Lean Sigma Black Belt

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Organisation profile

As multidisciplinary Continuous Improvement specialists, Mark and the team use their previous corporate business management experience to deliver practical, hands-on Lean Sigma education, mentoring and consultancy to organisations. We provide the skills and tools to implement a structured approach to business improvement and operational excellence resulting in significant client savings.

Training aim

On completion the participant will be an expert in Lean Sigma philosophies and principles, including support systems and tools and equipped to lead a factory wide continuous improvement program.

Learning objectives

At the end of the course participants will be familiar with the following:

  • Educate staff in their organisation for continuous improvement
  • Lead a factory wide improvement program
  • Be proficient in the use of statistical tools for analysis of problems
  • Quantify business and financial benefits for the organisation and the customer

Course outline

  • Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma
  • DMAIC Methodology and Tools
  • Change Management
  • Project Control
  • Team Building and Facilitation
  • Return on Investment
  • Lean Sigma Supply Chain
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Regression
  • Control Charts
  • Process Capability
  • Design of Experiments

Trainer's profile

Mark is a subject matter expert in Lean Sigma and a Master Black Belt practitioner. He specialises in mentoring organisations with a focus on developing continuous improvement environments using Lean Sigma. Mark graduated in 1986 from the University of Limerick with a B.Eng. in Production Engineering. Prior to setting up Stockil CI, Mark worked as Business Unit Manager in Moog, Corporate Supplier Engineering Manager in Logitech and held Engineering positions in both Apple and Western Digital.

Course duration

19 days over 12 months

Assessment & Certification

QQI Level 8, 30 ECTS Credits 364 CPD Points

Who should attend

It is recommended for all staff in a leadership role in the organisation.