Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification

Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belts (MBBs) are qualified to lead and educate all levels of an organization in Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies. They provide guidance to leaders, aligning Lean Six Sigma projects with an organization’s business plan to further drive continuous improvement.

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Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belts (MBBs) are qualified to lead and educate all levels of an organization in Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies. They provide guidance to leaders, aligning Lean Six Sigma projects with an organization’s business plan to further drive continuous improvement.

Master Black Belts are inspirational leaders and innovators, always seeking new ways to align business practices with Lean Six Sigma and relentlessly seeking improvement across all processes and departments. Anyone looking to become a MBB requires a high level of drive and determination, not to mention an ability to absorb and understand complex problems.

What should we expect from VarSigma?

There are numerous reasons, let’s list a few

  • International Recognition– VarSigma is Exemplar Global (member of ASQ family) Certified TPECS Provider for Six Sigma Competency ensuring Global recognition for our Lean Six Sigma Certification.

    • The pedagogy has been designed by Dr. Shantanu Kumar, making it the most sought after workshop and certification
    • VarSigma course content, coverage and certification is by far the most rigorous and exhaustive across all public offered programs
    • VarSigma has certified professionals across industries, functions and countries, and therefore the recognition and acceptance unparalleled.
  • Alumni network for placement support –  25,000+ professionals trained across the world, 7500+ Senior professionals trained, 300,000 + Linkedin followers and presence across the world.
  • Extraordinary Facilitators – Our facilitators have a minimum of 15 years of consulting and extensive training experience. All the facilitators undergo a rigorous ‘Train the trainer’ workshop by Dr. Shantanu Kumar.
  • Project and Career Guidance–  Regular webinars and expert moderated forum provide the necessary support for completing improvement initiatives and understanding the next steps for career progression. Your success is a testimonial for VarSigma.
  • Classroom learning with online support – Our Lean Six Sigma workshops are conducted in person, along with webinars and online sessions to facilitate conceptual learning. Blending the best of both worlds

Training Duration

  • Participants will attend a minimum 75 hours of facilitator led classroom training for Master Black Belt in addition to 60 hours of Lean Six Sigma fundamentals classroom training
  • Participants will also have access to another 40 hours of advanced learning modules
  • Total Learning Duration available to a participant  is 175 hours

Training Package

  • Internationally recognized Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification
  • 1-year flexible access to e-learning
  • E-Guide for each MBB modules
  • Completed case studies for each MBB  module
  • E-books on advanced MBB content
  • Lifetime access to VarSigma Exclusive Library
  • Self paced e-learning videos and analysis data files and templates
  • Free Excel based software for statistical analysis
  • Access to 50+  completed case studies
  • Access to 20+ e-books on Lean Six Sigma content
  • 200 Practice Questions
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Exam Fee
  • Refreshment and lunch on classroom training days (Only applicable to physical classroom training)
  • Project Completion certificate
  • Free membership to project support forum
  • Periodic webinars for continual learning
  • PDUs for PMI credential renewal

For comprehensive workshop and certification information, Please email us at info@varsigma.com

Modules Covered

  • Lean Expert – Lean Expert Program is designed to train participants on how to use key Lean methods and tools to improve value streams and create value for customers.
  • Business Analytics Practitioner – Business Analytics focuses on developing new insights and understanding of business performance based on data and statistical methods.
  • Certified Risk Manager – Risk Manager module is designed to deliver a deep, practical understanding of operational risk management frameworks and measurement methodologies.
  • Lean Six Sigma Coach – LSS Coach module provides practical help to enable participants to grasp the mindset of an expert trainer and appreciate the beliefs and values as they apply to designing and running a training program. The course also covers skills sets that are essential to facilitating dynamic and powerful training events.
  • I-LEAD (Digital Transformation & Robotic Process Automation) – I-LEAD module is likely to force participants to speed up their digital journey by providing an opportunity for technology enabled changes in organizations.


  • VarSigma facilitators have a minimum of 15 years of consulting experience, and have conducted 100s of workshops. Our consultants have international experience in leading improvement initiatives and providing breakthrough solutions. Please review the management profile
  • Program Director – Dr. Shantanu Kumar is an accomplished author, educator and visionary. He has been a prominent business strategy consultant for Fortune 500 organisations. He has trained over 15,000 professionals in US, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Saudi Arabia
  • Please connect with the Program Director—  Dr. Shantanu Kumar

Certification Exam

  • Each certification candidate is required to pass a written examination that consists of multiple choice questions measuring comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.
  • The Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification examination is split over 5 examinations. One examination for each competency area which includes Lean Expert, Business Analytics Practitioner, Risk Manager, I-Lead, Lean Six Sigma Coach. It is only offered in English.


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Internationally Standardized Curriculum

VarSigma has a standardized body of knowledge for all programs comparable to ASQ and Exemplar body of knowledge. The body of knowledge is reviewed periodically and updated to include new tools, techniques and application of technology.

