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Six Sigma Black Belt 03/07/2017 London 10 days

£2405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 03/07/2017 Leeds 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 03/07/2017 Aberdeen 10 days

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Six Sigma Black Belt 03/07/2017 Sheffield 10 days

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Manchester 10 days

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Southampton 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Reading 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Edinburgh 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Cambridge 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Cardiff 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Nottingham 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 10/07/2017 Milton Keynes 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 London 10 days

£2405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 Inverness 10 days

£3305

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 Bristol 10 days

£3405

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 Warrington 10 days

£3759

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 Warwick 10 days

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 Crewe 10 days

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 Stoke-on-Trent 10 days

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Six Sigma Black Belt 17/07/2017 Corby 10 days

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Six Sigma Black Belt

What is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt?

Six Sigma black belt has been created for individuals who are capable of explaining the principles and ideas behind the Six Sigma certification. Professionals can assign team members roles that suit their ability, show team leadership and recognise team dynamics. In addition, six sigma experts should have a good understanding of sections of the DMAIC model.

This black belt course combines all the six sigma’s which are, green, yellow and black so once the course is complete, you will be qualified with the highest level of the six sigma courses.

The course does not require you to have any experience with six sigma, as the green belt course contains the foundations of the six sigma methodologies. This course doesn’t have any formal entry requirements but you are expected to do some pre-course reading. Once you have purchased the course, you will be provided with pre-course guides, which usually take 30 hours to complete.

 

About Six Sigma

Six sigma dates back to the 1980’s where Motorola who are a mobile manufacturer company decided that there is no current framework used to check for quality in a project. The main function of the project management technique is to gather and examine data from a project, this assists members of the team to see where flaws are occurring and how they should reduce them.

 

Six Sigma Training

Here at Six Sigma, we provide you with all the different levels of Six Sigma at a competitive price. We also provide the training through three different methods, which are classroom, online and onsite.

Our classroom training aims to provide you with the suitable equipment at one of our state of the art venues. At the venue, one of our highly experienced instructors will guide you through the course, allowing you to ask any questions you might have along the way.

Six Sigma Online training is where we provide the course through a secure link over the internet. This means you can take the course at the comfort of your own home.

Onsite training is where we provide the training in your workplace, this ensure employers can control costs and employees do not need to spend time travelling.

 

Pre-Requisites

There are no qualifications or experience required prior to attending this course, however there is a manual to read before the course begins and candidates must also bring them to the course; ‘Lean Six Sigma and Minitab: The Complete Toolbox Guide for All Lean Six Sigma Practitioners’. As soon as your course is confirmed, pre-course materials will be sent to you, and also include additional reading materials. A laptop is also required for this course with a copy of Minitab installed.

 

Minitab is only available on a thirty day free trial at first, so candidates are recommended to make sure their version is available and active for the duration of the course.

 

Candidates are required to pass the Green Belt level exam before attempting the Black Belt examination.

 

Who Should Attend

This course is for anyone who wants or needs to improve their business performance.

 

About the Trainers and Materials

The materials for the Six Sigma Black Belt course are always top quality and will ensure delegates always receive the most effective and highest standard of training.

 

The trainers involved in delivering the course have over twenty of years of experience and have vast expertise on the field of implementing best practice involved in work optimisation, managing supply chains and using Six Sigma methodologies.

 

All of these trainers have worked as leading management consultants involved in high profile assignments and have broad experience in managing and implementing Lean Six Sigma in government, engineering, science, manufacturing and retail sectors.

 

Course Structure & Content

There are two parts to this course.

The first part is five days long and focuses on the Yellow and Green Belt information and exam. The last five days are dedicated to Black Belt and how to prepare for and pass the exam.

 

The exam involves 100 multiple choice questions, with the pass mark above 70. Passing this exam ensures that delegates are able to lead a team of process improvement staff and act as an expert in the field of Six Sigma methods and tools.

 

Course Outline

The units of this course include:

  • Different and improved ways of working
  • Managing meetings
  • Keeping track of responsibilities
  • Using improvement wheels
  • Managing cycles of emotional change
  • Communication skills
  • Motivating others
  • Running critical issues workshops

 

Advanced Equipment;

  • Takt & Cycle time
  • Balancing work
  • RRS
  • R&R Gage
  • Mapping value streams
  • Experiment designs
  • T&F Testing
  • Using advanced control charts

 

Managing Operational Performance;

  • How to design a dashboard for performance management
  • How to use a dashboard for performance management
  • Interpreting trends
  • Visual management basics
  • Building business cases
  • Reporting on performance management

 

Leadership Fundamentals;

  • The principles of leadership
  • Forming a team of top performers
  • Situational leadership
  • Running rapid action and quick wins teams
  • How to manage resistance
  • Coaching and giving feedback

 

Why Train with Six Sigma?

  • The materials provided are world class
  • Learning experiences are always enjoyable
  • Trusted by leading companies to train their staff
  • Pre and post course support is provided
  • Our courses use real-world examples and businesses
  • The exam pass rate is consistently high
  • 90% of delegates take further courses with us
  • The instructors are the best in the global industry
  • In 2014, over 50,000 delegates were trained through us
  • The venues we use and provide are the most luxurious in the world

 

Case Study

General Electric implemented Six Sigma in the 1990s and is probably the most famous case study of Six Sigma use.

 

The owner of General Electric, Jack Welch, needed to change his company’s strategies, so in 1995 he noticed the success of Six Sigma in a friend’s company, Allied Signal, and decided to give it a go for himself.

 

He performed some analysis and discovered that General Electric was running at three or four sigma, and by raising it to six sigma, the company could save somewhere between $7 billion to $10 billion.

 

The Six Sigma program was implemented in 1996 with a goal in mind of taking just five years, whereas other companies would take about ten years to fully take control.

 

Six Sigma could only fully benefit General Electric if it could fully permeate company processes and culture on the manufacturing perspectives but also how much value it delivers to customers. Most employee attended Six Sigma training. Some of these were promoted to Black Belt who were able to train Green Belts who could then form Six Sigma teams, able to carry out projects within the organisation.

 

Six Sigma was heavily supported by the executives of the company, who would review and work on projects in quarterly meetings. Executives who were most successful were given stock options so employees could witness how their work was celebrated. This made engaging with employees far easier.

 

In the first two years, General Electric’s revenues rose by 11% and their earnings by 13% and after the first five years, they saved around $12 billion through using Six Sigma. To this day, Six Sigma is still a part of GE’s business model as well as many other Fortune 500 companies.

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