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24, 25, 26 September & 15, 16, 17 December & 5, 6, 7 November, 2018 8:30 AM–4:30 PM $6,800 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT Overview Challenge yourself to master the principles of Lean Six Sigma in this rigorous and cutting-edge program. Taught by a Master Black Belt, the program is for leaders who have already completed a Six Sigma Green Belt Program and want to take their knowledge of Lean Six Sigma to the next level. Over the course of three modules, you will receive a comprehensive education in Lean Six Sigma methodologies and complete a large-scale process improvement project for your organization. Designed for leaders who have completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, this program provides advanced training in technical process-improvement techniques. You’ll learn how to increase productivity, process flow, and customer satisfaction while also decreasing total defects, cycle time, and work-in-progress delays.

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“Dave was incredibly knowledgeable; his experience really shows. He was willing to talk specifics which have already made a difference in my job.”

The DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) Advanced statistics and Minitab use Design of Experiments Kanban 5S


Employer Benefits

Employee Benefits

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Achieve real financial results by applying tools on high-dollar projects Improve your business processes Improve customer satisfaction rates and outcomes Deliver your products or services on time and with no defects Improve capacity and output for your operations

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Build on Six Sigma Green Belt principles to improve your business Dramatically boost productivity in your organization Lead large-scale process improvement projects for your organization Earn Black Belt Certification after successfully completing a large-scale project


Leaders of teams, units, and companies responsible for quality outcomes and waste reduction Senior engineers, operations managers, production managers, project managers and similar roles in any industry

*Previous Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training is required

Sample Schedule Day 1

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Day 7

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X-Bar and R Charts Confidence Intervals The Central Limit Theorem Capability SMED

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Fractional Factorial Experiments Little’s Law Control and Use of Black Belt Resources

Day 2

Day 5

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Measurement System Evaluation ANOVA Lean Control of Inventory Multivariable Charts

Day 6

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Power & Sample Size Developing Questionnaires Total Productive Maintenance Transformation of Data

Design of Experiments Project Reviews

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Administrative DOE Regression Blocking & Robustness

Intro to Final Exam Team Work on Final Exam

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Admin Case Studies Project Reviews Team Work on Final

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Compound Case Study Project Reviews Team Work on Final Team Presentations

Executive Education Certificates Certificates are a great way to build the skills you need to advance your career while tracking your professional achievement. This class counts towards a Lean Operations Management Certificate.

Presenting Faculty | Dave Alleman, Master Black Belt Dave Alleman is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah and a retired Master Black Belt for Honeywell Corporation. Dave has been a Honeywell Black Belt Instructor since 2000 and a Lean Expert Instructor since 2007. Dave has trained more than 1000 Green Belts, Black Belts, and Lean Experts during the last 12 years. Their combined projects have saved their organizations more than $300,000,000.

The Eccles Difference Tier 1 Research Institution Internationally Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

Top 25 Seven Programs Ranked Among the Top 25 in the U.S.

The Eccles School enrolls about 6,000 students in its eight undergraduate majors, four MBAs, six other specialized graduate programs, one PhD program, and executive education curricula. It is also home to seven institutes and centers that support an ecosystem of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation, including the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Ken C. Gardner Policy Institute, Sorenson Impact Center, and more. Our faculty members boast impressive professional and educational backgrounds and hold PhDs from esteemed universities including University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School, Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School. Program Fee The $6,800 program fee covers tuition, course materials, a year Minitab license, certification fees, parking, and breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks. Payment Policies Payment is due 30 days before the start of the program or upon registration if less than 30 days prior to the start of the program. SHRM Recertification Provider

TAKE THE NEXT STEP For more information, contact a course consultant: Telephone: (801) 587-7273 Email: Website: Execed.Utah.Edu Registration: ExecEdApplication Executive Education 1645 E Campus Center Drive C. Roland Christensen Center, CRCC 125 Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

Eccles Executive Education is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRMSCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 45 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Class Guide  
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Class Guide