Black Belt with Lean Six Sigma - 10 days 

It is sensible to complete the Green Belt course before completing the Black Belt course

This course includes all elements of: -

·         BS ISO 13053-1:2011 Six Sigma Part 1: DMAIC methodology

·         BS ISO 13053-2:2011 Six Sigma Part 2: Tools and techniques

·         BS ISO 18404:2015 Six Sigma - Competencies of personnel in relation to Six Sigma (and Lean)

·         Conceptual model/framework/step by step process for problem solving

·         Other useful tools and techniques not including in BS ISO 13053-2:2011


Teaching method: Lecture and practical exercises

Resources: Laptop with EXCEL


The aim is to teach you how to apply the methods and not how to use a statistical package!


Module 1: Philosophy and Approach

Module 2: Define

Module 3: Measure

Module 4: Analysis

Module 5: Improvement 

Module 6: Control phase

Tools and Techniques Modules

Module : Basic Statistics

Module : Correlation and Regression (Data modelling)

Module : MSA

Module : Problem Solving - TRIZ

Module : Design of Experiments - all types 

Module : Statistical Process Control

Module : Process mapping

Module : New Quality Tools

Module : Money and Cash

Module : Charter

Module : Capability Study

Module : Pareto and Cause & Effect

Module : Hypothesis Testing

Module : Six Sigma in a Service context

Module : Lean

Open book exam

Project to be completed over the next 6 months