Master Black Belt Prerequisites
MBB CANDIDATE SELECTION CRITERIA
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
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.