Six Sigma

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Introduction to
Six Sigma


Leading Six Sigma

Master Black Belt


Skillset Training

Simulation Modeling


Master Black Belt – Prerequisites


The selection of the MBB candidates themselves is one of the most important factors in building effective Master Black Belts.

Important attributes to consider include:

  • Respected member of the black belt community

  • Natural leadership skills

  • Effective coaching and teaching skills

  • Project management experience

  • Strong political skills; able to marshal resources as needed

  • Ability to communicate clearly and understandably at all levels

  • Business acumen

If a candidate requires improvement, additional course work will be suggested to close any perceived gaps in the candidate’s skill set.

Prerequisites, Materials and Pre-work

  • MBB candidates must be certified Black Belts.
  • MBB candidates must have six months experience and have completed and documented a minimum of three projects.
  • MBB candidates are assigned SSQ advisors who review previous course work and experience, as well as plan an individualized program based on the candidate’s profile.

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Advanced Study


Six Sigma Resources

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Master Black Belts are responsible for overseeing:

  • Black Belts
  • Green Belts
  • Project Roadmap

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