• Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt
     November 18, 2018 - February 28, 2019
     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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1175 West Route 66, Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001, United States


La Quinta Inns

2015 S Beulah Blvd

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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


  • Six Sigma and Basic Statistical Overview
  1. Sponsor Introduction
  2. Ice-Breaker
  3. Goal and Role Clarity
  • Tools of Lean
  1. Value Stream Maps
  2. Lead Time Reduction
  3. Error-Proofing
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Standardized Work
  6. Visual Plant
  7. Seven Wastes & 5S
  8. Effective and Efficient Designs of Operations
  9. Cost of “overproducing”
  10. Cost of being “non-standardized”
  11. Cost of too much motion and Transportation
  12. Cost of poor quality (Rework)
  13. Cost of underutilized Equipment and Resources
  14. Cost of Inventory
  15. Cost of Wait Time
  16. Cost of “Muda” coming from Under challenged or Undertrained Workforce
  17. Doing Waste Studies
  18. Capturing Improvements
  19. Cost, Time, Quality, Efficiency
  20. Breakthrough Thinking (automation, new tools…)

III.  Six Sigma Project Preparation

  1. Problem Definition
  2. Process Map
  3. Cause and Effect
  4. Failure Mode
  5. Control and Correction
  6. Measurement System Evaluation
  • Project Work (“What Makes a Good Project”)
  1. Business Casing
  2. Metrics and Measures
  3. Financial and Project Management
  • Graphing the Options
  1. Data Summary
  2. Reports
  3. Tools for Presenting Statistical Analysis
  • Project Conclusions
  1. Recommendations and Findings
  2. Next Steps
  3. Team Reports
  4. Sponsor Review