  • Lean Thinking
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Value Stream Analysis using iGrafx
  • Business Process Modelling using iGrafx
  • Lean Enterprise & Service Sector
  • Identify Improvement Opportunities
  • Process Metrics & Review
  • Innovative Lean Solutions
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Data Visualization using PowerBI
  • Exploratory Analysis
  • Data Analysis using JAMOVI & BlueSkye
  • Predictive Analysis
  • Statistical analysis & process improvement using Minitab
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Probability Distribution
  • Regression Analysis
  • Time Series
  • Control Charts
  • Risk Management Overview
  • Identify project & operational risk
  • Risk Modelling
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Monte Carlo Simulation using Crystal Ball
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Deductive Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Response
  • Monitor & Control Risk
  • Multi Criteria Decision making
  • Generate & Evaluative Solutions
  • Full Scale Implementation Plan
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Utilize AI to analyze the tasks that make up the processes across your organization to construct scientific, data-driven process maps
  • Gap reduction between the process experts and RPA developers with one-click export to PDD or XAML
  • Process Delivery with Process Mining
  • Celonis for Process Mining
  • UiPath for Robotic Process Automation
  • Business Process Management (BPM)
  • Automated Checklist – Simple and Conditional
  • Multi- step workflow bots using Zapier, Automate.io
  • Discrete Event Simulation
  • Task Mining & Automation Hub
  • Tool Reviews
  • Train the Trainer
  • Curriculum Design
  • Participant Kit Design
  • Trainer Kit Design
  • Mock Presentations
  • Objective Setting and Content
  • Training outline
  • Audience and Evaluation
  • Training Delivery
  • Online Learning Environment
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What do our participants say?

To write anything about how knowledgeable Dr. Shantanu Kumar is will be an understatement. Frankly, I had joined the six sigma green belt workshop to add an extra line in my resume. But, what I learnt from the workshop was way beyond my expectations. Starting from the videos of farming practices in Israel to the automatic inventory system of amazon, the workshop impacted my rusted brain! The workshop helped me to look things differently. Even in highly standardized engineering projects, I was able to identify the issues and could come up with the solutions. I developed a tool which helped the management to easily tackle larger projects and effectively manage the training hours which in turn meant saving hundreds of euro. For me, workshop was not about learning minitab. It was to apply the learning in my area of job, to increase productivity, identify the errors and improve the quality of my work.
Thank you Shantanu for inspiring and motivating to see a broader picture!
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“Just amazing” is the word comes to my mind, when i think about Dr. Shantanu! His approach, his strong control over concepts makes him stand apart from others. I gained in-depth knowledge for practical use of six sigma methodology supported with examples from him during his training program i attended.
Not just knowledge the delivery system, time management is extraordinary. Exemplary! very well organised and in true sense “Six Sigma” planned & delivered program!
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Please email us at info@varsigma.com and we will guide you through the enrollment process.

Global recognition of the program ensures the certification that you receive is accepted internationally.
The certificate kit includes
1. Certificate of Successful Completion
2. Letter from VarSigma CEO stating the curriculum that was covered, examination process and certification procedure.
3. Reference check form that you can share with your employer

Yes, the examination fee is included. If you are unable to pass the certification examination in the first attempt, you can take the exam again. The first re-examination attempt is free.
Yes, all statistical exercises will be carried out on Minitab. Participants usually spend 8-12 hours on Minitab related exercises during the workshop. We will provide the trial version of the software on the first day of the workshop.

36 hours classroom training, Hard copy of Green Belt Book of Knowledge, Preparatory module, Analysis data files and templates, 19 completed case studies, 10 e-books on Lean Six Sigma related content. 2 Simulation projects, 2 Sample question papers, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam Fee, Refreshment and lunch on training days.

This workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Shantanu Kumar. We don’t use services of freelance consultants as it affects the quality and consistency of the training workshop. We believe in conducting few however effective workshops with lasting impact. Dr. Shantanu Kumar has trained over 10000 participants on Lean Six Sigma, Innovation, Risk Management and Data Analytics.

LSSGB training is suitable for middle to senior managers, Engineers, MBAs, Operations Managers, Quality Managers and professionals who want to apply the methodologies and quality control process within an organization.

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Dr. Shantanu Kumar
Dr. Shantanu KumarProgramme Director

Dr. Shantanu Kumar has influenced and transformed the path organisations tread on for process improvement, innovation and change management. A prominent author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Kumar is universally characterized by his friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most insightful, humble, influential and recommended strategy consultants and is respected for his years of research in the fields of process improvement, business intelligence and innovation.

His experience has enabled most Fortune 500 companies across industries to improve operations efficiency, re-engineer obsolete and dying processes, reinvigorate business strategies and turn around failing businesses. He has trained and consulted on innovation using TRIZ, lean six sigma, program & project management, business process re-engineering, strategic leadership and managing change. He has trained more than 10000 professionals on lean six sigma, innovation, structured decision making and business process re-engineering across industries and touched many more lives in other leadership workshops. He uses his diverse life experiences to deliver workshops of seemingly complex concepts in easy to understand stories. His storytelling ability and humor keeps participants glued to their seats and his focus on applicability at work ensure tangible returns.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and statistics, master’s degree in applied math and statistics, MBA in operations management and a Phd-business intelligence scholar. His expertise includes master black belt six sigma, ISO lead auditor and project management. He has published research papers and continues to research on statistical application of neural networks in decision making, artificial intelligence in decision making models, financial risk management using decision trees classification model, multivariate statistics in marketing and operation research. He is a guest faculty at multiple business schools and continues to mentor business leaders realise their potential.

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