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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Training in Washington, DC, United States

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

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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.

What you will learn:
  • The principles and philosophy behind the Six Sigma method
  • To lead quality initiatives, and oversee the work of Green and Yellow Belts
  • Design and implement Six Sigma projects
  • The DMAIC process
  • How to gather data, and participate in problem solving
  • To identify and control wasteful processes
  • To evaluate daily activities, to reduce cycle times, and improve quality
  • Root cause analysis and basic statistical analyses on process measurements
  • To identify and control wasteful processes
  • To increase profitability using Six Sigma methodology
  • Prepare for the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam
You will also get
  • 5 days instructor-led course
  • 40 PDUs
  • Downloadable e-book
  • End-to-end support via phone, email and chat

Key Features

Comprehensive training for IASSC Certified Black Belt™ (ICBB™) exam
5 days Training delivered by Certified experts
End-to-end exam prep support and assistance
Gain competence to contribute to organizational success by applying the Six Sigma philosophy
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification provided through PEOPLECERT
KnowledgeHut is an Accredited Training Organization of PEOPLECERT

Certification

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for attending the course or taking up the exam.

There are no prerequisites required to sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam™

For more about this please visit the FAQ’s page http://www.iassc.org/faqs/

Certification:

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 Exam

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. KnowledgeHut will book the exam for you, or will send you an Exam voucher.

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/

  • Meanings of Six Sigma
  • General History of Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement
  • Deliverables of a Lean Six Sigma Project
  • The Problem Solving Strategy Y = f(x)
  • Voice of the Customer, Business and Employee
  • Six Sigma Roles & Responsibilities
  • Defining a Process
  • Critical to Quality Characteristics (CTQ’s)
  • Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)
  • Pareto Analysis (80:20 rule)
  • Basic Six Sigma Metrics: including DPU, DPMO, FTY, RTY Cycle Time, deriving these metrics
  • Building a Business Case & Project Charter
  • Developing Project Metrics
  • Financial Evaluation & Benefits Capture
  • Understanding Lean
  • The History of Lean
  • Lean & Six Sigma
  • The Seven Elements of Waste: a. Overproduction, Correction, Inventory, Motion, Overprocessing, Conveyance, Waiting
  • 5S: Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Self-Discipline, Sort
  • Cause & Effect / Fishbone Diagrams
  • Process Mapping, SIPOC, Value Stream Map
  • X-Y Diagram
  • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Basic Statistics
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Normal Distributions & Normality
  • Graphical Analysis
  • Precision & Accuracy
  • Bias, Linearity & Stability
  • Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility
  • Variable & Attribute MSA
  • Capability Analysis
  • Concept of Stability
  • Attribute & Discrete Capability
  • Monitoring Techniques
  • Multi-Vari Analysis
  • Classes of Distributions
  • Understanding Inference
  • Sampling Techniques & Uses
  • Central Limit Theorem
  • General Concepts & Goals of Hypothesis Testing
  • Significance; Practical vs. Statistical
  • Risk; Alpha & Beta
  • Types of Hypothesis Test
  • 1 & 2 sample t-tests
  • 1 sample variance
  • One Way ANOVA: a. Including Tests of Equal Variance, Normality Testing and Sample Size calculation, performing tests and interpreting results.
  • Mann-Whitney
  • Kruskal-Wallis
  • Mood’s Median
  • Friedman
  • 1 Sample Sign
  • 1 Sample Wilcoxon
  • One and Two Sample Proportion
  • Chi-Squared (Contingency Tables): a. Including Tests of Equal Variance, Normality Testing and Sample Size calculation, performing tests and interpreting results.
  • Correlation
  • Regression Equations
  • Residuals Analysis
  • Non- Linear Regression
  • Multiple Linear Regression
  • Confidence & Prediction Intervals
  • Residuals Analysis
  • Data Transformation, Box Cox
  • Experiment Objectives
  • Experimental Methods
  • Experiment Design Considerations
  • 2k Full Factorial Designs
  • Linear & Quadratic Mathematical Models
  • Balanced & Orthogonal Designs
  • Fit, Diagnose Model and Center Points
  • Designs
  • Confounding Effects
  • Experimental Resolution
  • Control Methods for 5S
  • Kanban
  • Poka-Yoke (Mistake Proofing)
  • Data Collection for SPC
  • I-MR Chart
  • Xbar-R Chart
  • U Chart
  • P Chart
  • NP Chart
  • X-S chart
  • CumSum Chart
  • EWMA Chart
  • Control Chart Anatomy
  • Subgroups, Impact of Variation, Frequency of Sampling
  • Center Line & Control Limit Calculations
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Elements of the Control Plan
  • Elements of the Response Plan

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Frequently Asked Questions

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. For more about this please visit the FAQ's page

http://www.peoplecert.org/en/Candidates/Candidates_FAQs/LSS/Pages/IASSC_Lean_Six_Sigma_FAQs.aspx

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.

The location is determined weeks ahead of the training schedule and you will be kept informed by email. You can also call our support staff or send us an email at support@knowledgehut.com. Besides, you can use our chat option for more information.

The trainers are highly qualified and certified instructors with plenty of experience to deliver the training.

Yes, we do offer group packages for the training programs. Contact support@knowledgehut.com to know more about group concessions.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

You are welcome to revise the choice of city, place and date for any classroom training, if required. However, if it is cross-country, then there will be a revision in the training fee.

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

The Six Sigma Black Belt program is designed for professionals and students who want to develop the ability to lead process-improvement initiatives. An indicative list of participants in this course can include Financial/business analysts, Commodity managers, Project managers, Quality managers, Business development managers, Manufacturing process engineers, Continuous improvement directors, Business managers or consultants, Project managers/Program Managers, Directors or VP of Operations, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs among others.

Yes, we do have virtual classes for Six Sigma courses. Contact us for more information on the schedule and price.

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