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Lean Six Sigma Deployment: Leadership Insights

What does it take to successfully deploy Lean Six Sigma in organizations and why does it matter? We asked Whitehall Certified Leaders, Ernesto Manuel Jr., Senior Managers for Operational Excellence at Asurion; Jeffrey Solis, Global Continuous Improvement Manager at Panalpina; Melvin John Dela Pena, Operations Excellence Manager at a technology company; and Christeen Cereno, Credit Card Excellence Leader at Home Credit Philippines.

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Get ahead and get noticed with a Lean Six Sigma Certification

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) 2018 Annual Labor and Employment Status reports a total of 41.2 million employed persons in the country as of December 2018.

In a few months time, more students will be graduating and joining the nation’s workforce numbers. With such a vast number of workforce, how do you stay competitive in the job market? How do you make sure your resume stands out? What is your value-add to your company? There are a number of things you could do to boost your resume. But one tried and tested way is to have a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) certification. How can an LSS certification boost your resume and advance your career?

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Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (CLSSBB) for Green Belt-trained | June-July 2022

June 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm July 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (CLSSBB) Program

A Black Belt is an experienced business process improvement practitioner.  They have demonstrated capability to deliver tangible business results.  Black Belts lead cross-functional projects and has mastery of the Lean Six Sigma framework.

What’s unique with Whitehall’s program?

  • Emphasis on project-based learning.  More actual and on-the-job practice.  Less academic and theoretical treatment of the subject.
  • Grounded on the universal principles of leading change, innovation and sound project management practices.
  • Facilitated by ASQ Certified Master Black Belt with experience in deploying Lean Six Sigma in Fortune 500 companies.
  • Designated and tested by seasoned practitioners with more than 100 years of combined professional experience with a single focus – to enhance the chance of success for the aspiring Black Belt candidate.
This unique program focuses on the “why” do it and “how” to do your respective projects.  Whitehall’s 180-day program for Black Belts will equip you with the skills and techniques to complete your project in record time.

Course Content

Leading Change – Increase the acceptance of the change
  •  Evaluate the impact 
  •  Create the change strategy
  •  Develop a change management plan
  •  Implement the Plan
  •  Evaluate outcomes and document lessons learned
  •  *Tips and tricks in leading change
Define Phase – Set-up the right projects right
  •  Identify and select cross-functional process improvement projects
  •  Quantify business benefits
  •  Construct a value stream map
  •  Analyze stakeholder requirements
  •  Define the communication plan
  • *Tips and tricks in Define phase
Measure Phase – Quantify the current performance
  •  Establish statistical data collection
  •  Assess process stability
  •  Perform capability analysis
  • *Tips and tricks in Measure phase
Analyze – Validate the sources of wastes and variations
  •  Perform root cause analysis
  •  Validate root cause using statistical tests
  • *Tips and tricks in Analyze phase
Improve – Achieve breakthrough performance level
  •  Use creativity techniques in identifying solutions
  •  Prepare and execute a test plan
  •  Identify risks and define actions
  •  Compare performance before and after the change
  •  *Tips and tricks in Improve phase
Control – Sustain the new performance
  •  Implement a monitoring and response plan
  •  Establish a visual management system
  •  *Tips and tricks in Control phase
Duration: 180-day program The estimated duration to complete a Black Belt project and earn the certification is 180-days* from the start of the training.  All throughout the program, candidates will have access to training resources, project coaching, and support by Whitehall Consultant. * Actual results may vary Black Belt Level-Up Kit (for GB-trained) includes:
  • Total of 48 training contact hours
  • Up to 8 hours of personalized coaching
  • Training and coaching by ASQ Certified Master Black Belt
  • Tools, templates and real project examples
  • Access to Whitehall’s resources (e-classroom, alumni group and publications)

Target Audience

  • Front-line and middle-level managers who drive process improvement
  • Business executives and owners who want to deliver tangible financial benefits
  • Professional who aspire to level up their careers and prepare for future growth


  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training from a credible institution.

Certification Process

  1.  Complete a cross-functional business process improvement project
  2.  Present the completed project to Whitehall’s panel of consultants for evaluation
  3.  Upon successful review, the candidate shall be awarded a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt credential

Computing Requirements

QI Macro® is the statistical software to be used.  A trial version may be downloaded at https://www.qimacros.com/trial/30-day/

Learning Investment

Regular Rate: Php41,990.00 Payable until June 02, 2022 only. Green Belt Alumni Rate: Php29,990.00 Save Php12,000.00  Payable until June 01, 2022 only. Installment Plan – Green Belt Alumni Rate Pay Php15,990.00 until June 01, 2022 Pay Php14,000.00 until July 01, 2022 Group Rate Promo: Get 5 seats for only the price of 4! Save P41,990.00.  Regular Rate applies. Payable until June 02, 2022
Note: Installment Plan is only available to Individual and Personal-funded


June 03, 04, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, July 01, 02, 08, 09 |  Fridays & Saturdays  | 1:00PM-5:00PM  |  48 hours

Registration & Payment

Once you have decided to enroll, please  [Register here]

We will be issuing an invoice with payment instruction afterwards.  Please note that our accepted payment methods are the following only:
  • Deposit cash or cheque at any Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) branches nationwide
  • Online fund transfer thru BPI Express Online and other bank’s online facility
  • Mobile payment app GCash and PayMaya using the bank transfer feature
  • Credit card via PayPal.  Participants will shoulder Paypal fees of 4.4% + 15 PHP.  Please expect the payment instruction to be sent to your email.
A scanned copy of Official Receipt will be emailed within 48 hours after receipt of payment.


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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) | January 2020


The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is the key change agent for the Six Sigma process – leading teams to organizational and financial improvement where it is needed most.  They lead their own projects within a relatively narrow area. Green Belts may find themselves supporting a Black Belt in a large multi-functional project.  Lean Six Sigma Green Belts are part-time project managers with functional knowledge of Six Sigma tools and methodology.

Course Outline


  • Role of Green Belt to the success of LSS Deployment
  • Walkthrough of DMAIC Phases, Objective, Tools and Techniques Organizer
  • Show and Tell: Storyboard of successful projects
  • Elements of Financial Validation
  • Categories of LSS project benefits
  • Financial Quantification Methods


  • Build a business case and the project charter
  • Capture the Voice of the Customer (VOC)
  • Stakeholder Communication plan
  • Kick-off project team


  • Plan and execute the Statistical Data Collection
  • Establish baseline performance – stability and capability
  • Map the process
  • Define process and result measures


  • Identify potential sources of wastes using Gemba walks
  • Analyze sources of common cause variations
  • Identify Quick Wins
  • Stratify the data using graphical tools
  • Verify critical factors in common cause variations


  • Generate solutions using creativity tools
  • Prioritize and test the proposed solutions
  • Validate improvement
  • Implement proven solutions


  • Implement the new standard
  • Define a control plan


  • Engage team members towards continuing excellence


Target Audience

Anyone who is passionate about process improvement.

Certification Process

  1. Complete a department-wide process or quality improvement project using Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology
  1. Document the project from beginning to end, and then present to Whitehall’s Panel of Master Black Belts for evaluation
  1. Upon successful review, the trainee shall be awarded a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification

Note: Candidates should complete their projects within a maximum of 12 months after the training.


  1.  Ten (10) hours of personalized project coaching.  Schedule to be arranged between candidate and Whitehall   consultant.
  2.  Green Belt project tool kit
    • Soft copy of templates
    • Examples of completed projects
    • Excel version of common statistical tools
  3.  Access to the Whitehall alumni group to network with like-minded professionals.

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