When kicking off a cross organizational event such as a Kaizen event, Six Sigma initiative, QI Story, or other improvement program certain challenges are inherent. People can have competing agendas, team members have various degrees of capabilities and skills, and everyone has their own way of doing things. Since none of the members of the team 'work' for the program owner, relying on an organizational hierarchy is out of the question. This presentation introduces and discusses some simple methods useful in driving cross organizational teams to a successful result.
Be the catalyst for excellence. Learn how to drive a better, stronger organization. Designed for CEOs, managers, and all leaders with a stake in the success of the organization. This course introduces you to the best practice frameworks, tools, and techniques in Lean, Six Sigma, TOC, and Baldridge, so you can best drive accountability and pursuit of results. Improve your understanding of how strong strategic planning provides the foundation for performance excellence. Learn how to kick-off improvement teams with clear direction and a common vocabulary.
Lean and Six Sigma are useful methods to foster and execute continuous process improvement. Lean is focused on reducing or removing non value added tasks to shorten the time to market and/or reduce cost. Six Sigma focuses on reducing or removing variation to assure the product or service is always delivered on-time and with the best quality. By combining the best of both methods, an organization can build a very strong continuous improvement culture.
Lean is a systematic management approach to enable and improve providing a product or service to a customer in the shortest time at the lowest cost. Learning the Lean System course provides the student a comprehensive introduction to the Lean system including Lean tools such as:
Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, Cellular Flow, Quality at Source, Teams, 5S and many more.
This is an introductory session for the Personal Excellence Workshop. The class has two parts, a) describe the basics of personal excellence and b) demonstrate how to do it using Microsoft Outlook and Ceptara's Organizer Add-in.
High Performing People create High Performing Teams
- Successful team efforts require individuals to be highly motivated and self managing
- People can develop the necessary skills by focusing on their foundation, work organization, and action execution
The Personal Excellence workshop is targeted at individuals motivated in discovering better ways to achieve life balance and demonstrate excellence in every facet of their life, professional and personal.
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Root cause analysis is an approach to problem solving which has become highly developed in high risk industries such as nuclear power and aviation. While continuous improvement approaches such as Lean or Six Sigma have become widely used for improving efficiency in many industries, they do not spend enough time on the logic oriented tools required to efficiently identify the root cause of many problems.
This course includes the following topics:
Building on the Foundation. The Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) Advanced Topics course introduces additional concepts, tools and techniques used through the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) method beyond the SSGB - Foundations course. It enhances the student's understanding of creating improvement strategies and executing and deploying six sigma DMAIC projects. Additional concepts related to quality systems, strategy c
A practical approach to Lean Six Sigma. Learn best practices approaches you can apply immediately in your work and build a foundation for further development. Learn the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve and control) approach to process improvement projects and the appropriate tools and techniques. Understand quality principles and systems, strategy, process management, lean principles in the organization, team management and best practices for continuous improvement.
Many of the six sigma tools can be applied to overall management of the supply chain from supplier selection, through purchasing, to managing and developing the suppliers. The discussion will introduce six sigma techniques in creating sourcing strategies, executing supplier qualification, performance monitoring, and relationship management.
Microsoft Outlook Add-In
Achieve greater focus by shifting your attention from e-mail to accomplishing what matters most!
Defining a Goal - PE Intro
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