Introduction

This highly interactive 1 day internationally recognised training program is designed for those people who require a basic understanding of the techniques and principles of Lean 6 Sigma.


What is Lean Six Sigma?

Lean Six Sigma is a set of principles, methods, tools and techniques for process improvement in all forms of work and business. Most of its principles, methods, tools and techniques have been developed over many decades and even centuries…however the term ‘Lean’ developed out of the effective implementation of these principles, methods, tools and techniques by Toyota car manufacturing in the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s and the term ‘Six Sigma’ was coined by Motorola in the 1980’s as the name for their Quality improvement program.


Six Sigma, a data-driven approach to eliminate defects in processes, was introduced and developed at Motorola. Statistical analyses of processes are combined with organizational rewards. Six Sigma evolved side-by-side with Lean, and although can be used as independent entities, they also complement each other very well.


Duration

1 Days, 9.00-16.00

Who should attend?

Lean Six Sigma is used across all sectors and all different sizes of business.

  • Manufacturing
  • Health Services
  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Government Services
  • Education
  • Oil and Gas Services
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Services

Lean 6 Sigma White Belt is the beginning of the journey of behavioral and cultural change. All employees can benefit from this course enabling them to understand the methodologies and assist those who are involved in process improvement activities.


Course objectives

Lean Six Sigma provides a comprehensive and proven approach for the positive transformation of any organization by using the principles, methods, tools, and techniques to improve the key processes that make up the organization.


Lean Six Sigma specifically offers the following benefits:

  • Improved Quality of products and services
  • Lower amounts of defects, scrap, and rework
  • Improved delivery times
  • Reduced waiting times
  • Reduced costs
  • Improved customer satisfaction
  • Improved employee morale

Course content

  • Brief history of Lean and Six Sigma
  • 5s (Workplace organization)
  • 8 Typical Wastes found in most processes
  • Visual management
  • Standardization
  • Kaizen Activities / Plan, Do, Check, Act (Adjust)
  • Basic Problem Solving

What are the benefits

There is no examination during this course, as the delegates are fully engaged throughout the day. At the end of the course, they will be equipped with the knowledge required to understand basic process improvement techniques, their benefits and some of the terminology used in readiness to assist their co-workers.

In-House Courses

Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery and Course Leaders

This course is delivered in partnership with Lean 6 Services. Our course leaders have extensive industrial experience. They are qualified and experienced Process / Operational Managers with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, local and national government. We have extensive experience working across cultural boundaries, through our work in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas

Certification

Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded an ILSSI (International Lean Six Sigma Institute) Accredited training certificate.

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