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Six Sigma is acknowledged as one of the most powerful methodologies available to enhance enterprise performance. Six Sigma drives customer satisfaction and bottom line profit improvement by reducing variation and eliminating Lean waste, thereby continually improving an organisations competitive position.

The Six Sigma Black Belt course provides you with a comprehensive and disciplined model for improvement. Black Belt trained employees are able to lead Six Sigma projects including Green Belt trained analysts, apply the concepts, obtain maximum improvement benefits and meet the improvement objectives of their organisation.

UniSA's Six Sigma courses are aligned to the American Society for Quality (ASQ) standards. ASQ is the world’s leading member organisation devoted to quality and productivity improvement and is a global benchmark in Six Sigma Certification and Qualification.

Why the Six Sigma Black Belt program?

The Six Sigma Black Belt course provides a comprehensive and disciplined model for improvement. Black Belt trained employees are able to lead Six Sigma projects including Green Belt trained analysts, apply the concepts, obtain maximum improvement benefits and meet the improvement objectives of their organisation.

Individual Benefits

  • Learn from American Society for Quality certified Master Black Belts who are hands-on practitioners with past experience of Six Sigma application, guaranteeing a practical, relevant and supported learning experience
  • Gain the knowledge and skills to plan and implement process controls to sustain project gains in the workplace
  • Successful completion provides credit for one course into UniSA’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) (subject to entry requirements).

 

 

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Organisational Benefits

  • The Six Sigma Black Belt course provides a comprehensive and disciplined model for improvement, that leads to significant reduction or elimination of defective and out of control processes. This often translates directly to immediate and dramatic financial profitability
  • The Six Sigma methodology is a systematic application that is focused on achieving bottom line financial improvements and increasing customer satisfaction
  • Black Belt trained employees can lead teams to apply the concepts, obtain maximum improvement benefits and meet the improvement objectives of their organisation.

 

 

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Key Information

Dates Delivery Location Cost (ex. GST) Who this is suited to

Week 1: 20-24 July 2020

Week 2: 17-21 August 2020

2 x 5 day blocks 

UniSA Business School
City West Campus,
North Terrace, Adelaide 

$5,500                                  Early Bird and UniSA alumni $4,950    Discounts available for group bookings

Mid-senior leaders and managers  who hold a Green Belt Certification

What others are saying

"I found the course an excellent, well-paced series of modules to acquire an in-depth understanding of the SSBB Body of Knowledge and the skills to apply it effectively. The course incorporates numerous case studies and tutorial problems to solve in an interactive, classroom environment. I would highly recommend this course, it is comprehensive, recognised internationally and has the credibility that sets it apart from other shorter courses."

Robin Barlow

Director of Quality for Carl Zeiss Vision

Robin Barlow

What you can expect

The course is a blend of lecture-style sessions, application of theory, and individual and team-based exercises over the two blocks of five-days. You will be trained in the use of the Six Sigma methodologies to achieve breakthrough improvements in critical processes.

Course Outline

Week 1:

  • Enterprise Leadership
  • Change Management and Team Management
  • Performance Measures and Financial Measures
  • Voice of the Customer
  • Advanced Process Capability and Minitab
  • Measure Phase Transition
  • Central Limit Theorem and Confidence Intervals
  • Data Analysis Case Study
  • Improving Process
  • Regression
  • Sample Size V2
  • Chi-square and Contingency Tests
  • Non-Parametrics 
  • ANOVA V

Week 2:

  • Analyse Phase V2
  • DoE Experiment V2
  • DoE Refresher Manual and DoE Refresher Minitab
  • Fractional Factorial Experiments
  • Split Plot Experiments
  • Acceptance Sampling Plans V2
  • Total Productive Maintenance V2
  • Visual Management  V2
  • Discrete Data SPC and Continuous Data
  • Design for Six Sigma - Define, Measure and Verify
  • Analyse Standard Deviation
  • Advanced Lean Tools V2
  • Review Implementation and Pilot Improvements
  • Improve Phase Transition
  • Sustain Improvements V2
  • Implementation and Validation Solutions
  • Control Phase Transition and Control Plans
  • Certification exam preparation

Participants are required to bring their own device and the current version of Minitab software will be installed on the first day of the course for a trial period of 30-days.

Assessment

Each participant is expected to complete or partially complete a Six Sigma Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control (DMAIC) project that has the potential to deliver real improvements.

Catering

This course is fully catered, including morning tea and lunch.

Learn from the experts

Dr Neil Davidson

Adjunct Lecturer, Lean and Six Sigma

Dr Davidson has wide knowledge and experience of applicable industry standards and business excellence models, including ISO 9000, CMMI®, Business Excellence, Six Sigma (DMAIC and DFSS), Lean and systems engineering and is a certified Motorola Six Sigma Black Belt. Neil’s experience includes the design, deployment and use of measurement systems to underpin and sustain improvement programs, consulting and training for defence companies and consulting to a large resources company to reduce waste through Lean Six Sigma.

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Cancellation Policy

The University of South Australia reserves the right to cancel events and issue refunds.  In the event that an attendee cannot attend, a substitute is welcome to attend in their place.  No refunds will be given unless 21 days notice is given in writing prior to the date of the planned event. If less than 21 days the fee can be used for the same course at a later stage, or another course of the same value.  

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