Follow Us:

Text Size

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt : 5 Days

The course is very 'hands on' with practical activities throughout the programme. This course includes comprehensive training and use of the statistical software package MINITAB Release 14 or 15.

Each participant receives a comprehensive delegate pack including Catalyst's Lean Six Sigma Improvement Toolbook, Statistical Tool guides, Worksheets, Project examples and support materials for use in Minitab.

Course Outline
This course is an accelerated foundation course concentrating on the Lean Six Sigma methodology. Delegates explore the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC Project Structure. Elements of each phase which are covered in the course include:

Define Phase

  • Project Charter
  • Voice of the Customer and Critical to Quality Requirements
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Scoping Projects and team building
  • Measure Phase
  • Process Stapling
  • Process Mapping to include Deployment Flow Charts and Value Stream Mapping
  • Output (Y) and Input (X) Measures
  • Data collection
  • Introduction to sampling techniques
  • Variation
  • Statistical Process Control and Process Capability

Analyse Phase

  • Fishbone Diagrams
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Basic graphical analysis
  • Waste (in processes)
  • Process Flow
  • Overview of data analysis techniques

Improve Phase

  • Spaghetti Diagrams
  • SMED
  • 5S
  • Process Leveling and Sequencing
  • Creative Thinking
  • N/3
  • Paired Comparisons
  • Priority Matrices
  • Project pilots
  • Tree and Arrow Diagrams
  • FMEA
  • Poke Yoka

Control Phase

  • Process Control and Process Management
  • SPC and Capability
  • Standardisation
  • Response Plans and Storyboards

Use of Statistics
Statistics 1 topics include:

  • Introduction to MINITAB™ Statistical Software
  • Normality (Central Limit Theorem, P-values, Transforming Data)
  • Sampling (Random and Process Sampling, Determining Sample Sizes, Selecting Samples)
  • Measurement System Analysis (Data Types, Gauge R&R, Attribute Agreement Analysis)
  • Introduction to Hypothesis Tests (Z- and t-tests)

Statistics 2 topics include:

  • Hypothesis Tests (Analysis of Variance and Chi-Square Tests)
  • Regression (Simple, Multiple, Binary Logistic)
  • Control Charts (Continuous and Attribute Data Charts)
  • Process Sigma (Short and Long-Term Sigma, Determining Process Shift, Improvement Strategies)
  • Introduction to Designed Experiments (Full and Fractional Factorial Designs)
Top +