Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt Training

The agenda below is one of many variations of our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program content which is customized to meet the needs of our clients. Please contact an Air Academy Business Development representative for information regarding other Lean Six Sigma program structures.

Training materials: Texts: Knowledge Based Management, Basic Statistics: Tools for Continuous Improvement, Understanding Industrial Designed Experiments, Lean Six Sigma: A Tools Guide; Software: SPC XL, DOE KISS, DOE PRO, Simware; Knowledge Notebook, Black Belt student participant guide

Course agenda:

Module 1 Lean Six Sigma… The Journey Begins
Module 2 What is Lean Six Sigma?
Module 3 Define Phase: Project Definition, Teamwork, and Voice of the Customer
Module 4 The Role of Statistics in Process Improvement
Module 5 Making Sense Out of Data Using Graphical & Measurement Tools
Module 6 Measurement System Analysis
Module 7 Standard Work Analysis
Module 8 Improving the Flow
Module 9 Drawing Conclusions from Sampled Data
Module 10 The Control Phase (Realizing and Holding the Gains)
Module 11 Understanding Data Distributions and Their Applications
Module 12 Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals
Module 13 Introduction to Regression Analysis and DOE
Module 14 Foundations of Design of Experiments
Module 15 Introduction to Design and Analysis
Module 16 Rules of Thumb
Module 17 Using Regression to Analyze DOE Data
Module 18 Three-Level Designs
Module 19 Extending DOE Concepts to Include Multiple Response Optimization
Module 20 Historical Data Analysis
Module 21 Putting It All Together: Refocusing on the Big Picture
Module 22 Next Steps … the Journey Continues
Module 23 Special Topics
Module 24 References, Glossary of Terms, and Course Evaluation Forms