HI-PP4 Course Black Belt Design for Six Sigma

Take the lead in development projects and carry them out according to the Design for Six Sigma methodology.

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With this course you’ll learn:

  • The Design for Six Sigma (DfSS) methodology
  • To reach an effective risk management process (FMEA) including risk mitigation 
  • Creative techniques (TRIZ), preparation of experiments (DOEs), measurement system evaluations (GR&R) and reliability engineering methods

Teaching professionals.

Marcel Logger

Marcel Logger

Sr. Product Process Specialist & Master Black Belt
Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma with a background in manufacturing, service, and logistics.
Theo de Goede

Theo de Goede

Senior Project Manager & Master Black Belt
Passionate Master Black in the field of customer-focussed design in the High/Med-Tech field. At Holland Innovative, his knowledge is directed to the Design for Six Sigma and Reliability Engineering area.

Course information

  • Hybrid
  • 4 modules of 3 days


The investment is €6.950,- (ex. VAT) per participant. Included are 12 training days, comprehensive course materials, project support during the training days, lunch and refreshments. In addition, four times free participation in the Six Sigma User Group.  

Excluding costs for the optional exam training, the theoretical exam and the evaluation of the two projects that are required for the BB certification. 

About the Black Belt Design for Six Sigma course.

You will be trained to be a professional Black Belt and you can take the lead within projects and implement them according to the DfSS methodology. 

The focus on customer demand and the proactive way of collecting and evaluating data leads to better products and an up-to-date development process for your organization. This has a significant impact on product design, quality, reliability, operating results and customer satisfaction. 


Course: Black Belt Design for Six Sigma.


The Black Belt Design for Six Sigma course enables you to further translate customer wishes through the Design for Six Sigma methodology.  

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At a time of increasing pressure on Time-to-Market this unique Black Belt Design for Six Sigma course provides you with the right resources to successfully address challenges in development of new products, services and processes and to implement and embed this method into your organization. 

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What you’ll learn.

Block 1 - day 1/3

Complete overview and application in practice in 4 blocks

  • Introduction, with Design for Six Sigma
  • DfSSproject definition, business case 
  • DfSSrequirements, voice of the customer 
  • Basic statistics, introduction Minitab

Block 2 – day 4/6

Complete overview and application in practice in 4 blocks

  • Requirements and CTQ (Critical to Quality)flowdown
  • Methodical design
  • Lean, process mapping, risk management, FMEA, problem solving
  • Process capability, DPMO, non-normaldataBlock

Block 3 - day 7/8

Complete overview and application in practice in 4 blocks

  • TRIZ (Theory of Inventive ProblemSolving)
  • Data Analysis 1: hypothesis testing
  • Data Analysis 2: regression analysis, non-parametric testing
  • Design of Experiments 1

Block 4 – day 10/12

Complete overview and application in practice in 4 blocks

  • Robust design & tolerancing
  • Design for Reliability and application of DfSS tools  
  • Linking tools to DIDOV and DMAIC methodologies, closure

Practical information.

For whom

The course aims at professionals who execute projects for the development of new products, services and processes. Affinity with fact based decision-making supported by statistics and personal involvement in projects is preferred. The training is suitable for professionals on Academic or HBO level, or an adequate level of knowledge gained by experience.


You will receive proof of participation.

The training is a good preparation for the certification programs of the Holland Innovative Academy: 

  • Two variants: Lean Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma
  • Two degrees: green belt and black belt
  • Two exam components: theory exam and practical component (1 or 2 successful projects) 

To obtain the certificate, candidates need to demonstrate they control the Green Belt or Black Belt level of the learning objectives specified in the Six Sigma curriculum. This is tested through a theoretical exam. In addition candidates need to submit one (Green Belt) or two (Black Belt) successful projects, demonstrating that they can apply the Six Sigma way of working effectively. 

Alternative certification options are the UvA and IASSC programs. 

Location & Dates


Eindhoven – High Tech Campus 29  

Dates 2022 Eindhoven

Block 1: 30, 31 May and 01 June
Block 2: 27, 28 and 29 June
Block 3: 05, 06 and 07 September
Block 4: 03, 04 and 05 October


Group size

A maximum of 10 participants 

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