The Six Sigma Black Belt graduate certificate from Southern New Hampshire University prepares you for the Six Sigma Black Belt certification testing. It also gives you the opportunity to apply your Six Sigma coursework toward an SNHU MBA. Enjoy the flexibility of taking courses online or on campus.
This certificate is especially beneficial to individuals working in manufacturing and production-oriented industries, as well as customer service. Why SNHU? In most cases, our Six Sigma Black Belt graduate certificate is more in depth and advanced than programs offered by independent Six Sigma testing organizations.
Earning a Six Sigma Black Belt graduate certificate gives you a thorough understanding of the DMAIC model (define-measure-analyze-improve-control processes) and will help you develop skills in:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning a graduate certificate in Six Sigma Black Belt at SNHU include:
With the growing focus on quality, cost management and process improvements across many industries, business professionals with Six Sigma certification are highly sought after and are typically well compensated. Unlike many more general areas of study, advanced Six Sigma training and certification often leads to an immediate promotion or salary increase.
Your value in the workplace will increase with your online Six Sigma Black Belt graduate certificate, as you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to help you establish process improvements in quality assurance, systems and process engineering, logistics, supply chain management, operations management and procurement. These skills are especially beneficial to those in manufacturing, engineering, operations and executive positions.
Required courses include: Applied Statistics for Managers, Six Sigma Quality Management, Six Sigma for Black Belt Certification, and Project Management.
This course will provide the students with statistical tools and techniques that will enable them to make an immediate impact in their careers. This course will be realistically oriented and numerous business examples and cases will be analyzed.
This course is designed to provide an understanding of the design and implementation of quality control and improvement systems. It is an introduction to current quality management approaches, statistical quality control and quality improvement techniques. ISO-9000 also will be discussed. Case studies and the use of computer technology will be integral to the course.
This course teaches advanced concepts in Six Sigma while incorporating Lean Management tools. Students learn waste elimination, value stream mapping, Six Sigma roles and responsibilities, team management, and the various elements of the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) phases of a Six Sigma project. The Design for Six Sigma (SFSS) approach to design a new process is also reviewed. The course is designed to help students prepare for a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam. However, it neither guarantees to help satisfy the eligibility requirements for taking a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam nor ensures success on a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam.
This course includes the study of concepts, tools, and practices of project management. The course adopts a managerial process approach to Project Management, which consists of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the project. Major topics will include project scope, project time, project cost, project quality, project risk, project resources, project communications and how to be an effective project manager. Cases are utilized to integrate the learning in the course and provide decision- making experience for the student.
Tuition rates for Southern New Hampshire University's graduate degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses.
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