply for IASSC Certified LeanSix Sigma Black exam:
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is a certification for individuals who are well-versed in the Lean Six Sigma methodology. They lead the complex improvement projects in a full-time capacity. They have a thorough understanding of every aspect of the Six Sigma method including being highly competent in the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) methodology. As a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt professional, you should know how to implement, interpret, perform, and apply the methodology at an advanced level of proficiency.
As a LeanSix Sigma professional, you will have a great career path and multiple job opportunities. You can take a job in service, manufacturing, aviation, IT, pharma, BPO, etc. Here are some of the roles that you can take on as a certified Six SigmaBlack Belt professional:
Here are some of the skills you will learn as a LeanSix SigmaBlack Belt certified:
As a Black Belt, you will be involved in project selection and support the business by selecting the right things to work on.
Black Belts have the right skill sets to get to the right level of understanding of how to capture a problem.
A Black Belt must be able to consider the voice of the customer and figure out a way to make sure that the developers can fulfil the needs of the customer.
A LeanSix SigmaBlack Belt certified knows about the metrics and measurements that are used for learning.
They have knowledge of Control Charts, Histograms, Scatter Plots, Pareto, etc. to get a detailed understanding of how to use this information.
A Black Belt has the skills of using the data to generate findings on the basis of the facts and get better solutions. Several statistical methods and tests like a regression can be used for this.
A Black Belt knows when to use this complex method and employ it to your benefit.
A Black Belt is a leader who can change the organization for the better. It all boils down to statistics and processes and how best you can use these in the context of delivering value to the business.