Six Sigma Black Belt Review

  • Delivery Option: On-Site Only
  • Subject Category: Certification
  • Number of Days: 5

Course Summary

Advance your career and attain the credential of ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. This 5-day course includes classroom instruction, group discussion, and computer based training materials to prepare you for the national test.

Target Audience

Those who have applied for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSGB) exam or any industry professional looking to advance their knowledge and career in the area of quality.

Course Objectives

This review course is designed to assist in preparing each student for the CSSGB exam. These exam itself is offered through the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Completion of these review programs through QC Training Services, Inc. will not guarantee that you will pass the exam, but will offer a broad review on all of the above categories, and greatly increase your probability of success in obtaining your certification. Exam applications are obtained through ASQ and must be completed and approved on or before the ASQ application deadlines. The application is not available through QC Training Services, Inc. and the associated costs of the application process are not included in this program.


  • Enterprise-wide Deployment
    • Enterprise-wide view
    • Leadership
  • Organizational Process Management and Measures
    • Impact on stakeholders
    • Critical to X (CTx) requirements
    • Benchmarking
    • Business performance measures
    • Financial measures
  • Team Management
    • Team formation
    • Team facilitation
    • Team dynamics
    • Time management for teams
    • Team decision-making tools
    • Management and planning tools
    • Team performance evaluation and reward
  • Define
    • Voice of the customer
    • Project charter
    • Project tracking
  • Measure
    • Process characteristics
    • Data collection
    • Measurement systems
    • Basic statistics
    • Probability
    • Process capability
  • Analyze
    • Measuring and modeling relationships between variables
    • Hypothesis testing
    • Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
    • Additional analysis methods
  • Improve
    • Design of Experiments (DOE)
    • Waste elimination
    • Cycle-time reduction
    • Kaizen and kaizen blitz
    • Theory of constraints (TOC)
    • Implementation
    • Risk analysis and mitigation
  • Control
    • Statistical process control (SPC)
    • Other control tools
    • Maintain controls
    • Sustain improvements
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Frameworks and Methodologies
    • Common DFSS methodologies
    • Design for X (DFX)
    • Robust design and process
    • Special design tools


SSBB Body of Knowledge


Since this is a review course, students are expected to obtain their own materials and study as much as possible prior to the review date. We will be referencing the Quality Council of Indiana CSSBB Primer, Solutions Text and Exam CD as we teach this review course. If you would like to purchase materials consistent with the material being presented in the review course, they are available through Quality Council of Indiana.
In order to have the highest likelihood of success on your exam, we encourage the students to obtain their study materials as soon as possible in order to have plenty of time to study prior to the class date.