By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss Six Sigma and why it is necessary to sustain business improvement.
- Improve processes using Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) Six Sigma methodology
- Scope a project and build a business case for management to deploy Six Sigma Collect and analyze data appropriately using various tools in Minitab.
- Apply various tools usually used in a Six Sigma project
Managers, supervisors, and professionals who wish to fully utilize the Six Sigma approach in their organizations, gain professional certification or learn how Six Sigma relates to work and business improvement.
- Deploying Six Sigma
- Problem-solving skills
- Critical thinking skills
- Using applied statistics
Note1: Your Six Sigma Green Belt will include pre-class work/reading, and self-study assignments to reinforce what you have learned.
Note 2: Included in the course: A rich e- workbook that contains the slides and material, +40 useful Six Sigma templates.
Note 3: Participants who attend all sessions will be awarded a MEIRC certificate of completion after the training. Certification option (included in the fees) can be obtained by passing an exam at the end of the course (70% pass rate) which measures participants' knowledge on Six Sigma body of knowledge (BOK).
- Six Sigma - Define Phase
- Understanding Six Sigma
- History of Six Sigma
- Six Sigma roles and responsibilities
- Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)
- Selecting projects
- Developing the Project Charter and problem statements
- Voice of the customer / Critical to Quality (CTQ)
- SIPOC diagram
- Case study
- Six Sigma - Measure Phase
- Introduction to Six Sigma level calculations
- Process capability Indices
- Introduction to Minitab
- Types of data and basic stats Central Tendency, Variation, and Tampering
- Sample data collection
- Understanding the Xs that affect your process Y and building your measurement plan
- Six Sigma - Analyze Phase
- The seven classic quality tools- A Review
- Statistical Process Control (SPC)- Control charts
- Control chart selection
- Control chart analysis and interpretation
- Process mapping
- Qualitative analysis and quick wins
- Six Sigma – Improve and Control Phases
- Introduction to graphing
- Types of graphs
- Histograms, box plots, dot plots, etc.
- Control plans
- Project closure