Master Black Belt Certification Programme Course Contents

Course Contents

Module No.

Module Name



TOCLSS (Theory of Constraint + Lean + Six Sigma)

1.1 Overviews of the TOCLSS – A Innovative Holistic Management System
1.2 Principles and Thinking Process
1.3 Manufacturing Solutions
1.4 Performance Metrics
1.5 Project Management Solutions
1.6 Distribution, and Retail Solutions
1.7 Marketing and Sales Solutions
1.8 Strategy and Tactic
1.9 Case Examples
1.10 Individual Project

Individual Project Examination: Present Your Project in the Class (1 hour)


Advanced Six Sigma Tools

2.0 Review of Hypothesis Testing and Regression Analysis
2.1 Advanced DOE

2.1.1 Review of DOE Methods
2.1.2 Response Surface Design Central Composite and Box-Behnken Designs Sequential Experimentation Optimization Steepest Ascent Method Multiple Response

2.1.3 Trebuchet Experiment
2.1.4 Mixture Designs

2.2 Advance SPC

2.2.1 Overview of SPC
2.2.2 Cusum Chart
2.2.3 EWMA Chart
2.2.4 Cumulative Count Chart
2.2.5 Multivariate Chart
2.2.6 Pre-Control Chart
2.2.7 Cases and examples

2.3 Advanced Capability Analysis

2.3.1 Capability Analysis for Weibull data
2.3.2 Capability Analysis for Poisson data
2.3.3 Capability Analysis for Binomial data

2.4 Advance Regression Analysis

2.4.1 Stepwise Method
2.4.2 Logistic Regression

2.5 Forecasting Techniques

2.5.1 Time Series Analysis
2.5.2 Moving Average Methods
2.5.3 Exponential Smoothing Methods
2.5.4 Autocorrelation
2.5.5 Seasonal Analysis

2.6 Simulation and Exercise


Training for Trainers

3.1 Structure the Learning Activities
3.2 Formulation of Training plans
3.3 Effectively Creating and Controlling the Learning Environment
3.4 Teaching, Coaching and Consultancy Techniques
3.5 Practices
3.6 Individual Assignment: Teach an Assigned Subject (1 hour)
3.7 Training Examination – Presentation of your Assigned Subject


Project Coaching

4.1 Coach-Belt Contracting as the Base
4.2 Key Questions the Coach Should Ask
4.3 Common Coaching Mistakes
4.4 The GROW Model for Coaching
4.5 Tools for the Coaching Process
4.6 Success Factors in Coaching
4.7 Practices
4.8 Individual Assignment: Coaching a Real Project
4.9 Coaching Examination – Presentation of your coaching report


Six Sigma Management Leader

5.1 Principles of Six Sigma Management
5.2 Six Sigma Leadership and Change Management
5.3 The Role of MBB
5.4 Bringing Six Sigma to Achieve Company Objectives
5.5 Project Selection
5.6 Personnel Selection
5.7 Award and Recognition
5.8 Six Sigma Deployment Plan
5.8 Project Management and Evaluation
5.9 Aligning Six Sigma with Business Excellence Model
5.10 Aligning Six Sigma to Other Management Systems
5.11 Introduction to Six Sigma Management Standard


Design for Six Sigma

6.1 Six Sigma Solution and Roadmap for Product Life Cycle
6.2 Introduction to DFSS
6.3 Main Technical Tools for DFSS

6.3.1 Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
6.3.2 System Design
6.3.3 Design for X
6.3.4 Applicable Reliability Engineering Tools
6.3.5 Robust Design
6.3.6 Design Validation Tools

6.4 DFSS Project Management
6.5 A Case Study of DFSS
6.6 TRIZ Inventive Problem Solving Theory
6.7 Reliability Design and Management
6.8 Workshop-Like Exercises on the Class (Conducted in the Related Parts)