Six Sigma and Lean: Foundations and Principles

Six Sigma Yellow Belt    |    Intermediate
  • 17 Videos | 1h 13m 30s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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This course covers the foundations and principles of Six Sigma and Lean. You'll learn how, when used together, they can enable a system of process control and process design that will transform your business. This course includes the key Lean tools that are used in the typical Six Sigma project, and how they can be integrated into one business process improvement methodology called Lean Six Sigma.  

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize the purpose of Six Sigma and its potential value to an organization
    identify key characteristics of Six Sigma
    sequence key developments in the evolution of Six Sigma
    recognize core concepts of the Six Sigma methodology
    identify considerations when assessing an organization’s readiness to use Six Sigma for a project
    identify ways in which Six Sigma can benefit an organization
    recognize foundational Lean concepts
    match Lean concepts to their descriptions
  • classify examples of value- and nonvalue-added activities and waste
    recognize examples of the just-in-time method
    recognize examples of poka-yoke
    recognize examples of Kanban-pull
    identify the types of information revealed by value stream mapping
    recognize differences and similarities between Six Sigma and Lean
    recognize criteria you must take into consideration before integrating Lean and Six Sigma
    recognize activities involved in Lean deployment

IN THIS COURSE

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    Six Sigma and Lean: Foundations and Principles
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    Purpose and Goals of Six Sigma
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    Key Characteristics of Six Sigma
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    Evolution of Six Sigma
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    Six Sigma Methodology
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    Six Sigma Projects
    5m 13s
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    The Value of Six Sigma to the Organization
    2m 53s
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    Purpose and Value of Lean
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    Lean Concepts and Process Steps
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    Lean and the Concept of Value-added
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    Lean Tools: Just-in-time
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    Lean Tools: Poka-yoke
    2m 51s
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    Lean Tools: Kanban
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    Lean Tools: Value Stream Mapping
    4m 6s
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    Six Sigma and Lean: Differences and Similarities
    4m 27s
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    Integrating Lean with Six Sigma
    3m 47s
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    Lean Six Sigma Deployment
    6m 50s

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