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Six Sigma Implementation Roles
Barry Demers
The following names (some are from martial arts) are used for Six Sigma professional roles:
Sponsor - Senior executive who sponsors the overall Six Sigma Initiative.
Leader - Senior-level executive who is responsible for implementing Six Sigma within the business.
Champion - Middle- or senior-level executive who sponsors a specific Six Sigma project, ensuring that resources are available and cross-functional issues are resolved.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Process Owner - Professional responsible for the business process that is the target of a Six Sigma project.

Six Sigma Roles and General Common Sense
Peter Sheffield
As a martial artist of many years training I like the idea of grading people. However high level managers and people who can think of, and apply proto...Sign up

Six Sigma Roles
Prakash rao
The above six sigma role definition is very clear. To implement six sigma and lean knowledge is only one part, attitude is very important other...Sign up

Can Six Sigma Be Made Flatter
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, SIG Leader
With so many roles and levels, Six Sigma has its own hierarchy. Can this not be simplified and made flat?
I find more people talking about col...Sign up

Six Sigma Implementation Roles
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
According to Wikipedia, Six Sigma identifies several key roles for its successful implementation.
- Executive Leadership includes the CEO ...Sign up

Three Six Sigma Roles May Be Better
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, SIG Leader
@Jaap has comprehensively listed all the roles as envisioned by the big originators who made Six Sigma a cult. However some roles mix up and we may ha...Sign up


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