Teach, coach, mentor, and inspire

Earn­ing a Mas­ter Black Belt Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion marks a cer­tain lev­el of pro­fes­sion­al achieve­ment and demon­strates the exper­tise and val­ue an indi­vid­ual can offer to an orga­ni­za­tion – no mat­ter the industry.

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The Gemba Academy Master Black Belt Certification will help you develop and lead a team of highly skilled Lean and Six Sigma practitioners

  • One-on-One Coach­ing

    Gem­ba Acad­e­my per­son­al­izes your pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment expe­ri­ence through week­ly meet­ings with your coach.

  • We Adapt to Your Demand­ing Schedule

    Learn­ing con­tent is on-demand. Deliv­er­ables are sub­mit­ted accord­ing to your availability.

  • Build On Your Experience

    You’ve accom­plished so much over the course of your career. We’ll work with you to take advan­tage of your expe­ri­ence and knowl­edge to bet­ter help oth­ers learn and grow.

  • Reach Your Goals

    Our pur­pose, at Gem­ba Acad­e­my, is to help you be suc­cess­ful. It’s not just lip ser­vice. We’re in it with you every step of the way. 

Expected Results

Developing Others

Help­ing your team­mates suc­ceed is a core com­po­nent of being a Mas­ter Black Belt.

  • Coach­ing

  • Lead­er­ship

  • Teach­ing

  • Pro­fes­sion­al Development


Push­ing your orga­ni­za­tion to new heights.

  • Busi­ness strat­e­gy development

  • Data min­ing, visu­al­iza­tion and analysis

  • Project selec­tion and management

  • KPI selec­tion and monitoring

  • Con­tin­u­ous Improvement

  • Dai­ly Management

  • Com­pa­ny culture

Why Become a Gem­ba Acad­e­my Mas­ter Black Belt?

You have the expe­ri­ence and the pas­sion to cre­ate cus­tomer val­ue, and men­tor oth­ers. Now take it to a new level.

  • Increase Val­ue

    Both you as an indi­vid­ual, and your orga­ni­za­tion will see increased value.

  • Sup­port Others

    Coach­ing oth­ers to be suc­cess­ful will be reward­ing to the orga­ni­za­tion, and ful­fill­ing to you.

  • Reach Goals

    Help­ing your orga­ni­za­tion reach strate­gic goals, and bet­ter serve it’s customers.


Want to learn more about the Gem­ba Acad­e­my Mas­ter Black Belt pro­gram? Our fre­quent­ly asked ques­tions are here for you.

What are the prerequisites for the Gemba Academy Master Black Belt Certification? 

As you may have gath­ered from its name, the Mas­ter Black Belt pro­gram isn’t an intro­duc­to­ry course. There are two prerequisites:

  • You must have earned your Black Belt Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion from a Gem­ba Acad­e­my-approved institution.

  • You’ll need to have at least five years of expe­ri­ence with con­tin­u­ous improve­ment methodologies.

How long is the training course? 

The Mas­ter Black Belt Course is self-paced, though in most cas­es it takes rough­ly 10 – 12 months to com­plete the train­ing. Still, every­one is dif­fer­ent, and the time it takes to ful­ly com­pre­hend each les­son depends on the individual.

How do I prepare for the exam? 

Our videos are designed to max­i­mize learn­ing effi­cien­cy by pre­sent­ing one idea at a time in 5 – 15 minute seg­ments. MBB can­di­dates gain full access to our on-demand con­tent library, which fea­tures all 1500+ Lean and Six Sig­ma lessons.

Course con­tent is also accom­pa­nied by short quizzes that rein­force learn­ing, Excel tem­plates, and oth­er mate­ri­als designed specif­i­cal­ly to help you pre­pare for the exam.

Do I have to work for a company to complete the Master Black Belt training? 

No. Whether you’re self-employed, between jobs, or prepar­ing for new oppor­tu­ni­ties, you’re wel­come to enroll in the train­ing pro­gram if you’ve earned your prerequisites.