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In today’s world, Lean is a part of the business environment. Lean Six Sigma attacks inefficiencies, non-value added wastes caused by defects, non value-added flow of information or materials, non-productive time, data storage, stacks of inventory, overproduction and extra processing. With Lean Six Sigma techniques you will have the skills to lead successfully in both service and manufacturing industries. No pre-requisites required!
 
One-month; Scott Follett, instructor
 
Agenda
 
Unit 1
Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma
  • Overview of Lean
  • Overview of Six Sigma
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Metrics and Goals
Unit 2
Lean Six Sigma Project Management
  • Linking Projects to Goals
  • Problem Solving Methodologies
  • Project Selection and Planning
  • Planning Tools
Unit 3
Measurement Techniques
  • Process Analysis
  • Data Collection
  • Normal Distribution and Process Capability
Unit 4
Analysis and Improvement Techniques
  • Eliminating Wastes
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Control of Processes
Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)
  • Have the option of accessing the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.


It’s easy. It’s fun.

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$245.00 USD
$245 USD
 
Ave. hours 16; 1.6 CEUs/ILUs



About Your Instructor
 
 
Scott Follett is an Engineer with many years of experience working with organizations. In addition to working with corporations and other organizations as a Master Blackbelt, he served as an Education Chair and Section Chairman for the American Society for Quality. He has also served as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige Award and as a Judge and Senior Examiner for the Arkansas Quality Award. Currently, he is working as a Lean and Six Sigma consultant for several companies as well as teaching Lean and Six Sigma courses. 
 
Directional ArrowsCourse Objectives
  • To provide participants tools to enable them to improve the quality of their products or services.
  • To give participants an appreciation of value added activities and why focusing on the customer expectations and needs is important.
  • To provide an understanding of  wastes, how to identify them, and ways to eliminate the wastes from processes.
  • To have participants learn tools that will help them measure improvement and save their organization time and money.
  • To have participants learn Lean Culture and the process for changing organizational culture. 

 

Puzzle PiecesCourse Outcomes
 
After taking this course, you will:
  • Know Lean and Six Sigma terminology and concepts.
  • Understand the Lean and Six Sigma methods and applications.
  • Understand Value Added and Muda within organizations and their systems.
  • Kno­­w how to measure and evaluate changes and improvements in their organizations.
  • Gain an appreciation for the importance of Lean and Six Sigma from a global perspective. 

Completion Requirements