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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt(CSSBB)
The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is a professional who can explain Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools. A Black Belt should demonstrate team leadership, understand team dynamics and assign team member roles and responsibilities. Black Belts have a thorough understanding of all aspects of the DMAIC model in accordance with Six Sigma principles. They have basic knowledge of Lean enterprise concepts, are able to identify non-value-added elements and activities and are able to use specific tools.

Required Experience

Six Sigma Black Belt requires two completed projects with signed affidavits or one completed project with signed affidavit and three years of work experience within the Six Sigma Body of Knowledge. For more information, please see the list of Six Sigma Project Affidavit FAQs.

Minimum Expectations

Will be able to explain Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools, (quality, process/continuous improvement, etc.) and will be able to apply them in various business processes throughout the organization.
Will be able to demonstrate and be a driver for various leadership roles and responsibilities, organizational dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction.

Will have a fundamental understanding of the components and techniques used in project management, including planning, deploying, monitoring etc.

Will be able to demonstrate team leadership, understand team dynamics, assign team member roles and responsibilities and be a driver of change agent methodologies and various communication tools such as negotiation, motivation, conflict resolution etc.

Will have a thorough understanding of, and will be able to use, all aspects of the "define, measure, analyze, improve and control" (DMAIC) model in accordance with Six Sigma principles (and as detailed in the subtext of the Body of Knowledge).

Will have basic knowledge of Lean enterprise concepts, will be able to identify non-value-added elements and activities and will be able to use specific tools.

Will be able to use and analyze quality function deployment (QFD) techniques, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) and basic robust design processes, including noise strategies, tolerance design and process capability tools.

Will have a basic understanding of "design for X" (DFX) and special design tools.

Proof of professionalism

Membership in ASQ, an international affiliate society of ASQ or another society that is a member of the American Association of Engineering Societies or the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Registration as a Professional Engineer, or

The signatures of two persons—ASQ members, members of an international affiliate society, or members of another recognized professional society—verifying that you are a qualified practitioner of the quality sciences.

Examination

Each certification candidate is required to pass a written examination that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge. The Six Sigma Black Belt Certification is a four-hour, 150 multiple-choice question examination. It is offered in English.

Examinations are conducted twice a year, in March and October, by local ASQ sections and international organizations. All examinations are open-book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the seating letter provided to applicants

The Organization
The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is the world's leading authority on quality. With more than 100,000 individual and organizational members, this professional association advances learning, quality improvement, and knowledge exchange to improve business results, and to create better workplaces and communities worldwide.
The Certificate
With an ASQ certification next to your title, you demonstrate your dedication to quality. ASQ is the leading authority on career-boosting certifications for quality professionals, with more than 60 years of experience. It makes sense to get certified by ASQ
 
 
The Trainers
Sean Tan
CQE(since 1995), CSSBB, ASQ Senior Member
Public College "Quality Assurance" instructor

Victor Qi
CQE, CSSBB, ASQ Senior Member

Harjindar Kang
CQE, CQA, CQM, CRE, ASQ Senior Member

Public College "Quality Assurance" instructor

 

The Achievements

Consultation

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The Resources
CSSBB Sample Exam - Click to see what the questions and the exam format are like

CSSBB Body of Knowledge

CSSBB Exam Dates

CSSBB Exam Fees

Computer Based Testing - FAQ

Articles
Six Sigma - Definition, Methodology, Origin and more

Belts and Champions – What Does It All Mean?

Salary Survey for CSSBB and other Quality Professionals

How are Exam Questions Developed and Passing Score Determined?

What really works to get an ASQ certification?

Six Sigma Process and Six Sigma Levels

Six Sigma: History, Methods, Tools and Roles

CSSBB delivery methods:

In-class

Online eLearning

Onsite

 

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