Six Sigma Black Belt

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Six Sigma Black Belt certification is a globally recognised credential that validates your leadership qualities and your capabilities in guiding complex business improvement projects to success.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exam for the Six Sigma Black Belt certification. You'll need to sit this exam separately.

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1 campus available

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54 hrs


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Entry requirements

Completed projects with signed affidavits and work experience

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Course content

30 units

  • Lean and Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma projects and the Black Belt role
  • Six Sigma leadership and change management
  • Critical requirements and benchmarking for Six Sigma
  • Business performance and financial measures in Six Sigma
  • Forming project teams for Six Sigma
  • Motivation and communication in Six Sigma teams
  • Managing Six Sigma team performance
  • Using voice of the customer in Six Sigma
  • Developing project charters and tracking Six Sigma projects
  • Process characteristics for Six Sigma
  • Data collection and measurement in Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma measurement systems
  • Basic statistics and graphical methods for Six Sigma
  • Probability for Six Sigma
  • Process capability for Six Sigma
  • Correlation and regression analysis in Six Sigma
  • Multivariate analysis and attribute data analysis in Six Sigma
  • Hypothesis testing concepts and tests for means in Six Sigma
  • Tests for variances and proportions, ANOVA and Chi-square tests in Six Sigma
  • Nonparametric tests in Six Sigma analysis
  • Non-statistical analysis methods in Six Sigma
  • Designing and planning experiments in Six Sigma
  • Conducting experiments and analysing results in Six Sigma
  • Improvement methods and implementation issues in Six Sigma
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) in Six Sigma
  • Non-statistical control tools and maintaining controls in Six Sigma
  • Sustaining improvements and gains from Six Sigma projects
  • Common design for Six Sigma methodologies, design for X and robust design
  • Special design tools in design for Six Sigma

Entry requirements

  • 2 completed projects with signed affidavits; or
  • 1 completed project with signed affidavit; and
  • 3 years of work experience within the Six Sigma Body of Knowledge.

What you’ll learn

You'll learn how to:

  • Explain and apply Six Sigma philosophies and principles including supporting systems and tools
  • Demonstrate and be a driver for various leadership roles and responsibilities, organisational dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction
  • Understand the components and techniques used in project management
  • Demonstrate team leadership, and assign team member roles and responsibilities
  • Understand and use all aspects of the DMAIC (define, measure, analyse, improve and control) model in accordance with Six Sigma principles
  • Use and analyse quality function deployment (QFD) techniques, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) and basic robust design processes
  • Understand DFX (design for X) and special design tools


Certification is awarded by ASQ and is globally recognised. 

Support and delivery

Skillsoft & SEEK Learning partnership

SEEK Learning provides training from Skillsoft, the premier global provider of IT e-learning courseware.

Skillsoft does not generally offer courses directly to individuals, but our partnership enables us to exclusively offer Six Sigma Black Belt training directly to you.

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