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Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification is a cross functional experience to assist individuals in being able to utilize statistical tools and measures to reduce variation.
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification is a cross functional experience to assist individuals in being able to utilize statistical tools and measures to reduce variation. It is a 120-hour, 15-day program, with an open book test on the last day. The content is designed to cover the majority of the ASQ Body of Knowledge. Students are required to have a project which the format allows participants to work on between classes, either individually or in teams, utilizing the tools learned. This program is more extensive in nature to that of the Green Belt and much more detail is explored with each topic. The course follows the D-M-A-I-C model in the learning process. A list of topics is as follows:
Introduction to Statistical Thinking Define
Six Sigma Concepts Project Selection
DMAIC Process Pareto Analysis
Concepts of Variability Initial Capability Analysis
Basic Statistics & Graphical Tools Project Charter
Central Limit Theorem Project Schedules
Project Management Team and Meeting Management
Voice of the Customer Histogram and Box Plots
Voice of the Process Run Charts
VOC/VOP Matrix Hypothesis Testing & Confidence Intervals
Quality Function Deployment Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Process Mapping Determining Key Drivers
Data Collection Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Measurement Systems Analysis R&R
Process Flow Improvements Fundamentals of Process Control
Design of Experiments Variables Control Charts
Variance Components Analysis Mistake Proofing
ANOVA Attribute Control Charts
Process Capability Analysis Procedure and Control Plan Development Training
Who Should Enroll
Anyone interested in obtaining their Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
The constant real-life examples and scenarious that Lance would bring up were the most useful. It was extremely useful to hear good/bad examples of the actual topics covered. Fall, 2019
Lance is a true expert in the subject matter and is highly motivated to teach others. Fall, 2019
It was helpful for me to be able to bring in my issues and work through it, made topics very relevant. Fall, 2019
Lance is a great communicator using many different methods to understand how to answer our questions in a forum we can relate to. Fall, 2019
Excellent course! Spring, 2019
Instructor is so knowledgeable. Spring, 2019
He motivates discussion and brings examples from the real world. Spring, 2019
Did a great job of explaining complicated topics so everyone could understand and was able to simplify complex statistical theories. Spring, 2019
**This class is currently scheduled for the classroom. We will keep you updated if we are unable to hold the classes on campus.**
CCSU Downtown Campus, 185 Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051
Schedule, Costs & Contact
Covid-19 protocols will be followed.
This is a 120-hour, 15-day program with an open book test on the last day.
Three separate weeks; Monday – Friday
February 22 – 26
March 22 – 26
April 19 – 23
Contact: Christa Sterling; firstname.lastname@example.org; 860-832-2277
If you are a CT manufacturing company with less than 2,000 employees, not receiving other funding, you may qualify for 50% funding by the CT Dept. of Labor for eligible classes. Complete the DOL Form and email to email@example.com for approval prior to registering.
Lance is a Central Connecticut State University adjunct professor and CE Instructor supporting Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma Training, (Lean, Green Belt and Black Belt) for organizations throughout Connecticut. During his work in industry, he has served on a variety of manufacturing panels and is currently the chair of the Northwest Connecticut Manufactures Coalition. Lance has been an invited speaker for a number of manufacturing, quality, continuous improvement and leadership initiatives. Having a passion for teaching, he is currently becoming a certified Dale Carnegie instructor. Lance has held a number of senior executive leadership positions including COO of a global adhesives manufacturing company.