Lean Black Belt

The Black Belt leads complex, value stream focused, transformational projects, employing analytical methods, a broad suite of improvement tools and methods, and has the ability to enable others to visualize the “true” current state of operations and inspire them a vision a future state where process waste has been eliminated, process output has been optimized, and customers needs and expectations consistently being met. Upon successful completion, you will be able to: leverage an understanding of basic statistics and employ graphical analysis to visualize process performance and routinely collect and analyze operational data to assess process control and stability as well as overall capability (ability to meet target service levels); enable organizations to optimize their value streams to enhance customer experience; assist senior leadership in designing, deploying, and managing their operational excellence strategy using “Hoshin Kanri” methods and the “X-Matrix” framework; understand and articulate the environmental benefits resulting from Lean improvement projects and initiatives; assisting in the selection, prioritization, planning, and execution of successful improvement projects, including coaching and mentor of Lean, Yellow, and Green Belts and management.