About this Course

Tech Type Specialist
Course Code LSSBBWK2
Duration 5 Days

This ten day course provides the experienced Green Belt with the necessary tools and techniques to manage improvement resources to deliver major projects. This hand-on learning experience develops both the delegate's technical knowledge and personal skills. The course uses a blend of theory and practical exercises to ensure that delegates have the confidence and capability to deliver more complex business improvement projects and transformations.

Lean and Six Sigma, both proven business improvement approaches, provide businesses with the ability to maximise customer, employee and shareholder value by minimising process variation and waste.

The examination, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, is taken on the final day of this second week.

If you have any queries about your projects following the course or wish to submit your project for accreditation then please contact the Lean Six Sigma group via the email Leanaccreditation@qa.com

Target Audience:

Experienced Green Belts who want to enhance and apply their skills to larger more complex projects.

What's Included

QA offers more benefits. Here is what's included with this course:

Exam(s) included


  • Delegates must have completed Lean Six Sigma Practitioner Green Belt (LSSGBP) , Lean Six Sigma Analyst (LSSA) and LSSBBWK1, or equivalent.

  • Delegates should, ideally, have a project identified to complete post-training (this is required for certification).

Suggested Pre-Reading:

Lean Six Sigma Handbook by Thomas Pyzdekand Paul Keller £47.60 hardback or £37.60 on Kindle from Amazon.

Delegates will learn how to

This ten day course ran as two 5 day sessions, (week 1 and week 2), will enable delegates to become self-sufficient process improvement practitioners with the capability to analyse opportunities and deliver solutions.


Course outline for week 1 can be found here: www.qa.com/LSSBBWK1

Analyse (Analysis of Variance)

  • SPAN
  • Lean Metrics, Value, Value Stream Analysis, Flow and Pull

Analyse (Regression Analysis)

  • Introduction to Regression
  • Multiple Linear Regression
  • Logistic Linear Regression
  • Regression Issues

Improve (Designs of Experiments)

  • Introduction to Designs of Experiments
  • 2 by n Full Factorial Design of Experiments
  • Fractional Factorial Design of Experiments
  • Planning Designs

Improve and Control (Selecting Solutions and Control Charting)

  • Creative Thinking
  • Solution Selection
  • Lean Solutions
  • Piloting Solutions
  • Control Chart Theory
  • Creating Control Charts
  • Specialty Control Charts

Improve and Control (Optimization of Solution):

  • Response Surface Analysis
  • Review and Close
  • Examination


The Black Belt examination takes circa four hours and is mainly multiple choice questions - If delegates fail the exam then they will have to re-sit the examination on a Friday afternoon at a later date; there is no charge for up to 3 re-sits. Delegates do not need to re-sit the course in its entirety. A certificate will be provided to show the course has been completed and the exam passed.

Specialist Course

5 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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