The Six Sigma Black Belt
Certification, developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy
Institute, is designed to give the student a solid understanding of Six
Sigma principles and teach you how to effectively lead a Six Sigma team.
Learn to improve quality and reduce
within your organization.
We also offer our
Six Sigma Lean Black Belt Professional (LBBP)® course for
those interested in a Lean Black Belt program.
Why choose the
Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training material
included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam done
- Competency based: Take the exam as
soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working for top
- Professional certificate mailed to
you after you pass exam [example]
Are There Prerequisites?
No, If you are an experienced Six Sigma practitioner you may sign up
for the Black Belt Certification Test and skip directly to the test.
If you are new to Six Sigma, you can study the Training Material before
taking the test. The Black Belt training course includes all of
the course work for the Green Belt and Yellow Belt and you will learn
that material first, before moving on to the Black Belt material.
Can I get this
certification through another company?
No, the Management and Strategy Institute holds
US Trademark Reg. No. 4,253,067 and is the only company authorized
to certify individuals as Six Sigma Black Belt Professional (SSBBP)®
Is the Black Belt
Certification Test Difficult?
Yes, to function at a high level within Six Sigma it is important for
Black Belts to have a solid understanding of the related principles.
This test is timed, so you will not
be able to look up answers to questions while taking the test. If
you are an experienced Six Sigma practitioner you should be able to pass
the test without the training material. If you are new to Six
Sigma, or feel you could use some additional training, we recommend
reviewing the Training Material before taking the test.
How in-depth is
The Six Sigma Black Belt course, by definition, is a high-level
certification. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of
most facets of Six Sigma. It does not require a project to
complete. This professional development course was designed to
teach someone with little knowledge of Six Sigma the basic skills needed
to function as a Black Belt on a Six Sigma team. All required
training material is included with the cost of the exam.
Additional learning material can be purchased from our
resource center if needed, but it is not
jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic
understanding of Six Sigma. For an example, click on this [Job
Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "Six
How long is the training
The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Is the test proctored?
No, the test for the Six Sigma Black Belt course is not proctored at
this time. It is timed, with a limit of 3 hours. You may
take the test online, from home or work whenever you are ready.
What will I receive after
I pass the test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of
congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters
which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock,
cream paper suitable for framing. [View
Can I see some sample
Yes, these are a few
sample questions from the Six Sigma Black Belt test.
Competency Units (PCU):
Participants who successfully complete this certificate program
will receive 30 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.
How would I list this
certification on my resume?
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the
education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your
college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
- Six Sigma Black Belt Professional (SSBBP)®
We also offer:
Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (SSGBC) - $199.95
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified (SSYBC) - $99.95
Six Sigma Certification
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification