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Course Description

This course is 21 learning hours inclusive of 21 hours of live sessions. It is recommended that students spend an additional 2 hours per week on this course.


Since the mid-1980s, the most successful organizations have used Lean Six Sigma to enable its people to make a direct difference by using sound business processes aligned with strategy for the benefit of the customer. This interactive course will introduce Lean Six Sigma’s modern, effective and collaborative approach to solving organizational quality and efficiency problems. It will cover the importance of defining, testing and refining measurements throughout the life cycle of a project in order to improve process performance. It will also highlight the importance of the value stream map and how it can be used as a visual representation of processes involved in delivering a product or service to help identify and eliminate inefficiencies. 


Upon completion of the course, participants will have the opportunity to take a formal Green Belt certification exam, written approximately six weeks after the last virtual session, to acknowledge their Green Belt-level knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodology tools and techniques. To get the most out of the program, the completion of a job site project with Black Belt coaching support is highly recommended, but not required.

 

Course Outline

Measure Phase and Value Stream Analysis

  • Sessions 8 and 9: Measure Stage Objectives and Tools – Baseline Analysis
  • Session 10: X-Bar Control Charts
  • Session 11: Individuals Control Charts; Attribute Control Charts
  • Session 12: Process Performance and Capability (Sigma Level)
  • Session 13: Analyze Stage Objectives; Value Stream Analysis Live Simulation and Tools

What You Will Learn

  • How to understand and make improvements to efficiently optimize processes or workflows
  • Team leadership skills, change leadership skills, project management skills
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis tools
  • Innovative thinking to work with others to improve the organization’s quality, speed and costs for the benefit of the customer

Recommended For

  • Anyone with a desire to learn how to use innovative thinking to work with others to improve the organization’s quality, speed and costs for the benefit of the customer.
  • Those who wish to:
    • Lead projects that drive quality, speed, cost-savings, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction
    • Become more effective at solving complex or recurring problems, aligning strategy with execution, or developing leadership capabilities

Participants may be from any type of organization, any department within the organization and from any level. Case-study examples will be tailored to reflect the participants in each group.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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