• Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification
     February 18, 2017 - February 19, 2017
     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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100 E. Erie St, (2nd Floor), Kent, Ohio, 44240

Summary: This content is used to engage participants in the Lean Six Sigma methods, to apply these methods to projects, and to certify participants as Lean Six Sigma Greenbelts upon Completion.

Pre-requisites: Basic process and measurement background; understanding of Lean Health Care functions and processes


*       Ability to identify problems and gage corrections

*       Ability to use Lean and Six Sigma toolset DMAIC

*       Ability to identify solutions and implementation strategy

*       Ability to sustain and reinforce solutions


I.                   Six Sigma and Basic Statistical Overview

a.       Sponsor Introduction

b.      Ice-Breaker

c.       Goal and Role Clarity

II.                Tools of Lean

a.       Value Stream Maps

b.      Lead Time Reduction

c.       Error-Proofing

d.      Problem Solving

e.       Standardized Work

f.       Visual Plant

g.      Seven Wastes & 5S

h.      Effective and Efficient Designs of Operations

i.        Cost of “overproducing”

j.        Cost of being “non-standardized”

k.      Cost of too much motion and Transportation

l.        Cost of poor quality (Rework)

m.    Cost of underutilized Equipment and Resources

n.      Cost of Inventory

o.      Cost of Wait Time

p.      Cost of “Muda” coming from Under challenged or Undertrained Workforce

q.      Doing Waste Studies

r.        Capturing Improvements

s.       Cost, Time, Quality, Efficiency

t.        Breakthrough Thinking (automation, new tools…)

III.             Six Sigma Project Preparation

a.       Problem Definition

b.      Process Map

c.       Cause and Effect

d.      Failure Mode

e.       Control and Correction

f.       Measurement System Evaluation

IV.             Project Work (“What Makes a Good Project”)

a.       Business Casing

b.      Metrics and Measures

c.       Financial and Project Management

V.                Graphing the Options

a.       Data Summary

b.      Reports

c.       Tools for Presenting Statistical Analysis

VI.             Project Conclusions

a.       Recommendations and Findings

b.      Next Steps

c.      Team Reports

d.      Sponsor Review