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Lean Tools and FMEA

Lean Tools and FMEA


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
In order to conduct an effective process improvement initiative within your organization, you’ll need to research the process that’s currently in place. It’s vital that you also implement a robust process control system. This course introduces common Lean tools that can help you when carrying out business process improvement. You’ll learn how to use some common tools that Six Sigma has adapted from Lean, such as 5S and value stream mapping. You’ll also explore other Lean Six Sigma techniques, such as how to conduct a Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), which is used to identify potential failures in a process design and assess the risk they pose.

Target Audience
Candidates seeking Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification, those who are new to the world of Six Sigma or have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge, quality professionals, engineers, production managers, frontline supervisors, and all individuals including process owners and champions, charged with the responsibility of improving quality and processes at the organizational or departmental level

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.2

Lesson Objectives

Lean Tools and FMEA

  • match Lean concepts and tools with their corresponding descriptions
  • recognize activities associated with 5S
  • identify the characteristics of an effective value analysis
  • recognize examples of waste
  • identify activities carried out during a value stream analysis
  • identify characteristics of failure modes and effects analysis
  • distinguish between types of FMEA
  • assign severity, occurrence, and detection ratings to a failure mode
  • calculate percentage reduction in RPN
  • recognize FMEA worksheet best practices
  • demonstrate your understanding of using Lean tools and FMEA
  • Course Number:
    apr_10_a01_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate