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Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt


The Lean Six Sigma methodology uses innovative continuous improvement approaches to help an organization maintain its competitive position in a rapidly changing business environment and strive for organizational excellence. It relies on collaborative team efforts to improve performance by systematically removing waste, reducing variation, and implementing creative solutions.

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Course Information

Module 1: Understanding Lean 6 Sigma Advanced Roles 

  • Role of a Black Belt
    • Black Belts’ Place in Business
    • Black Belt Skill Set
    • How Belts Work Together
    • Black Belt Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Role of a Master Black Belt
    • How Industry Identifies Master Black Belts
  • Board Level Champion 
    • Role of Board Level Champion
    • Embedded Champion Network      
    • Champions Based on Org Chart
    • Champions Based on Separate Structure

Module 2: Leadership 

  • Whom do You Lead? 
  • Leadership Styles
  • Goals of Lean 6 Sigma Leaders
  • Gemba
  • Genchi Genbutsu
  • Working With Gemba
  • Principles of Lean Leadership 
  • Key Leadership Behaviours 
  • Leadership and ECOC

Module 3: Formal 5Ys 

  • Examples of 5Ys
  • Proportional Response
    • Example of Proportional Response
  • 5Y Workshop and Champion
  • Black Belt Perspective

Module 4: TPS, Toyota Way, and 4Ps 

  • Introduction to Toyota Way
    • Background
    • Suppliers
    • Holistic approach
  • 3Mu’s
  • 8 Classical forms of Muda (1, 2, and 3)
  • Mura and Muri
  • Hoshin Kanri Cycle
  • Tailoring Principles
  • How 4Ps and Principles Work Together

Module 5: Visualising and Controlling Processes Through Kanban 

  • WIP: An Office Definition
  • Why is WIP Bad?
  • Resource Utilisation or Flow Optimisation
  • Theory Of Constraints (TOC)
    • Benefits of Implementing TOC
    • Shortfalls or Criticisms of TOC
    • 5 Focusing steps of TOC
  • Lean Accounting
  • Kanban in Office
  • Cumulative Flow Diagrams (CFD)
  • Kamishibai Boards

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Module 6: Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) 

  • BB Interest
  • Introduction to Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
    • TPM – Goals
    • TPM is Needed
    • Why Should an Organisation Embrace TPM?
  • Designing for Resilience
  • Resilience Techniques
  • Six-Step Implementation Framework
  • TPM: Establish Infrastructure

Module 7: Understanding Kaizen

  • What is Kaizen?
  • Kaizen as a Philosophy
  • Kaizen as an Improvement Methodology
  • Kaizen ISFs
  • Typical Kaizen Tools

Module 8: Kaizen Events: Preparation 

  • Preparation Overview 
  • Setting Up Team 
  • Understanding Process 

Module 9: Kaizen Events: Pre-kaizen 

  • Pre-Kaizen Overview 
  • Kick-Off Meeting

Module 10: Kaizen Events: Implementation 

  • Implementation Overview
  • Possible Implementation Schedule
  • Responsibilities During Implementation
    • Sponsors
    • Champions
    • Facilitators
    • Team Leader
    • Tactical Teams
  • Daily Review Meeting
  • Tactical Teams Responsibilities to Daily Review
  • Typical Daily Review Agenda

Module 11: Kaizen Events: Follow-Up 

  • Follow-Up Overview
  • 30-Day Plan
  • Checklist
  • 30-Day Review
  • Typical 30-Day Review Agenda

Module 12: Effective Meeting Management 

  • 30-Day Review Agenda
  • What are Meetings Trying to Achieve?
  • Prerequisites for Effective Meetings
  • Major Activities
  • Meeting Member’s Approach

Module 13: Making a Case for Lean 6 Sigma 

  • Cost of Quality (COQ) 
  • Financial Benefits of a High Process Sigma 
  • Maximising Intangible Resources 
  • Other Benefits of a Lean 6 Sigma Culture 
  • Business Case for Lean 6 Sigma

Module 14: Dynamics of Change 

  • Core Principle
  • Waste is Everywhere
  • Business Models 
  • Evaluating Business Maturity
    • Getting started
    • Lean 6 Sigma Maturity Levels
    • Capability and Health Check
  • Combating Resistance

Module 15: Strategy for Black Belts

  • What is Business Strategy?
  • What is Strategic Management?
  • Key Stakeholders 
  • Value Propositions
  • Michael Porters “Generic Strategies”
  • Treacy and Wiersema’s Value Propositions
  • Cost Leadership/Operational Excellence
  • Capabilities and Core Competencies
  • Enabling Resources
  • Communicating Strategy
  • Goals and Core Values

Module 16: Developing a Lean Thinking culture 

  • Developing L6S Culture
  • Ideal Lean Organisation
  • Clear Goals and Transparency
  • Carrying Out a Business Review
  • Possible Approaches
  • Cluster Option
  • Changing Culture by Inserting Wedges
  • Pathfinder Groups
  • Initial Skill Transfer
  • Sustaining L6S Culture
  • Hothouse ISFs

Module 17: Lean Start-up 

  • Introduction 
  • Models of Growth 
  • Strategy in a Lean Start-up 
  • Validated Learning and Innovation Accounting 
  • Testing Techniques 
  • Pivots

Module 18: Controlling Projects and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) 

  • Elements of Project Management 
  • Popular Methodologies 
  • Some Common Tools

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Audience Profile

The Master Black Belt training course is intended for holders of the Black Belt certification who wish to build on their existing Lean Six Sigma knowledge.

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