6 Sigma, Green Belt Status

This course is designed for participants who will have to actively participate in or lead improvement teams who have to utilise the DMAIC structure to move the issue forward.

Content:

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • What is Six Sigma?
  • The Key Players
  • Training
  • Six Sigma Successes
  • Best Practices for Success
  • Focus on Variation Reduction
  • The Impact of Defects on Costs

DMAIC – the Improvement Process

  • Project Selection
  • Project Charter Elements
  • Project Scope
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Evolution of Change
  • The Qualitative Tools
  • The Statistical Tools
  • Potential Value
  • Six Sigma Success Factors
  • The Deployment Model
  • DMAIC Overview

Define Opportunities

  • The Team Charter
  • SIPOC Analysis
  • VOC
  • Translating VOC to CCR’s
  • CTQ’s
  • CTQ Tree Diagram

Measure Performance

  • Control Charts – SPC
  • Average and Range
  • Control Limits
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Quality Control
  • Prevention versus Detection
  • Value Added and Non Value Added
  • Data Collecting
  • Sampling
  • Displaying and Evaluating Data
  • Frequency Plots
  • What to Look For
  • Distribution Curves
  • Irregularities
  • Time Ordered Data
  • Understanding Variation
  • Common and Special Causes
  • Stratification
  • Disaggregating
  • Experiment
  • Tools for Understanding Variation
  • The Process Improvement Stages
  • Continuous and Discrete Data
  • Standard Deviation
  • Gauge R and R
  • Process Capability
  • Cp and Cpk Interpretation
  • Process Influencing Factors
  • SPC Chart Compilation
  • Equations and Constants

Analyse Opportunity

  • Process Analysis
  • Organising Causes
  • Funnelling
  • Design of Experiments – Taguchi

Improve Performance

  • Assessing Risks
  • FMEA
  • Piloting
  • Generating Solutions
  • Consensus Reaching
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • The Implementation Strategy

Control Performance

  • Standardisation
  • Validation Techniques
  • Quality Control and Monitoring

The Role of the Leader

  • The DMAIC Roadmap
  • Is 99% Good Enough?