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Lean Principles in Six Sigma Projects

Lean Principles in Six Sigma Projects


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



Overview/Description
This course covers the relationship between Lean and Six Sigma and introduces a few common Lean tools and techniques. This course is aligned with ASQ’s 2015 Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.

Target Audience
Candidates seeking Six Sigma Green Belt certification; quality professionals, engineers, production managers, and frontline supervisors; process owners and champions charged with the responsibility of improving quality and processes at the organizational or departmental level

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.9

Lesson Objectives

Lean Principles in Six Sigma Projects

  • identify the stages of the Lean deployment methodology
  • distinguish between the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • match Lean tools with the Six Sigma stages they can be generally applied to
  • distinguish between the five laws of Lean
  • match Lean concepts to their descriptions
  • recognize the steps in the Lean process
  • distinguish between lean tools
  • identify characteristics unique to service organizations
  • recognize examples of organizational objectives, improvement goals, and tools appropriate for Lean Six Sigma projects in a manufacturing environment
  • recognize key concepts associated with the theory of constraints
  • distinguish between theory of constraints measurement formulas
  • classify activities according to their value
  • recognize examples of different types of waste in an organization
  • identify the types of information revealed by a value stream map
  • distinguish between icons used in a current state map
  • distinguish between icons used in a future state map
  • demonstrate your understanding of applying Lean principles in a Six Sigma project
  • Course Number:
    apr_01_a02_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate