Detroit Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

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Detroit Lean Six Sigma Black Belt


The Lean Six Sigma Applied course includes pre-work, in-class, and post-class learning of the Six Sigma Body of Knowledge.


The Detroit Lean Six Sigma Applied Black Belt blended learning course covers the knowledge needed to lead a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt process improvement project team or work with a Champion Team in identifying opportunities for improvement within an organization. The Applied course includes pre-work and in-class and post-class learning of the Six Sigma Body of Knowledge. Instructors take students through a Lean Six Sigma process improvement project utilizing the DMAIC roadmap, concepts, and tools needed to lead successful black belt projects.

Who Should Attend: Professionals, managers, Six Sigma professionals, process improvement leaders, project managers, supply chain leaders, quality engineers, and supervisors should attend this workshop. Anyone seeking to expand their job possibilities, job training, and professional development, or anyone seeking to improve their processes as well as dislocated workers facing career changes. WIA, NEG, TAA, and Veteran Funded students supported.

Topics include:

  • The Six Sigma Business Management methodology and the role of a Black Belt project leader
  • Working within an organizational structure to help guide Six Sigma Champions in improvement opportunity identification on and project selection
  • Leading the Six Sigma process improvement team through the DMAIC methodology, tools, and concepts
  • Planning and leading a Six Sigma pilot implementation on and how to sustain the improvements over me
  • The basic LEAN principles
  • Team dynamics and situational leadership Project management principles Advanced Return on Investment analysis methods
  • Statistical Analysis Tools

Included in this class:

  • Project Pre-work Package
  • In Class Project Application, Out of Class Project Homework
  • Certification Exam on the last day of class
  • All class training materials, including the Indiana Quality Council CSSBB Primer which is widely considered as the best body of knowledge about Six Sigma that includes Project Management.
  • Mentoring sessions within 6 months of the last day of class
  • Team Project to complete Black Belt Certification Requirement

The instructor for the Detroit Lean Six Sigma course is Paul Gormas a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. You can connect with him on Linkedin.

Course location: This class will be taught at Lee Hecht Harrison