About Six Sigma Master Black Belt:
Master Black belts are experts responsible for the strategic deployment of Six Sigma within an organization. They promote and support improvement activities in all business areas of their organization. They mentor and support Black belts, Green belts and Six sigma teams to use various improvement tools specific to a problem.
Difference between Black Belt & Master Black Belt:
Black Belts are tasked with delivering high impact projects that help the organization achieve its overall strategic objectives. The role of Six Sigma Black Belt is best described as project management, incorporating leadership, analytical and coaching skills. Specific duties may include acting as a Six Sigma technical expert as well as acting as a coach and mentor to Green Belts within the team. Black Belts will often recommend high performing Green Belts for certification. They also deliver a number of projects with quantifiable results.
Master Black belts train and coach black belts and green belts. Their functions are to develop key metrics and the strategies. Master Black belt has a deeper knowledge on the statistics and analysis and is also well versed in change management techniques.