The course is targeted to team members who need to develop a general awareness of Lean Six Sigma: what it is, why it matters, what makes it successful.
This course provides an overview of Six Sigma concepts and language and an introduction to the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) process improvement cycle.
By the end of this course the participant will be able to:
Understand how Lean Methods and Six Sigma are integrated into a single process improvement initiative to achieve higher quality and greater process speed.
Recognize the five steps DMAIC model used to improve processes.
Relate Lean Six Sigma concepts to the overall business mission and objectives or your organization or department.
Communicate using Lean Six Sigma concepts.
Think about your organization as a collection of processes, with inputs that determine the output.
Recognize the organizational factors that are necessary groundwork for a successful process improvement program.
Use the concept of a Sigma Level to evaluate the capability of a process or organization.