LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt

Course Duration

64 hours, 8-day training workshop

Course Inclusive

Training materials & certificate of completion

Course Description

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course equips the participants with the required knowledge, tools, techniques, technical and leadership skills in performing and managing Lean Six Sigma projects. The participants must be able to identify and implement Just-do-it, 5S, Kaizen, Lean six sigma projects that will help the organization reduce wastes and process variation while increasing internal and customer satisfaction and value. At the end of the eight day workshop and upon completion of required course assessments, the participant shall receive “Course Completion Certificate”. After submission and presentation of one (1) LSS DMAIC paper and a careful review by the mentor/facilitator, the participant shall be awarded with “Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt” credential.

Course Content

Course Type

Certification Class (With Credential) | Highly Experiential | Activity Based Learning

  • Module I
    1. Introduction to Mapua University Lean Six Sigma Certification Course
    2. Introduction to Lean, Six Sigma and ISO 13053
    3. History of Lean Six Sigma and Quality
    4. Principles of 5S and Just-Do-It Projects
    5. Voice of Customer, Voice of Process, Voice of Business, SIPOC
    6. DOWNTIME | TIMWOODS | WORMPIIT Process Wastes and Application
    7. Introduction to DMAIC Writing Process
    8. Assignment #1 (Online, Open References)

  • Module II (Computer Laboratory)
    1. Lean Thinking Tools and Application
    2. Toyota Production System Rules | Lean Service Application
    3. Basic Statistics and Minitab Application
    4. Define Measure Analyze Improve and Control Methodology 1 (DMAIC 1)
    5. Case Studies and Corporate Applications
    6. Assignment #2 (Online, Open References)

  • Module III
    1. Advanced Statistics | Comparison of Means (Normal/Nonparametric)
    2. Measurement Systems Analysis | Application to Service Quality
    3. Design of Experiments 1 (DOE 1) – Full factorial
    4. Design of Experiments 2 (DOE 2) – Taguchi
    5. Assignment #3 (Online, Open References)

  • Module IV
    1. Lean Cycle, Process Mapping, Value Stream Map (VSM)
    2. Companion Software for VSM
    3. Introduction to Project Management for Lean Six Sigma Projects
    4. Application of MS Excel, GanttProject/ProjectLibre on Project Management
    5. Define Measure Analyze Improve and Control Methodology 2 (DMAIC 2)
    6. Case Study and Corporate Application
    7. Assignment #4 (Online, Open References)

  • Module V
    1. ISO 9001 Quality Awareness, Auditing
    2. Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
    3. Response Flow Checklist | Learning Register
    4. Agile Methodology on Project Management
    5. Assignment #5 (Online, Open References)

  • Module VI
    1. Six Sigma Corporate Policy Creation
    2. CSI/KPI Measurement/Design for Organization
    3. Project Integration, Scope, Schedule, Cost, Quality, Resource Management and Communication Management of Six Sigma Projects
    4. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (Kepner Tregoe | 8D | A3 | 7S, etc
    5. Assignment #6 (Online, Open References)

  • Module VII
    1. Hoshin Kanri Session for Lean Six Sigma | SWOT | Balanced scorecard
    2. Training Design for Six Sigma Black Belts
    3. Effective Coaching and Mentoring | Facilitation techniques
    4. Developing Management and Leadership Skills for Lean Six Sigma Leaders
    5. Assignment #7 (Online, Open References)

  • Module VIII
    1. Developing Management and Leadership Skills Lean Six Sigma Leaders (Continuation)
    2. Define Measure Analyze Improve and Control Methodology 3
    3. Course Review and Project Advising

At the end of the Module VIII, the participants shall receive a “COURSE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE”.

In order to receive the certification “CERTIFIED LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT” from Mapua University, the participant must submit one (1) DMAIC project paper (application of Lean, Six Sigma principles) and must schedule a virtual meeting with the facilitator to present and review the contents of the paper.

Assessment Methods

Following Bloom’s taxonomy of learning, the participants shall be assessed against the following knowledge and practical competencies:

Competency 1. Remember and understand the history of lean six sigma, purpose of lean and six sigma, 5S and just-do-it application.
Competency 2. Apply VOC, VOE, VOP and SIPOC tools on understanding customer value.
Competency 3. Remember and understand the fundamentals of statistics. Demonstrate/ apply Minitab software analysis in data driven interpretation of situation.
Competency 4. Demonstrate/apply several lean thinking tools.
Competency 5. Demonstrate/apply DMAIC approach in lean/six sigma projects.
Competency 6. Apply workshop learning on actual written cases and decide on the proper strategy to implement on process issues.
Competency 7. Demonstrate competency on advanced statistics.
Competency 8. Demonstrate competency on measurement system analysis.
Competency 9. Demonstrate competency on DOE 1 and DOE 2.
Competency 10. Demonstrate competency on DMAIC technical writing (1).
Competency 11. Demonstrate competency on FMEA, RFC, Ishikawa Diagram.
Competency 12. Demonstrate competency on Companion Software.
Competency 13. Demonstrate project management skills (project charter, scoping, WBS, schedule generation, cost and budget, EVM, human resource).
Competency 14. Apply project management software on Six Sigma projects.
Competency 15. Be involved in hoshin kanri session and develop balanced scorecard.
Competency 16. Demonstrate leadership, management and problem solving skills (role playing, case analysis).
Competency 17. Present a DMAIC project.

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