Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) Certificate

Prove you’re ready to lead organizational initiatives. Completing a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate from the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development will teach you to identify, lead, measure, and improve poorly performing business processes while differentiating yourself in the job market.

Set yourself apart by gaining the skills you need to:

  • Solve complex business problems
  • Evaluate and improve internal processes
  • Lead and manage organizational projects

Our programs and certificates add credibility to your work-ready skill set. Through the completion of this certificate, you’ll:

  • Learn from instructors with real-world business experience
  • Build your professional network
  • Discover new ways of doing business that raise your value and improve your organization

Who Should Attend

Entry-level managers, supervisors, team leaders, and individuals who aspire to strengthen their management and people skills should enroll in the Foundations of Management Certificate.

Prerequisite Certificate Required

Before starting this certificate, individuals must complete the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate.

Certificate Path

You are encouraged to take programs in whatever order helps resolve your immediate business challenges and professional development needs, or select the path order we recommend below. This certificate can be completed in-person or online.

Core Programs (Complete four)

  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Change Management:In-personorOnline
  • Developing Process Models and Use Cases:In-person orOnline
  • Effective Meeting Management and Facilitation:In-person orOnline
  • Managing Teams Effectively:In-personorOnline
  • Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) Certificate

    DateCourse Name


    Change Management (Online)

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    Change Management

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    Developing Process Models and Use Cases (Online)

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    Effective Meeting Management and Facilitation (Online)

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    Managing Teams Effectively (Online)

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    Managing Teams Effectively

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    Project Leadership Communication (Online)

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    Project Portfolio Management

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