Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Learning Path

Specialize in the world-renowned methodology and join the elites.

Prized by Fortune 100 companies around the world, Lean Six Sigma is an acclaimed problem-solving methodology that uses a collaborative framework to eliminate waste and defects, and significantly improve performance.

 

Designed with the certification exam in mind, our Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Learning Path is the most comprehensive preparatory program of its kind in Canada. Whether you’re working toward the certification or just looking to propel your career, our flexible program accelerates your command of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) with a series of “stackable” certificates covering all the established Belt designations: White, Yellow, Green, and Black.

 

Enrol in the full Masters Certificate to complete the program in 4 months, or take individual certificates and upgrade your LSS Belt designation at a future date. Participants in the LSS Green and Black Belt programs are also eligible to sign up for the formal Certification Exam for an additional fee, as well as supplemental LSS Coaching related to the implementation and management of specific LSS projects. For more information, contact us at execedinfo@schulich.york.ca.

Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Learning Path

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Fees: $10,150
Length: 15 days of study over 4 months
Next Session: April 27, 2023 to
July 8, 2023
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The Ultimate Career
Boost for Ambitious Problem-Solvers

Top companies around the world recognize the value of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodologies to cut waste and improve performance and the bottom line.

Taught by highly experienced instructors at a world-renowned business school, Schulich ExecEd’s Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Learning Path is Canada’s most comprehensive program, offering theory and hands-on application of the skills necessary for the examination. 

Accelerate your mastery of LSS methodologies with a reduced-mathematics approach that focuses on actionable data interpretation. Prove your value to your organization with highly effective techniques for continuous improvement, performance and productivity.

The Lean Six Sigma methodology has proven effective for industries where waste reduction and efficiency techniques can be applied. Past participants have taken their new knowledge and skills to improve internal processes as managers and leaders in operations, coordination, and other problem-solving roles.

Our flexible program allows participants to take individual LSS certificates and move up as needed, or complete the full Masters Certificate program to enjoy significant tuition savings and receive every Belt designation in as little as 4 months or up to 3 years.

Certification and Coaching Options Available

For participants in the Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt programs, for an extra fee, the following additional services are available:

Lean Six Sigma Certification

  • Access to a formal Lean Six Sigma Green & Black Belt Certification Exam
  • Project Submission Guideline – step-by-step template for outlining your Lean Six Sigma project actions and outcomes
  • Project Review from a LSS Master Black Belt
  • Certification Plaque on a successful completion

 

Lean Six Sigma Coaching

  • Supplemental coaching related to the implementation and management of specific Lean Six Sigma projects

*Please note that the certification exam will include an additional fee. For more information, contact us at execedinfo@schulich.yorku.ca.

DISCLAIMER: Schulich ExecEd requires a deposit from all students as part of the enrollment process. Domestic students are required to submit a $1,000 deposit, while international students are required to submit a 50% non-refundable deposit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our advisors for assistance.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Project Management
Process Improvement
Problem Solving
Strategic Planning
Change Management
Leadership Skills
Critical Thinking
Communication Skills

6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This Masters Certificate program packs all the skills of Lean Six Sigma in just 15 days of study over 4 months. You can extend this period to learn at your own pace.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get recognized as an expert in waste reduction and efficiency with highly respected techniques of the Lean Six Sigma methodology.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors with extensive real-world experience of LSS, who are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Tackle Exciting Challenges

As you progress through the program, from White Belt to Black Belt, you’ll learn how to approach efficiency and waste management challenges by collaborating with like-minded peers and analyzing numbers for best solutions.

Build A Meaningful Network

Connect with and learn from peers across a wide range of sectors, industries and professions.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Mid-Career Leaders

Individuals in leadership roles across virtually every industry, functional role and responsibility—including operations and coordination—will prove their Lean Six Sigma expertise and develop practical techniques to significantly reduce organizational waste, drive continuous improvement and process excellence. Alumni of the program are poised to level up their careers and achieve more senior positions.

What Difference Will You Make?

“I started to implement a Lean Six Sigma project in my company while I was taking this training and the original outcome is $300K in costs reductions. I strongly recommend this program for all companies and individuals seeking excellence.”

- H. Foppoli Engineering Manager, Northbridge Consultant

Program Overview

  • Start from the beginning with a self-paced, online overview of Six Sigma and Lean principles. Understand its value to businesses and how the methodologies are used to streamline operations and eliminate waste in organizations around the world.

  • Prerequisite: LSS White Belt

    Continue your LSS learning path with a deeper dive into Lean and Six Sigma principles, including the 8 types of wastes in a process, understanding what defects are, and specific problem solving methodologies. Prepare for change with root cause analysis and effectively manage it with the right communication strategies.

  • Prerequisite: LSS Yellow Belt
    Optional: Certification and Coaching

    Learn advanced LSS techniques in project management, change leadership, and tools to visualize and analyze data. Build your personal leadership capability with Lean methods and gain an understanding of how to ensure sustainable improvements.

     

  • Prerequisite: LSS Green Belt
    Optional: Certification and Coaching

    Become a true LSS expert. Finalize your personal leadership skills to influence and resolve conflicts. Leverage advanced data tools for hypothesis testing and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). Optimize processes with strategic improvement and ensure sustainability of changes.

     

  • Spring 2023 Dates Time
    Lean Six Sigma White Belt 4/27/2023 - 4/27/2023 12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt 4/28/2023 - 4/29/2023 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt - Session 1 5/11/2023 - 5/13/2023 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt - Session 2 5/26/2023 - 5/27/2023 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - Session 1 6/8/2023 - 6/10/2023 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - Session 2 6/22/2023 - 6/24/2023 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - Session 3 7/7/2023 - 7/8/2023 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Faculty

Michael Ewing,

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Jeff Woods,
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

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Travis Ratnam,
P. Eng, MBA, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

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What You Get

After completing the Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt Learning Path, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Masters Certificate

Awarded when a series of more extensive programs are completed and a greater skill set achieved.

Custom Programs for Organizations

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