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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Excelsior College, Center for Professional Development | Evaluated Learning Experience

Six Sigma Black Belt (CPD118)

Location: 
Various, distance learning format.
Length: 
200 hours.
Dates: 

July 2008 - May 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: participate in the development of a successful Six Sigma program; contribute to the definition of project selection criteria and develop project proposals to meet those criteria; lead a Six Sigma project team using the DMAIC (Define the problem, Measure key aspects, Analyze data, Improve the process, Control the future process) problem-solving methodology and team-building skills; and apply and interpret basic and advanced Six Sigma tools necessary for project definition, process baseline analysis, process improvement and control; deployment, and project development approaches. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible to work toward a Black Belt Certification through the International Quality Federation. NOTE: Black Belt Certification is not automatic upon completion of the program.
Instruction: 
The Six Sigma Black Belt Online Training Program integrates Six Sigma with hands-on data analysis and provides students with an in-depth look at the Six Sigma Black Belt problem-solving methodology.
Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Statistics, Operations Research, Management Science, as a general business elective, OR in the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Statistics, Operations Research, Management Science, or as a general business elective (10/13).

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