Since a key role for Black Belts is to effectively lead project teams, our program prepares your candidates to do just that. The Motorola Black Belt Program gives your candidates the skills and knowledge they need for the exceptional leadership of business improvement projects. Upon completing each segment of training, participants immediately apply concepts and tools taught in training to their real-time improvement projects. Black Belt candidates learn to use: ? the DMAIC model* for process improvement and ? statistical tools and techniques to make fact-based decisions. Motorola has developed thousands of skilled Black Belts since we created the Black Belt concept in 1991. Over time, we have continuously updated and refreshed our courseware. As a result, we deliver the most comprehensive and rigorous program in the marketplace. Our Black Belt Program includes practical case applications and significant hands-on practice with software tools. Program Length Four weeks delivered over a four-month time frame We offer the option of formal Black Belt certification. It requires that your Black Belt candidates complete training, pass a test, and demonstrate results on improvement projects. Black Belt Certification Participants need to bring a laptop computer preloaded with MINITAB® software. Software Program Overview Black Belts are experts groomed in the Six Sigma methodology and advanced statistical tools. They can come from all functions of your organization. Although candidates do not need to be statisticians, they need to be willing to use statistical tools to apply Six Sigma.