Six Sigma Black Belt Program

Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB)

Program Description

Six Sigma Black Belt Program

Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB)

The Six Sigma Black Belt is the key change agent for the Six Sigma process - leading teams to organizational and financial improvement where it is needed most.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Training is an intensive 16-day training program in quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, project management, group dynamics, team building, and change management.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification is conferred to participants who successfully pass the examination and project.

Day Schedules: 9:00 am-5:00 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday


A successful participant will:

  1. Identify the DMAIC steps and their sequence along with the outputs of and tools in each step;
  2. DEFINE his/her project’s purpose and scope and get background on the process and the customer;
  3. In MEASURE, focus his/her improvement efforts by gathering information on the current situation;
  4. In ANALYZE, identify root causes and confirm them with data;
  5. In IMPROVE, develop, try out, and implement solutions that address root causes and use data to evaluate your solutions and the plans used to carry them out;
  6. CONTROL the process and maintain gains by standardizing work, methods or processes, anticipating future improvements, and preserving the lessons from your project;
  7. Learn how to lead a team through the DMAIC method and train team members on the steps, outputs, tools, and approaches; and
  8. Describe and apply advanced statistical tools in support of the DMAIC method, define project team roles, and responsibilities.


Week 1:

  • Introduction: Why Six Sigma?
  • Overview: DMAIC - The Process Improvement Method
  • DEFINE: Starting your project, process basics, understanding the voice of the customer
  • MEASURE: Data collection
  • Meeting skills
  • Communication skills
  • Facilitating discussions

Week 2:

  • Project presentations
  • MEASURE: Data Analysis I, Data Analysis II, Determining Process Sigma, Process Analysis
  • ANALYZE: Identifying potential causes verifying causes, normal theory, hypothesis testing
  • Facilitating decision making

Week 3:

  • Project presentations
  • ANALYZE: Hypothesis Testing, Regression Analysis I, Regression Analysis II, Design of Experiments
  • IMPROVE: Generating and selecting solutions
  • Intervention
  • Group dynamics
  • Understanding conflicts

Week 4:

  • Project presentation
  • IMPROVE: Generating and selecting solutions, implementing solutions, evaluation results
  • CONTROL: Standardization methods and training, process monitoring and control
  • Communication and future plans
  • Case studies
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
16 days
Part time
Start date Sept. 2017
Philippines Makati City
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Duration 16 days
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