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Lean Six Sigma

DMAIC Black Belt Certification





The DMAIC Way Black Belt

Workshop Outcomes:

  • Advanced understanding of Lean Six Sigma Tools
  • Proficiency in Statistical Analysis and Practical Experience with Statistical Software Package
  • Expertise in Program Management & Enhanced Project Leadership Abilities
  • Application of Design of Experiments (DoE)
  • Develop the capability to coach others in Lean Six Sigma Projects

Course Overview

Advanced Technical Skills & Tools
  • Builds on Green Belt Training, offering a more advanced level of understanding and application.
  • Focus on mastering advanced Lean Six Sigma tools and in-depth statistical analysis.
  • Comprehensive coverage of Measurement Systems Analysis, Design of Experiments, and Process Modeling.
  • Hands-on experience with statistical software, supported by a provided software license.
Project Management & Application
  • In-depth exploration of effective program management techniques for organization-wide improvement initiatives.
  • Practical application of The DMAIC Way® in real-world projects.
  • Interactive and collaborative training sessions, including tools discovery and project reviews.
  • Learn-By-Doing approach with a strong emphasis on practical application through an improvement project.
Leadership, Coaching, and Certification Preparation:
  • Designed for individuals aiming to lead improvements and achieve Black Belt certification.
  • Development of team leadership skills to effectively manage and guide cross-functional teams.
  • Ongoing coaching and support provided post-class to assist in project completion and certification preparation.
  • Preparation for Black Belt certification, ensuring readiness for the official qualification.
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Course Agenda

Course Structure


Participants will work on a CI project to go through The DMAIC Way® to practice & show class Black Belt level tools & project leadership.

The workshop meets for four total days split into two-day sessions. Each session is ~3-4 weeks apart to allow for progress on individual's projects.

Each individual receives coaching calls to support long-term implementation & lasting impact of their project!

Days 1 & 2
Foundations & Tools
  • Introductions and Expectations
  • Green Belt Recap
  • Tools Discovery
  • Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Project Review and Feedback
Days 3 & 4
Project Applications & Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Program Management
  • Tools Discovery
  • Design of Experiments
  • Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Presentation & Feedback
Example Tools & Skills


  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Design of Experiments
  • Coaching
  • Process Modeling and Simulation
  • Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Team Leadership
  • Program Management


Course Details:

VIRTUAL VERSION (see dates at right): 
Duration: 8:30 AM-4pm
Length: Two, 2-day sessions, 3-4 weeks apart
Course is hosted virtually via Zoom 

IN-PERSON VERSION (see dates at right): 
Duration: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
Length: Two, 2-day sessions, 3-4 weeks apart
Course is in person at our Des Moines Training Center


Facilitator: Scott Burgmeyer,

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upcoming courses

Sept 17/18, Oct 1/2
Workshop via Zoom

Join Scott for this Virtual Workshop.

All Black Belt attendees get a 1 Year Subscription to Engine Room Simulation Software

EngineRoom is a web-based suite of powerful, simple-to-use Lean and Six Sigma data analysis tools.  Designed for professionals at all expertise levels, EngineRoom “cuts the cost of calculation” by delivering what you need at a great price.

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