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Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt [Video]

By : ACI Learning, Terra Vanzant Stern, Phd, Don Pezet
Book Image

Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt [Video]

By: ACI Learning, Terra Vanzant Stern, Phd, Don Pezet

Overview of this book

The course begins with an introduction to Lean Six Sigma (LSS), unraveling its history and foundational concepts. It delves into identifying waste and defects, crucial in process improvement. The journey through the course includes a comprehensive look at project management techniques and the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle, essential in LSS implementation. The course focuses on the five phases of LSS: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control. Each phase is explored in depth, with multiple parts ensuring a thorough understanding. You'll learn about defining project goals, measuring process performance, analyzing data for insights, implementing improvements, and controlling future process performance. The course wraps up with strategic insights into achieving buy-in for LSS initiatives and preparing for the next steps in your LSS journey. By the end of the course, you'll have a holistic understanding of how LSS can drive significant improvements in any organization.
Table of Contents (4 chapters)
Chapter 1
Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
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Section 4
Waste and Defects
One of the key goals of Lean Six Sigma is to identify defects and waste and then reduce or eliminate them. It is important to understand the main functionalities of both sides where Six Sigma concentrates on defects/mistakes, while Lean focuses on waste. Viewers will learn about terms used in both Six Sigma and Lean, along with details of the processes involved in each and how they identify and reduce waste and defects.