Category: Six Sigma Belt Levels (General)


Understanding the Six Sigma Black Belt

The Black Belt is at the top of the Six Sigma Professionals when it comes to the knowledge base they’ve learned and have been certified in. Black Belts practice daily leadership skills, leading teams and creating ways for employees in

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How to Reach Your Six Sigma Goals

There are some misconceptions about the Six Sigma Methodology. The idea behind it is pretty straightforward. It is about people looking at their businesses and finding ways to make them more efficient. In this article, we will look at how

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Understanding 6 Sigma

You may have noticed the increase of discussion and publication about a topic called 6 Sigma. However, what isn’t as obvious is what 6 Sigma actually is. First created by Motorola, 6 Sigma is an intensive, highly focused, and greatly

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Six Sigma Belts – What is the Difference?

Confused about the different Six Sigma Certification Belts, and the roles of each within a business environment? Although Six Sigma training is a popular term throughout the business world, not that many people know the difference between the Six Sigma

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Why Is Six Sigma So Effective?

On the surface, it may seem that the effectiveness of Six Sigma is due to its reliance on scientific tools and techniques, but that is certainly not true – because in reality, Six Sigma is more about following time-tested business

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Originally developed by Bill Smith at Motorola in 1986, the Six Sigma Training program was created using some of the most innovative quality improvement methods from the preceding six decades. The term "Six Sigma" is derived from a field of statistics known as process capability. The term 6 Sigma refers to the ability of manufacturing processes to produce a very high proportion of output within specification. Processes that operate with "six sigma quality" over the short term are assumed to produce long-term defect levels below 3.4 defects per million opportunities. Six Sigma's goal is to improve overall processes to that level of quality or better.