Six Sigma Black Belt Certification | Cleveland State University Professional Development Center in Cleveland


Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Course Description

The Six Sigma Black Belt Certification course will explain Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools that a Black Belt should demonstrate such as team leadership, understand team dynamics and assign team member roles and responsibilities. Upon completion, you will have have a thorough understanding of all aspects of the define, measure, analyze, improve and control (DMAIC) model in accordance with Six Sigma principles. In addition, you will have basic knowledge of lean enterprise concepts, be able to identify non-value-added elements and activities and use specific tools as well as become Six Sigma Black Belt Certified.

Real-World Application

Coming soon!

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand of all aspects of the define, measure, analyze, improve and control (DMAIC) model in accordance with Six Sigma principle
  • Have basic knowledge of lean enterprise concepts
  • Identify non-value-added elements and activities
  • Use specific tools
  • Be Six Sigma Black Belt Certified

Course Content

Coming soon!


March 26-June 29, 2018
Course meets: 3/26-3/30, 4/30-5/4, 6/4-6/8, 6/25-6/29
Times: Monday and Friday from 11 a.m. -4 p.m. and Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


CSU's Monte Ahuja College of Business, 1860 E. 18th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 (map)

CEUs: 12.0

Fee: $6,950

To receive the EARLY BIRD RATE, you must register at least 6 weeks prior to the start date of the course. Corporate, CSU Student, Alumni and Organization membership discounts available!

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option, but a necessary for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Audit option: Students have the option to audit a course they have already attended at no charge within one academic year. Interested students must notify the ProDev office requesting to audit a course a minimum of 10 business days prior to the course start date to ensure there is enough seating. Audit students are responsible for their own parking and lunches. New materials will not be provided.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.