After attending either our online course or one of our classroom-based courses, candidates will be eligible to take the optional NZOQ or IASSC Black Belt certification exam online, at a convenient time after course completion.
5 days classroom or 8 x 2.5 hours online (plus 20 hours personal work including video, worksheets and quizzes).
Our Black Belt upgrade training provides all that is required for Lean Six Sigma implementation and project leadership. Whilst building on the central DMAIC and Lean principles, the focus is on team and project management along with advanced statistical tools and data management. The online training option requires an additional 20 hours of personal study in addition to attendance at the online sessions. This consists of a review of the video from each session, completing problem worksheets and taking quizzes.
Candidates MUST be Green Belt trained prior to attendance.
Lean and Six Sigma deliver business goals and objectives through the rigorous application of proven improvement methodologies. Combining both these methodologies eliminates waste, increases the value and reduces variation. By focusing on the customer and delivering benefits quickly it is possible to improve quality performance and profitability simultaneously.
Thornley Group Black Belt training is carried out by professional trainers who are experienced as senior management practitioners in both Six-Sigma and Lean. After completion of the training, you will have a detailed knowledge of how to apply the learning and you will be able to deliver significant benefits in a structured way. This course is designed to follow on from the Green Belt.
Prior to taking the exam, there is a further 40 hours of study using your course manual and our online testing which will enable you to study all the subject areas, in a structured way, right up to your exam date. Access is also provided to our online video-based training that provides a further 16 hours of study after attending the course.