The SSMI® Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification programme is the purest form of Black Belt training available in the world personally designed and delivered by the Principal Architect of Six Sigma and National Best-selling Author Late Prof. Mikel J Harry ( The programme is 

SSMI® Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge (BoK) was developed with years of research and contains over 1500+ videos and hundreds of resources for participants to obtain mastery on Lean Six Sigma. The content is constantly updated by a panel of experts personally trained by Prof. Harry to match with the current trends in the industry and aligned to ISO 13053-1, ISO 13053-2 standards on Six Sigma. The content is prepared in a way it can be understood by both service and industrial professionals.

Most of today's Lean Six Sigma programmes are delivered by the 6th or 7th generation of practitioners, which has lead to inconsistency in programme delivery and misinterpretation. In contrast, SSMI Lean Six Sigma programme provides participants the correct understanding of the foundations and underlyining principals governing the subject and covers all the eseential .






  • SSMI® Lean Six Sigma Black Belt programme is the only avenue in the world for an individual to obtain their Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification directly from Dr. Mikel J Harry SSMI, USA  

  • The programme is available on both Online (using MindPro® training system) and Blended delivery methods.

  • The programme is designed to suit both manufacturing/industrial & service/commercial sectors  

  • The SSMI® Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Programme-of-Study is intended to develop technical & business leaders that are capable of propelling their respective organization toward best-in-class status by reducing cost, improving cycle times, eliminating defects & variation and significantly increasing customer satisfaction.

  • Black Belts are highly trained practitioners who possess the technical knowledge and skills that are necessary to facilitate breakthrough imrpovements in key processes that support the overall business aims and operational goals of an enterprise. 

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Technical Practices 

  • Hypothesis Testing 

  • Confidence Intervals  

  • Control Methods 

  • Parametric Methods 

  • Chi-Square Methods 

  • Survey Methods 

  • Nonparametric Methods 

  • Experimental Methods 

  • DFSS Methods 

  • Measurement Analysis  

  • Digital Training Project


  • Lean Six Sigma Historical Brief

  • Value Stream Mapping & Introduction to Mixed model VSM

  • Introduction to iGrafx

  • Excel & Minitab macros

  • Introduction to ISO 18404: 2015,  ISO 13053-1: 2015 &
    ISO 13053:2: 2015

  • Warranty analysis

  • Control Charts – Additional topics

  • Analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP)

  • Metrics conversion

  • Ideation Tools

  • QNS Reporting

  • Lean Six Sigma deployment planning

  • Advance 6S Workplace organization method

  • Total Productive Maintenance

  • Forecasting methods – Qualitative & Quantitative

  • Hoshin Kanri / Strategic planning



The body of knowledge associated with this program-of-study is organized into three primary segments; namely, Global Concepts, General Practices and Technical Practices. In terms of structure, each program segment is comprised of core topics. In turn, the topics are defined by competency-based training modules, where each module is comprised of instructional steps. Segment and topic titles are as follows:



Global Concepts 

  • Training Orientation

  • Breakthrough Vision

  • Business Principles

  • Process Management

  • Installation Guidelines 

  • Application Projects


General Practices

  • Value Focus

  • Lean Practices

  • Quality Tools

  • Basic Statistics

  • Continuous Capability

  • Discrete Capability


  • Access to Dr Mikel J Harry SSMI® Black Belt Body of Knowledge for period of one whole year consisiting of 1500+ videos designed and delivered by Dr.Mikel J Harry  

  • Additional training on Minitab, JMP and Excel statistical software

  • Hard copy of the Training Slides

  • Fourty plus method documents

  • Excel Simulators

  • Tool documents

  • Concept documents

  • Ability to purchase SigmaXL and Minitab at discounted rate

  • Free Minitab 18 Trial for 30 days

  • Access to 'Ask Dr Harry' portal

  • Project mentoring sessions (on request)

  • Access to free Webinars conducted by SSMI

Upon completion of the training Participant shall receive:

  • Programme Qualification Letter from SSMI, USA (delivered electronically upon completion of all module exams)

  • Programme Proficiency Letter and Black Belt Programme Completion Certificate from SSMI, USA (delivered electronically upon completion of Digital Training Project Assesment. You can also order printed versions of the certificates at an additional fee)

The most recognised accredited lean six sigma black belt



  • The programme is offerred at pricing suitable for each geographical region in Asia taken in to consideration its Consumer Price Index and we have appointed representatives in most Asian countries to assist you with the registration process. Please click below for more information relating to pricing applicable for your region.

  • We also offer discounted corporated pricing for organisations , universities, consultancy firms enroling 10 or more  candidates  

  • SSMI Black Belt Programme is the the only GI Bill accepted Black Belt Certification Programme currently offerred in USA

  • The programme fee can be claimed under HRDF by Malaysian citizens

  • SSMI® Lean Six Sigma BoK is designed and delivered by the world's leading authority and Co-founder of Six Sigma whi is also the founder of the original Black Belt Certification system and DMAIC methodology. Hence we strongly belive, there is no accrediation body that is qualified to validate our content or the certification process on Six Sigma. We would like to also reiterate, Dr Mikel J Harry has not endorsed or liaised with any of the orgnisations offerring Six Sigma programme accreditation as a product or a service and was not involved or have endorsed any of the standards published under Six Sigma or Lean.