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Six Sigma Control Tools and Documentation

Six Sigma Control Tools and Documentation


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



Overview/Description
A key part of Lean process improvement is the process control phase, which aims to ensure that agreed actions for the new process design are being carried out correctly and consistently. This course covers common Lean Six Sigma control tools used in business process improvement projects such as control plans. You’ll also learn about control charts, how they're developed, and how they’re used to monitor process performance. Finally, you’ll find out why documentation is so important to maintaining process control. This course is aligned with ASQ’s 2015 Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge.

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)
1.3

Lesson Objectives

Six Sigma Control Tools and Documentation

  • identify characteristics of a control plan
  • recognize the categories of information included in a control plan
  • identify actions involved in transferring responsibility for process control from the Six Sigma team to the process owner
  • recognize the characteristics of an in-control process
  • match the key elements of a control chart with corresponding descriptions
  • match types of control charts to their corresponding descriptions
  • determine the type of control chart to use for a specific data set
  • identify how Xbar-R charts are used during a Six Sigma project
  • match decision rules with descriptions of how their data patterns appear on a control chart
  • identify the characteristics of effective documentation
  • rank quality system documents according to the documentation hierarchy
  • demonstrate your understanding of control plans, control charts, and control documentation
  • Course Number:
    apr_11_a02_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate