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SS512 Black Belt Exam and Project Reporting

Certificate Track: Six Sigma

The objective of the Back Belt exam is to provide a review and reinforcement of key concepts covered thru the end of the Black Belt curriculum.  The instructor reviews the questions and answers with participants the sessions prior to the exam. The participants take the exam at the beginning of this session. Upon completion, the instructor reviews the exam with the participants once again as reinforcement. The exam isn’t graded for pass or fail.

The second half of this 1-day session allows participants to present to their classmates on their progress and findings to date for their selected Six Sigma projects. Black Belt certification requires the completion of a project but doesn’t require completion of the project prior to completing the curriculum. Participants have until six months after completion of the Black Belt curriculum to complete and submit their completed projects for approval to receive their Black Belt certification.

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Who Should Attend:

  • This is required for those desiring Six Sigma Black Belt certification.

Pre-requisites:

  • Completion of all Six sigma Black Belt courses SS501-SS510.

Cost: $429
Discounts may apply, please refer to the registration page for details.

Applies to the following certificate:
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Notes:
Interested in bringing this course onsite? Please contact Melissa Endicott.

Principal Instructor: Steve Zagarola
steve zagarola Center for Executive and Professional Education Portland State University Six SigmaSteve Zagarola is an Executive Master Black Belt (EMBB) personally trained and certified at the Six Sigma Management Institute by Dr. Mikel Harry, a co-founder and principle architect of the Six Sigma methodology. Mr. Zagarola is a founding member and managing partner of the Northwest Center for Performance Excellence (NWCPE). He is also founder of The ZDM Group, an organization dedicated to the advancement of statistically based approaches for competitive advantage. He graduated with a BS in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech with post-graduate studies in Psychology and Statistics at Georgia Tech and Georgia State University. Mr. Zagarola is Six Sigma Master Black Belt with more than 30 years experience in the application of statistical and modern structured approaches to the optimization of manufacturing and transactional processes, quality systems, and R&D for industries ranging from food and beverage, plastics molding, wind energy, and advanced semiconductors. Prior to his current position with NWCPE, he served as the Director of Quality for Cascade Microtech, Six Sigma Program and Quality Manager for Vestas Wind Systems and Senior Manufacturing Manager for The Coca-Cola Company. He teaches Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, Design of Experiments and other Statistical Quality methodologies and Process Excellence topics in four continents and in English and Spanish.