Six Sigma Black Belt certification from JMU demonstrates to an employer that you are trained in advanced problem-solving skills and the statistical tools necessary to effectively lead process improvement. Certified Black Belts directly impact an organization’s bottom line. As one of the elite few who pursue this certificate, a Master Black Belt-certified instructor will provide you with advanced understanding of team dynamics, improve a team’s leadership skills, and competently assign roles and responsibilities to team members.
The value of enrolling in our online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course extends beyond the all-inclusive program format. Along with passing the final exam, you must complete a project in order to demonstrate your ability to apply Black Belt principles. These two components will prepare you to effectively apply Lean Six Sigma Black Belt concepts at your respective company. Not sure if you will have a project idea for class? That’s okay, because our instructor will assist you with brainstorming possibilities.
JMU Six Sigma Black Belt certification will enable you to:
Implement Six Sigma philosophies, principles, and related systems and tools; describe their impact on various business processes
Recognize organizational roadblocks and use change management techniques
Define benchmarking and utilize various financial and other business performance measures
Identify customer requirements and describe the impact that Six Sigma projects may have on various types of customers
Demonstrate understanding of project charter elements and use various tools to track progress
Demonstrate basic understanding of data collection techniques, process elements, and process analysis tools
Perform hypothesis testing and analyze results
Design experiments and analyze results
Develop control plans and use various tools to maintain and sustain improvements
Assign team members roles and responsibilities
Online Six Sigma Black Belt certification requirements:
Our JMU Six Sigma students are professionals who live and work in Virginia, D.C., and surrounding areas. Enroll now for JMU’s online non-credit Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate program. Or view the on-demand informational video!
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Next Green Belt Certificate
September 11 - October 6, 2017 (Meets online: Weeks Two and Four,
Monday - Friday from 6:30pm - 8:30pm)
“The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate Program through JMU had excellent online learning content and reference tools paired with an instructor that lead great discussions using the curriculum while relating it to his first-hand experiences. The format of this course is well suited for those who want to further their development while continuing to work full-time. The knowledge I have gained in this course has given me a greater ability to make differences that can be seen on a company’s bottom line and is something I will take with me throughout my career.”
Matthew Pomerleau, Engineering and Maintenance Manager
Continuing Education Units
Our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program is approved for 4.0 CEUs (40 contact hours) while our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program is approved for 8.0 CEUs (80 contact hours) through Outreach & Engagement at James Madison University.