Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study Guide

LEAN SIX SIGMA
BLACK BELT STUDY GUIDE

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study Guide

This comprehensive, descriptive Lean Six Sigma Study Guide provides you with a quick reference list of essential material for study and certification. When you hear the words “pass,” “study,” or in this case- an allusion to passing your test- what comes to mind? Memorizing rules by rote, often without comprehension. We don’t want that for our future champions of sustainable excellence- therefore we’ve created this guidebook to get them across the finish line without any unnecessary stress!

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Why should I join the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study Guide?

Clear, concise content

This course is broken to match the Book of Knowledge of ASQ and ISSAC. Each element of the Book of Knowledge is summarised with key information highlighted along with real-world examples, graphics, videos and other learning materials linked.

Study when suits you

The course is designed to travel with you. The mobile-ready material is available 24/7 to support your learning and help you prepare for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam

Simple monthly subscription

The monthly subscription keeps things simple. Need more time, take it. Have time and want to move fast. We are ready to support.

How do I get access the Slack Group

Once you register for the course, you will receive a link with a code to access the Slack Group. Once you are in, you can use the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study channel to discuss questions with other students and get expert help from our mentors.

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An Overview of the Black Belt Programme

Overall Introduction

  • Welcome to the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study Guide

  • Audience Survey

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Mock Exam

  • ASQ Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Book of Knowledge

  • Training Books, Downloads and other sources

I. Organization-Wide Planning and Deployment

  • I.A. Organization-wide Considerations

  • 1.A.1 Fundamentals of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies

  • 1.A.2 Six Sigma, Lean, and continuous improvement methodologies

  • 1.A.3 Relationships among business systems and processes

  • 1.A.4 Strategic planning and deployment for initiatives

  • I.B. Leadership

  • I.B.1 Roles and responsibilities

  • I.B.2 Organizational roadblocks and change management

  • I. Questions Series 1

  • 1. Questions – Series 2

  • I. ASQ Knowledge Check

II. Organizational Process Management and Measures

  • II.A. Organization Process Management & Measures

  • II.A. Impact on Stakeholders

  • II.B. Benchmarking

  • II.C. Business Measures

  • II.C.1 Performance measures

  • II.C.2 Financial Measures

  • II Questions Series 1

III. Team Management

  • III Team Management

  • III.A. Team Formation

  • III.A.1 Team Types and Contraints

  • III.A.2. Team roles and responsibilities

  • III.A.3 Team member selection criteria

  • III.A.4 Team success factors

  • III.B. Team Facilitation

  • III.B.1 Motivational Techniques

  • III.B.2 Team stages of development

  • III.B.3 Team communication

  • III.B.4 Team leadership models

  • III.C. Team Dynamics

  • III.C.1 Group behaviours

  • III.C.2 Meeting Management

  • III.C.3 Team decision-making methods

  • III.D. Team Training

  • III.D.1 Needs assessment

  • III.D.2 Delivery

  • III.D.3 Evaluation

  • III Question Series 1

IV. Define

  • IV. Define Introduction

  • IV.A Voice of the Customer

  • IV.A.1 Customer Identification

  • IV.A.2 Customer Data Collection

  • IV.A.3 Customer Requirements

  • B. Business Case and Project Charter

  • IV.B.1 Business Case

  • IV.B.2 Problem Statement

  • IV.B.3 Project Scope

  • IV.B.4 Goals and Objectives

  • IV.B.5 Project performance measurements

  • IV.B.6 Project charter review

  • IV. C. Project Management (PM) Tools

  • IV.D. Analytical Tools

  • IV. ASQ Knowledge Quiz

V. Measure (25 Questions)

  • V. Measure Introduction

  • V.A. Process Characteristics

  • V.A.1 Process Flow Metrics

  • V.A.2 Process Analysis Tools

  • B. Data Collection

  • V.B.1 Types of Data

  • V.B.2 Measurement Scales

  • V.B.3 Sampling

  • V.B.4 Data Collection Plans and Methods

  • V.C Measurement Systems

  • V.C.1 Measurement System Analysis

  • V.C.2 Measurement System Across the Organisation

  • V.C.3 Metrology

  • V.D Basic Statistics

  • V.D.1 Basic Statistical Terms

  • V.D.2 Central Limit Theorem

  • V.D.3 Descriptive Statistics

  • V.D.4 Graphical Methods

  • V.D.5 Valid Statistical Conclusions

  • E. Probability

  • V.E.1 Basic Concepts

  • V.E.2 Distributions

  • V.F. Process Capability

  • V.F.1 Process Capability Indices

  • V.F.2 Process performance indices

  • V.F.3 General Process Capability Studies

  • V.F.4 Process Capability for Attribute Data

  • V.F.5 Process Capability for Non-Normal Data

  • V.F.6 Process Performance vs Specification

  • V.F.7 Short-Term and Long-Term Capability

VI. Analyse (22 Questions)

  • VI.A. Measuring and Modeling Relationships Between Variables

  • VI.A.1. Correlation coefficient

  • VI.A.2. Linear Regression

  • VI.A.3. Multivariate Tools

  • VI.B. Hypthesis Testing

  • VI.B.1. Terminology

  • C. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

  • D. Additional Analysis Methods

VII. Improve (21 Questions)

  • A. Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • B. Lean Methods

  • C. Implementation

VIII. Control (15 Questions)

  • A. Statistical Process Control (SPC)

  • B. Other Controls

  • C. Maintain Controls

  • D. Sustain Improvements

IX. Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Framework and Methodologies (7 Questions)

  • A. Common DFSS Methodologies

  • B. Design for X (DFX)

  • C. Robust Designs

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    Frequent Questions

    Why should I join the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study Guide?

