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Six Sigma Project Identification


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
Six Sigma deployments demand major investments of time, effort, and money on behalf of an organization. Six Sigma teams responsible for these deployments need to exercise due diligence to identify and select the right project opportunities and appropriate Six Sigma methodology for the chosen project. Having done that, Six Sigma teams need to define various elements of the process of interest and other important aspects related to it such as process stakeholders and input and output variables. |n This course covers key considerations around the selection of projects and the methodology to apply to the selected project. It covers process elements, project benchmarking and the process inputs and outputs as well as the roles of various project stakeholders on the selected projects. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Green Belt candidates in achieving their certification and becoming productive members of their Six Sigma project teams.

Target Audience
Candidates seeking Six Sigma Green Belt certification; quality professionals, engineers, production managers, and frontline supervisors; process owners and champions charged with the responsibility of improving quality and processes at the organizational or departmental level

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.6

Lesson Objectives

Six Sigma Project Identification

  • match problem-solving approaches to corresponding descriptions
  • identify the questions that should be asked during a Six Sigma readiness assessment
  • calculate the priority score for a given project
  • select the best Six Sigma methodology for a given project
  • make Six Sigma project and methodology selections, given a scenario
  • identify expected outcomes of benchmarking
  • distinguish realities about benchmarking from misconceptions
  • match types of benchmarking with corresponding characteristics
  • demonstrate your understanding of benchmarking as it is used in Six Sigma
  • recognize the components of a given process
  • recognize the cause of a given problem on a cross-functional process improvement team
  • recognize the challenges that may arise for a given cross-functional process
  • recognize the importance of understanding process variables when conducting a Six Sigma project
  • label process variables according to where they belong in a SIPOC diagram
  • evaluate the input and output variables for a given process
  • recognize the importance of stakeholder management to the success of a project
  • identify the process owner on a given Six Sigma project
  • identify the process owners and stakeholders on a given project
  • Course Number:
    oper_25_a01_bs_enus