Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Dates:October 14 - December 11, 2019
Meets:M, Tu, W and Th from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Fee: $4,995.00

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Why Lean Six Sigma Black Belt?

A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate from JMU demonstrates to an employer that you are trained in advanced problem solving skills and the statistical tools needed to effectively lead process improvement. You will improve team leadership skills, gain an advanced understanding of team dynamics, and assign team member roles and responsibilities with a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

For more information about Lean Six Sigma Certification, please visit sixsigma.jmu.edu.

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program includes a total of 80 hours of online education with 40 hours of self-paced learning and 40 hours of live instructor-led online sessions.

**Instructor-led online sessions meet Monday-Thursday from 6:30pm-9:00pm ET on Weeks 3 & 4 and Weeks 7 & 8.

Admission Requirements: To enroll in the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification program, you must have a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification. By proceeding with the registration process, you are verifying that you meet the requirements for the program by possessing a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Program Completion Requirements: In order to earn your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, you must score at least a 70% on the final exam, successfully complete an independent Black Belt project* and, not miss more than one of the live lectures. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be certified as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt through James Madison University.

*Your independent project consists of improving a process within your own organization. Your instructor will provide additional information and guidance.


An orientation email will be sent the week prior to class.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to two weeks prior to the program start date and receive a refund of course registration fees, less a $25 administrative fee. To withdrawal from this course you must send a request in writing to outreach@jmu.edu or by mail. Requests received beyond the deadline will receive no refund. For more information, please visit Policies & Notices.

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