Course details

Six Sigma: Quality Tools

Six Sigma: Quality Tools


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



Overview/Description
In this course, you will learn about charts and diagrams that are used by Six Sigma practitioners. The course covers Pareto charts, flowcharts, run charts, cause and effect diagrams, check sheets, scatter diagrams, and histograms.

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)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Six Sigma: Quality Tools

  • recognize how quality tools are used during a Six Sigma project
  • recognize when to use a Pareto chart
  • sequence the steps for creating a Pareto chart
  • recognize the activities involved in creating a process map flowchart
  • apply decision rules to given run charts
  • recognize activities involved in carrying out a root cause analysis
  • recognize best practices for using a cause and effect diagram
  • match types of check sheets with examples of when each type would be used
  • match scatter diagrams with corresponding interpretations
  • interpret a histogram
  • demonstrate the use of Six Sigma charts, graphical tools, diagrams, and check sheets
  • Course Number:
    apr_07_a03_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate