Mangalore is the chief port city of Karnataka. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea and Western Ghat mountains. Mangalore’s economy is manly driven by the agricultural processing and port-related activities. The New Mangalore Port is India’s ninth largest port as per the cargo handling. It takes care of 75% of India’s coffee exports and the bulk of its cashew nuts.
Major enterprises of Mangalore include Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd. (MCF), Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd. (KIOCL), Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL), BASF, and ELF Gas. Mangalore also houses big IT companies like Infosys, Wipro, MPhasis BPO, and First American. The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to invest over Rs 35,000 crore in a new 15 million tonne refinery, petrochemical plant and power at the Mangalore Special Economic Zone.
Training Providers: There are various institutes which provide training and certification in Six Sigma Methodologies. Few of them are listed below
(1) A R Computer Institute
76 D No 2nd Floor, Krishna Prasad, K.S. Rao Road, Mangalore – 575001
(2) Creative Training Institute (R)
3rd Floor, Bharath Building, Hamapankatte, Near Hotel Srinivas, P.M. Road, Mangalore – 575001
(3) The Aloysius Institute of Computer
Dakshina Kannada, AICSL Hill Road, Mangalore – 575001
Course Fees : The Course fees vary from the institute to institute and also depends on the type of certification one is interested in pursuing. Usually the course fees for different certification are as follows.
Green Belt Certification Fees : Rs 15000 to Rs 20,000
Black Belt Certification Fees : Rs 40000 to Rs 60000
Master Black Belt Certification Fees : Rs 60000 to Rs 80000.
Certification provided : Wide range of certifications and training programs related to Six Sigma and other quality management programs are provided by various institutes.
Most common certification programs offered by Six Sigma institutes are as follows :
(1) Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
(2) Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
(3) Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification
(4) Six Sigma Champion Training