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Lean Six Sigma - Executive Briefing Training


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To manage a successful implementation of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) in an organisation, senior executives must understand the basic Six Sigma techniques, LSS process improvement methodologies, lean principles and deployment models.

The PD Training Lean Six Sigma Executive Briefing Training Course involves training on each step in the preparation and implementation of Lean Six Sigma. It empowers company executives to map processes, consider capabilities and resources, manage the training of employees in LSS and the expected results of an LSS implementation.

This training course is available throughout Australia, including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Parramatta, Canberra, and Perth.

Please click on the Public Class tab below to view our Six Sigma Executive Briefing Training course schedule by city or click the In-House Training tab to receive a free quote for courses delivered at your preferred location. 

Course Foreword

This course has been developed to create an awareness of the means of deploying and the impact of a Lean Six Sigma initiative as a Business Process Improvement program.

The Goal of This Training is to:

  • Increase your understanding of Lean Six Sigma techniques as business process improvement methodologies.
  • Assist you in assessing the impact such a program may have for your company.
  • To gain an understanding of the role you, as a manager, must undertake to achieve the greatest level of business success.

Specific LSS Learning Outcomes:

  • Obtain an understanding of a Lean Six Sigma program objectives
  • Know and comprehend the impact the concepts can have on your business
  • Become familiar with the terminology
  • Comprehend daily work as a process-oriented activity
  • Understand process inputs and outputs
  • Understand process flow and know what determines value add vs. non-value add
  • Understand how the processes you manage fit into the larger set of processes needed in delivering value to the customer
  • Grasp the power of Process Mapping and characterisation
  • Recognise significant outputs and quantify their level of performance to requirements
  • Identify inputs and their relationship to the significant outputs
  • Link key processes to the strategic objectives of the company
  • Establish control mechanisms and monitoring processes to sustain an existing process and improvements you make.
  • Prepare to implement a Lean Six Sigma
  • Determine the structure of such a program for your company
  • Learn to identify “projects”, prioritise them and link them to corporate strategy

Personal Results

After successfully completing this course you will have enhanced your knowledge of process functionality, analytical skills, problem solving skills and methods for increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and adaptability of the organisation you manage.

Course Outcomes

During this course you will:

  • Obtain an understanding of a Lean Six Sigma program objectives
  • Know and comprehend the impact the concepts can have on your business
  • Become familiar with the terminology
  • Comprehend daily work as a process-oriented activity
  • Understand process inputs and outputs
  • Understand process flow and know what determines value add vs. non-value add
  • Understand how the processes you manage fit into the larger set of processes needed in delivering value to the customer
  • Grasp the power of Process Mapping and characterisation
  • Recognise significant outputs and quantify their level of performance to requirements
  • Identify inputs and their relationship to the significant outputs
  • Link key processes to the strategic objectives of the company
  • Establish control mechanisms and monitoring processes to sustain an existing process and improvements you make.
  • Prepare to implement a Lean Six Sigma
  • Determine the structure of such a program for your company
  • Learn to identify “projects”, prioritise them and link them to corporate strategy

 

After successfully completing this course you will have enhanced your knowledge of process functionality, analytical skills, problem solving skills and methods for increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and adaptability of the organisation you manage.

Course Outline


Opening

  • Competition

Process Management

  • Definitions
  • Process Ownership
  • Cost of Poor Quality

Lean Principles

  • Seven Areas of Waste
  • Value Stream Analysis
  • 5S Principles
  • Poka-Yoke Methods

Six Sigma

  • Define Phase
  • Measure Phase
  • Analyse Phase
  • Improve Phase
  • Control Phase

Deployment Model

  • Importing the Knowledge
  • Lean Six Sigma Curriculum
  • Lean Six Sigma Program Operations
  • Communication & Recognition
  • Glossary of Lean Six Sigma Terms