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Center for Quality and Applied Statistics

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 8:30am to Monday, May 18, 2015 - 4:30pm



The RIT CQAS Black Belt training program is a keystone element of the Lean Six Sigma training program and builds upon the lessons learned through the prerequisite Green Belt training program. Each program participant is required to complete a Black Belt project that will continue beyond the training timeframe and directly benefit their corporation. On average, these Black Belt projects return $50,000 or more in value to the program participant’s corporation and provide an immediate return-on-investment that is exponentially larger than the training program’s expense.

The program's key subjects include:

  • Statistical Inference
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Correlation and Multiple Linear Regression
  • Project Leadership, Organization Learning and Presenting Skills
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Components of Variance/Multi-Vari Charts
  • Reliability Indices
  • Design of Experiments
  • Two-Level Factorial Design
  • Two-Level Fractional Factorial
  • Response Surface Methods
  • SPC/Control Charts
  • Capability Analysis

The RIT CQAS Black Belt program provides in-depth data analysis tools and processes to fully implement the Lean Six Sigma problem solving process that generates superior data driven solutions, productive yields and dramatically improved bottom-line results.

CQAS Offers Unemployed Individuals a Discount on Lean Six Sigma Training

Unemployed individuals may enroll in the comprehensive combined Green Belt and Black Belt training program at a cost of $6,500. Contact us for further information on this program.

1 person ............................... $3,500

Teams from the same organization are entitled to discounted rates as follows:
2 people from the same company ................. $3,150 per person
3 people from the same company ................. $2,975 per person
4 people from the same company.................. $2,800 per person

2015 Spring Open Black Belt Schedule

Meets from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on Mondays only. Dates are subject to change.

Spring 2015

Jan. 19

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

LSS Black Belt introduction − Projects

Jan. 26

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Hypothesis Testing, Confidence Intervals,

Statistical Inference

Feb. 2

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Correlation and Multiple Linear Regression

Feb. 9

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Project Charter Presentations 

Feb. 16

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

SPC, Control Charts, Capability Analysis

Feb. 23

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Project Leadership, Organization Learning,

Presenting Skills

March 2

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

AM:  Project Status Review/Consultation

PM: Transactional Minitab

March 9

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Survey Design and Analysis

March 16

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

MSA, Components of Variance, Multi-Vari Charts,


March 23

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Design of Experiments, Two-Level Factorial Design

March 30

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

AM: Two-Level Factorial Design

PM: Module Presentations

April 13

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Project Status Review/Consultation

April 20

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Two-Level Factorial Design,

Two-Level Fractional Factorial

May 18

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Project Reports

Registration Information




Seminar registration will be confirmed upon receipt of a sufficient number of registrations.

Please Note: Registration must be received at least one week prior to the beginning of the training program.

Registration is also available by:

   Susan Chapman
   PHONE: (585) 475-6990
   FAX: (585) 475-5959


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Rochester, NY 14623-5603
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