Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Course: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Audience: Managers, Professionals, Supervisorsin person instructor led
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. 

Goals

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.

Outline

 Define

  1. Construct an Affinity diagram.
  2. Build a CTQ Tree.
  3. Develop CTQ, CTS, CTC metrics.
  4. Identify and discuss how Xs affect Y in the function: (Y=f(x)).
  5. Prepare the business case or project charter; identify project team.
     

Measure

  1. Discuss VOC and Kano model.
  2. Discuss how to collect data and translate VOC into CTQs.
  3. Discuss the different types of data & potential analyses.
  4. Discuss some sampling basics & Type I and Type II errors.
  5. Create check sheets.
  6. Discuss MSA basics: reliability, validity, Gage R&R.
  7. Discuss how to avoid major pitfalls in data collection.
  8. Establish a measurement plan.
  9. Compute measures of central tendency and dispersion (mean, median, mode, range, variance and standard deviation).
  10. Draw, interpret & analyze different types of histograms.
  11. Discuss normal distribution and central limit theorem.
  12. Create Pivot tables and run “what-if” scenarios.
  13. Compute, interpret a Pareto analysis & run “what-if” scenarios.
     

Analyze

  1. Discuss basics of process variation, statistical process control, types of control charts, identify the right chart(s) to use.
  2. Create an x-bar and R chart (or p-chart and c-chart). Interpret chart, discuss “what-if” scenarios.
  3. Use Cp, Cpk or Pp, Ppk to assess process capability.
  4. Discuss capability in 6 sigma context and strategies to reduce variation and achieve CTQ goals.
  5. Create, interpret & analyze different types of a scatter plots.
  6. Compute, interpret and analyze different types of correlations (Pearson’s).
  7. Analyze a problem with 5 Whys.
  8. Create a Cause and Effect diagram.
  9. Complete a Cause and Effect matrix.
     

Improve and Control**

  1. Conduct FMEA or FMECA.
  2. Brainstorm potential solutions.
  3. Prioritize solution(s) to be implemented immediately.
  4. Discuss effective strategies for a pilot test of improvements.
  5. Discuss how to communicate, standardize and sustain improvements over the long-term.
  6. Discuss project documentation and lessons learned.
  7. Discuss cultural issues and change management strategies.
  8. Discuss how to transform the enterprise and institutionalize LSS.
  9. Discuss control tools (SPC, poka-yoke & others)
  10. How to manage kaizen blitz events.
  11. Discuss how to develop a control plan.
  12. Discuss DFSS.
     

Project Mgt.

  1. Create WBS, Critical Path, deterministic and probabilistic time estimates (CPM/PERT), Gantt Chart, RAM.
  2. Analyze project uncertainty & estimate probability of completion.
  3. Identify scope creep and strategies to overcome it.
  4. Document project lessons using right tools.
  5. Communicate project updates using right tools.
  6. Manage resources and be able to lead and motivate a team.
  7. Track project performance with metrics such as Earned Value.

Scheduled Classes

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