Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade

Reducing “The Waste” with Lean Six Sigma

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

An organisation while producing may have some processes in the production line which seem unwanted at some stage. There is a requirement to eliminate such waste processes from project environment as unwanted processes cause delay in to the production line. The Lean Six Sigma methodology is used to identify and eliminate extra processes. We at MSP Training train delegates with Lean Six Sigma methodology through Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade course. Our instructors are Lean Six Sigma certified professionals.

  • The Lean Six Sigma Certifications are delivered by experienced and certified professionals

  • Understand the principals that lie behind Lean Six Sigma methodology

  • A Majority of the industry supports Lean Six Sigma to achieve its goals

  • Lean Six Sigma is not industry specific

  • Get higher salaries and perks as Lean Six Sigma professionals.

WHAT'S INCLUDED ?

Find out what's included in the training programme.

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Exam(s) included

Exams are provided, as part of the course. Obtaining certification is dependant on passing these exams

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Certificate

Delegates will get certification of completion at the end of the course.

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Key Learning Points

Clear and concise objectives to guide delegates through the course.

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Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.

PREREQUISITES

The delegate must hold a Green Belt Certification to be elligible for the Black Belt certification exam.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Professionals
  • Green Belt Professionals who are interested in improving the organisation's productivity through the use of Lean Six Sigma principals and methodologies
  • Experienced Black Belt professionals who want to upgrade themselves to the latest concepts

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Use the DMAIC tools and the complications that may arise out of them.
  • Find solutions to the DMAIC project problems
  • Learn to manage issues with the team
  • Work at different levels in a team
  • Analyse the relation between input and outputs of the processes

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

There are 8 kinds of wastes that an organisation may face. They are described as “DOWNTIME” – an acronym for

  • D – Defective Processes
  • O – Overprocessing
  • W – Waiting Period
  • N – Non-Used Employee Talent
  • T – Transport
  • I – Inventory
  • M – Motion
  • E – Excess Production

To avoid the problems caused by DOWNTIME, Lean Six Sigma recommends the 5s technique which every Lean Six Sigma professional is familiar with. This 5s technique is made up of the following 5 steps (names provided both in English as well as Japanese)

  • Sort (Seiri)
  • Straighten (Seiton)
  • Shine(Seiso)
  • Standardise(Seiketsu)
  • Sustain(Shitsuke)

The first step, Sort, makes work easier as it eliminates the obstacles and reduces the chances of being disturbed with unnecessary items. It also removes unwanted processes or items that are not required in the production phase.

The second step, Straighten, arranges all items in a first cum first serve basis so as to easily select them for use. The third step, Shine, focuses on keeping the workplace clean such that any kind of machinery is not affected. The fourth step, Standardize, selects the best steps to be followed for the production. The last step, Sustain, refers to keeping everything in order and also make sure that standards are implemented.

In any organisation, during the production process, waste is bound to occur. Generally, this can happen as unnecessary steps creeping into the production line or processes executing with varying times. Both ways the production is affected and organisation will go into a loss. Implementation of Lean Six Sigma methods help the organisations out of such conditions. Lean Six Sigma has three levels that professionals can take up starting from the Yellow Belt, into the Green Belt and finally the Black Belt. However, there is a fourth course that is offered by Lean Six Sigma – the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade course. This course focuses on professionals who are already Green Belt Professionals and want to upgrade to Black Belt. Unlike the Black Belt course, the Upgrade version for the same does not teach the concepts of Green Belt before going into the Black Belt course.

Exam

A delegate must attempt 100 questions in the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade exam. A minimum of 70% marks is required to get the certification. The language of the exam is English. In case the delegates require any other information they will be provided with the same by the examiner just before the exam.


