Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Learning Path
Drive continuous improvement, performance and productivity
The Lean Six Sigma methodology is synonymous with service and manufacturing excellence. In fact, more than 50% of Fortune 100 companies use Lean Six Sigma to lead improvement projects.
The most comprehensive certification program of its kind, the Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Learning Path provides the tools you need to advance your career. Developed specifically to help Canadian organizations reach world-class operational standards, the program mixes theory and practice and is taught by highly rated instructors with extensive real-world experience.
We also take a reduced-mathematics approach to learning, utilizing software to complete statistical analysis so you can concentrate on data interpretation. Join hundreds of thousands of managers and executives worldwide who are using Lean Six Sigma to improve operating performance and profits. Whether you are in manufacturing or service industries, you can receive introductory right through to advanced training.
The belt designations on this Lean Six Sigma Learning Path are recognized world-wide and the skills you will learn are in high demand within virtually all industries. Our completely integrated program of training, tools, methodology and technology will enable you to rapidly customize and deploy an operational improvement strategy that will deliver the results that your stakeholders and customers demand.
Modular Learning Offers Flexible Registration
The most comprehensive university-based training program in Canada, SEEC’s Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt, has been designed as a series of “stackable” certificates that offer you convenient registration options.
You will start with the fundamentals in the White and Yellow Belt programs, and seamlessly move on to master more advanced Lean Six Sigma methods, tools and concepts in the Green and Black Belt programs.
Two Flexible Registration Options
Express: Register for the full Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt (15 days + online e-learning module) and complete it in as little as four months or as long as three years. You will enjoy significant tuition savings over the individual certificate program fees.
Pay-as-you-go: Take the certificate(s) you need now, and easily upgrade your LSS Belt designation at a future date as needed.
Certification and Coaching Options Available
For participants in the Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt programs, the following additional services are available:
Lean Six Sigma Certification
Access to a formal Lean Six Sigma Green & Black Belt Certification Exam
Project Submission Guideline – step by step template for outlining your Lean Six Sigma project actions and outcomes
Project Review from a LSS Master Black Belt
Certification Plaque on successful completion
Lean Six Sigma Coaching
Supplemental coaching related to the implementation and management of specific Lean Six Sigma projects
For more information contact Program Director Mike Ewing at 416-736-5079 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unique Program Features Include:
Highly rated instructors with a passion for the subject who have rolled up their sleeves with extensive real-world projects.
Easy to follow, well-structured material that flows logically.
A reduced mathematics approach that lets the software do the statistical analysis, and concentrates instead on data interpretation.
A learning environment of like-minded professionals to learn from and share with.
Intended for individuals in all industry sectors, particularly those related to operations, products and services, the program suits the needs of many professionals.
Please Note: participants are required to bring a laptop with Microsoft Excel for the duration of the program. Basic Excel skills including formatting cells, sorting and manipulating data, using column filters, creating a formula, and useful Excel formulas/functions, ex. “=sum(A1:A50)”, are highly recommended.
“Great content, presented in an easy-to-understand format with enough challenges/activities to help really bring the message home.”
““I started to implement a Lean Six Sigma project in my company while I was taking this training and the original outcome is $300K in costs reductions. I strongly recommend this program for all companies and individuals seeking excellence.””
The Lean Six Sigma White Belt program is designed to give those without prior knowledge of the methodologies a brief overview of Six Sigma and Lean principles, including exactly what it is and why it is being used in businesses around the world to streamline operations and eliminate waste.
Format: Online E-learning Module. This online component of the Learning Path takes approximately one day to complete and can be done anytime in the two weeks before the next module, or by itself at any time if being taken as a standalone option.
Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
LSS language and terminology
Culture of Lean and Six Sigma
Voice of the customer
Value add and non value-add activities
8 wastes in a process intro
Process mapping intro
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
LSS Yellow Belts begin to drive continuous improvement with their team or department by applying Lean Six Sigma principles and tools to deliver breakthrough improvements. They do this through a focus on internal efficiencies while at the same time becoming more in tune with the voice of their customers. Along the way, they enable Green Belts and Black Belts to focus on more complex initiatives and projects.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belts are individuals who lead projects using DMAIC (Define – Measure – Analyze – Improve – Control) methodology, team leadership skills, change leadership skills, project management skills, quantitative and qualitative analysis tools, and innovative thinking to work with others to improve the organization’s quality, speed, and costs for the benefit of the customer. This moduel of the program is delivered in two sessions, 1 & 2. See below for details on Session 2.
Pre-requisite: LSS Yellow Belt, Optional: Certification and Coaching
Lean Six Sigma Project Management and Change Principles
Project management and DMAIC
Project teams and roles
Project plans, critical path and risk
Meetings and communication
Quantifying/prioritizing project ideas
Applying Lean methods to your value streams future state
Building personal leadership capability
Tools to Visualize and Analyze Data
Descriptive & inferential statistics – intro
Graphical analysis tools – advanced
Effective workplaces – advanced
Introduction to regression analysis
Hypothesis testing – intro
Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Measurement System Analysis – intro
Capability of process – intro
Intro to Control Plans & Charts (SPC)
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt - Session 1
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt - Session 2
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is a leader of change who not only demonstrates an understanding of the LSS philosophy but is also capable of successfully leading process analysis teams that can enable “breakthrough” improvements. In order to achieve this, participants will master each phase of the Six Sigma DMAIC problem solving methodology as well as all of the advanced quality and analytical tools associated with the Six Sigma Black Belt body of knowledge. The addition of Lean principles and tools, “woven” into the DMAIC framework, will complete your training as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. This module is held in three separate sessions with the first two over three days each and the third over the final two days of the program
Personal leadership skills (influence and conflict resolution)
Sustaining results & link to strategic KPIs
Tools to Visualize and Analyze Data – advanced
Measurement system analysis – advanced
Regression analysis – advanced
Hypothesis testing – advanced
Parametric vs non parametric data including transformation
Capability of process – advanced
Design of experiment
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Sustainable Improvements – Advanced
Control Plans & Control Charts (SPC) – advanced
Optimization of process design, including Theory of Constraints
Lean Six Sigma is synonymous with service and manufacturing excellence in today’s global marketplace. It is now a key strategy in every sector, including service, manufacturing, finance, technology, healthcare and government, and drives high-impact, measurable benefits for all stakeholders.
SEEC’s Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Learning Path training is specifically designed to enable Canadian organizations in all industries to reach world-class operational standards, generate measurable financial results and produce nothing but perfection – or close to it!
The industry’s top instructors, all with international expertise, teach our highly interactive and real-world-focused modules. Not all Lean Six Sigma training programs are created equal. SEEC’s Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt provides the most comprehensive training in the industry: you will have all the tools required to advance your career and drive measurable value to your organization by the end of the program.
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