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Lean Six Sigma - White Belt Certificate (Introduction)

In House Only
Nationwide
1 Day
Purpose: 

This course is also now available online via Live Virtual Classroom

This excellent course provides an introduction to the philosophy and core tools of Lean & Six Sigma. It is suitable for anyone who is considering, or who has recently commenced a Lean or Six Sigma business improvement initiative.

It can be viewed as a primer to a Lean Sigma transformation and for Senior Leadership, as an overview as to the philosophy and tools.

On this one-day Lean Six Sigma White Belt course, participants will learn about Six Sigma, Lean principles and the practical application of the core methods and tools used 80% of the time. Delegates may choose to go on to complete the Yellow, Green or Black Belt courses afterwards.

Suitable for: 

All levels - from Frontline staff as a primer to a Lean Sigma transformation and for Senior Leadership as an overview as to the philosophy and tools.

What’s good about the course? : 

A good solid introduction to the topic in just one day.

Trainers are renowned internationally for their expertise and professionalism.

At the end of the training course participants will have :

  • An overall understanding of the core concepts, tools, and principles of Lean.
  • An overall understanding of the Six Sigma philosophy, the DMAIC methodology and the tools and techniques used in Six Sigma.
  • An understanding of the similarities, differences, and practical applications of both Six Sigma and Lean approaches in multiple industry domains ranging from administrative services, financial, hospital, government, and manufacturing sectors.
  • Some initial criteria and guidelines for selecting, reviewing, and evaluating Lean Six Sigma projects.
  • A fundamental understanding of how these management philosophies can be applied to deliver an effective continuous improvement program to increase customer value and reduce waste and variation in ANY business

Objectives:

At the end of the training course participants will have :

  • An overall understanding of the core concepts, tools, and principles of Lean.
  • An overall understanding of the Six Sigma philosophy, the DMAIC methodology and the tools and techniques used in Six Sigma.
  • An understanding of the similarities, differences, and practical applications of both Six Sigma and Lean approaches in multiple industry domains ranging from administrative services, financial, hospital, government, and manufacturing sectors.
  • Some initial criteria and guidelines for selecting, reviewing, and evaluating Lean Six Sigma projects.
  • A fundamental understanding of how these management philosophies can be applied to deliver an effective continuous improvement program to increase customer value and reduce waste and variation in ANY business

Benefits:

A short 1-day introduction to the concepts of Lean Six Sigma - from top class international consultants and training professionals.

The ideal primer as you commence your journey in Continuous Improvement

Detailed Content:

Introduction to Lean Sigma Philosophy and the Business Case for Change

Operational Waste and Exercise

Core Lean Tools and Practical Exercises (part I)

  • Kano Model •
  • Diagnostic / Ideal and Future State Mapping: Value Stream, Process, Customer Experience and Service Blueprint

Core Lean Tools and Practical Exercises (part II)

  • 5S & Simulation Game
  • Visual Management
  • SMED
  • Error Proofing
  • Standard Work
  • Kaizen Events
  • Seven Basic Six Sigma Quality Tools
  • 14 Dimensions of Quality

Course Material:

This course is supported with a very comprehensive training manual to be used as a reference source after the course.