Introduction to Lean Six Sigma_Module 1_Excerpt


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Introduction to Lean Six Sigma_Module 1_Excerpt

  1. 1. QuantumSix™ Lean Six Sigma Strategic Learning Process Version 1.0 © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 1 All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. Process Explanation © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 2 All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Learning Process Explanation • The completion of all 10 modules of the Q6 Lean Six Sigma Strategic Learning Process will provide an individual with a comprehensive understanding of: – Business Process Management definition – Six Sigma methodology – Lean tools and processes – Project and change management techniques – Project selection and financial validation – Executive sponsorship and strategy development © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 3 All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Learning Process Explanation (continued) • The purpose of these courses is to provide complete, fundamental learning modules for Business Improvement using Lean Six Sigma and Project Management • The course series provides the necessary foundation for learning intermediate and/or advanced Lean Six Sigma tools • The 10 module course should be completed prior to Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt training © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 4 All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. Why are these courses necessary? • To learn the fundamentals of BPM, Project and Change Management and Lean Six Sigma • To offer a foundation for more advanced learning • To gain a strategic and well-rounded understanding of the power of Lean Six Sigma in every business application © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 5 All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. What makes this course different? • The Q6 Lean Six Sigma Strategic Learning course not only explains the fundamental principles and tools of Lean Six Sigma, but incorporates critical strategic elements necessary to implement and sustain Lean Six Sigma as an organizational function • This fundamental approach allows for faster comprehension of Lean Six Sigma methodology, as well as learning why we apply the tools to improve our business © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 6 All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Complete Learning Course Module Outline • Module 1: Introduction to Lean Six Sigma • Module 2: Basic Quality Tools • Module 3: Project Management • Module 4: DMAIC • Module 5: Lean • Module 6: Lean Six Sigma Together • Module 7: Project Selection and Execution • Module 8: Financial Validation of Projects • Module 9: Change Management • Module 10: Executive Training © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 7 All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Learning Objectives • Understand the definition of Lean Six Sigma • How to integrate Lean Six Sigma into your strategic plan • Why implement Lean Six Sigma in your organization? • Introduction to concepts, tools and process © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. 8 All Rights Reserved.
  9. 9. Summary of Concepts • Cost of Poor Quality • Variation • Measurement and Data Collection • Value Add – Non-Value Add • Lean • Benchmarking • DMAIC Model 9 © 2009 QuantumSix Solutions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.