Six Sigma Black Belt: FMEA and Other Nonstatistical Analysis Methods

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Getting to the source of why something has gone wrong in a system or process is critical to identifying the changes necessary for resolving the problem. During the Analyze phase of a Six Sigma project, a Black Belt practitioner utilizes a variety of statistical and nonstatistical tools and methods for analyzing systems and processes to identify variation and defects, reduce costs, eliminate waste, and reduce cycle time. While many of the tools used in the Analyze phase are statistical and quantitative in nature, there are many useful nonstatistical methods. Nonstatistical methods help in the analysis by including qualitative considerations in identifying potential problems, their root causes, and their impacts. They help prioritize these causes and generate initial ideas for resolving problems when a project enters the Improve phase. This course covers the use of various nonstatistical analysis methods including failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), gap analysis, scenario planning, root cause analysis, the 5 Whys, fault tree analysis (FTA), and waste analysis. This course is aligned with the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam and is designed to assist learners as part of their exam preparation. It builds on foundational knowledge that is taught in SkillSoft's ASQ-aligned Green Belt curriculum.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Calculate the risk priority number (rpn) for a given cause of failure, and interpret a failure modes and effects analysis (fmea) worksheet to prioritize failures for improvement
    recognize the distinctions and relationships between process fmeas and design fmeas
    Sequence examples of the performance of each step in a gap analysis
    identify the purpose of gap analysis in six sigma
    Recognize activities performed in the scenario planning process
  • identify the characteristics of scenario planning
    Match suggested steps in a root cause analysis to associated activities
    Identify errors made by a team conducting a 5 whys analysis, in a given scenario
    Interpret a fault tree analysis (fta) , and classify situations as more suitable for fault tree analysis (fta) or for failure modes and effects analysis (fmea)
    Recognize the type of waste expressed in a conventional statement and associate it with lean six sigma thinking for eliminating that waste

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 9s
    After completing this video, you will be able to discover the key concepts that will be covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 17m 2s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the distinctions and relationships between Process FMEAs and Design FMEAs, calculate the risk priority number (RPN) for a given cause of failure, and interpret a failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) worksheet to prioritize failures for improvement FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Gap Analyses
    13m 16s
    After completing the video, you will be able to identify the purpose of gap analysis in Six Sigma and sequence examples of the performance of each step in a gap analysis FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Scenario Planning Process
    12m 33s
    After completing this video, you will be able to identify the characteristics of scenario planning and recognize activities performed in the scenario planning process FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Steps in a Root Cause Analysis
    9m 23s
    After completing this video, you will be able to match suggested steps in a root cause analysis to associated activities FREE ACCESS
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    6.  5 Whys Analysis
    8m 5s
    After completing this video, you will be able to identify errors made by a team conducting a 5 Whys analysis, in a given scenario FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Fault Tree Analysis
    12m 53s
    After completing this video, you will be able to interpret a fault tree analysis (FTA) and classify situations as more suitable for fault tree analysis (FTA) or for failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Waste Types and Analysis
    15m
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the type of waste expressed in a conventional statement and associate it with Lean Six Sigma thinking for eliminating that waste FREE ACCESS

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