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Management and Planning Tools for Six Sigma

Management and Planning Tools for Six Sigma


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



Overview/Description
Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma are business process improvement methodologies which, when used together, are a powerful strategy for transforming business. Identifying probable causes for process problems early in a project allows the Six Sigma team to make decisions about process control and process design that lead to greater overall process improvements. This course explores the tools that are used by Six Sigma teams as they plan and manage projects. 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)
1.3

Lesson Objectives

Management and Planning Tools for Six Sigma

  • identify situations for which affinity diagrams are used when planning Six Sigma projects
  • recognize best practices when using affinity diagrams
  • identify uses for interrelationship digraphs
  • recognize best practices when creating interrelationship digraphs
  • identify advantages of using tree diagrams
  • recognize best practices when creating tree diagrams
  • identify appropriate uses for prioritization matrices
  • sequence the steps in creating a prioritization matrix
  • identify uses for matrix diagrams
  • recognize the steps for creating a matrix diagram
  • identify uses for process decision program charts
  • sequence the steps for creating a process decision program chart
  • identify uses for activity network diagrams
  • sequence the steps for creating activity network diagrams
  • demonstrate your understanding of appropriate Six Sigma planning and management tools and how to use them effectively
  • Course Number:
    apr_02_a04_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate