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Six Sigma: Project Management Basics

Six Sigma: Project Management Basics


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



Overview/Description
This course examines tools that are used for planning and managing a project, including the work breakdown structure, Gantt chart, activity network diagrams, affinity diagrams, matrix charts, tree diagrams, and tollgate reviews.

Target Audience
Candidates seeking Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification; those who are new to the world of Six Sigma or have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge; quality professionals; engineers; production managers; frontline supervisors; and all individuals, including process owners and champions, charged with the responsibility of improving quality and processes at the organizational or departmental level

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.4

Lesson Objectives

Six Sigma: Project Management Basics

  • identify the elements of a project charter
  • recognize a well-written goal statement
  • recognize a well-written problem statement
  • identify best practices when scoping a Six Sigma project
  • identify the elements of Six Sigma communication plan
  • determine the best communication tools to use in different situations
  • identify how planning tools are used during a Six Sigma project
  • recognize how a work breakdown structure is used during a Six Sigma project
  • interpret a given Gantt chart
  • use an activity network diagram to gain information about a project
  • recognize best practices when creating affinity diagrams
  • recognize when to use a matrix chart
  • identify uses for a relations chart
  • recognize best practices for creating tree diagrams
  • identify activities required to prepare for and conduct a tollgate review
  • recognize the purpose and benefits of tools, including the work breakdown structure, Gantt chart, activity network diagrams, affinity diagrams, matrix charts, tree diagrams, and tollgate reviews
  • Course Number:
    apr_08_a02_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate