Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course Library

Course Name

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course Library

Contact Hours: 29

Course Description

A suite of Black Belt level Lean Six Sigma (L6S) courses to prepare the learner to lead and/or support teams working on improvement projects. Pre-requisite: Green Belt Courses or the equivalent.

Five courses:

  • Advanced SPC
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • DOE: Screening Experiments
  • Root Cause Analysis with Corrective Action
  • Role of a Lean Six Sigma Champion

Outcome

The learner will be prepared to lead Lean Six Sigma improvement projects and support project teams as a resource.

Assessment

  • Advanced SPC: 2 assessment tests
  • Measurement System Analysis: 2 assessment tests
  • DOE: Screening Experiments: 3 assessment tests
  • Root Cause Analysis with Corrective Action: 1 assessment test
  • Role of a Lean Six Sigma Champion: 1 assessment test

Outline

Advanced SPC

Unit 1: Advanced Control Charting
Lesson 1 - Setting Up Variable Control Charts
Lesson 2 - Setting Up Attribute Control Charts
Lesson 3 - More Patterns of Instability
Lesson 4 - Setting Up Individuals & Moving Range Control Charts
Lesson 5 - Special Control Charts & Applications

Unit 2: Advanced Process Capability
Lesson 1 - Conducting a Process Capability Study
Lesson 2 - Taking Action to Improve the Process
Lesson 3 - More Capability Indices
Lesson 4 - Process Capability Study Complications
Lesson 5 - Six Sigma Capability

Measurement System Analysis

Unit 1 - Analyzing Measurement System Variation
Lesson 1 - Variation in Measurement Systems
Lesson 2 - Measurement System Linearity
Lesson 3 - Measurement System Stability
Lesson 4 - Repeatability & Reproducibility
Lesson 5 - Improving Measurement Systems
Lesson 6 - MSA Software Considerations

Unit 2 - Managing Measurement Systems
Lesson 1 - Formalizing Management of Instruments
Lesson 2 - Sources of Measurement Error
Lesson 3 - Calibration Practices
Lesson 4 - Calibration Standards & Tools
Lesson 5 - Calibration Pitfalls
Lesson 6 - Records & Audits
Lesson 7 - Calibration Software Considerations

DOE: Screening Experiments

Unit 1: Background for DOE
Lesson 1 - Why DOE?
Lesson 2 - DOE Terminology
Lesson 3 - Types of Designed Experiments
Lesson 4 - Tests of Significance
Lesson 5 - Setting Up a Designed Experiment

Unit 2: Plackett-Burman Techniques
Lesson 1 - Plackett-Burman Matrices
Lesson 2 - Calculating Statistical Significance
Lesson 3 - Calculating a Prediction Equation
Lesson 4 - Analyzing for Effect on Variation
Lesson 5 - When Bad Things Happen to Good Experiments

Unit 3: Taguchi Techniques
Lesson 1 - Taguchi Concepts
Lesson 2 - Taguchi Matrices
Lesson 3 - Taguchi Experimental Analysis
Lesson 4 - Determining Where to Set Factors
Lesson 5 - When Bad Things Happen to Good Experiments
Unit Test - DOE Challenge

Root Cause Analysis with Corrective Action

Introduction - Root Cause Analysis Overview
Lesson 1 - Form & Focus the Team
Lesson 2 - Find the Root Cause
Lesson 3 - Fix the Root Cause
Lesson 4 - Finalize the Solution
Lesson 5 - Overcoming Barriers

Role of a Lean Six Sigma Champion

Lesson 1 - What Does a Champion Do?
Lesson 2 - Support Systems for Champions
Lesson 3 - Pitfalls to Avoid