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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 3
The DMAIC Process
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Section 7
Improvement Phase
The Improvement Phase is a less flexible phase compared to the prior phases in the DMAIC process, where all steps must be followed. Steps include listing 3-5 solutions generated from the Analyze Phase, gaining consensus on which solution to try, conducting a pilot to measure the scale of improvement, and then implementing the solution as per plan. Viewers will also hear about tools like SWOT analysis as a way to organize your thoughts, time analysis, and FMEA Thinking to mistake proof your project plan.