The Six Sigma Black Belt
Certification, developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute, is designed to give the student a solid understanding of Six Sigma principles and teach you how to effectively lead a Six Sigma team. Learn to improve quality and
within your organization.
We also offer our Six Sigma Lean Black
Belt Professional (LBBP)® course for those interested in a Lean
Black Belt program.
Why choose the
Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training
material included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam
done 100% online
- Competency based: Take the
exam as soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working
for top companies
- Professional certificate
mailed to you after you pass exam [example]
Frequently asked questions:
Are There Prerequisites?
No, If you are an experienced Six Sigma practitioner you may sign up
for the Black Belt Certification Test and skip directly to the test. If you are new to
Six Sigma, you can study the Training Material before taking the test. The Black
Belt training course includes all of the course work for the Green Belt
and Yellow Belt and you will learn that material first, before moving on
to the Black Belt material.
Can I get this
certification through another company?
No, the Management and Strategy Institute holds US
Trademark Reg. No. 4,253,067 and is the only company authorized to
certify individuals as Six Sigma Black Belt Professional (SSBBP)®
Is the Black Belt
Certification Test Difficult?
Yes, to function at a high level within Six Sigma it is important for
Black Belts to have a solid understanding of the related
principles. This test is timed, so you will not
be able to look up answers to questions while taking the test. If
you are an experienced Six Sigma practitioner you should be able to pass
the test without the training material. If you are new to Six
Sigma, or feel you could use some additional training, we recommend
reviewing the Training Material before taking the test.
How in-depth is the
The Six Sigma Black Belt course, by definition, is a high-level
certification. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of
most facets of Six Sigma. It does not require a project to
complete. This professional development course was
designed to teach someone with little knowledge of Six Sigma the basic
skills needed to function as a Black Belt on a Six Sigma team.
Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a
basic understanding of Six Sigma. For an example, click on this [Job
Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "Six
How long is the training
The training course is designed to be completed in as little as 4-hours,
however it may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the
final quiz. You will then have 3 hours to complete the test when
you are ready. It has approximately 85 questions. You have 1
year from the date of purchase to access the training material and complete the course.
Is the test proctored?
No, the test for the Six Sigma Black Belt course is not proctored at
It is timed, with a limit of 3 hours. You may take the test
online, from home or work whenever you are ready.
What will I receive after
I pass the test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of
congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters
can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock,
cream paper suitable for framing. [View
Can I see some sample
Yes, these are a few
sample questions from the Six Sigma Black Belt test.
Competency Units (PCU):
Participants who successfully complete this certificate program
will receive 40 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from
How would I list this
certification on my resume?
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the
education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your
college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
- Six Sigma Black Belt Professional (SSBBP)®
We also offer:
Six Sigma Green Belt
Certified (SSGBC) - $199.95
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified (SSYBC) - $99.95
Six Sigma Certification
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification