HI-PP3 Course Green Belt to Black Belt

For the ones who want to deepen their knowledge at the Black Belt level | 8 days

The Green Belt to Black Belt course is based upon the Design for Six Sigma method. It is focused on certified Green Belt professionals who want to deepen their knowledge at the Black Belt level. You will be trained to a professional Black Belt as you can take the lead within projects and implement them according to the Design for Six Sigma methodology.

The Green Belt to Black Belt course enables you to further translate customer needs through the Design for Six Sigma methodology needed to develop robust new products, services and processes. This course provides the means to successfully approach challenges in development and to implement and incorporate this methodology into your organization.

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About the course Green Belt to Black Belt

From your background as a Green Belt, you have the necessary base to grow into a Black Belt. You are familiar with techniques such as statistics and measurement system analysis that are further explored in the Green Belt to Black Belt 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.

To increase the effectiveness of the learning process of the Six Sigma methodology and associated tools, the participants will preferably carry out an initial project in sync with the course.

Subjects of the course Green Belt to Black Belt

During the course Green Belt to Black Belt the following subjects will be discussed:

  • DfSS Project definition, business case
  • DfSS Requirements, Voice of the Customer
    • Measurement system analysis categorical,
    • Process Capability, DPMO, non-normal data
    • Data Analysis: regression analysis, non-parametric testing,
    • Critical Parameter Management, methodical design, CTQ
      (Critical to Quality) Flowdown
  • Keptner Trego, 8D, ishikawa, Shainin, Lean
    • TRIZ special
    • Process FMEA, p-diagram
  • Process mapping, risk management, FMEA, problem solving
  • Power and sample size
    • Design of Experiments; fractional factorial, conjoint analysis
  • Reliability introduction
  • Robust Design & Tolerancing
    • Design for Reliability and application of DfSS tools
    • Connect tools to DIDOV and DMAIC methodologies, closure

Results of the course Green Belt to Black Belt

During the course Green Belt to Black Belt you will learn:

  • The Design for Six Sigma (DfSS) methodologies
  • In a few steps to reach an effective risk management process (FMEA) including risk mitigation. In addition to CTQ flowdown and FMEA, creative techniques (TRIZ), preparation of experiments (DOEs), measurement system evaluations (GR&R) and Reliability Engineering methods are discussed

For whom

Green Belt professionals who execute projects for the development of new products, services and processes. We expect affinity with decision-making based on facts, supported by statistics and personal involvement in projects. The Green Belt to Black Belt course is suitable for professionals at academic or HBO level, or the same level of knowledge gained through experience.

Setup course

The course consists of 3 blocks in total 8 full days, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Locations, dates & schedule

This training is offered in our 1.5-meter classrooms, online or hybrid. Moreover, we have both in-company as free enrollment possibilities.

Location: Eindhoven – High Tech Campus 29

Dates 2021
Location: Eindhoven
June 9
June 29
June 30
September 6
September 7
September 27
September 28
September 29

Investment course

The investment is € 4.650,- (ex. VAT) per participant, extensive course material, project support during the training days and daily lunch.


Marcel Logger MSc:
Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma with a background in manufacturing, service, and logistics. Working as Sr. Product & Process Specialist at Holland Innovative

Ing. Theo de Goede:
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.

Certificate / diploma

Participants who have followed the training receive a certificate of participation.

Method of teaching

The course is offered as an in-class course, but any other form is open for negotiation. We are able to offer offline, online and hybrid courses.

In the case of one or more non-Dutch speaking participants, the training is given in English.

Group size

A maximum of 10 participants

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.

Training advice?

Would you like to receive more information about this course? Our program managers can tell you more about it! You can reach them from Monday till Friday from 08:30 till 17:00.

T: +31 (0)40 851 4610
E: academy@holland-innovative.nl

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About the Holland Innovative Academy

Holland Innovative helps to develop the competencies of you and your colleagues to strengthen your organization and create growth. Together with renowned centres of expertise such as Eindhoven University of Technology, Twente University, Delft University of Technology and the University of Stuttgart we organize courses, trainings and masterclasses in Project Management, Product & Process Development, Reliability, Data Science and MedTech. We offer both open enrolment and in-company training; tailor-made to fully meet the needs and the strategy of your organization. Coupling these courses with practical experience is important in order to maximise the effectiveness. Where possible, your own cases/data are discussed during our training and/or further explored by coaching on-the-job, project participation and also in the User Groups.

Check the complete training program of the Holland Innovative Academy