The Six Sigma Lean Black Belt certification with IT concentration has been developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute. It is designed to give the student a solid understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles within the IT industry and how IT supports an organization during Six Sigma implementation. Many of the country’s largest organizational IT departments are looking to trim unneeded operations and processes from within the organization. Six Sigma gives companies a very precise way to demonstrate the real value of technology while improving costs.
The training material included with this certification covers the operational support roles and integration requirements that Information Technology (IT) provides within an organization to support Six Sigma projects and initiatives. Inside an organization, Six Sigma can be used to improve the processes of departments such as Finance, Human Resources, Sales, and Logistics or within the Information Technology department to improve workflow, software development, customer support, or system implementation.
An optimally performing Information Technology department will do the following:
We also offer a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification and Six Sigma Lean Black Belt Certification without the IT component for those who do not want their certification to have an IT concentration.
No, the Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT certification course includes all of the course work required to learn the system.
Six Sigma Black Belts and IT Professionals must function at a high level within an organization. It is important for Lean Professionals to have a solid understanding of the related principles so that they can properly analyze waste components and create a value stream. They must also have a solid understanding of the related principles of Six Sigma so that they can lead a functional team. This test is open book, however it is also timed, so you will not have much time to look up answers to questions. It is very important that you study and understand the material prior to taking the test or you will not pass.
The Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT certification, by definition, is a high-level certification. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of most facets of Six Sigma. This also includes an understanding of Lean processes and how it is used in conjunction with 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 Lean Black Belt on a Six Sigma team and within the framework of Information Technology. All required training material is included with the cost of the exam. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of process improvement. For an example, click on this job search link to see how many positions mention the words “Six Sigma Information Technology”. You can find additional IT positions mentioning Six Sigma here.
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.
Yes, MSI offers the “Six Sigma Black Belt Core Concepts Guide” for those who would like to order a book to assist with their studies. This pocket guide not only helps prepare you for the exam, but also makes the perfect reference book for future use. Remember, this book is not required since digital study material is included for free with your purchase.
Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive 30 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.
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.
You are registering for the Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT (LBBIT)™ certification program through the Management and Strategy Institute (MSI). This certification is exclusive to MSI and you will be certified directly by the Institute upon passing, not a 3rd party certifying or accrediting body.
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 Lean Black Belt in IT (LBBIT)™