Usually a blackbelt need to be trained for three to four weeks. The typical training cost is USD30,000. The ROI vary very much. You need to finish a project and gain finiancial befints (some company say no less than $ 100,00 or $ 200,000) before you are certified.
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For your information:
AlliedSignal (Now Honeywell) put almost everything under Six Sigma (now Six Sigma Plus) which includes:
Six Sigma,ABM, Lean manufacturing,Malcolm Baldrige,TPM etc. Besides Black Belt they have ABM master and lean master etc.
The Black Belt saving or ROI referred to opportunity savings only. That’s one reason why somepeople have different view of “Six Sigma”. You can see two articles from http://www.qualitydigest.com “Six Sigma: Fad or fundamental?” “Who Needs Six Sigma Anyway? (Past issue, May)
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I used to work for AlliedSignal and I’m a BlackBelt.Also I’m writing a MBA thesis for TQM. Actually Six Sigma is a part of TQM but sold by different name by different guru. There are three types of implementation strategy: Selective implementation,Engineering focus TQM and Organizational wide TQM. Since you are the head of quality group, I will…[Read more]