Six Sigma Terms

  1. Sponsor
    Senior executive who sponsors the overall Six Sigma initiative.
  2. Leader
    Senior-level executive who is responsible for implementing Six Sigma within the business.
  3. Champion
    Middle- or senior-level executive who sponsors a specific Six Sigma project, ensuring that resources are available and cross-functional issues are resolved.
  4. Black Belt
    Full-time professional who acts as a team leader on Six Sigma projects. Typically has four to five weeks of classroom training in methods, statistical tools and sometimes team skills.
  5. Master Black Belt
    Highly experienced and successful Black Belt who has managed several projects and is an expert in Six Sigma methods/tools. Responsible for coaching/mentoring/training Black Belts and for helping the Six Sigma leader and Champions keep the initiative on track.
  6. Green Belt
    Part-time professional who participates on a Black Belt project team or leads smaller projects. Typically has two weeks of classroom training in methods and basic statistical tools.
  7. Team Member
    Professional who has general awareness of Six Sigma (through no formal training) and who brings relevant experience or expertise to a particular project.
  8. Process Owner
    Professional responsible for the business process that is the target of a Six Sigma project.
  9. Senior executive who sponsors the overall Six Sigma initiative.
    Sponsor
  10. Senior-level executive who is responsible for implementing Six Sigma within the business.
    Leader
  11. Middle- or senior-level executive who sponsors a specific Six Sigma project, ensuring that resources are available and cross-functional issues are resolved.
    Champion
  12. Full-time professional who acts as a team leader on Six Sigma projects. Typically has four to five weeks of classroom training in methods, statistical tools and sometimes team skills.
    Black Belt
  13. Highly experienced and successful Black Belt who has managed several projects and is an expert in Six Sigma methods/tools. Responsible for coaching/mentoring/training Black Belts and for helping the Six Sigma leader and Champions keep the initiative on track.
    Master Black Belt
  14. Part-time professional who participates on a Black Belt project team or leads smaller projects. Typically has two weeks of classroom training in methods and basic statistical tools.
    Green Belt
  15. Professional who has general awareness of Six Sigma (through no formal training) and who brings relevant experience or expertise to a particular project.
    Team Member
  16. Professional responsible for the business process that is the target of a Six Sigma project.
    Process Owner
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Medman
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Six Sigma Terms
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Six Sigma Terms
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