Organizational Goals and Six Sigma

Six Sigma Green Belt    |    Intermediate
  • 17 videos | 1h 17m 8s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Six Sigma and Lean have become standard business process improvement methodologies. Used together, they are called Lean Six Sigma and are a powerful strategy for transforming business. This course introduces key Six Sigma concepts and how to use them to connect business drivers to Six Sigma metrics. We'll also examine how key metrics and scorecards are used to improve process control and process design throughout the entire organization to achieve organizational goals. This course is aligned with ASQ's 2015 Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Recognize the benefits of implementing six sigma in an organization
    Identify the key characteristics of six sigma
    Recognize how the transfer function is applied in six sigma
    Sequence key developments in the evolution of continuous improvement methodologies
    Recognize the impact of continuous improvement methodologies on the evolution of six sigma
    Distinguish between pioneers of six sigma and their key contributions
    Identify questions that need to be asked while assessing an organization's readiness for a six sigma project
    Recognize the considerations for selecting a project for six sigma
  • Identify actions a six sigma team should take to establish linkages and supports with the organization's goals
    Recognize the components of a business process
    Distinguish between core and support processes
    Recognize relationships between business processes
    Recognize examples of key business drivers
    Distinguish between types of metrics
    Identify characteristics of good metrics
    Distinguish between balanced scorecard perspectives

IN THIS COURSE

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    In this course, you will learn about the fundamental concepts related to Six Sigma. You will also discover how organizations use Six Sigma and apply its philosophy and goals. You will also discover how key metrics and scorecards are used to improve processes within the entire organization. FREE ACCESS
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    Before we start talking about the benefits of Six Sigma, let's start with the basics and spend a minute talking about what exactly Six Sigma is. In this video, you will learn about the key concepts that make up the Six Sigma methodology. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Key Characteristics of Six Sigma
    4m 59s
    Discover how to identify the key characteristics of Six Sigma. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Process Improvement and the Transfer Function
    5m 56s
    In this video, you will learn how to recognize how the transfer function is applied in Six Sigma. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Evolution of Continuous Improvement Methodologies
    4m 39s
    The continuous improvement methodologies have evolved over the years. In this video, you will learn about the history of continuous improvement methodologies. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Improvement Methodologies and Six Sigma
    4m 43s
    During this video, you will learn how to recognize the impact of continuous improvement methodologies on the evolution of Six Sigma. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Key Pioneers and their Contributions to Six Sigma
    6m 30s
    There are several key pioneers that played pivotal roles in developing the quality theory upon which Six Sigma is based. Some of the most well-known pioneers are noted for their significant contributions toward developing the foundation of Six Sigma. And some of these individuals include Joseph Juran, W. Edwards Deming, Walter Shewhart, Karou Ishikawa and Genichi Taguchi. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Considerations for Six Sigma Projects
    6m 28s
    When implementing Six Sigma, it's also important to realize when you should not use Six Sigma. Not all projects are appropriate for Six Sigma. In this video, you will learn about the key considerations for starting a Six Sigma initiative. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Starting a Six Sigma Initiative
    6m 54s
    When determining which projects are suitable for Six Sigma projects, there are four key considerations. In this video, you will learn about the first consideration for whether or not the project is important to organizational goals. You will also discover how to prioritize the project portfolio. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Supports and Linkages with Organizational Goals
    4m 54s
    Six Sigma projects should be continuously monitored for alignment with the organization's goals. In this video, you will learn about the key aspects of ensuring full support of the leadership team. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Business Processes
    3m 43s
    In this video, you will learn how to identify the components of a business process. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Core and Support Processes
    2m 16s
    In this video, you'll learn about the key differences between core and support processes. You will also discover how to identify core processes in your organization. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Interactions Among Processes
    3m 19s
    When a company loses sight of the big picture, they may improve the wrong processes and find themselves in trouble. In this video, you will learn about process interactions. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Business Drivers
    4m 56s
    Business drivers are the highest level of performance measured within an organization. They form the backbone of any business effort to improve customer, operational and financial performance. In this video, you will learn about the key business drivers for Six Sigma improvement efforts. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Organizational Metrics
    4m 41s
    There are numerous possibilities when choosing the right metrics to evaluate a process. It's important though to choose the most appropriate metric for a specific project or process, because time can be wasted collecting data from metrics that aren't really useful or appropriate. In this video, you'll learn about organizational metrics. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Characteristics of Good Metrics
    2m 43s
    Learn how to identify characteristics of good metrics. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Balanced Scorecard
    3m 48s
    In this video, you will learn how to distinguish between the four perspectives of the balanced scorecard. FREE ACCESS

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