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Six Sigma Green Belt

9 July 2018, 12:22 am Written by
Published in Business Excellence
 

What is this about?

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, a popular business management strategy is widely used across industries towards quality and process improvement. Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools which seeks to focus on customer requirements through minimizing variability in manufacturing and improving process quality. Six sigma’s emphasis is on improving the capability of a process rather than controlling product quality.

This training is an ideal course package for every aspiring professional who wants to make his/her career in the quality sector. The Six Sigma Green Belt professional will be able to lead or support improvement projects and lead Green Belt projects. This training focuses on all the aspects of DMAIC. It also helps you execute and interpret the Six Sigma tools and techniques.

Why should you enroll?

The course aims to equip the learners with in-depth understanding of key aspects of Lean Six Sigma Methodology who will be able to support project improvement, typically as a part-time role. This course will train individuals to possess thorough understanding of all aspects within the phases of D-M-A-I-C necessary for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt holder. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt understands how to perform and interpret Six Sigma tools and how to use standard principles of Lean. Knowledge of Certified Six Sigma Green Belt enables you to understand real-world business problems, increase an organization’s revenue by streamlining the process, and become an asset to an organization.

What are the topics covered?

The program covers the following main areas:

  • Overview of Six Sigma and Organizational Goals
  • Define (Learn how to define the problems in a process.)
  • Measure (Learn how to map out and measure the current process.)
  • Analyze (Learn how to identify the cause of the problem in the current process.)
  • Improve (Learn how to implement and verify solution.)
  • Control (Learn how to maintain the solution.)

Credits Awarded

6 credits

What is the duration?

This is a 4 - day course

Who should attend?

  • Quality System Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Operations Managers
  • Finance and Commercial Managers
  • Professionals who want to apply the methodologies and quality control process within an organization
 
 

Lean Overview

9 July 2018, 12:21 am Written by
Published in Business Excellence
 

What is this about?

Lean thinking is a proven methodology applied in organizations worldwide with the focus of improving productivity, efficiency and quality of its products and services. It emphasizes on the concept of achieving goals with minimum effort, cost and time by eliminating waste that prevents value added flows in meeting the requirements. Lean thinking was introduced by the Japanese when Toyota created a concept that transforms them into one of the major players in automotive industry. Initially Lean thinking was implemented in manufacturing but nowadays it is proven to be applicable in all industries by implementing the same concepts of eliminating waste and cultivating ‘kaizen’ attitude into their employees. Kaizen is a Japanese term that means continuous improvement.

Lean is a mind-set, or a way of thinking, with a commitment to achieve a totally waste-free operation that’s focused on your customer’s success. It is achieved by simplifying and continuously improving all processes and relationships in an environment of trust, respect and full employee involvement. It is about people, simplicity, flow, visibility, partnerships and true value as perceived by the customers.

Why should you enroll?

Through this training delegates will gain an understanding of the ‘Lean processes’ in any environment to standardise and improve their organisations processes. This training leads to the following benefits:

  • Obtain a broad introduction to the guiding principles of Lean Thinking
  • Develop an understanding of how Lean can be used to bring about improved working practices and processes within his/her own organisation

What are the topics covered?

  • Eliminated waste in project sign-off processes across departments.
  • Customer focused culture, enabling the firm to maximise profits and continue to grow successfully whilst maintaining customer satisfaction.
  • Increase business capacity
  • Increased enthusiasm and ownership to deliver change through enhanced cross functional teamwork approach.
  • Overview of Lean
  • Value stream mapping
  • Current state business map
  • Future state business map
  • Standardized work
  • Job instruction training
  • Training Matrix
  • Cell design basics

Credits Awarded

8 credits

What is the duration?

This is a 5 day course

Who should attend?

All managers and senior managers can follow this training in order to improve their business strategy and their way of work. This Lean training programme will benefit delegates from all levels of an organisation, but is specifically relevant to Management.

 
 

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Basics of Kaizen

9 July 2018, 12:20 am Written by
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What is this about?

This Basics of Kaizen training course has been designed to provide a strong foundation in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. The training includes a mix of theory, practical learning activities. Kaizen generates small improvements as a result of coordinated continuous efforts by all employees. Kaizen events bring together a group of process owners and managers to map out an existing process and identify improvements that are within the scope of the participants. These are some of the fundamentals that learners will be taught.

Why should you enroll?

Kaizen is a Japanese philosophy that focuses on continual improvement throughout all aspects of life. When applied to the workplace, Kaizen activities can improve every function of a business, from manufacturing to marketing and from the CEO to the assembly-line workers. Kaizen aims to eliminate waste in all systems of an organization through improving standardized activities and processes. By understanding the basics of Kaizen, practitioners can integrate this method into their overall Six Sigma efforts.

What are the topics covered?

The program covers the following main areas:

  • Kaizen, What it is and What are its Benefits
  • The Kaizen Model and Best Practices
  • Kaizen Tools
  • How to Start and Implement Kaizen the Easy Way
  • Sustaining the Kaizen Program

Credits Awarded

3 credits

What is the duration?

This is a 2 - day course

Who should attend?

Basics of Kaizen training is suitable for:

  • Supervisors and team leaders from different industries, especially from the SME'S
  • Everyone from managers to rank and file employees would benefit from attending this seminar.
  • Office personnel and Operators - to understand the importance of following Kaizen as an every-day occurrence
  • Leadership- to learn how to evaluate people's Kaizen forms (improvement proposals)
  • Engineers and lean leaders - to understand how to introduce, support, and teach Kaizen
  • Organizations at any stage in a lean transformation that are struggling with:
  • Failure to sustain the results from past suggestions or Kaizen events
  • Problems in getting collaborators to propose improvements for their work areas
  • Poor ownership and accountability from employees, for changing the status quo