Course details

Identifying Six Sigma Projects

Identifying Six Sigma Projects


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



Overview/Description
This course covers key considerations for selecting Six Sigma projects and the methodology to apply to the selected project. 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

Identifying Six Sigma Projects

  • distinguish between common problem-solving approaches
  • identify the questions that should be asked during a Six Sigma readiness assessment
  • calculate the priority score for a given project
  • select the best Six Sigma methodology for a given project
  • identify expected outcomes of benchmarking
  • recognize characteristics of benchmarking
  • distinguish between types of benchmarking
  • distinguish between process components
  • recognize the cause of a given problem on a cross-functional process improvement team
  • recognize the importance of understanding process variables when conducting a Six Sigma project
  • distinguish between SIPOC elements
  • recognize the importance of stakeholder management to the success of a project
  • identify the process owner on a given Six Sigma project
  • demonstrate your understanding of Six Sigma project selection, benchmarking, challenges, process variables, and stakeholders
  • Course Number:
    apr_02_a01_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate