Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Leader

Fisher College of Business and MoreSteam.com present Six Sigma training designed as the most time-sensitive, value-driven program in existence. Total Quality Management principles identify and eliminate operations inefficiencies in each and every process of a company’s product or service.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training uses time-tested processes to enable your company to increase profits, strengthen market share and improve customer satisfaction.

Program Overview

The program features a self-paced 140-hour online program followed by a one-week in-class experience. All online sessions must be completed before attending the in-class portion of the program.

Step 1
Online course (140 hours): Participants should estimate two to three months to complete this self-paced course.

Step 2
During the online learning phase, students will participate with Six Sigma faculty members in a series of four (4) interactive faculty-led web conference calls leading up to the classroom session.

Step 3
Instructor-led classroom session (one week): Classroom instruction gives students the opportunity to apply web-based knowledge through hands-on activities. Duration of classroom phase is one business week, Monday through Friday. On-site custom programs are also available.

This program is ideal for anyone aspiring to learn the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt body of knowledge and is beneficial for any industry, including manufacturing, service, health care, retail, logistics, finance and technology.

We offer a certification option for those who complete the program.  Click here for details.


You can begin the online coursework at any time.

Fall 2016 Session (Classroom): November 14-18, 2016
*Registration closes September 14, 2016

Spring 2017 Session (Classroom): May 1 - 5, 2017
Registration coming soon


Fisher College of Business, The Blackwell Inn






November 14-18, 2016: Register

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Mark Anderson - Certified Quality Engineer
Alan Deutschendorf
- Distinguished Lecturer, Fisher MBOE
Peg Pennington - Executive Director, Center for Operational Excellence
Whitney Mantonya - Owner/Principle, Collabrative Lean Solutions
Holly Stein - Director, Operation Excellence

Continuing Education Credits:

18 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
180 CPE (Ohio CPA)

Program participants will learn how to:

  • Lead teams in applying the Six Sigma DMAIC methodology to attack waste
  • Prioritize improvement activities for greatest organizational impact
  • Define improvement projects to satisfy customer requirements and reduce variability
  • Measure inputs and outputs to provide meaningful data
  • Analyze data to identify the root cause of variability, including the use of Design of Experiments
  • Control the process to prevent backsliding and consolidate the gains
  • Analyze quality cost
  • Improve the process to reduce variability
  • Prepare for the Fisher certification exam or the ASQ certification exam


Companies Represented Include:

  • Abbott Laboratory
  • Alliance Data Systems
  • American Electric Power
  • American Red Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Barr Laboratories
  • Battelle
  • Beohringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc.
  • Chemical Abstracts Service
  • Citigroup
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Delaware County Dept of Job Family Services
  • Diebold Incorporated
  • Discover Financial Services
  • Grange Insurance
  • Holzer Medical Center
  • Kaiser
  • Limited Brands
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • Nationwide
  • OhioHealth
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Sumco USA
  • T. Marzetti Company
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Time Warner Cable
  • United Healthcare
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Waste Management of Ohio, Inc.
  • Worthington Industries
  • Wyeth Pharmaceuticals


Beth Miller
 Program Director
 Phone: 614.292.8575
 Fax: 614.292.6644
Fisher College of Business
Executive Education
110 Pfahl Hall
280 W. Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1144


In Their Words

  • "Excellent course. I highly recommend the blended learning format. Faculty were great! Very enjoyable and useful course. Thanks!"

    Steve Cox
    ClearEvent Inc.