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Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)

This Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) training course is a 5 Day public programme, designed to introduce the DMAIC methodology and provide participants with the Green Belt Course content. The session also describes the flow of responsibilities for management, the project team and finance during a project.

Product Code:
5 Days
Cost Includes:
Training course materials and after-training support
Contact Name:
Fionnuala Landers
X €975
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Course Content:

Day 1 

Module 1 – History of Quality

  • Recognise why organisations use Six Sigma
  • Understand the history of Six Sigma from earlier approaches to quality management
  • Understand the philosophy and principles of Six Sigma

Module 2 – Six Sigma Process Thinking

  • Explain what is meant by a process
  • Understand Six Sigma process thinking
  • Understand how processes can interact within a business system
  • Organisation drivers and metrics
  • Understand the Six Sigma measures of quality
  • DPU, DPO and DPMO
  • Understand Six Sigma and Process Improvement

Module 3 – What is Six Sigma?

  • Understand the constituent parts of Six Sigma
  • Understand process variation
  • Understand the goals of Six Sigma
  • Introduce the Six Sigma Methodology – DMAIC
  • Introduce Design for Six Sigma – DMADV

Module 4 – Introduction to Statistics

  • Introduce Statistical concepts
  • Population and a Sample
  • Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
  • Distinguish between different data types and scales of measurement
  • Different graphical methods for describing data
  • Explain the key measures of centrality and variability

Day 2 

Module 5 – Lean Enterprise

  • Understand Lean Thinking
  • Introduce Toyota Production System (TPS)
  • Understand some of the main tools and Techniques
  • Introduce the concept of MUDA – waste!

JIT – Lean Simulation

Module 6 – Define Phase

  • Overview of the Define Phase and tools used
  • Understand the importance of customer requirements
  • Develop high level process map
  • Develop a project charter
  • Case Study

Day 3 

Module 7 – Measure Phase

  • Overview of Measure phase
  • Understand the approach to the Measure phase and tools used
  • Understand the importance of the collection process
  • Understand Measurement System Analysis
  • Understand Process Capability
  • Case Study

Day 4 

Module 8 – Analyse Phase

  • Overview of Analyse phase
  • Understand the approach to the Analyse phase and tools used
  • Process Activity Mapping
  • Root Cause Analysis tools and techniques
  • Analysis of Data
  • Hypothesis Testing

Day 5

  • Module 9 – Improve Phase
  • Overview of Improve phase
  • Understand the approach to the Improve phase and tools used
  • Understand Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Interpret Main Effects and Interactions Plots
  • Overview of tools for process improvement

Module 10 – Control Phase

  • Overview of Control Phase
  • Understand the approach to the Control phase and tools used
  • Describe Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Interpret control charts for continuous (variables) and attribute data
  • Understand project documentation
  • Importance of Project Closure

 On the course completion participants will:

  • Understand Six Sigma methodology and how it applies to day-to-day work
  • Demonstrate tools & techniques required to effectively assist the implementation of company’s Six Sigma projects
  • Identify and implement small-scale improvement projects

This Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) training programme may be beneficial to candidates who will be responsible for implementing process improvement measures within the organisation. This will be of most benefit to General Managers, Operations Managers, Plant Managers, Quality Personnel, Production Managers and Project Leaders.

Classroom based, instructor lead, practical hands on course

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