Lean Sigma Black Belt

Course Duration: 19 days

Award: Lean Sigma Black Belt, Awarded by Cork Institute of Technology. QQI Level 8, 30 ECTS Credits. 

Course Description

Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for continuous improvement in all organisations. Lean Sigma is based on the elimination of waste and the reduction of variability in processing through engagement and respect for all staff.

A certified Lean Sigma Black Belt is a professional who is an expert in Lean Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools. A Black Belt will demonstrate team leadership, understand team dynamics and assign team member roles and responsibilities. Black Belts have a thorough understanding of all aspects of the DMAIC/DMADV models. They have a thorough knowledge of Lean enterprise concepts, are able to identify non-value added elements and activities and are able to use specific tools. The course draws on both the basic problem-solving tools and advanced statistical principles.


Course Content

  • Introduction to Lean Sigma
  • DMAIC Methodology and Tools
  • Change Management
  • Project Control
  • Team Building and Facilitation
  • Return on Investment
  • Lean Sigma Supply Chain
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Regression
  • Control Charts
  • Process Capability
  • Design of Experiments



Level 6/7 qualification preferred. Green Belt qualified or a demonstration of several years of work experience in a supervision role in service or manufacturing industry is required. Experience in Lean or Six Sigma principles is desirable.

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For training dates and details please see our Course Schedule