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Green Belt to Black Belt training

Expand your knowledge of Lean Six Sigma with our Green Belt to Black Belt course. With this course, you will increase your understanding of Lean Six Sigma. Learn how to lead diverse teams, dive into process analytics and tackle larger projects as a Black Belt. Completion of this course is rewarded with a full-fledged Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate. This ISO-compliant course offers participants the option choose between the Black Belt for the Services sector or the Black Belt for the Industrial sector.

Overview

Course

Green Belt to Black Belt

Duration

3 months (course + project)

Prerequisites

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Start

Multiple courses per year

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For Organisations

In-Company course

Bespoke group training or coaching by our Master Black Belts, tailored to your workplace.

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IntroductiON

Build on your existing knowledge

The content of the Green Belt to Black Belt course builds upon your existing Lean Six Sigma knowledge and expands it with all the concepts and theories offered during our Black Belt course. The Services course consists of 2 days and further explores DMAIC projects, the many uses of Minitab and topics such as process capability. The Industrial course includes all of the Services course content but adds an additional 2 days of training. These include topics such as Measurement System Analysis, Control Charts and Design of Experiments.

  • Extensive alumni network
  • Various ways of learning
  • 1-on-1 project coaching

  • Exclusive MyTraining™ learning platform
  • ISO-certified courses
  • Global provider of Lean Six Sigma Services

Based on thousands of student reviews, our courses are rated 4.8/5.0 stars

The benefit of Black Belt initiatives

The main advantage of Black Belt projects is that they achieve more impactful results. Green Belt projects tend to be focused on a single department. Green Belts drive often smaller Lean Six Sigma initiatives and tend to work with smaller, more localised groups. Black Belts on the other hand are the true experts of the methodology. Their projects often include multiple departments with several stakeholders and contribute significantly to annual goals. They hold more of a leadership type of role, rather than the typical project management duties of a Green Belt. Black Belt knowledge is more effective in larger organisations which face more complex challenges and issues.

Training variants

Your way of studying

Classroom

Attend a classroom session and enjoy interaction with fellow participants. Share ideas, learn from group exercises and discuss project ideas with your instructor, even from the first day. Our classrooms are all about interactivity and our practical exercises will help you develop your own Lean Six Sigma insights.

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Online seminar course

Interactivity and engagement are key for all of our courses. Together with your fellow participants, you will explore various tools and methods such as Push & Pull, Poka Yoke, Kaizen events, 5S and much more. The same quality as our classroom sessions but from the comfort of your home or office.

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Curriculum

About the Green Belt to Black Belt course

Elevate your understanding of Lean Six Sigma to a new level. Become a Continuous Improvement leader and serve as expert during Lean Six Sigma projects. The Green Belt to Black Belt course is the ideal choice to reach the highest echelons of the methodology.

The effectiveness of Lean Six Sigma Black Belts stems from the ability to help everyone save time. Time is always in short supply. But by refining processes, creating shared routines and by changing how people deal with hurdles at work, Lean Six Sigma practitioners can save incredible amounts of time. Black Belts learn how to deconstruct and rebuild processes, learn how to involve others in Continuous Improvement and how to improve the working standard for everyone.

As a Black Belt, you now possess the knowledge to analyse and interpret process statistics with the help of tools such as Minitab. The insights gained by using such tools allow for incredibly effective process improvements.

In the next section, we highlight what specifics the course will offer.

Program overview

Preparation

To help you prepare, the course includes:

  • An in-depth study manual
  • Up to 45 videos on Lean and Lean Six Sigma
  • 2 digital books focusing on Lean, and Six Sigma
  • Complementary TPC e-learning courses
  • Direct access to MyTraining™

Course days

Your training sessions include:

  • 2 to 4 days
  • Practical simulation(s)
  • Discussion of project challenges and related best practises
  • Peer-to-peer learning and activities
  • Theoretical exam and certification

Your Project

To ensure your project will be a success, the course includes:

  • 1-on-1 project coaching
  • Project templates
  • Project evaluations and assistance with the first steps
  • 5 tollgate reviews
  • A comprehensive overview of deliverables

Certification

Certification entails the following:

  • Two expert reviews of your project
  • Black Belt certificate evidencing practical experience
  • Registration in our database
  • Recommendation letter upon request
  • Access to the exclusive Black Belt Alumni LinkedIn-page

Preparation

Course days

Your Project

Certification

Getting certified

The value of your Black Belt certificate

Successfully completing one of our courses is awarded with an internationally recognised certificate. But what exactly determines the worth of a certificate? We explain why a certificate from The Lean Six Sigma Company is of a higher standard than others on the value of your certificate page.

FiNancial details

Course costs

Costs

The path to becoming certified as a Black Belt according to the ISO 18404 standards requires you to complete both a theory course and an in-field Lean Six Sigma project. The theory course takes place over the course of multiple days and is supported by a full digital suite of preparation materials. For the project you will receive coaching and project review from an experienced Lean Six Sigma expert.

If circumstances do not allow for a project during the same timeframe as the theory course, it is possible to start with theory only and to move on to your project at a later point in time.

