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Six Sigma Management and Planning Tools


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
In the early stages of a Six Sigma project, a set of management and planning tools are used to analyze and understand the quality and improvement issues at hand. Once this is done, the team measures current processes, analyzes them, and finds improvement solutions. In this course, you will learn about several management and planning tools that are used on Six Sigma projects. You will also be presented with some real-life examples of situations where these tools are best suited. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Green Belt candidates toward 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)
1.7

Lesson Objectives

Six Sigma Management and Planning Tools

  • identify situations for which affinity diagrams are used when planning Six Sigma projects
  • recognize best practices when creating affinity diagrams
  • assess a given affinity diagramming session
  • identify uses for interrelationship digraphs
  • recognize best practices when creating interrelationship digraphs
  • interpret a given interrelationship digraph
  • identify uses for tree diagrams
  • recognize best practices when creating tree diagrams
  • interpret a given tree diagram
  • identify uses for prioritization matrices
  • recognize the steps for creating a prioritization matrix
  • interpret a given prioritization matrix
  • identify uses for matrix diagrams
  • recognize the steps for creating a matrix diagram
  • interpret a given matrix diagram
  • identify uses for process decision program charts
  • recognize information presented in a given process decision program chart
  • use a given process decision program chart to manage risks on a project
  • identify uses for activity network diagrams
  • recognize information presented in a given activity network diagram
  • interpret a given activity network diagram
  • Course Number:
    oper_25_a04_bs_enus