After many evenings and long weekends of studying, Dinesh Patel our VP of Operations, completed his ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. Congratulations on your accomplishment Dinesh!
What is Six Sigma Black Belt?
The Six Sigma Black Belt is a professional who can explain Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools. Black belts have a thorough understanding of all aspects of the define, measure, analyze, improve and control (DMAIC) model in accordance with Six Sigma principles.
The Six Sigma Black Belt certification generally takes between 1 to 3 months of study. The final exam consists of a 150 questions and a total of 4 hours is allotted. In order to pass, a minimum of 580 points must be scored out of 750 total points.
What Do Six Sigma Black Belts Do?
Black Belts are full-time Six Sigma project team leaders responsible for implementing process improvement projects (DMAIC [Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control] or DFSS [Design for Six Sigma]) within the business.