Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training and Certification

GAZELLES provide you with a thorough knowledge of Lean Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools based on ASQ/IASSC Body of knowledge. A certified Black Belt exhibits team leadership are able to implement the advanced concepts of Lean Six Sigma that they have learned and should be able to constantly improve on the quality of their own performance. The major role of the Six Sigma Black Belt is overseeing teams of Green Belts, who are responsible for most of the actual Six Sigma work within the hierarchy.They have a complete understanding of the DMAIC model in accordance with Lean Six Sigma principles, have a basic knowledge of lean enterprise concepts, and they can identify non-value-added elements and activities. 

Course Highlights

  • Program contents are mainly based on ASQ/IASSC Body of Knowledge and help participants for effective preparation of final ASQ/IASSC Certification exam of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Gives the participants a comprehensive knowledge of Lean Six Sigma Methodology, the DMAIC process and DFSS approach
  • Enables participants to understand the role of a Green belt as a key change agent in their organizations
  • Gives the participants a comprehensive understanding of Lean Six Sigma applications by exposing them to examples from cross functions and cross industry
  • Gives participants an understanding to Define, Scope and Work on Lean Six Sigma Projects
  • Gives participants an understanding to characterize a complex problem
  • Enables participants to understand linkage between business priorities and Lean Six Sigma
  • Post training support for the projects through mails and web interactions (more than 10 hrs/project)

Some of the things you will learn in your Black Belt Training

  • Lean Six Sigma philosophy of process improvement
  • Customer centered business
  • Lean tools
  • Statistical and graphical analysis tools
  • Coaching successful project teams
  • Group/organizational assessment

Ten-Days Program Classroom Program + 90 Hours Online Learning

  1. Six Sigma - Define
    1. Identification of customer pain areas
    2. Voice of customer (VOC)
    3. Ways of capturing VOC
    4. Quality function deployment (QFD)
    5. Project charter and tracking
    6. CAP tools - ARMI, GRPI, Stakeholder Analysis
  2. Six Sigma – Measure
    1. Importance of Measurement
    2. Operational Definition
    3. CTQ drill down tree
    4. Data collection plan
    5. Data Stratification and Segmentation
    6. Data Types- Discrete and Continuous
    7. Basic Statistics and Probability
    8. Sample Strategies
    9. Introduction to Process Mapping
    10. Measurement system analysis-discrete and continuous data
    11. Process capability analysis
  3. Six Sigma – Analyze
    1. Concept of root cause analysis
    2. Fish bone diagram and Pareto analysis
    3. Detailed process mapping-Value Stream Mapping
    4. Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
    5. Hypothesis Testing
    6. Measuring and modeling relationship between variables
    7. Concept of normality and stability
    8. Statistical tools and technique-Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
    9. Chi square test, T-test, Box Plots, Histogram etc.
    10. Analyzing non-normal data
  4. Six Sigma – Improve
    1. Improvement Action Planning
    2. Design of Experiments (DOE)
    3. Kaizen and Kaizen blitz
    4. Waste elimination
    5. Theory of constraint (TOC)
    6. Solution implementation
    7. Risk Analysis and mitigation
    8. Solution design matrix
    9. Mistake Proofing
  5. Six Sigma – Control
    1. Statistical Process Control
    2. Maintain Controls
    3. Sustain improvements
    4. Mistake proofing
    5. Process Audit - Overview on how to audit a process on an ongoing basis
    6. Other Control tools; TPM and Visual Factory

Who Should Attend?

  • Quality and/or Training Coordinators;
  • Engineers, Business Unit Managers, Program Managers and other practitioners/change agents who will be conducting Six Sigma projects; or
    Individuals who are already Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Individuals interested in having career growth and ASQ/IASSC certification for Black Belts


  • Understand how to improve the bofom line, save time and cut cost
  • Motivate Employees and win Customer confidence
  • Improves Project Management Skills
  • Fast track your career growth by strategically aligning your process with organization objective and linking it with cost benefit analysis
  • Encourages Statistical and system Thinking
  • Eliminate waste and defects by applying Lean Six Sigma tools
  • Create cross functional awareness/competency building