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LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT CERTIFICATE

Learn how to improve customer satisfaction and business productivity by leading teams that execute flawlessly.

 

In this Black Belt program, you will build on your Green Belt knowledge to be able to identify process problems, lead teams, and analyze data using the DMAIC project process. You will demonstrate your mastery of Black Belt tools by leading a real-world Six Sigma project at your workplace.

 

The self-paced, instructor-supported program consists of 32 learning modules offered across three courses: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Management Skills, Statistics for Lean Six Sigma Black Belts, and the Project Capstone. Upon successful completion, you will earn a university issued Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Green Belts who wish to increase their skill sets so that they can solve more challenging problems and deliver greater benefit to their organizations.

COURSE INFORMATION

Prerequisites of this course include having successfully completed the UNF Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate course, strong familiarity with using formulas and graphing in Excel, and the ability to use algebra to solve equations. Participants that have attended a non-UNF Green Belt program may be eligible to attend if the program attended was comparable in duration and content (instructor approval is required). A laptop computer with Excel and a Minitab software license is required. If you do not already have access to Minitab, a 6-month license can be purchased through UNF for an additional fee.

*You are required to complete a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt project as part of the class program.


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION

The books required for the two courses can be found below in the course details.

 


 

LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT MANAGEMENT SKILLS

This first course covers all the non-statistical tools that Black Belts need to successfully identify process problems and lead teams through the DMAIC process.

Course features include:

  • Lessons on the Six Sigma philosophy, DMAIC methodology, project management, team dynamics, survey design, training methods, and Lean tools
  • Instructional videos with companion course guide
  • Hospitality industry case study
  • Excel spreadsheet with templates and custom calculators
  • Graded course assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Weekly live online office hours with the instructor

Topics include:

  • Reviewing Six Sigma
  • Launching Projects
  • Capturing the Voice of the Customer
  • Choosing Metrics
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing Projects
  • Mapping & Graphing Data
  • Finding Root Causes
  • Implementing Lean
  • Calculating Lean Metrics
  • Training Employees
  • Designing for Six Sigma
  • Closing the Project

Textbooks

Required

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STATISTICS FOR LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELTS

Black Belts use a wide range of statistical tools to analyze data for process improvement. This second course covers descriptive statistics, probability, hypothesis testing, statistical process control, linear and logistic regression and design of experiments. You will analyze data sets using Minitab statistical software. If you do not already have access to Minitab, a limited license can be purchased for an additional fee.

Course features include:

  • Instructional videos with companion course guide
  • Hospitality industry case study
  • Applied statistics textbook, available for purchase separately
  • 6-month license to Minitab statistical software required; available for purchase separately
  • Graded course assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Weekly live online office hours with the instructor

Topics include:

  • Descriptive Statistics & Graphical Analysis
  • Probability
  • Discrete Probability Distributions
  • Continuous Probability Distributions
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Correlation & Regression
  • Multiple Linear Regression & Logistic Regression
  • Design of Experiments
  • Control Charts
  • Process Capability

Textbooks

Required

Recommended

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PROJECT CAPSTONE

You will identify and conduct a Six Sigma project at your workplace with mentoring from the instructor.

Course Features Include:

  • Project mentoring and advice from instructor
  • Project tollgate report assignments

Topics Include:

  • Project Selection
  • Define Tollgate
  • Measure Tollgate
  • Analyze Tollgate
  • Improve Tollgate
  • Control Tollgate 

You will be registered in the Project Capstone concurrently with the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Management Skills course.

For more information on how the UNF Center for Quality & Process Improvement can help your organization, contact Jessica Murray, program director, at (904) 620-4200 or Jessica.Murray@unf.edu.