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  1. 1. Six Sigma Excellence Summit Discover Tools July 13 – 15, 2010 | Washington, DC and Techniques Streamline Business Processes to Reduce Costs Utilize Lean Six Sigma tools to eliminate waste and lower production costs to Effectively Identify Effective Performance Measures for Six Sigma Implementation Manage, Determine the best measures to evaluate the effect of Six Sigma initiatives on organizational performance Measure and Create a Stable Infrastructure for Six Sigma Deployment Sustain Your Manage resources and build competencies within your business for successful deployment Lean Six Sigma Garner Company-Wide Buy-In for Your Six Sigma Program Initiatives Inform and educate executives and colleagues to create a collective approach to implementing Six Sigma practices In Association with: Earn up to 12 CPE Credits www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence
  2. 2. u Six Sigma Excellence Summit pre-conference workshop July 13, 2010 8:30 Continental Breakfast & Pre-Conference Certification Registration 9:00 Lean Six Sigma Pre-Conference White Belt Certification White Belt Certification Our one day intensive White Belt Certification program is a course allowing corporate executives to understand the underlying concepts, methods and tools needed for Lean Six Sigma deployment. These individuals will gain a solid understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and how it can be applied to various projects. Each attendee will be required to take a 30-minute examination at the conclusion of the course to make sure they have a working knowledge of the information provided. After completion of the course, they will receive their Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification. Key Learning Objectives: Ì Understand the history and background of Lean Six Sigma Ì Evaluate the core concepts of Lean and Six Sigma Ì Maximize your understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology (focus on DMAIC – Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) Ì Hear how to develop a project charter Ì Learn how to identify non-value added steps in your processes Ì Develop the skills needed to manage the culture change Ì Understand how to use data property to effectively measures, analyze, improve and control performance Ì Evaluate Voice of the Customer (VOC) techniques Ì Examine the Cost of Poor Quality (CPQ) Ì Learn key data collection strategies Ì Receive basic statistics, graphical analysis and Statistical Process Control (SPC) training 4:00 Pre-Conference Certification Adjourns Charis Grossman, Six Sigma Black Belt, Process Improvement, LLC 2 www.ASmiweb.com/Excellence
  3. 3. u Six Sigma Excellence Summit day one July 14, 2010 8:30 10:00 Conference Registration and Break and Refreshments Continental Breakfast 10:15 9:00 keynote address Create Effective Performance Keynote Address: A Six Sigma Measures for Lean Six Sigma Approach to Improved Performance Implementation Making the commitment to improve Ì Use measures to create a more accurate your organization’s business process and reflection of performance and monitor performance is both challenging and progress towards organizational goals rewarding. When deciding which Six Ì Identify key indicators that evaluate Sigma approach will work best with your improvement and growth for each project organizational strategy, it is important to be mindful of your resources and capabilities. Ì Learn how to keep your performance Having a clear understanding of which measures transparent throughout the approach will achieve the desired results organization your organization seeks will ensure a successful improvement initiative. 11:15 Ì Evaluate the core concepts of Lean and Six Sigma and how they can be Integrate Six Sigma Tools into Your integrated into your organization Strategic Plan Ì Learn key selection criteria for deciding Ì Identify the different tools associated with whether to use the Lean or Six Sigma Six Sigma and how to choose the best one approach for each project for your organization Ì Examine other process improvement Ì Examine emerging assessment tools for methodologies that can improve process more effective strategic planning performance Ì Learn how to use Six Sigma Management System tools and processes to create an adaptive strategic planning process who should attend: Executives, Managers and Directors of: Ì Supply Chain Ì Process/Continuous Improvement Ì Operations Ì Quality Control Ì Program/Project Management www.ASmiweb.com/Excellence 3
  4. 4. u Six Sigma Excellence Summit day one July 14, 2010 12:15 3:15 Lunch Break Use Rapid Improvement Events (Kaizen) to Achieve Dramatic Results Ì Learn how to run rapid improvement 1:00 events for immediate results Project Selection: Understand the Ì Identify the tools and techniques necessary Right Projects for Improvement to execute a Kaizen event Ì Learn how to incorporate the right Ì Evaluate best practices and lessons learned project selection strategies into your in running Kaizen events successfully planning process Ì Understand how to use proven project 4:15 management techniques to effectively manage important initiatives Day One Adjourns Ì Effectively allocate resources across specific projects 2:00 “The conference Break and Refreshments provides cutting-edge 2:15 presentations and is Use Design for Lean Six Sigma a great networking (DFLSS): A Practical Approach Ì Understand how to effectively move from opportunity.” a DMAIC system to DFLSS to boost speed, quality and ROI Anthony Chavez; Ì Identify the tools and techniques required Sandia National Labs to implement a DFLSS framework Ì Examine how to overcome barriers to DFLSS implementation and engage project leaders top five reasons to attend: Understand how to Learn how to Discover advanced streamline internal effectively deploy Lean Six Sigma tools processes within your Six Sigma and methodologies your organization initiatives 4 www.ASmiweb.com/Excellence
  5. 5. u Six Sigma Excellence Summit day two July 15, 2010 8:30 10:15 Continental Breakfast Lower Costs with Streamlined Business Processes Ì Explore cost saving and revenue keynote address 9:00 generation projects Keynote Address: Expand Lean Ì Lessen the strain of tight budgets by Six Sigma Methodology to Drive eliminating wasteful business practices Business Growth Ì Reassess quality programs to better align Lean Six Sigma has traditionally meant the overall focus on results lowering costs and streamlining processes in an effort to meet quality and efficiency standards. Understand how to integrate 11:15 Lean Six Sigma principles to deliver Create Company-Wide Buy-In for Six products and services that customers need, Sigma Initiatives drive business growth and use innovative strategies to endure difficult economic times. Ì Communicate the value of Six Sigma on improving the bottom line Ì Shift from purely cost-cutting tactics and Ì Discover strategies to leverage invest in appropriate projects to effectively management for sustainable support drive business growth Ì Educate and inform all members of your Ì Leverage organizational resources to organization on the importance of unity innovate in a competitive environment and focus when working on Six Sigma Ì Generate cost, quality and business projects improvement to align with your new Lean Six Sigma approach 12:15 Lunch Break 10:00 Break and Refreshments Adopt effective, Evaluate strategies for best-in-class Six selecting the right projects for Sigma practices for Six Sigma implementation your organization www.ASmiweb.com/Excellence 5