    Clear, concise content

    This course is broken to match the Book of Knowledge of ASQ and ISSAC. Each element of the Book of Knowledge is summarised with key information highlighted along with real-world examples, graphics, videos and other learning materials linked.

    Study when suits you

    The course is designed to travel with you. The mobile-ready material is available 24/7 to support your learning and help you prepare for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam

    Simple monthly subscription

    The monthly subscription keeps things simple. Need more time, take it. Have time and want to move fast. We are ready to support.

    How do I get access the Slack Group

    Once you register for the course, you will receive a link with a code to access the Slack Group. Once you are in, you can use the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study channel to discuss questions with other students and get expert help from our mentors.

    5- Day Free Trial - No questions asked

    We offer a 5-Day free trial that you can cancel at any time. Just request that the subscription is stopped, and that is it. We do not ask any questions except to learn how we can improve.

    Programme

    An Overview of the Black Belt Programme

    Overall Introduction

    • Welcome to the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Study Guide

    • Audience Survey

    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Mock Exam

    • ASQ Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Book of Knowledge

    • Training Books, Downloads and other sources

    I. Organization-Wide Planning and Deployment

    • I.A. Organization-wide Considerations

    • 1.A.1 Fundamentals of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies

    • 1.A.2 Six Sigma, Lean, and continuous improvement methodologies

    • 1.A.3 Relationships among business systems and processes

    • 1.A.4 Strategic planning and deployment for initiatives

    • I.B. Leadership

    • I.B.1 Roles and responsibilities

    • I.B.2 Organizational roadblocks and change management

    • I. Questions Series 1

    • 1. Questions – Series 2

    • I. ASQ Knowledge Check

    II. Organizational Process Management and Measures

    • II.A. Organization Process Management & Measures

    • II.A. Impact on Stakeholders

    • II.B. Benchmarking

    • II.C. Business Measures

    • II.C.1 Performance measures

    • II.C.2 Financial Measures

    • II Questions Series 1

    III. Team Management

    • III Team Management

    • III.A. Team Formation

    • III.A.1 Team Types and Contraints

    • III.A.2. Team roles and responsibilities

    • III.A.3 Team member selection criteria

    • III.A.4 Team success factors

    • III.B. Team Facilitation

    • III.B.1 Motivational Techniques

    • III.B.2 Team stages of development

    • III.B.3 Team communication

    • III.B.4 Team leadership models

    • III.C. Team Dynamics

    • III.C.1 Group behaviours

    • III.C.2 Meeting Management

    • III.C.3 Team decision-making methods

    • III.D. Team Training

    • III.D.1 Needs assessment

    • III.D.2 Delivery

    • III.D.3 Evaluation

    • III Question Series 1

    IV. Define

    • IV. Define Introduction

    • IV.A Voice of the Customer

    • IV.A.1 Customer Identification

    • IV.A.2 Customer Data Collection

    • IV.A.3 Customer Requirements

    • B. Business Case and Project Charter

    • IV.B.1 Business Case

    • IV.B.2 Problem Statement

    • IV.B.3 Project Scope

    • IV.B.4 Goals and Objectives

    • IV.B.5 Project performance measurements

    • IV.B.6 Project charter review

    • IV. C. Project Management (PM) Tools

    • IV.D. Analytical Tools

    • IV. ASQ Knowledge Quiz

    V. Measure (25 Questions)

    • V. Measure Introduction

    • V.A. Process Characteristics

    • V.A.1 Process Flow Metrics

    • V.A.2 Process Analysis Tools

    • B. Data Collection

    • V.B.1 Types of Data

    • V.B.2 Measurement Scales

    • V.B.3 Sampling

    • V.B.4 Data Collection Plans and Methods

    • V.C Measurement Systems

    • V.C.1 Measurement System Analysis

    • V.C.2 Measurement System Across the Organisation

    • V.C.3 Metrology

    • V.D Basic Statistics

    • V.D.1 Basic Statistical Terms

    • V.D.2 Central Limit Theorem

    • V.D.3 Descriptive Statistics

    • V.D.4 Graphical Methods

    • V.D.5 Valid Statistical Conclusions

    • E. Probability

    • V.E.1 Basic Concepts

    • V.E.2 Distributions

    • V.F. Process Capability

    • V.F.1 Process Capability Indices

    • V.F.2 Process performance indices

    • V.F.3 General Process Capability Studies

    • V.F.4 Process Capability for Attribute Data

    • V.F.5 Process Capability for Non-Normal Data

    • V.F.6 Process Performance vs Specification

    • V.F.7 Short-Term and Long-Term Capability

    VI. Analyse (22 Questions)

    • VI.A. Measuring and Modeling Relationships Between Variables

    • VI.A.1. Correlation coefficient

    • VI.A.2. Linear Regression

    • VI.A.3. Multivariate Tools

    • VI.B. Hypthesis Testing

    • VI.B.1. Terminology

    • C. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

    • D. Additional Analysis Methods

    VII. Improve (21 Questions)

    • A. Design of Experiments (DOE)

    • B. Lean Methods

    • C. Implementation

    VIII. Control (15 Questions)

    • A. Statistical Process Control (SPC)

    • B. Other Controls

    • C. Maintain Controls

    • D. Sustain Improvements

    IX. Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Framework and Methodologies (7 Questions)

    • A. Common DFSS Methodologies

    • B. Design for X (DFX)

    • C. Robust Designs

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