*Accepting Applications for the 2019 Sessions. Program begins next on January 11, 2019.
Lean Six Sigma is a set of tools, techniques and operating principles that represents the best of practices in quality and process improvement resulting in improved performance and reduced costs.
The total cost of training is $5,395, and this includes all course materials:
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
From the 'Apply Now' button, login to your student account, complete the online application, and pay the application fee if applicable.
It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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Note: Admission is limited. Interested students must complete application prior to enrolling in the program. Please apply here.
Course Number: MAE-40004
Credit: 9.00 unit(s)
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Yellow or Green Belt training is not a pre-requisite for this Black Belt program. Anyone interested in improving processes by way of structured methodology, statistics and team work are welcome to join.
To begin you should possess basic computer skills and be familiar with PowerPoint® and Excel®. You should also have a general understanding of the skills involved in project management and leadership. We strongly encourage attendance at the program’s Information Session. Click here to view details and register: Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Information Session.
If you are not currently employed you are encouraged to speak with the Program Manager about locating potential projects.
Our philosophy is that Lean Six Sigma Black Belt should be taken in-class under the guided mentorship of a Master Black Belt. We offer a fully online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program, in the Winter and Summer quarters.
This program is not industry specific. Organizations in every industry, and all sizes, can implement the Lean Six Sigma methodologies in order to improve business processes and achieve dramatic results. Local companies from a variety of industries participate in the Black Belt program, including:
The curriculum includes a structured course project to allow application of the Lean Six Sigma tools and deliver quantifiable results. During the application process, you should consider possible projects from your company. Some of the guidelines for the project include:
Class size is limited to allow for project mentorship.
The program is offered in-class over twelve sessions. The first eleven meetings take place on consecutive Fridays from 9am – 4pm. The twelfth session meets two months after the instructional training completes, in order to provide you ample time to work on their class project, under the guided mentorship of the instructor. The last session is designated for project presentations, and employers and colleagues are invited to join.
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" The curriculum was a perfect mix of Lean Six Sigma theory, practical applications and the completion of an actual LSSBB project for certification. Unexpectedly, the real value was the collective learning and connections that I have made as a result of this course. "
" Being able to learn and apply the principals in a company was very rewarding. It allowed me to work in a new environment as an intern. The goal of $100,000 projected annual savings and referrals from the company sponsor will speak volumes to future employers. "
" The Black Belt program provided me with an extremely sought after skill set that has already attracted the attention of potential employers. Companies that have contacted me are very excited that I am a LSSBB and PMP; apparently it is a very rare and desirable combination. "