Usually, Black Belt Certification takes around 1.5 years to complete. You are expected to take 2 weeks worth of training, complete 3 projects (which average 6 months each), and then pass a certification exam.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. For over 25 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Starwood Hotels & Resorts build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.