PROGRAM CONTENT

Part one:

  • Review Green Belt  principals
  • Describe Project Charters or Workshop
  • What are required jobs?
  • What are expectations on results?
  • What is Minitab?
  • Basic Statistics 2
  • Project Report Outs
  • Daily Tech backs
  • Define Change Management
  • Exercise based on Value Stream Mapping
  • Project Management
  • Measurement System Analysis
    • Attribute Agreement Analysis
    • Continuous Data
  • Capability Analysis
    • Attribute Data
    • Continuous Normal Data
    • Continuous Non-normal D

Part 2:

    • Reviews of Project
    • Review of Assumption Testing
    • Methods and Techniques of Minitab Graphical
    • Flow Review
    • Central Limit Theorem
    • Confidence Intervals
    • Pull Review
    • Mean & Variance Tests
    • Proportions Testing
    • Contingency Tables GOF
    • Sample Size Selection
    • Correlation/Linear Regression
    • One Way ANOVA
    • Improving Phase Roadmap
    • Getting Familiar With Design of Experiments (DOE)
    • Full Factorial Designs
    • 2K Factorial Designs
    • Attribute DOE
    • Project Reviews

    Part 3:

    • 2K Fractional DOE Designs
    • Simulation Exercise DMAIC / DOE
    • Logistic Regression – An Introduction
    • Advanced Regression
    • Introduction to Control Charts
    • Variable SPC Techniques
    • Attribute SPC Techniques
    • Control Methods
    • Introducing  Surveys
    DMAIC Review & Final Reports

DATES, PRICES AND EVENTS

Course Name Dates Duration Price
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 27/08/2019 Gloucester
5 Days
£6499

ABOUT Gloucester

Gloucester is the non-metropolitan county of Gloucestershire with a population of around 121,900 according to 2011 census. It is a 53rd populous city in the United Kingdom. It is situated near the Welsh border on the eastern bank of the Severn River. Gloucester is a city in the southwest England and lies between the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds rural area. Roman Emperor Nerva founded the city in AD 97. The first charter was granted to the city in 1155, gave the inhabitants the same rights as the civilians of London and the second charter gave the freedom of passage on the Severn River. The town’s economy is largely based on the service industry. The city is said to have been dominated by the aerospace industry in its earlier times.

History

The early settlement of the city found its root back to the Roman period. Romans built the Glevum, a Roman fort that became a colonia of retired legionaries. The number of remains, parts of the walls and coins have been discovered, and other Roman artefacts and tombstones are stored in the Gloucester City Museum. During the 4th century, Celtic Dubonni tribe had taken control of the city after the withdrawal of the Roman Empire. Until 584, the city became a part of Wessex in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. The city derived its name from the Anglo-Saxon fort.       

In 577, the Saxons occupied the city. Its geographical location and the foundation of St Peter abbey contributed towards the growth of the town. The city was a borough with a castle before the Norman invasion of England. The remains of Northumbria King, Saint Oswald, brought to the small church at the beginning of the 10th century, attracted many pilgrims to the town. Recently, a unique coin was discovered in the north of the city dates back to 1077-80. The city had a large fishing industry in the medieval period. The main export was wool, leather, weapons and tools at that time. During the 14th century, the most significant period began in the history of the town with the convention of Parliament in Gloucester. The two grammar schools were built in the city in the 16th and 17th century: Sir Thomas Rich’s School and the Crypt School.

Transport

M5 motorway serves the Gloucester and runs to the east of the city. The north, central and south city is also served by Junction 11, Junction 11 a and Junction 12 respectively. The A38 connects the town with the cities of Bristol and Tewkesbury (civil parish in Gloucestershire) and runs to the north-south of the city, while A40, A46, A417 links Gloucester with the towns of Cheltenham, Monmouth and Cirencester. The city was the lowest bridging point on the river before the construction of Severn Bridge in 1966. The central railway station serves the city of Gloucester in England and connects to the cities of Reading, Nottingham, London, Cardiff and Birmingham.

Industry

Historically, the city was dominated by the aerospace business. The Gloucestershire Aircraft Company renamed as Gloster Aircraft Company in 1926 as international customers found difficult to pronounce ‘Gloucestershire’. The aviation history is celebrated by the sculpture in the city centre. The city is home to the large insurance company Ecclesiastical Insurance and Allchurches Trust, a large national charity in the United Kingdom. The TSB Bank and Lloyds Banking Group have their offices located in the city. A Business Park is located on the periphery of the city and has close links to the A417 and M5. The big brands including Detica, Direct Wines, Ageas and Fortis have their presence in the business park. The industrial history of the city is celebrated at the National Waterways Museum with interactive displays and canal boats.

Attractions

The famous places to visit in the city include Gloucester Cathedral, The Museum of Gloucester, National Waterways Museum, Gloucester Quays and Docks, Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre, Jet Age Museum, Prinknash Abbey, The Barn Owl Centre and much more exciting locations.

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