Lean Six Sigma Expert (Black Belt)

Course Reference No: TGS-2020502458 
In collaboration with: Lean Methods Group


Course Objectives

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training teaches the skills required to lead teams through breakthrough improvements and support strategic objectives in any function or department of any organization. The course prepares you to solve a wide variety of difficult problems across a wide spectrum of industries, drawing on both quantitative and qualitative methods.

This course also prepares Black Belts for their role as change agents in training and mentoring and provides creative-thinking modules that can be used to move a team’s thinking beyond old assumptions and familiar paradigms.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply such Lean concepts as 5S, waste reduction, process mapping, value stream mapping and mistake proofing
  • Define, scope and execute DMAIC projects
  • Apply the DMAIC methodology to business issues and transition projects from phase to phase
  • Apply basic and more advanced statistical analyses to determine the relationship between key inputs and process outputs
  • Effectively manage team dynamics and understand how to work with multiple levels of leadership to remove barriers and achieve project success
  • Close projects and hand over control to process owners
  • Present projects to instructors, peers and managers


  1. Familiar with statistical knowledge;
  2. Preferably with 2 years of relevant working experience.

Who Should Attend

Managerial & above


Participants will be awarded with NUS SCALE-Lean Methods Group Lean Six Sigma Expert (Black Belt) Certificate of Completion, upon passing the online examination and successful completion of a Work Improvement Project.

Mode of Training

Blended (On-campus/Online) 

Note to Participants

Minitab 18 will be introduced as part of the Lean Six Sigma Advanced (Green Belt), Lean Six Sigma Expert (Black Belt) and Lean Six Sigma Advanced to Expert (Black Belt) programme as the software may be useful in facilitating the project work required. A free 30-day trial of the Minitab software can be downloaded at this link: Minitab 18 Download.

Lean Six Sigma Expert (Black Belt) 

About our partner

Lean Methods Group is a consulting firm focusing on Strategy, Innovation, Performance Excellence and Change Management. Working with clients across various industries, Lean Methods Group has developed a broad range of training with real-world application that is globally recognised and accredited. Underpinning everything entered into by Lean Methods Group are skills forged as a Lean Six Sigma leader. Together with NUS SCALE, our certification meets the highest standards and is recognised by the International Association of Six Sigma Certification (IASSC).




Celine Loh is a senior leader with strengths in continuous improvement, business development, strategic growth and strong P&L performance. Starting with a foundation at GE, Celine’s career has progressed from tactical to strategic supply chain roles, onto client-facing and business development responsibilities, and finally to senior leadership roles with full P&L accountability. In her last position, Celine was hand-picked to be one of 15 in a Junior Leadership Committee reporting into the CEO and senior leadership team. The team served as an innovative think tank and glue for a decentralized, large privately owned European company. With a core strength in problem solving, Celine excels at understanding complex operational details, analyzing business risks and quickly driving pragmatic solutions—all while concurrently managing stakeholders. Having lived and worked in China, the US and Singapore, coupled with extensive travel throughout Europe and Asia, Celine brings a high level of cultural awareness to managing different environments and stakeholders. She is passionate about partnering with clients to lead people-driven problem solving.




Mark Back is a results-oriented professional who is skilled in developing and deploying process improvement and strategic initiatives in global businesses. With over 20 years of experience across a multitude of industries, he has utilized his expertise to impact the financial success of companies throughout North America, Asia-Pacific, India, Greater China the Middle East and Africa. Mark has developed a reputation of helping companies become more profitable and robust by identifying opportunities and developing and implementing projects that lead to sustainable improvements. He has a natural ability to work with key decision-makers and employees at all levels. An exceptional instructor and facilitator, Mark engages and challenges business teams to develop innovative solutions that enhance profit and performance.

Note: Course will be taught by one of the above instructors.


01 Dec 2020 - 30 Nov 2021
01 Mar 2021 – 28 Feb 2022 

21-23 September 2021,
28-30 September 2021 (Online - 9am - 1pm)(Part 2 workshop)


2 x 3 Days 
9.00am to 5.30pm

Facilitated Learning: 42 hours 
e-Learning: 158 hours 
Project Coaching: 3 hours 
Assessment: 18 hours

Total: 221 hours over a one-year period 


National University of Singapore 
University Town

International Participants


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger) 


Singapore PRs


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens 
(40 yrs or older)


Incl. GST



Incl. GST

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Fees & Funding

Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older eligible for MCES2
Singapore PRs Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs3
Full Programme Fee S$10,500.00 S$10,500.00 S$10,500.00 S$10,500.00 S$10,500.00
SSG Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$7,350.00) (S$7,350.00) (S$7,350.00) (S$7,350.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$10,500.00 S$3,150.00 S$3,150.00 S$3,150.00 S$3,150.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$735.00 S$220.50 S$220.50 S$220.50 S$220.50
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$11,235.00 S$3,370.50 S$3,370.50 S$3,370.50 S$3,370.50
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$2,100.00) - (S$2,100.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$11,235.00 S$3,370.50 S$1,270.50 S$3,370.50

Learners must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be eligible for SSG funding.

  1. All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to select the programme. 
  2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. 
  3. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. Click Here for more information. 
  4. Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME. For more information, visit Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills
  5. Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6/hr under the WSS scheme, visit- WSG for more information..
  6. NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) – All self-employed (i.e. freelancers and sole-proprietors-with-no-employee) Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply for the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) from NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i). Click here for more information.
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27 July 2021