  6. 6. u Six Sigma Excellence Summit day two July 15, 2010 1:00 “Very interesting Build a Key Infrastructure for Deployment combination of Ì Establish constant resources and standard approaches to deployment systems and strategy. Ì Build competencies and plans to handle Real demonstration any potential challenges or roadblocks Ì Identify strategies for making process of how-to.” improvement easy to adopt Donna Harrigan; Arrow Electronic 2:00 Break and Refreshments 3:15 Sustain the Gains of Your Lean Six 2:15 Sigma Deployment Critical Success Factors for Lean Six Ì Identify continuous process improvement strategies for Lean Six Sigma deployment Sigma Deployment Ì Understand how to maintain the gains of Ì Evaluate key drivers for engaging a your already existing deployment when successful deployment new projects are introduced Ì Examine the resources and requirements Ì Learn how to deal with external factors necessary to deploy a Lean Six Sigma that can upset the progress of current and initiative aligned with the mission, goals future projects and desired outcomes of your organization Ì Learn the key tools that will allow you to accomplish organizational objectives 4:15 through process improvement projects Conference Adjourns in house training One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or facilitation in-house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training for a small group or for an organizational-wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by the Institute will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. For more information about in-house training options available to you, contact Jennifer mueller at 202-739-9619 or email her at Jennifer.mueller@Performanceinstutite.org. 6 www.ASmiweb.com/Excellence
  7. 7. u Six Sigma Excellence Summit logistics Logistics Venue & Hotel For information on group discounts, contact Dave Yerks at 760-637-5045 or email him at Six Sigma Excellence Summit will be held at David.Yerks@ASMIWeb.com The Performance Institute’s Training Center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the Exibiting & Sponsorships DC Metro. A public parking garage is located To learn more about exhibiting and inside of the building for $10/day. Continental sponsorships, contact Meredith Mason at breakfast, refreshments and lunch will be 202-739-9707 or email her at provided for delegates on Meredith.Mason@ASMIweb.com each day. The Performance Institute Conference Center 1515 N. Courthouse Rd. Suite 600 CPE Credits Arlington, VA 22201 Delivery Method: Group-live 877-992-9521 Program Level: Basic Prerequisites: None A limited number of rooms have been Advanced Preparation: None reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard CPE Credits: 12 by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $170 until June 15, 2010. Please call the hotel directly The American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of and reference code “Six Sigma” when making Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional reservations to get the discounted rate. The education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance hotel is conveniently located three blocks from of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219- about a complimentary shuttle that is also 2417. Website: www.nasba.org. available for your convenience. Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott Quality Assurance ASMI strives to provide you with the most productive and 1533 Clarendon Blvd. effective educational experience possible. If after completing Arlington, VA 22209 the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please 703-528-2222 write your comments on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience www.courtyardarlingtonrosslyn.com and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: ASMI: Corporate Headquarters 805 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor Tuition & Group Discounts Washington, D.C. 20005 The tuition rates for attending the Six Sigma Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the Excellence Summit are as follows: program. ASMI is not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate Offering Early Bird Regular in the program. If for any reason ASMI decides to cancel this conference, ASMI accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, Conference Only $1,199* $1,299 hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. White Belt $599* $599 Discounts and Payment Certification Only • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any Conference discount. and White Belt $1,699* $1,799 • Any discounts offered whether by ASMI (including team discounts) must also require payment at the time of Certification registration. • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively * For the Early Bird Rate, please register by Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is May 20, 2010. not received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. www.ASmiweb.com/Excellence 7
  8. 8. Six Sigma Excellence Summit Registration to register u Call Fax this Form to Visit 877-992-9522 866-234-0680 www.ASMIweb.com/ Excellence registration form o Yes! Register me for the Six Sigma Excellence Summit only o Yes! Register me for the Six Sigma Excellence Summit and White Belt Certification o Yes! Register me for the White Belt Certification only o Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information o Purchase Order / Training Form o Credit Card o Check (Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute) Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification no. Name on Card Billing Zip Cancellation Policy ASMI will provide a full refund less a $399 administration fee for cancellations requested four weeks prior to the event start date unless cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is requested less than two weeks prior to the event start date, no refund will be issued. Reg- istrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All cancellations must be requested through the cancellation link found in your attendance confirmation email. Please note that cancellation is not final until you receive a cancellation confirmation email. o I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED By:___________________________________________________________________ Date: _______________________________________ Priority Code: B307-WEB 8 www.ASmiweb.com/Excellence