Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
A Personal Enrichment Online Course by Ed-Next.
Note: This course is taken entirely on a separate portal co-hosted by Ed-Next and Wedemic. Upon successful enrolment, you will receive the login details to start the course within 24-48 hours.
This is an instructor-led course with a four weeks access. Total course hours is 24.
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.
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
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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You will earn 2.4 IACET continuing education credits by completing this Ed4Online course. This course is 24 contact hours which equals 2.4 CEUs based on the IACET standard. The International Association of Continuing Education and Training is the highest quality worldwide standard for Continuing Education Unit.
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