Course Name

21st Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Program (Blended)


June 06, 2024 - August 23, 2024

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Online via Zoom
Onsite Venue: Ateneo de Manila University-Salcedo Campus 
Ateneo Professional Schools Building, 130 HV Dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati

Regular Rate:

Php 136,000

Early Eagle Rate:

Php 128,000

Valid Until:

May 23, 2024

21st Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Program (Blended)


The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is the key change agent for the Six Sigma process - leading teams to organizational and financial improvement where it is needed most.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Training is an intensive 16-day training program in quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, project management, group dynamics, team building, and change management.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification is conferred to participants who successfully pass the examination and project.

Oriel STAT A MATRIX is a global leader in consulting and training related to performance improvement and regulatory compliance. They worked with different companies across the globe in effectively developing the potential from within these organizations to successfully integrate and deploy performance improvement principles and practices, and to meet organizational, regulatory, and strategic goals.

Who should attend

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt candidates should be leaders and respected team members with excellent communication skills. Experience in solving problems and motivating others is essential, as well as a demonstrated commitment to organizational excellence.


At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: 

  1. Explain in general terms what “Six Sigma” refers to and why it is relevant to process improvement; identify the DMAIC steps and their sequence along with the outputs of and tools in each step.

  2. DEFINE your project’s purpose and scope and get background on the process and customer 

  3. In MEASURE, focus improvement efforts by gathering information on the current situation.

  1. In ANALYZE, identify root causes and confirm them with data. 

  2. In IMPROVE, develop, try out, and implement solutions that address root causes and use data to evaluate your solutions and the plans used to carry them out. 

  3. CONTROL the process and maintain the gains by standardizing work methods or processes, anticipating future improvements and preserving the lessons from your project


• Lean Six Sigma Intro
• DMAIC overview


• Defining and scoping projects
• Process basics
• Understanding the Voice of the Customer


• Data collection basics
• Data collection: Sampling
• Data collection: Improving measurement systems
• Basic data analysis 1: Identifying patterns over time
• Basic data analysis 2: Identifying patterns not related to time
• Measuring process performance
• Detailed process mapping


• Process analysis
• Identifying causes
• Verifying causes: Graphs and plots
• Normal theory
• Verifying causes: Tests of hypotheses for normal data
• Verifying causes: Tests of hypotheses for non-normal data
• Verifying causes: Regression analysis – Simple Linear Regression
• Verifying causes: Regression analysis – Multiple Linear Regression
• Verifying causes: Regression analysis – Regression with discrete data
• Design of Experiments


• Lean solutions
• Generating and selecting solutions
• Planning for change
• Implementing solutions
• Evaluating solutions


• Standardization
• Process monitoring
• Process control
• Project closure

Ms. Anamaria M. Mercado is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Practitioner. She received her certification after six weeks of training in the US and a two-year full-time assignment as a Six Sigma Deployment Manager.  She is also the Program Director of Six Sigma Certification Programs at the Ateneo Graduate School - Center for Continuing Education.

As a Deployment Manager, she helped launch the continuous improvement initiative in her former company. She managed multiple projects across the organization, improving process performance and customer satisfaction while delivering financial benefits.

Further, she has professional experience in sales and marketing management, as well as in training and development. Over the years, Ms. Mercado has concentrated on providing training and coaching services to various clients across industries, particularly in the areas of business process improvement and service excellence.

Ms. Mercado has a degree in Business Economics and post-graduate units in Professional Education from the University of the Philippines. She also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

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