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£1,750 (+VAT)

Green Belt to Black Belt for the Services Sector (course + project coaching)

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£2,250 (+VAT)

Green Belt to Black Belt for the Industrial Sector (course + project coaching)

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Return-on-investment

Results and cold, hard facts are often the best way to justify a purchase. Our courses are no different, and deliver said results without fail. After having trained countless of people in the Lean Six Sigma methodology, our findings are as follows: Black Belt projects generate extra revenue and/or save costs which can exceed amounts with more than 5 figures. With a project taking approximately 3 months, it is even possible to carry out multiple projects a year.

In-Company

If it is a course for a team you are looking for, then our In-Company options will be of interest. Our instructors can provide every course we offer as an Open Enrolment course on an In-Company basis. There is no easier way to get started with Lean or Lean Six Sigma as a team than with our In-Company courses.

In-company course

Tasting

Lean Six Sigma tasting

Learn how to utilize improvement opportunities and which training would be most effective for you by attending one of our Lean Six Sigma tastings. During the tasting, our (Master) Black Belt trainers will explain the fundamentals of the methodology to you, and how to turn your ideas into results. Let us answer your questions and reveal just how much you could benefit from employing Lean Six Sigma.

  • Bespoke training advice for every student
  • Q&A session about the Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • Discuss project ideas with other attendees
  • Get to know our trainers
  • Available to everyone

Starting Dates

Starting dates Green Belt to Black Belt course

29 Jul
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Online instructor-led

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29 July 2024|30 July 2024

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29 Jul
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29 July 2024|30 July 2024|11 November 2024|12 November 2024

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13 Sep
Luton, University campus

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13 September 2024|23 September 2024

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29 July 2024, 30 July 2024

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Online Summer Course

Course dates

29 July 2024, 30 July 2024, 11 November 2024, 12 November 2024

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Online Seminar / Distance Learning Course

Course dates

13 September 2024, 23 September 2024

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Classroom / Venue: University of Bedfordshire, Putteridge Bury campus Luton

13 Sep
Luton, University campus

Luton, University campus

Course dates
13 September 2024|23 September 2024|26 September 2024|27 September 2024

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Hitchin Road, LU2 8LE

15 Oct
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Online instructor-led

Course dates
15 October 2024|21 October 2024

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15 Oct
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15 October 2024|21 October 2024|11 November 2024|12 November 2024

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13 September 2024, 23 September 2024, 26 September 2024, 27 September 2024

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Hitchin Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 8LE

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Classroom / Venue: University of Bedfordshire, Putteridge Bury campus Luton

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15 October 2024, 21 October 2024

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Online Seminar / Distance Learning Course

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15 October 2024, 21 October 2024, 11 November 2024, 12 November 2024

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Online Seminar / Distance Learning Course

22 Nov
Blended learning, Luton and online

Blended learning, Luton and online

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22 November 2024|28 November 2024

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22 Nov
Online instructor-led

Online instructor-led

Course dates
22 November 2024|28 November 2024|12 December 2024|13 December 2024

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Hitchin Road, LU2 8LE

Course dates

22 November 2024, 28 November 2024

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Hitchin Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 8LE

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Online Seminar / Distance Learning Course

Course dates

22 November 2024, 28 November 2024, 12 December 2024, 13 December 2024

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FAQ

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Green Belt vs Black Belt

The main difference is the scope of your projects. Green Belt projects are usually aimed at solving issues that affect a small part of a single department. Black Belt projects tend to tackle long-standing, complex issues that cross departmental lines. The responsibilities of a Green Belt align with those of a project manager. Black Belts carry more responsibilities and take a more active, leading role where they direct other Green Belts during projects.

How does the ‘Services’ course differ from the ‘Manufacturing’ course?

The Services course is most fitting for those employed in transactional fields such as general administration, logistics, finance, HR etc. The ‘Manufacturing’ course is most fitting for those involved with mass production, machinery, factories and automation. Of course, those who complete the Manufacturing course can still carry out projects in the aforementioned transactional fields.

I find statistics a daunting topic, is a Lean Six Sigma training still for me?

The Green Belt course has very little statistics content, as opposed to our Black Belt course. Yet even the Black Belt courses have designed to start at the very basics, on the assumption that our students aren’t familiar with anything related to statistics. We realise the idea of working with statistics can sound somewhat intimidating, but our trainers have helped thousands of students understand (and find their interest in) statistics. Additionally, we offer complementary courses and several videos on our MyTraining™ platform that will help you prepare for, or repeat, specific exercises.

Do you offer any evening- or weekend training?

The Lean Six Sigma Company strives to organise its courses course during normal working hours.

This is a conscious choice in order to avoid interfering with the private lives of our students and to get students used to the idea of working with Lean Six Sigma during typical working hours, and continue this habit once they complete the course.

However, some local exceptions apply. Please reach out to to the helpdesk in your region if you have any questions

Do you offer training in other languages?

More information about our worldwide presence can be found on our theleansixsigmacompany.eu worldmap page, here you will find in which countries we are currently active and offer course.

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