Lean Sigma Operations Black Belt Training


Lean Sigma is the ground up integration of the Lean and Six Sigma process improvement methodologies. Attendees learn the roadmaps and Black Belt tools to dramatically improve any process. A Black Belt’s tool set is strongly statistically based, with a broad array of flow-based tools and encompasses powerful change management methods allowing them to solve complex, cross-functional problems related to both flow and defects.


  • Ability to lead Process Improvement teams
  • Understanding of the Lean Sigma roadmap and Black Belt tools
  • Ability to deliver project results within/across processes with clear financial benefits
  • Ability to resolve long-standing process issues
  • Scoped and defined project
  • Special Minitab offer

Key Topics:

Define: Identifying Needs, Project Chartering, Team Formation, Project Management, Change Management, Meeting Management, Communication Planning
Measure: Mapping Tools, Understanding Demand, Understanding Current State, Risk Assessment, Metrics & Measures, Basic Statistics, Minitab & Data, Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), Capability, Passive Data Study Preparation
Analyze: Statistical Hypotheses, Making Comparisons (to a standard, one-one, multiple), Testing Relationships, Understanding Sources of Variation, Statistical Confidence
Improve & Control: Designed Experiments, Process Optimization, 5S, Setup Reduction, Visual Management, Work Area Design, Interactions With Suppliers (& Customers), Control Methods, SPC, Validating Results


Four weeks

Who Should Attend:

Process improvement staff who are seen as future business leaders, Department Directors assigned full time to Process Improvement, Green Belt candidates leading more complex, inter-departmental or even inter-divisional projects

Online Training Course Enrollment