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1.5 hours (0.2 CEUs)
What is Lean Six Sigma?
Lean Six Sigma represents a business philosophy leading
to the elimination of waste and the reduction of variation.
With Lean Six Sigma, costs are reduced, productivity is
raised and customer satisfaction is enhanced. The effort
starts with understanding "value" through the eyes of the
customer. Anything that does not add value is waste. Any
variation from the target or ideal state is a potential
source of added cost. Lean Six Sigma efforts tackle both
waste and variation with a focus on customers and their
needs. Lean and Six Sigma are part of a continuum in which
efficiency (Six Sigma) is coupled with effectiveness (Lean)
to create a robust improvement environment.
Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Online Training
This course introduces learners to the fundamentals of
Lean and Six Sigma as complementary, additive methodologies
that focus on both waste and variation reduction. An
overview of the supporting infrastructure needed to sustain
the effort is covered as well as examples of Lean Six Sigma
application in manufacturing, the office, order entry,
warehousing and distribution, sales and R&D.
Organizations often use this course as their White Belt
This Training Enables Learners To...
- Understand the scope and breadth of a Lean Six Sigma initiative.
- Gain an understanding of what waste is and how to identify it so that it can be reduced.
- Become aware of variation and techniques to reduce it.
- Become familiar with the DMAIC team project model.
- Be aware of the infrastructure needed to support a Lean Six Sigma effort.
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