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Lean Six Sigma Seminar

The DESARA Group

Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:30 AM - Friday, November 16, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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Event Details

Lean Six Sigma Week 1 Training: Green Belt Agenda


8:30 am


Course Objectives

Quality Overview

A Few Quality Gurus

History of 6 Sigma

Three Definitions of 6σL

Ways to Improve

Three parts to 6σL

Brief History of Lean

Lean Definitions

Three types of waste



10 Rules of Lean

JIT – Just in time

Poka-Yoke – Mistake proofing

Takt time 


Value Stream Mapping 

Why Is 6σL Different?

6σL Roles & Responsibilities

Implementation Approaches

Project Delays

12:00 noon


Workshop 1: Force Field Analysis

GRES Method

Workshop 2: Project Idea Generation

Project Selection

Some 6σL Project Filters

Key Issues

Potential KPI categories (SQDCM)

Alignment Process

Workshop 3: Project Selection

Workshop 4: Six Sigma Lean Simulation 1

4:30 pm




8:30 am

Previous Day Review

Workshop 5: MiniTab As Applicable

Define Phase

Detailed Define Phase

“Define” Tools

Lean Tools

Quick Wins Identification

Voice of the Customer

Voice of the Business

Kano Analysis


CTC Trees

Workshop 6: VOC/VOB & CCR/CBR

Develop Charter

General Charter Format


Workshop 7: Charter Reviews

12:00 noon


Process Mapping

“As Is” Process Map

Workshop 8: Process Mapping


Workshop 9: SIPOC

Quick Wins

Utilize the 5Ss

Risk Analysis

Communication Plan

Workshop 10: Communication Plan

Tollgate Reviews

Tollgate Review: Some Questions to be asked

Define Phase Deliverables

4:30 pm




8:30 am

Previous Day Review

Measure Phase

Detailed Measure Phase

“Measure” Tools

Lean Tools

Adding Cycle Time & Waste Metrics  to Process Maps

Process Stability check (SPC)

Data Plan


Output Indicators

Process Indicators

Input Indicators

Indicator Example

Data Plan: Guidelines

Workshop 11: Indicators

12:00 noon


Operational Definitions

Two different forms: Verbal & Mathematical


Workshop 12: Stratification Plan

Data Families

Workshop 13: Data Families

Data Types

Workshop 14: Data Types

Families & Types: Why do we care?

Measurement System Analysis

MSA: Attribute & Gage R&R Example

Collect Data


Assess Stability

Control Chart Matrix

Measures of Central Tendency

Measures of Variability

Histograms, Pareto Charts, Bar Charts

Graphical Displays

Workshop 15: Graphical Displays

Process Capability

Sigma Values

First Pass Yield

Measure Phase Deliverables

Workshop 16: Six Sigma Lean Simulation 2

4:30 pm




8:30 am

Previous Day Review

Analyze Phase

Detailed Analyze Phase

“Analyze” Tools

Value Add Analysis

Workshop 17: Value Add Analysis

Stratification Review

Stratification Diagram

Stratification Analysis

Root Cause Analysis


5 Whys

Cause & Effect, Ishikawa, & fishbone diagram

Affinity diagrams

Pareto Charts


Selection Matrix

Pair wise Ranking

Root Cause Validation

Workshop 18: Root Causes

Analyze Phase Deliverables

12:00 noon


Improve Phase

“Improve” Tools

Lean Tools

Detailed Improve Phase

Creative Thinking

Provocative Opposites

Example: Provocative Opposite

Random Input

Mistake Proofing

Workshop 19: Potential Solutions


Solution Validation

Workshop 20: Future State Map

Project Management: Tools

Change Management & 6σL

Barriers to Change

A Change Key: Structure before Attitude

Workshop 21: Six Sigma Lean Simulation 3

Improve Phase Deliverables

4:30 pm




8:30 am

Previous Day Review

Control Phase

Detailed Control Phase

“Control” Tools

Lean Tools

Validate Improved Process

Validate Process Indicators

Validation Methods

Design of experiments

Financial Savings

Control Plan: Example


Visual Controls

Statistical process control charts

Replication & Standardization

Revisit the Is/Is Not table

Look for opportunities to duplicate the teams results

Replication & Standardization

Communicate lessons learned from every project

Close Project

Lessons Learned

Rewards & Recognition


Workshop 22: Rewards & Recognition

Control Phase Deliverables

11:30 am



Have questions about Lean Six Sigma Seminar? Contact The DESARA Group

When & Where

175 Union Street
Waterbury, CT 06702

Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:30 AM - Friday, November 16, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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The DESARA Group


 The DESARA Group is a management consulting firm that specializes in improving quality, reducing time to market, and ensuring information security. We offer training and consulting services that help clients increase competitiveness, earn certifications, and maintain compliance with international standards and customer requirements.

We work across all levels of your organization to establish, implement and maintain management systems according to recognized standards and best practices from many industries. Leveraging the diverse skills of our experienced team of professionals, we create and implement customized improvement plans based on ISO 9001, TL 9000, ISO 27001, AS 9100, and elements of CMMI, Six Sigma, Lean and Baldrige as appropriate to meet your business objectives.

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