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John Grubbs Six Sigma Black and Green Belt Curriculum (Includes Courses and Project Requirements)

Contact hours for each module and topic are as indicated. *Note: this time does not include breaks and discussion variables such as absorption rates that can be adjusted to the customer during delivery.

**Black Belt Only Courses

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COURSES
Overview
Overview of Six Sigma – 4 hours
DMAIC Methodology Overview – 2 hours
Financial Benefits of Six Sigma – 2 hours
The Impact of Six Sigma to The Organization – 2 hours
The Six Sigma Language – 2 hours

Green belt Subtotal: 12 hours
Black belt Subtotal: 12 hours


Define
**Project Management – 4 hours
Project Definition – 1 hour
Project Charter – 1 hour
Developing a Business Case – 2 hours
Chartering a Team – 2 hours
Defining Roles and Responsibilities – 2 hours
Gathering Voice of the Customer & Support for Project - 2 hours
Translating Customer Needs into Specific Requirements (CTQs - Critical
to Quality) – 4 hours
SIPOC Diagram - (Suppliers (the 'S' in SIPOC) of your process, the
Inputs (the 'I') to the process, the Process (the 'P') your team is
improving, the Outputs (the 'O') of the process, and the Customers
(the 'C') that receive the process outputs.) – 4 hours
Define Phase Review – 4 hours

Green Belt Subtotal: 22 hours
Black Belt Subtotal: 26 hours


Measure
Process Mapping (As-Is Process) – 4 hours
Data Attributes (Continuous Versus Discrete) – 2 hours
**Defining Metrics – 4 hours
Measurement System Analysis – 4 hours
**Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility – 4 hours
Data Collection Techniques – 4 hours
**Calculating Sample Size – 2 hours
Data Collection Plan – 2 hours
Understanding Variation – 4 hours
Measuring Process Capability – 4 hours
Calculating Process Sigma Level - 2 hours
**Rolled Throughput Yield - 2 hours
Visually Displaying Baseline Performance – 2 hours
Measurement Phase Review – 4 hours

Green Belt Subtotal: 32 hours
Black Belt Subtotal: 44 hours


Analyze
Visually Displaying Data (Histogram, Run Chart, Pareto Chart, Scatter
Diagram) – 4 hours
Detailed (Lower Level) Process Mapping of Critical Areas – 4 hours
Value-Added Analysis – 4 hours
Cause and Effect Analysis (a.k.a. Fishbone, Ishikawa) – 4 hours
Affinity Diagram – 2 hours
Data Segmentation and Stratification – 2 hours
**Correlation and Regression (Linear, Multiple) – 4 hours
**Process Performance (Cp, CpK, Pp, PpK, CpM) – 4 hours
**Short Term Versus Long Term Capability – 2 hours
**Non-Normal Data Distribution Transformations – 2 hours
**Central Limit Theorem – 2 hours
**Goodness of Fit Testing – 2 hours
**Hypothesis Testing – 2 hours
**Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Two Sample T-Tests, Chi Squared
Test – 4 hours
**Design of Experiments (DOE) - Full, Fractional Factorials – 2 hours
Verification of Root Causes – 2 hours
Determining Opportunity (Defects and Financial) for Improvement - 2
hours
**Project Charter Review and Revision – 2 hours
Analyze Phase Review – 4 hours

Green Belt Subtotal: 28 hours
Black Belt Subtotal: 54 hours


Improve
Brainstorming – 2 hours
Multi-Voting – 2 hours
**Process Simulation – 2 hours
Quality Function Deployment (House of Quality) – 2 hours
Selecting a Solution – 2 hours
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) – 2 hours
Poka Yoke (Mistake Proofing Your New Process) – 2 hours
Piloting Your Solution – 2 hours
Implementation Planning - 2 hours
**Statistical Software Training (Excel) – 2 hours
**Culture Modification Planning For Your Organization – 2 hours
Improve Phase Review – 4 hours

Green Belt Subtotal: 20 hours
Black Belt Subtotal: 26 hours


Control
Assessing The Results of Process Improvement – 4 hours
Statistical Process Control (SPC) – 8 hours
**Rational Sub-grouping – 2 hours
**Establishing Process Standards for Inputs, Process
   and Outputs – 2 hours
Developing a Process Control Plan – 2 hours
Documenting the Process – 2 hours
**Statistical Software Training (Excel) – 2 hours
Control Phase Review – 4 hours

Green Belt Subtotal: 20 hours
Black Belt Subtotal: 26 hours

Total Classroom Hours Green Belt - 134 hours*
Total Classroom Hours Black Belt – 188 hours*



Green Belt Project

 

Successful candidates will also complete an approved project that
results in an “annualized” savings of $25,000 or greater. An affidavit
from the company receiving project benefit will be required.


Black Belt Project

Successful candidates will also complete an approved project that
results in an “annualized” savings of $50,000 or greater. An affidavit
from the company receiving project benefit will be required.

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