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Fisher College of Business

Lean six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification

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Sep 16—20
5 daysModules info
Columbus, Ohio, USA
USD 12000
USD 2400 per day
Nov 4—8
5 daysModules info
Columbus, Ohio, USA
USD 12000
USD 2400 per day


Fisher College of Business has partnered with to present an innovative Master Black Belt development program.

The program design employs a blended learning model that incorporates world-class instruction delivered in both the classroom and online. The training program covers the Master Black Belt body of knowledge and topics ranging from advanced DOE to Leading Change to Finance for Master Black Belts.

Once you successfully complete the training portion, you become qualified for theMaster Black Belt Certification process.

Our Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt development program is Blended Learning that integrates:

  • Two one-week sessions of classroom instruction on the campus of The Ohio State University
  • Two weeks of online learning on advanced topics provided by


The classroom sessions are independent and scheduled on a quarterly basis at OSU, allowing participants to enroll in the program and start the on-campus sessions in any sequence.

Program participants access and complete the online components at their own pace during the intervals between on-campus sessions. The faculty is provided by Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business,, and Minitab.


After you complete the training program, you can begin the certification process. This process entails a review of evidence demonstrating your capability and experience as a Master Black Belt. Successful certification candidates receive certification as a Master Black Belt from The Ohio State University.

To be eligible for the certification process, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Certification as a Black Belt from a reputable source
  • Five years of process improvement experience, including three years as a Black Belt
  • Completion of the Master Black Belt training

We will award certification upon satisfactory review of the following:

  • The candidate’s portfolio of project work, which must include at least five projects
  • An oral interview
  • Passing score on the Master Black Belt exam (80%)
  • Evidence of coaching/mentoring experience on ten projects
  • Presentation or publication in an external venue, either in person (such as a conference presentation) or in a written work (such as in Six Sigma Magazine or the like)

Program participants will learn:

  • Design for Lean Six Sigma
  • Tools for generating creative solutions
  • Fundamentals of project management
  • Advanced statistical tools
  • Leadership and coaching tools and techniques
  • Process modeling
  • Financial analysis


With over 30 years of experience in industry, Mr. Mulchandani brings extensive knowledge towards teaching in the business curriculum. Joining Rockwell International soon after obtaining his MBA, Mr. Mulchandani had assignments in several functional areas of the company, including Finance, Account...
Professor Oglevee is the Academic Director of the Fisher Executive MBA Program. He teaches in the Executive MBA and both Graduate and Undergraduate programs. His courses include venture capital, private equity, financial modeling, corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, futures and options, ...
Jeffrey Ford is a professor of management. He joined Fisher after serving on the faculties of the Institute of Management and Labor Research at Rutgers University and the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University. Prior to receiving his PhD in Organizational Behavior from The Ohio State Un...
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