Course: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Audience: Managers, Professionals, Supervisors
Method: In-person Instructor-led course
Duration: 42 hours
The purpose of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program is to help you understand how this key business strategy can create a competitive edge in your organization. Discussions, interactive lectures, problem-solving exercises and simulation will be used to facilitate learning.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is designed to offer a comprehensive learning experience consisting of the concepts, tool sets, quantitative and qualitative analyses, interactive discussions, hands-on exercises, simulations, articles, etc. There are optional modules for greater learning and enhanced skill-sets.
- Construct an Affinity diagram.
- Build a CTQ Tree.
- Develop CTQ, CTS, CTC metrics.
- Identify and discuss how Xs affect Y in the function: (Y=f(x)).
- Prepare the business case or project charter; identify project team.
- Discuss VOC and Kano model.
- Discuss how to collect data and translate VOC into CTQs.
- Discuss the different types of data & potential analyses.
- Discuss some sampling basics & Type I and Type II errors.
- Create check sheets.
- Discuss MSA basics: reliability, validity, Gage R&R.
- Discuss how to avoid major pitfalls in data collection.
- Establish a measurement plan.
- Compute measures of central tendency and dispersion (mean, median, mode, range, variance and standard deviation).
- Draw, interpret & analyze different types of histograms.
- Discuss normal distribution and central limit theorem.
- Create Pivot tables and run “what-if” scenarios.
- Compute, interpret a Pareto analysis & run “what-if” scenarios.
- Discuss basics of process variation, statistical process control, types of control charts, identify the right chart(s) to use.
- Create an x-bar and R chart (or p-chart and c-chart). Interpret chart, discuss “what-if” scenarios.
- Use Cp, Cpk or Pp, Ppk to assess process capability.
- Discuss capability in 6 sigma context and strategies to reduce variation and achieve CTQ goals.
- Create, interpret & analyze different types of a scatter plots.
- Compute, interpret and analyze different types of correlations (Pearson’s).
- Analyze a problem with 5 Whys.
- Create a Cause and Effect diagram.
- Complete a Cause and Effect matrix.
Improve and Control**
- Conduct FMEA or FMECA.
- Brainstorm potential solutions.
- Prioritize solution(s) to be implemented immediately.
- Discuss effective strategies for a pilot test of improvements.
- Discuss how to communicate, standardize and sustain improvements over the long-term.
- Discuss project documentation and lessons learned.
- Discuss cultural issues and change management strategies.
- Discuss how to transform the enterprise and institutionalize LSS.
- Discuss control tools (SPC, poka-yoke & others)
- How to manage kaizen blitz events.
- Discuss how to develop a control plan.
- Discuss DFSS.
- Create WBS, Critical Path, deterministic and probabilistic time estimates (CPM/PERT), Gantt Chart, RAM.
- Analyze project uncertainty & estimate probability of completion.
- Identify scope creep and strategies to overcome it.
- Document project lessons using right tools.
- Communicate project updates using right tools.
- Manage resources and be able to lead and motivate a team.
- Track project performance with metrics such as Earned Value.