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Six Sigma Cycle-time Reduction and Kaizen Blitz

Six Sigma Cycle-time Reduction and Kaizen Blitz


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



Overview/Description
This course covers common lean tools for cycle time reduction and continuous improvement, and 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)
0.8

Lesson Objectives

Six Sigma Cycle-time Reduction and Kaizen Blitz

  • calculate cycle time and takt time, given a scenario
  • recognize the benefits of cycle time reduction
  • identify characteristics of the continuous flow approach to cycle time reduction
  • recognize the characteristics of the single-minute exchange of dies (SMED) method
  • sequence the core steps of the single-minute exchange of dies (SMED) method
  • determine the appropriate type of kaizen event for a given project
  • recognize examples of activities typically performed during each day of a kaizen blitz
  • recognize activities a team carries out while implementing kaizen in an organization
  • demonstrate your understanding of cycle time reduction and process improvement tools and techniques
  • Course Number:
    apr_05_a03_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate