The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training is a professional certification program that involves 15 days of classroom training distributed over three months, with individual coaching between classes. Participants work on a real-world process improvement project as part of certification.
To provide participants with a detailed understanding of Six Sigma principles and project-applicable best practices, the workshop includes intensive training and hands-on exercises that will train each participant how to deploy and lead process improvement strategies effectively within the enterprise. The workshop will conclude with a coached project wherein each trained Black Belt must demonstrate the ability to lead and implement process improvement using Six Sigma tools and integrated strategies.
Credit for this course is CEU based on the Clock Hour system. Participants will receive 10.8 CEUs. Additionally, participants completing this course will be eligible to receive 3 hours of graduate-level credit from the University of Oklahoma College of Professional and Continuing Studies.
Individuals with diverse technical, operations, and/or transactional backgrounds will find this course valuable. Participants are selected because of their project roles in leading and facilitating process improvement at the enterprise. Participants must have Green Belt Certification or satisfy the instructor with a working knowledge of Six Sigma concepts prior to registration. Participants, please bring a laptop with Excel to class.
Course length: 15 days (10.8 CEUs)
Prerequisites: Green Belt certificate or equivalent experience, pending the approval of the instructor
Instructor: Teresa Tobias, LSS Master Black Belt
Cost: $5,800. Register by July 4, 2022, to save $200.
Location: Tinker Business and Industrial Park
2022 Fall Session:
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At the end of the course, participants will understand the Six Sigma strategies and tools, the relationship of the transformation components of Lean and Six Sigma, how to lead process improvement projects, and how to lead and deploy Six Sigma process improvement tools effectively. Black Belts typically apply their Six Sigma skills beyond their functional area and are expected to train, lead, and coach Green Belts through their projects. Certified Black Belts are also expected to lead a team in broadly scoped projects of significant value to the organizational mission under the coaching and mentoring of a Master Black Belt.
All classroom dates meet from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Fridays, unless otherwise noted. Registration for this class closes one week prior to their start date. Online registration is available for most courses. Otherwise, you may contact Registration and Records at (405) 325-6034 to sign up.
Participants receive Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits, which are required to maintain many professional licensures. OULI training also qualifies as PDU credits for Project Management Professionals.
Public classes are held at the Tinker Business Industrial Park at I-40 and Sooner Road. All public classes are open enrollment and typically feature an interesting mix of teams from a variety of industries.
The Lean Institute also offers private or contracted training programs onsite at locations across the state, including workshops implemented at suitable client facilities.