Conducted by faculty from the UTSA College of Engineering, this course is offered as an open-enrollment certification program for employees of various organization with training courses, hands-on simulation games, video clips, and requirements from the participants to successfully conduct chosen company cases as projects to showcase their understanding and mastering of the Lean and Six Sigma concepts, tools, and techniques.
Customized on-site training at your organization’s facility (for the convenience of organization’s employees) is also available.
The program consists of five (5) days of lecture-based coverage of topics in Lean, Six-Sigma, Change Management, and Lean Daily Management tools and methodologies, and four (4) days of individual hands-on, on-site project formulation and guidance resulting in significant operational savings and/or enhancement of service quality.
Additionally, each student must serve as a mentor of at least one other project team (guided by the instructors) in his/her organization to achieve significant improvement in cost and/or quality of services/products. In order to ensure the learning effectiveness, each industry participant must be allowed (by his/her employer) to use at least 20% of his/her regular work time during the certification program period of time for completion of these required projects.
The Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt curriculum is structured as follows:
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Lean Services “Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt” certificate and a recognition plaque. Participants can also receive a letter grade if registered the program as a continuing education course per requirement of tuition reimbursement program of sponsoring organizations.
Cost per participant is $5,000.
To help defray the one-time cost of the program, payment plans are available. Contact us to learn more - (210) 458-2411.
Already achieved a Green Belt Certification? Receive a $2,000 discount by providing proof you received the certification from a formally recognized organization such as ASQ, an equivalent university program, or AF program. You will take all five in-class sessions, but are only required to complete one company project.