A formal certification program as a Six Sigma Black Belt


  • Employees at execution levels, Asst. Manager to Senior Manager Levels, in some cases, up to a delivery lead level.
  • For Dedicated Quality resources.


  • 80-100 hours of classroom, including open house / practice sessions, spread over 8 to 12 full days. This certifies the participant as a Trained Black Belt
  • Completion of two Lean Six Sigma  Projects, with advanced analytic tool usage is mandatory for certification. This certifies the participant as a Black Belt
  • For resources who have completed  the Green Belt Certification, the program will be reduced by 2 – 4 days


  • Classroom


  • Introduction to Six Sigma – recap
  • 6 Thinking Hats technique
  • Six Sigma Roadmap in organizations
  • Project Charter – Business case, Problem Statement, Scope, Goal Statement, Time management
  • Process identification – SIPOC / COPIS
  • Team Building – RASIC / RACI
  • Roles of Six Sigma Team
  • DMAIC – Define, measure, analyze, improve, control.
  • Tools in Define phase – SIPOC, Project Charter
  • Techniques in Measure Phase (Gauge R&R), Data Collection , DCP, Data Stratification
  • DPMO, Sigma level calculation , Process Capability
  • Tools and Hypothesis Tests used in Analyze phase, One sample T Test, Two Sample T Test, ANNOVA, Moods Median, One Sample Sign Test, Maan Whitney, F-Test, Chi-Square test
  • Improve phase tools – QFD, FMEA, Severity, Occurrence, Detection, Risk strategy, RPN, CAPA
  • Control Charts (for controlling special cause variation) – U chart, C-chart, P-chart, NP-Chart, and all types of testing for identifying controls.
  • Communication – Stakeholder managements and roles allocations
  • Presentation and Team Effectiveness
  • Change Management