Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) Certificate

Competent and experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate graduates are highly sought-after individuals because they know that in order to improve business results, you have to improve processes.

Six Sigma Black Belts are skilled in using quantitative analysis; communication; stakeholder relations; change management; and project leadership as cornerstones to problem solving instead of relying on instincts, intuition, and emotion.

Graduates receive a certificate designation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison that demonstrates command of this topic area, and peer networking connections to last a lifetime.

Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) Certificate Overview

Prerequisite Certificate Required

Before starting this certificate, registrants must complete Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt).

Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) Certificate Course Path

You are encouraged to take courses in whatever order helps resolve your immediate business challenges and professional development needs, or select the path order we recommend below.

Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) Certificate

DateCourse Name



Change Management

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Effective Meeting Management and Facilitation

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New Product Development and Innovation

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Project Leadership Communication

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Project Portfolio Management

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“The level of detail in such a short amount of time is fantastic. I walk away from every class far more prepared to tackle the challenges and opportunities I see in my role.”

Bret Piontek, CPM Health Grades

“I believe a certificate earned through UW holds more weight and authority.”

Stacey Forkner, RD&E Manager, SC Johnson

“I applied many of the techniques learned to improve on how I lead my Service Operation. My operation has been named a Certified Center of Excellence by Benchmark Portal for seven consecutive years!”

Jon Smith, Commercial Lines Operations Manager, Church Mutual Insurance

“After receiving my certificate I was able to apply the things I had learned in my workplace which fast tracked my career and earned me a promotion.”

Adam Becker, Director of Inside Sales, Palmer Johnson Power Systems

“The UW is a highly respected institution and having a certification from the Wisconsin School of Business means something.”

Paul Lewandowski, Supply Warehouse Manager, American Family Insurance

“Upon completion of the Six Sigma Black Belt certificate I was promoted to CI Manager at my company.”

Sandy Kampen, CI Manager, Suttle-Straus

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Wisconsin School of Business
Center for Professional and Executive Development
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Madison, WI 53715