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Six Sigma Black Belt Module IV - Improve and Control

Discover how to develop feasible solutions, design for Six Sigma, preserve the process knowledge gained, analyze variance and corrective action plans.


Module IV (Planned Topics)
-- Hypothesis testing and confidence levels
-- Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
-- Developing feasible solutions
-- Solution FMEAs and pilot studies
-- Mistake proofing - poka yoke
-- Advanced control charting concepts
-- Corrective action plans - work instuctions
-- Preserving the process knowledge gained
-- Design for Six Sigma
-- Kaizen for continuous improvement

Black Belt capstone project is due no later than eight weeks after the completion of Module IV.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand theDMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) methodology
  • Apply the appropriate strategy and statistical techniques to help them eliminate mistakes, reduce processing times, and decrease operating costs
  • Learn advanced control charting methods, hypothesis testing and correlation analysis

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This program can be applied toward the:

Tue.-Thu., May 12-14, 2015
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Davis R. Bothe, Adjunct Faculty
CEUs: 2.0/PDHs: 20
Program No. 4830-7791
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For more information, contact:
Murali Vedula,, 414-227-3121
Marcia Gabriel,, 414-227-3378


Attendee Feedback

Dave Bothe describes the rationale behind statistical methods and brings them to life in a "sensible" manner.

"I learned to recognize out-of-control processes through statistical analysis."

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