Six Sigma Black Belt Tutorial

0.2 Six Sigma Black Belt

Hello and welcome to the introductory section of the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program offered by Simplilearn. This is the second course under the quality management domain. It’s a must read to understand the structure of this course fully. The aim of this lesson is to give an overview of the SSBB (Pronounce as S-S-B-B), before proceeding to understand this course in detail. Let us begin with the agenda to see how this course goes along achieving its intended objective.

0.3 Agenda

To start with, we will first understand what Six Sigma Black Belt is, and how is it different from Six Sigma Green Belt. Then, we will move on to the accreditation institutes, and understand their importance. Next, we will look at the target audience, and the professionals who can aim for this certification. The next topic that we will discuss is the SSBB exam format, which includes the details on the structure of the exam , no of questions etc. Lastly, we will explain how SimpliLearn prepares you for the exam, by providing the provision of a blended training of both classroom and online. Let us now proceed to the next slide and discuss what Six Sigma Black Belt is.

0.4 What is SSBB

To understand Six Sigma Black Belt better, let us first understand the importance of SSBB certification. SSGB (Pronounce as S-S-G-B) professionals are trained in process improvement techniques including the Six Sigma DMAIC (Pronounce as d-mack) road map for improving results. They usually undertake process improvements in their specific functional areas. But the Green Belts are usually not exposed to the advanced Six Sigma concepts, and therefore, are not equipped to solve the problems that would require more analytical skills. Here the SSBB professionals come into picture. This is the reason why it is advisable to undergo the SSBB training after the SSGB training, as SSBB is built on the top of the SSGB course. SSBB is the next level of professional Six Sigma certification. The course offered by Simplilearn is referred as LSSBB (Pronounce as L-S-S-B-B) (Lean Six Sigma Black Belt). Our Six Sigma Black Belt training and certification program is modelled on the Body of Knowledge (BOK) (Pronounce as B-O-K) of the American Society of Quality (ASQ) (Pronounce as A-S-Q) , with cutting-edge and real life applications integrated with the training section. Once the training is complete, the participants will be able to implement the concepts of Lean, DFSS (Pronounce as D-F-S-S), Six Sigma DMAIC and TPM (Pronounce as T-P-M) using statistical tools and analysis. Next, let us discuss the accreditation institutes that provide this certification.

0.5 Accreditation Institute

Here, we will look into the two accreditation institutes namely, ASQ (Pronounce as A-S-Q) and IASSC (Pronounce as I-A-S-S-C) that provide these certifications. ASQ stands for American Society of Quality and its certification is a mark of excellence. It offers 18 certifications, and issues around 150,000 certifications to the professionals all over the world. They have been in the quality movement for the past 65 years. The exam is conducted twice a year. The exam fee for ASQ SSBB (Pronounce as A-S-Q- S-S-B-B) is USD 449 (Pronounce as U-S-D-449). Let us now understand the next institute, IASSC. It is also an accreditation body that stands for ‘International Association for Six Sigma Certification.’ Simplilearn is accredited to People Cert (IASSC ). The examination fee for SSBB, as per IASSC is USD 395, apart from the course fee. Let us now move on to the target audience for this course.

0.6 Target Audience

Before a participant goes for SSBB, it’s a pre-requisite that the participant must be a Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate holder, having shown adequate expertise in handling the Six Sigma tools. The participant must have at least 2 years’ experience in Quality Management role and should have worked on process improvement projects. The participant must hold a master degree in Statistics. If you fulfill any of the requirements mentioned in the slide, you can go for this course. Now that we have a clear understanding of SSBB, its certification body, and the professionals who can take up this course, we will now proceed to understand the exam format for this course.

0.7 SSBB Exam Format

To attend the SSBB certification exam, the trainees must have completed 5 days of classroom training. Also, the trainees must take the final examination within 2 weeks of the course completion. The pass percentage for LSSBB must be more than 60%. On completion of the course SSBB, the trainee must identify and complete a project for the certification. Simplilearn awards LSSBB Technical Certification (Course completion Certificate) on successfully passing the examination and the LSSBB Functional certification (Certified Blalck Belt Certificate) on successful review of the project. Let us now look at what Simplilearn offers you to prepare well for the SSBB course and certification exam.

0.8 Simplilearn LSSBB Course Offer

Simplilearn offers this course as LSSBB (Pronounce as L-S-S-B-B) – Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Our course consists of 40 hours of intensive training, which makes it 5 days of classroom training, spread over two weekends, Friday to Sunday. As our training is a blend of both classroom and online learning for Six Sigma Black Belt Exam Preparation, 3 months of online access is provided. This helps in the better understanding of the course. Our training is provided with a toolkit, which has 35 real life statistical tools. Our course also provides a Lean and Six Sigma Glossary as a ready reckoner. The training program and module are laced with simple and easy to understand examples. It also uses multiple software packages, which aids in quicker analysis for business use. One can earn 45 PDUs (Pronounce as P-D-U) for maintaining the PMP ® Credentials. With this, we come to the end of our LSSBB introductory section. Meet you in the next section.

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