MRC - Manufacturers Resource Center


Black Belt Certification for Green Belts


Date(s) - May 4th, 2021 - June 23rd, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Manufacturers Resource Center

Black Belt Certification (Green Belt training is a prerequisite)

Manufacturers Resource Center
7200A Windsor Drive
Allentown, PA 18106

Black Belt Certification

Program Overview and Objectives

This course is for senior level decision makers, general managers, supervisors, group leaders, quality managers, and any discipline that wants to upgrade their Six Sigma training from Green Belt to Black Belt Certification to nurture their Managerial and Leadership abilities to improve business processes and sustain Quality improvements.  Those who achieve Six Sigma Black Belt are not only educated on the methodologies of Six Sigma, they are also prepared to become a change agent within their organization, leading efforts to improve processes and the quality of products and services delivered to customers.  The full 7 days of Black Belt training will focus on:

    • Advanced Regression and ANOVA
    • Advanced Capability
    • Design of Experiments
    • Non-Parametric Distribution(s)
    • Logistic Regression

Program Description

  • Hypothesis Testing of Non-Normal Data
  • Advanced Multiple Linear Regression
  • Correlation
  • Logistic Regression
  • Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Full and Fractional DOE
  • DOE Screening Designs
  • DOE Split Plot Designs
  • Noise and Variation Reduction in DOE
  • Advanced Capability Analysis
  • Improve and Control Phase Review


After successfully completing the Six Sigma Black Belt course, participants will be able to explain multiple regression, perform factorial experiments, determine size calculations needed for experiments, and describe the different types of process optimization.  Typically, Black Belt projects save $50K to $100K in cost savings in process improvement.

Cost: $4,500/person – Includes (3) individualized onsite project mentoring meetings.  WEDnet Eligible!  To understand if you qualify, please contact Diane Lewis at (610) 628-4578 or at

Full MINITAB license is required and is not included in course fee.  The cost to purchase Minitab at a discounted price through our instructor is $1,200 + PA sales tax.

2021 Black Belt Schedule for Green Belts: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

    • Week 1: May 4, 5, 6, 2021
    • Week 2: June 8, 9, 2021
    • Week 3: June 22, 23, 2021

Download 2021 Six Sigma Green & Black Belt Brochure

For questions, please contact Diane Lewis, Manager of Business Development Services, at or call Diane at (610) 628-4578.

Richard Titus of Titus Consulting, Master Black Belt






Richard Titus, Ph.D.
Titus Consulting

Richard is a Master Black Belt who spent nearly 20 years at Ingersoll-Rand in a variety of positions ranging from operations management, information systems, materials management, manufacturing engineering, design engineering, and more.  Dr. Titus was certified as a Black Belt and Master Black Belt by Six Sigma Qualtec.  He completed executive training with the Mahler Institute, Demand Flow Technology training at the John Costanza Institute of Technology and completed Lean Training with Six Sigma Qualtec and is a certified nuclear auditor and a certified trainer for DDI.  Dr. Titus earned a B.S. and M.S. in Engineering from Lehigh University and has been a lecturer or adjunct faculty member with Lehigh’s College of Business since 2000.  He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University in May 2019 focusing his research on supplier selection.  Dr. Titus has supported over 350 Lean Six Sigma projects in over 50+ companies resulting in over $50 million dollars of real savings.

Note: All registration fees must be received in advance of the date of your event. Also, MRC must be notified two weeks in advance of this event if you need to cancel, otherwise we can only grant a credit to another MRC event. Remember, you can also send a substitute.



Black Belt Certification


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