MRC - Manufacturers Resource Center


Black Belt Certification


Date(s) - May 8th, 2019 - May 10th, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Manufacturers Resource Center

Black Belt Certification (Green Belt training is a prerequisite)

Manufacturers Resource Center
Hanover Office Plaza
961 Marcon Boulevard, Suite 200
Allentown, PA 18109

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


2019 Black Belt Schedule: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • Week 5: May 8, 9, 10
  • Week 6: June 6, 7
  • Week 7: June 25, 26



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.

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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 from instructor is $1,595.

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, PhD
Titus Consulting

Dr. Richard Titus is a Master Black Belt who spent nearly 20 years at Ingersoll‐Rand in a variety of positions ranging from 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, completed Lean Training with Six Sigma Qualtec, and is a certified trainer for DDI.  Dr. Titus earned a B.S. and M.S. in Engineering from Lehigh University and a PhD in Industrial Engineering at Penn State University in 2018.  He has been a lecturer with the Lehigh College of Business and Economics since 2000. He is currently an adjunct instructor at Lehigh University.  He has supported over 200 six sigma projects resulting in over $30 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.


Registrations are closed for this event.