Six Sigma Certification Requirements

///Six Sigma Certification Requirements
Six Sigma Certification Requirements2019-07-30T12:20:47+00:00

Six Sigma Green Belt certification requirements

Certification requirements for Six Sigma Green Belt candidates

The following requirements apply to the certification of Six Sigma Green Belt candidates:

  • The Green Belt candidate has completed at least 8 of the 9 training days and the certification day
  • The Green Belt candidate led an operational improvement project accompanying the training
  • The Green Belt candidate passed the written exam

The following requirements apply to the certification of Six Sigma Green Belt projects:

  • The Green Belt project was evaluated by the client according to the following criteria with at least satisfactory:
  • The project achieved measurable results
  • The project was appropriately communicated in the organization
  • The applied methodology and lessons learned are not only known to the project leader but shared with others
  • The scope of the project was kept as documented in the project charter
  • As part of the project further optimization potential was identified
  • The Green Belt project was evaluated by the Master Black Belt (instructor) according to the following criteria:
  • The project has completed at least the improve phase
  • The project was recognizable by the DMAIC methodology
  • Project charter exists according to the template
  • SIPOC or a process flow diagram is available
  • The customer voice is available and CTQs / CTBs have been derived
  • The customer voice is available and CTQs / CTBs have been derived
  • A cause – impact analysis was made and the inputs were prioritized
  • A data collection plan has been prepared containing the main CTQs / CTBs as well as the main inputs
  • Where applicable, the improvement of the process has been demonstrated by statistical and / or graphic comparison between the process’s reference performance and the improved state
  • Where appropriate, a measurement system analysis was performed (Gage R & R or Prüferabereinstimmung)
  • Where necessary, a project risk analysis or process risk analysis has been performed
  • At least one of the listed statistical test methods was used: hypothesis testing, regression analysis, variance analysis
  • Where appropriate, control charts were introduced in the improved process

Six Sigma Black Belt certification requirements

Certification requirements for Six Sigma Black Belt candidates

The following requirements apply to the certification of Six Sigma Black Belt candidates:

  • The Black Belt candidate completed at least 8 of the 9 days of training and the certification day in the advanced training GB -> BB or completed at least 18 of the 20 training days according to the classical training concept and the certification day
  • The Black Belt candidate has led an operational improvement project accompanying the training
  • The Black Belt candidate has passed the written exam

The following requirements apply to the certification of Six Sigma Black Belt projects:

  • The client has rated the Black Belt project as at least satisfactory according to the following criteria:
  • The project achieved measurable results
  • The project was appropriately communicated in the organization
  • The applied methodology and lessons learned are not only known to the project leader but shared with others
  • The scope of the project was kept as documented in the project charter
  • As part of the project further optimization potential was identified
  • The Black Belt project was evaluated by the Master Black Belt (instructor) according to the following criteria:
  • The project has at least completed the improvement phase
  • The project was recognizable by the DMAIC methodology
  • Project charter exists according to the template
  • SIPOC or a process flow diagram is available
  • The customer voice is available and CTQs / CTBs have been derived
  • A cause – impact analysis was made and the inputs were prioritized
  • A data collection plan has been prepared containing the main CTQs / CTBs as well as the main inputs
  • The improvement of the process has been demonstrated by statistical and / or graphic comparison between the reference performance of the process and the improved state
  • Where appropriate, a measurement system analysis was performed (Gage R & R or Prüferabereinstimmung)
  • Where necessary, a project risk analysis or process risk analysis has been performed
  • At least one of the listed statistical test methods was used: hypothesis testing, regression calculation, analysis of variance, experimental design, lifetime, SPC
  • Where appropriate, control charts were introduced in the improved process