Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

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Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

Course Hours: 
25
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Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Our Introduction to Lean Six Sigma course details the process for improving business operations using the integration of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies. This course will take you through each phase of the Six Sigma process, introducing tools and providing methods for successful process management. Lean Six Sigma emphasizes a culture of quality where businesses fully understand their internal processes, their customers’ expectations, and future needs. Learn Lean Six Sigma methods for developing the best strategies for success.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Define and measure ways businesses can utilize Lean Six Sigma practices
  • Identify process technology and business improvement processes
  • Recognize the fundamentals of control phases and risk management 

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Module 1 Introduction
Lean Six Sigma Basics

Module one provides a comprehension introduction to Lean Six Sigma and how companies can transform from a traditional business to a process management one. We will define the different business processes, sigmas and how to implement a successful program. After completing this module you will understand why a company should utilize sigma methodologies.

  • Building the Case for Quality
  • Overcoming Operational Challenges
  • Defining Six Sigma, Lean, and Lean Six Sigma
  • Implementation Overview
  • The Pillars of Long-Term Success

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Module 2 Chapters 1 - 2
Define and Measure Phases

Module two defines and measures ways businesses can utilize lean six sigma practices. We will define potential opportunities, implementation phases, and customer metrics. QTC characteristics, which help align improvement or design efforts with customer requirements, will also be discussed. Finally, the last topic in this module is an introduction to process mapping and how it enhances business productivity.

  • Define an Opportunity
  • Define Critical-to-Quality Characteristics
  • Define the Customer
  • QTC Characteristics
  • X-Functional Process Map

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Module 3 Chapters 3 - 4
Analyze and Improve Phases

Module three focuses on process technology and business improvement processes. We will define performance objectives and metrics and sources of variation such as random variation, noise and non-controllable variation. We will also identify Vital X’s and workflow redesign processes. 

  • Baseline Process Capability
  • Define Performance Objective
  • Identify Sources of Variation
  • Identifying Vital Xs and Implementable Solutions
  • Workflow Redesign

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Module 4 Chapters 5 - 6
Control Phases

Module four covers the final steps in our introduction to lean six sigma – control phases. We will discuss forms of process control, types of scores, and how to develop a control plan. Ways to develop and improve upon risk management and mitigation designs are also discussed. Why predictive maintenance is important will be covered, as well as using SPC charts to monitor progress.

  • DPMO/z score
  • Implement Process Control
  • Control Plan
  • Risk Management
  • SPC Charts

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The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player

 


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