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Offer ends 31 December 2019
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Online, self-paced
Duration
12 Hours
Qualification
12 CPD points / hours
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Overview

Lean Process and Six Sigma - Online Training Course - Six Sigma Online Training Course - Continuous Improvement

Six sigma is a data-driven approach for eliminating defects and waste in any business process. You can compare six sigma with turning your water faucet and experiencing the flow of clean, clear water. Reliable systems are in place to purify, treat, and pressure the water through the faucet. That is what six sigma does to business, it treats the processes in business so that they deliver their intended result.

Study method - Online, self-paced (6-12 study hours)

Course format - Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration - Part-time (1 year access)

Qualification - Certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Awarded Body – IAOTS Accredited/CPD Standards

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Course aims

Our comprehensive lean process and six sigma e-learning program will provide an introduction to this way of thinking that has changed so many corporations in the world. This online training course will give participants an overview of the six sigma methodology, and some of the tools required to deploy six sigma in their own organisations.

Course objectives

The objectives of this lean process and six sigma online course are to:

  • Develop a 360 degree view of Six Sigma and how it can be implemented in any organization.
  • Identify the fundamentals of lean manufacturing, lean enterprise, and lean principles.
  • Describe the key dimensions of quality – product features and freedom from deficiencies
  • Develop attributes and value according to the Kano Model
  • Understand how products and services that have the right features and are free from deficiencies can promote customer satisfaction and attract and retain new customers.
  • Describe what is required to regulate a process
  • Give examples of how poor quality affects operating expenses in the areas of appraisal, inspection costs, internal failure costs, and external failure costs
  • Using basic techniques such as DMAIC and how to identify Six Sigma Projects
  • Use specific criteria to evaluate a project
  • Discover root causes of a problem

What’s covered in this course?

This online lean process and six sigma course covers the following:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Understanding Lean

  • About Six Sigma
  • About Lean
  • History behind Lean
  • Toyota Production Systems
  • The Toyota Precepts

Module Three: Liker’s Toyota Way

  • Philosophy
  • Process
  • People and Partners
  • Problem Solving

Module Four: The TPS House

  • The Goals of TPS
  • The First Pillar: Just In Time (JIT)
  • The Second Pillar: Jidoka (Error-Free Production)
  • Kaizen (Continuous improvement)
  • The Foundation of the House

Module Five: The Five Principles of Lean Business

  • Value
  • Value Stream
  • Flow
  • Pull
  • Seek Perfection

Module Six: The First Improvement Concept (Value)

  • Basic Characteristics
  • Satisfiers
  • Delighters
  • Applying the Kano Model

Module Seven: The Second Improvement Concept (Waste)

  • Muda
  • Mura
  • Muri
  • The New Wastes

Module Eight: The Third Improvement Concept (Variation)

  • Common Cause
  • Special Cause
  • Tampering
  • Structural

Module Nine: The Fourth Improvement Concept (Complexity)

  • What is complexity?
  • What causes complexity?
  • How to Simplify?

Module Ten: The Fifth Improvement Concept (Continuous improvement)The PDSA Cycle (Plan, Do, Study, Act

Description

Lean Process and Six Sigma - Online Training Course - Six Sigma Online Training Course - Continuous Improvement

Six sigma is a data-driven approach for eliminating defects and waste in any business process. You can compare six sigma with turning your water faucet and experiencing the flow of clean, clear water. Reliable systems are in place to purify, treat, and pressure the water through the faucet. That is what six sigma does to business, it treats the processes in business so that they deliver their intended result.

Study method - Online, self-paced (6-12 study hours)

Course format - Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration - Part-time (1 year access)

Qualification - Certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Awarded Body – IAOTS Accredited/CPD Standards

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Course aims

Our comprehensive lean process and six sigma e-learning program will provide an introduction to this way of thinking that has changed so many corporations in the world. This online training course will give participants an overview of the six sigma methodology, and some of the tools required to deploy six sigma in their own organisations.

Course objectives

The objectives of this lean process and six sigma online course are to:

  • Develop a 360 degree view of Six Sigma and how it can be implemented in any organization.
  • Identify the fundamentals of lean manufacturing, lean enterprise, and lean principles.
  • Describe the key dimensions of quality – product features and freedom from deficiencies
  • Develop attributes and value according to the Kano Model
  • Understand how products and services that have the right features and are free from deficiencies can promote customer satisfaction and attract and retain new customers.
  • Describe what is required to regulate a process
  • Give examples of how poor quality affects operating expenses in the areas of appraisal, inspection costs, internal failure costs, and external failure costs
  • Using basic techniques such as DMAIC and how to identify Six Sigma Projects
  • Use specific criteria to evaluate a project
  • Discover root causes of a problem

What’s covered in this course?

This online lean process and six sigma course covers the following:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Understanding Lean

  • About Six Sigma
  • About Lean
  • History behind Lean
  • Toyota Production Systems
  • The Toyota Precepts

Module Three: Liker’s Toyota Way

  • Philosophy
  • Process
  • People and Partners
  • Problem Solving

Module Four: The TPS House

  • The Goals of TPS
  • The First Pillar: Just In Time (JIT)
  • The Second Pillar: Jidoka (Error-Free Production)
  • Kaizen (Continuous improvement)
  • The Foundation of the House

Module Five: The Five Principles of Lean Business

  • Value
  • Value Stream
  • Flow
  • Pull
  • Seek Perfection

Module Six: The First Improvement Concept (Value)

  • Basic Characteristics
  • Satisfiers
  • Delighters
  • Applying the Kano Model

Module Seven: The Second Improvement Concept (Waste)

  • Muda
  • Mura
  • Muri
  • The New Wastes

Module Eight: The Third Improvement Concept (Variation)

  • Common Cause
  • Special Cause
  • Tampering
  • Structural

Module Nine: The Fourth Improvement Concept (Complexity)

  • What is complexity?
  • What causes complexity?
  • How to Simplify?

Module Ten: The Fifth Improvement Concept (Continuous improvement)

  • The PDSA Cycle (Plan, Do, Study, Act)
  • The DMAIC Method

Module Eleven: The Improvement Toolkit

  • Gemba
  • Genchi Genbutsu
  • Womack’s Principle
  • Kaizen
  • A Roadmap for implementation

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

What is Lean Thinking and Six Sigma?

"Lean thinking is a business methodology that aims to provide a new way to think about how to organize human activities to deliver more benefits to society and value to individuals while eliminating waste"

"Simply, lean means creating more value for customers with fewer resources. A lean organization understands customer value and focuses its key processes to continuously increase it. The ultimate goal is to provide perfect value to the customer through a perfect value creation process that has zero waste"

"Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. It was introduced by engineers Bill Smith & Mikel J Harry while working at Motorola in 1986. Jack Welch made it central to his business strategy at General Electric in 1995"

Why choose our online training courses?

All our e-learning courses can be accessed on any electronic/computerised device. You can study at work or at home, in your own time and at your own pace!

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6-12 hours recommended study time
  3. 1 year access to course & learning materials
  4. Access your course anytime, anywhere & on any device
  5. Complete course on desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone
  6. Additional references and downloadable materials available
  7. Certificate (IAOTS Accredited)

Course accreditation

  1. The content of this online training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
  2. All our online courses are accredited and internationally recognised by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS).

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