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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Refresher Course  

Montgomery College
Rockville Campus
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, Maryland  20850

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Jan 19, 2013    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Time: Saturday mornings from 8 AM to Noon.   

Dates:  The course consists of six sessions, held January 19, 26, and February 2, 9, 16, 23.

Campus Location: South Instructional Building, Classroom to be announced.

Tuition: $395 payable to ASQ 509.  

Registration Information:
To register or to ask any questions you have about the course, contact [email protected] or Bob Scanlon at 571-227-1803.  

Instructor: Cathy Oliveri, ASQ Senior Member
Ms. Oliveri is a Master Black Belt, and a Member of the ASQ with over 25 years experience in software and systems development. She was the Lead Master Black Belt/Program Manager for Performance Measurement and Lean Six Sigma at TSA, and has also held quality related positions at IBM, the SAS Institute, and Lockheed Martin. She is currently a Staff Fellow at FDA. She holds ASQ certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt, Software Quality Engineer, and Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.

Course Materials: To be brought to the first class: The Quality Council of Indiana � CSSBB Primer ($75), and CSSBB Solution Text ($35*), plus shipping.  The CSSBB Electronic Exam CD ($70) is not required but is highly recommended. Students must order materials directly from the Quality Council of Indiana (http://www.qualitycouncil.com/),  800-660-4215 or 812-533-4215

Credit: This course does not carry CEU credit. 

Course Approach: We'll begin by reviewing the list of topics in the CSSBB Body of Knowledge and the level at which each topic will be tested. Each class will consist of a review of sample questions, accompanied by more detailed focus on selected qualitative and quantitative areas according to the needs of the participants. The course will also have a dedicated web site where participants can download supplemental materials and post questions.

Certification Exam:
To sit for the CSSBB Exam on March 2, you must register with ASQ National (www.asq.org) by January 11, 2013. The exam will be held in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC, location and time to be announced by National ASQ. The exam cost is $420 for non-members, $280 for members.  Join ASQ and save!

Exam applicants are responsible for meeting ASQ's certification requirements: to qualify to take the exam, you must either submit two completed work projects with signed affidavits or one project with a signed affidavit and three years of work experience as it pertains to the Body of Knowledge.