This course will teach you Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects from start to finish. Green Belts can deliver measurable, sustainable improvement by finding the root causes of problems and streamlining processes. The course was developed to meet today's changing business environments and is facilitated by highly experienced and successful Lean Six Sigma Experts. It draws on what the experts practice every day in the field to provide you with the most effective way to learn and implement Lean Six Sigma.
Upon completion of this course and required project, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification exam. The registration fee for this exam is included with the course.Instructor(s):
Ken Maynard is currently the Director of Client Success at GoLeanSixSigma.com. He has over a 30-year record of driving improved quality and higher profitability with organizations in a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, healthcare, financial services, medical devices, government, food & beverage, automotive, and consumer products.
Ken has also worked with leaders to complete successful enterprise-wide continuous improvement, reengineering, and product design projects that resulted in high-value transformations.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Microsoft Office (not included in enrollment) or LibreOffice (free) or Google Docs (free).
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
- Introduction to Green Belt Training
- Overview of Lean Six Sigma
- The 8 Wastes (DOWNTIME)
- Lean Six Sigma Roles
- Project Selection
- DMAIC Overview
- Define Phase – How to define the problem
- Create The Project Charter (Tool)
- Understand The Current State
- Develop Project Communication
- Measure Phase – How to measure the current process
- Select Measures
- Plan For Data Collection
- Collect Baseline Data
- Analyze Phase – How to identify the cause of the problem
- Conduct Process Analysis
- Conduct Data Analysis
- Brainstorm Root Causes
- Develop Root Cause Hypothesis
- Validate Root Cause Hypothesis
- Improve Phase – How to implement and verify the solution
- Craft Solutions
- Filter Solutions
- Determine Solution Approach
- Conduct Risk Management
- Control Phase – How to maintain the solution
- Create Monitoring Plans
- Develop Response Plans
- Document The Project
- Pursue Perfection