Course Code: GES274
Receive an overview of Black Belt. Learn how to select worthwhile projects and begin building quality leadership skills.
Conduct process walks, continue learning about various leadership styles and skills, and begin selecting a Black Belt project to work on during the course.
Lay statistical groundwork, test your measurement system, sample the data, assess project capability, and strengthen your leadership skills.
Begin testing your hypothesis, you’ll test discrete data, continuous normal and non-normal data, and correlation. Continue working on your Black Belt project.
Learn how to design experiments and execute them successfully in the workforce. You’ll continue doing tasks and assignments that reaffirm your leadership skills while working on your Black Belt project.
Complete the course by selecting control charts, creating visual management, and learning more about your Black Belt project.
I. Introduction to Black Belt Training
A. Overview of Black Belt Training
B. Project Selection - Advanced
C. Build Leadership Skills
II. Define Phase
A. Conduct Process Walks
B. Strengthen Leadership Skills
C. bout Your Black Belt Project
III. Measure Phase
A. Lay Statistical Groundwork
B. Test your Measurement System
C. Sample the Data
D. Assess Process Capability
E. Strengthen Leadership Skills
A. Lay Hypothesis Testing Groundwork
B. Test Discrete Data
C. Test Continuous Normal Data
D. Test Continuous Non-Normal Data
E. Test Correlation
F. Strengthen Leadership Skills
G. About Your Black Belt Project
A. Design Experiments
B. Strengthen Leadership Skills
C. About Your Black Belt Project
A. Select Control Charts
B. Create Visual Management
C. Strengthen Leadership Skills
D. About Your Black Belt Project
Tracy O’Rourke is a Master Black Belt with over 15 years of success helping organizations like the Department of Veterans Affairs, the State of Washington, Cisco, DC Shoes, GE and Motorola learn and apply Lean and Six Sigma. Tracy is an accomplished facilitator, trainer and presenter. She has trained over 1,000 people, mentored 300+ people and has helped complete 300+ projects with results that range between $50,000 and $8 million dollars in savings. Her facilitation expertise runs the gamut, from facilitating leadership retreats with top executives, to facilitating Process Walks, Kaizen Events and project team meetings. Tracy has a BA in English Literature from San Francisco State University and an MBA with emphasis in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change from Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.
Elisabeth Swan is a Master Black Belt with over 20 years of success helping organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab, Burt's Bees, Microsoft and Starwood Hotels & Resorts learn and apply Lean Six Sigma. As an accomplished business process improvement consultant, designer, change leader and executive coach who is an expert in training, process-based organization design, problem-solving and change management for organizations large to small. Elisabeth is a Certified Interactive Leadership Executive Coach from Burnham Rosen, Boston, MA and Improvisational Facilitation Instructor from APQC, Houston, TX. She has a BA in English Literature from Barnard College/Columbia University, New York, NY.
In order to take the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification program students will be required to provide an approved Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Certification certificate or test out of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program. Students can bypass testing out if they present a qualifying Green Belt Certificate which is:
The qualifying process:
It is highly recommended that prospective students have a history of professional work experience (full-time, part-time, internship, volunteer work, etc.) to successfully complete course assignments and projects.
This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose. The materials for this program are all available online. Please Note: The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification both require students to complete a project in addition to assignments and quizzes. Projects must be based off an actual business and are subject to approval by Master Black Belt Coaches.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will be able to sit for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
You are allowed 3 revisions of your project, where you are provided feedback by a Master Black Belt. If you fail to pass after 3 revisions, there will be a fee of $300 to submit another revision.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
Yes, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification and be able to sit for the exam after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.