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 ?

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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 Swansea
5 Days
£6499

ABOUT Swansea

Swansea is a coastal city lies on the south coast of Wales with a population of around 241,300 in 2014. The county of Swansea is the second largest and most populous city in the Wales followed by Cardiff. The city is situated between the ancient Welsh and Glamorgan‘s historic county boundaries and surrounded by Bristol Channel and Swansea Bay. The city was also known as Copperopolis due to the presence of copper industry in the 19th century. The town got the city status in 1969 during the Prince Charles’s tour to Wales. The city comprises four physical areas include Gower Peninsula, urban and suburban zone stretching to the towns of Gorseinon, Lliw uplands and coastal strip around Swansea Bay.

History

The name of the city is derived from Sveinn’s island, referring settlement is developed on the raised ground in marshes. The early evidence of the area demonstrated the Bronze Age, Stone Age and Iron Age. It has been suggested that the city has developed as a Viking trading post. The first charter was granted to the city in the 11th century and it gained the status of the borough.  A marcher lordship was formed in the city after the Norman Empire and incorporated land around the manor of Kilvey, Swansea Bay and the peninsula. The borough charter was granted between 1158 and 1184 and gained the status of chief lordship town.

During the Industrial Revolution, the city served as the key logical base for copper smelting works. The wool, cloth, wine and coal was traded through the Swansea port. The population of the city expanded significantly in the 18th century. The lower Swansea valley was filled with waste products and derelict works due to decline in heavy industries in the town in the 20th century. The Lower Swansea Valley Scheme was introduced in the city to bring the wasteland into the usable condition. This resulted in the construction of Enterprise Zone over the wasteland and north and south dock became Parc Tawe and Marina respectively. The city was the prime target of German bombers during the Second World War due to the presence of the heavy industries in the town and the centre of the town was significantly affected.  

Economy

The economy of the city was based on metals, copper and mining industry in the 18th century.  These heavy industries declined and the majority of the copper ores were melted in the lower Swansea valley. The trend of the economy shifted to light industries and service sector. More than 90% of the workforce is engaged in the service sector including banking, finance, education, public administration and insurance. Headquarter of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is based in the city and provided employment to around 6000 people in the city while other major employers in the city include Virgin Media, Amazon, Admiral Group, BT and HSBC. The city is home to the worldwide customer care centre of the Virgin Atlantic, handling baggage claims, customer relations, reservations and sales. 

Education

The city has six infants, one nursery, five junior, fifteen comprehensive and seventy-seven primary schools in the city. The campus of Swansea University is located in the Singleton Park for higher education. The engineering department of the university has done an outstanding work for solving engineering design problems and acknowledged as a centre of excellence. The other departments of the university such as Physics, Computer Science and History were also renowned for their achievements. The third best medical school in the country after Cambridge and Oxford ‘Swansea University Medical School’ is located in the city. The other higher educational institutes are Gower College and University of Wales Trinity Saint David.  

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