USC Online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course

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USC Online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course

This is the last of the three-part USC Marshall Lean Six Sigma Certification Program. Green Belt certification is required for this course.

By USC Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute

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August 19 · 6pm - December 16 · 9pm PDT



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  • 119 days 4 hours
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The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification facilitates a learning environment where professionals can reinforce their knowledge of Lean Six Sigma philosophies and principles. The course also works with participants to demonstrate the use of Lean Six Sigma systems and tools. The Lean Six Sigma professional will demonstrate leadership abilities, show understanding of strategic and team dynamics and assign team member their roles in continuous improvement projects.

Lean Six Sigma is a widely-used methodical approach to improve business performance by reducing waste and increasing efficiency. With today's companies facing continually rising costs and increasing competition, Lean Six Sigma certified professionals have become increasingly desirable in Operations/ Supply Chain Management roles.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course Overview:

This Black Belt course will build on your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt knowledge, and give you full mastery for leading Lean Six Sigma projects. This course will teach advanced techniques of Design for Lean Six Sigma through a process known as DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify), and also different statistical methods to make data-driven decisions. You will also learn how to identify and prioritize the needs of different stakeholders of the processes, and design your LSS project for continual improvement.

The above concepts will be practiced through a hands-on approach, on a real "live" project of your choosing that you would bring to this course. At the end of this course, you would have successfully executed a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt improvement on your chosen project.

You will receive a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification upon completion of this course.

Course Schedule:

(Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm PST and Saturdays 9am - 12pm PST)

1 - Week 1

- Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

- Organizational Strategy

- Team Management

- Project Management

2 - Week 2

- Define Phase

3 - Week 3

- Project Work – No Class Sessions

4 - Week 4

- Measure Phase

5 -Week 5

- Measure Phase

6 - Week 6

- Project Work – No Class Sessions

7 - Week 7

- Analyze Phase

8 - Week 8

Analyze Phase

9 - Week 9

- Analyze Phase

10 - Week 10

- Project Work – No Class Sessions

11 - Week 11

- Improve Phase

12 - Week 12

- Improve Phase

13 - Week 13

- Improve Phase

14 -Week 14

- Project Work – No Class Sessions

15 - Week 15

- Control Phase

16 - Week 16

- Control Phase

17 - Week 17

- Final Exam

- Class Projects

Please contact Ruth Cornejo at


Yuki Soe, at

for any questions regarding the course.

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