About this course
A course on the Basics of Six Sigma typically covers the fundamental principles and methodologies of Six Sigma, a data-driven approach to process improvement. This course aims to provide a strong foundation in Six Sigma concepts and tools, making participants capable of applying Six Sigma methodologies to improve processes and drive quality within organizations.
Who should take this course?
ü Professionals who wish to gain knowledge and understanding of Basics of Six Sigma
ü Industrial professionals who wish to understand the best practice framework for Basics of Six Sigma
ü Facilities / Utility Managers, Supervisors and Executives, Engineers, Business Analysts, Entrepreneurs, Project Managers
ü Quality Managers, Internal Auditors, Quality Assurance and Control Staff, Compliance Officers, Individual Seeking Career Advancement, Students
ü Anyone interested in Quality Improvement
Benefit / Outcome of the course
The Basics of Six Sigma course offers several benefits to individuals and organizations:
1. *Improved Problem-Solving Skills:* Participants learn systematic problem-solving methods, which can be applied to a wide range of issues within an organization.
2. *Enhanced Quality:* Six Sigma principles help identify and eliminate defects, leading to improved product or service quality.
3. *Efficiency and Cost Reduction:* By reducing variation and waste in processes, organizations can become more efficient, leading to cost savings.
4. *Customer Satisfaction:* Six Sigma's customer-focused approach ensures that products or services meet customer requirements, which can lead to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.
5. *Data-Driven Decision Making:* Participants gain skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to make informed decisions.
6. *Competitive Advantage:* Organizations that implement Six Sigma effectively can gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.
7. *Career Advancement:* Completing this course can enhance career prospects, especially in fields where Six Sigma is highly valued, such as manufacturing, healthcare, and logistics.
8. *Standardized Processes:* Six Sigma encourages the development of standardized processes, reducing variability and improving consistency.
9. *Reduced Risk:* By addressing the root causes of problems, Six Sigma can help mitigate risks associated with defects or errors.
10. *Leadership Skills:* Those who pursue advanced Six Sigma certifications (e.g., Green Belt, Black Belt) can develop leadership and project management skills, which are highly transferable to various roles.
11. *Sustainable Improvement:* The emphasis on control and sustainment ensures that improvements are maintained over time.
12. *Organizational Culture:* Six Sigma can contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and data-driven decision-making within an organization.
Overall, the course provides a structured approach to problem-solving and process improvement, which can lead to tangible benefits in terms of quality, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, benefiting both individuals and the organizations they work for.
· Sigma Definition
· Six Sigma Philosophy, Set of tools, Methodology and Metrics
· The Father of Six Sigma
· Six Sigma as a Measure of Quality
· The Classical View of Performance
· Six Sigma & Cost Poor Quality (COPQ)
· Cost Poor Quality Correlation
· Cost Poor Quality Definition (Internal & External Costs)
· Components of Cost Poor Quality
· COPQ & Sigma / DPMO Relationship
· COPQ & Sigma / Yield Relationship
· Six Sigma Improvement Strategy
· The Goals of Six Sigma
· Phases of Six Sigma
· Define Phase Tools
· CT Concept
· CTQ and CTP Characteristics
· The Focus of Six Sigma
· Business Matrix
· Pareto Charts
· Project Charter
· Six Sigma Project Status
· Team Selection (ARMI)
· Top Level Process Map (SIPOC)
· Basic Statistics
· Statistics Definition
· Measures of Central Tendency
· Measure of Variability
· Sample Statistics vs. Population Parameters
· Statistical Calculations Examples
· Probability Density Functions (SHAPE)
· Distribution for a targeted process
· Properties of Normal Distribution
· Capability Analysis
· The Z Transform
· Capability vs Performance
· Causes of Variation – Examples
· Capability vs Performance
· Calculating Capability
· Implementation of Six Sigma
- Phases of Breakthrough Strategy
- Phase I – Process Measurement
- Phase II – Process Analysis
- Phase III – Process Improvement
- Phase IV – Process Control
· Statistical Problem Solving
After completing the session, the students will be evaluated through a multiple-choice final exam. Once the final exam is cleared the passing grade should be 70% then it is considered as an end of course.
The training session is scheduled to last for one day. Skedmia intends to provide discounts to a starting of 4 to 5 individuals.
The author expressly disclaims responsibility for the accuracy, completeness quality of the material given. This training does not imply that the provide materials will ensure student mastery. This insinuates that it is the responsibility of the students to further improve the knowledge and skills gained through this training through in-field experiences and or other methods as applicable.