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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course

About the Course

Our Six Sigma Black Belt course is designed to provide the skills needed for implementing and leading Six Sigma projects. The course covers advanced statistical tools and techniques required to improve the production process, reduce waste and minimise defects in the end product, with a greater focus on the practical implementation of these tool and techniques in the organisation.

Who should do this course?

This Six Sigma Black Belt course is suitable to participants who want to extend their skills to beyond the Green Belt and be able to lead and manage Six Sigma projects. Participants who manage, or want to manage, business improvement projects in a leadership role will gain the most out of this course.

Prerequisites

Participants must be Six Sigma Green Belt certified before taking the Lean Black Belt certification course and exam.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    20 - 24 Nov 17 Mon - Fri
    18 - 22 Dec 17 Mon - Fri
    29 Jan - 02 Feb 18 Mon - Fri
    26 Feb - 02 Mar 18 Mon - Fri
    09 - 13 Apr 18 Mon - Fri
    14 - 18 May 18 Mon - Fri
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    20 - 24 Nov 17 Mon - Fri
    18 - 22 Dec 17 Mon - Fri
    29 Jan - 02 Feb 18 Mon - Fri
    26 Feb - 02 Mar 18 Mon - Fri
    09 - 13 Apr 18 Mon - Fri
    14 - 18 May 18 Mon - Fri
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    20 - 24 Nov 17 Mon - Fri
    18 - 22 Dec 17 Mon - Fri
    29 Jan - 02 Feb 18 Mon - Fri
    26 Feb - 02 Mar 18 Mon - Fri
    09 - 13 Apr 18 Mon - Fri
    14 - 18 May 18 Mon - Fri
  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    Classes scheduled on demand in Canberra

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Introduction to Six Sigma

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  • What is Quality?
  • Enterprise-Wide view
  • Leadership
  • Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities
  • Team Formation
  • Team Facilitation
  • Team Dynamics
  • Time Management for Teams
  • Team Decision Making Tools
  • Seven Management and Planning Tools
  • Team Performance Evaluation and Reports

Unit 2: Define Phase

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  • Important Stakeholders
  • Impact on Stakeholders
  • Critical to Quality Requirements
  • Critical to Cost Requirements
  • Critical to Process Requirements
  • Critical to Safety Requirements
  • Critical to Delivery Requirements
  • Types of Benchmarking
  • Business Performance Measures
  • Financial Measures
  • Voice of Customer (VOC)
  • Kano Customer Satisfaction Levels
  • Market Research
  • Critical to Quality Flow Down
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Process, Performance and Business Metrics
  • Project Charter and Performance Measures
  • Charter Negotiation
  • Project Management Plan
  • Project Tracking

Unit 3: Measure Phase

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  • Process Characteristics
  • Process Flow Metrics
  • Uses of Process Flow Metrics
  • Process Maps and Flow Chart
  • Understanding SIPOC
  • Data Type and Measurement Scale
  • Data Collection
  • Sampling Strategies
  • Fishbone Diagram
  • Relational Matrix / Prioritization Matrix
  • Basic Statistics
  • Analytical Statistics
  • Gauge R and R
  • Process capability analysis

Unit 4: Analyse Phase

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  • Correlation and Regression Analysis
  • Testing of Hypothesis
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Procedures Involved in Conducting FEMA
  • Understanding GAP Analysis
  • The Five Whys
  • Pareto Charts
  • Tree Diagram
  • Non-Value Added Activities
  • Cost of Quality (COQ)

Unit 5: Improve Phase

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  • Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Full and Functional Factorial
  • Analysing Factorial Experiments
  • Poka-yoke (Mistake Proofing)
  • Understanding 5S Concept
  • Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
  • Continuous Flow Manufacturing
  • Understanding Kaizen
  • The Deming Improvement Cycle used for Kaizen
  • Working Process of Kaizen
  • Understanding Kanban
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Risk Analysis and Mitigation
  • Feasibility Study
  • Risk Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • PEST Analysis

Unit 6: Control Phase

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  • Statistical Process Control
  • Components of a Control Chart
  • Rational Sub Grouping
  • Visual factory
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Maintain Controls
  • Measurement System reanalysis
  • Creating a Control Plan
  • Sustaining Improvements
  • Training Plan Deployment

Unit 7: Design of Six Sigma (DFSS)

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  • Understanding DFSS Technologies
  • Design for Cost
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Design for Test
  • design for Maintainability
  • Robust Product Design
  • Noise Strategy
  • Tolerance design
  • Statistical Tolerance
  • Special Design Tools
  • Understanding TRIZ
  • Pugh Analysis

Unit 8: Lean Six Sigma

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  • The Essentials of Lean
  • The Lean Metric Cycle Efficiency
  • Finding and Eliminating Time Traps
  • Sources of Cost Reduction
  • Creating Value Stream Map
  • Value Added and Non-Value-Added Activity
  • Value Stream Map Tools
  • Pull System - Kanban
  • Understanding Strategic Buffer
  • Calculating Strategic Buffer
  • Synchronous and Asynchronous Pull System
  • Lean Six Sigma Logistics
  • Implementation of Lean Logistics
  • Reduction of Inventory Maintenance Costs
  • Benefits of Standard Work Operations
  • Importance of Visual factory in Operator Work Instructions
  • Cycle Time Reduction and Takt Time
  • Techniques of Cycle Time Reduction
  • Cycle Time vs Takt Time

Unit 9: Case Study

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