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What is a Certified Green Belt?
A Certified Green Belt is a professional who is well versed in the core of advanced tools in the Lean Six Sigma Methodology. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt possesses a thorough understanding of all aspects of Lean Six Sigma Methods including competence in subject matter contained within the phases of Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC).
What does Certified Green Belt do?
They lead improvement projects and / or serve as a team member as a part of more complex improvement projects. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt understands how to implement, perform, interpret and apply Lean Six Sigma at a high level of proficiency.
What does a Certified Green Belt Offer?
- Strategic Benefits
Organizations that have Certified Green Belts enjoy the benefits of a strategic nature. Strategic plans are easier to achieve by taking your Certified Green Belts and tasking them to complete projects having a strategic importance, such as solving major problems in the business.
The skills that Green Belts have would enable them to solve complicated problems in a short amount of time. Aside from putting off the fire, this would also eradicate the root cause, and prevent it from happening again.
- People Development Benefits
Having Certified Green Belts assists in the development of your employees. Not just the Certified Green Belts but those that continue to work with them as they learn and develop new skills as well. Likewise, it also boosts one's self esteem, because the training involved teaches the members to speak with confidence, suggest new ideas, and successfully solve the given problems Aside from that, Certified Green Belts start to realize the need for change in a process before it becomes a problem.
- Customer Benefits
Customers would be able to enjoy a better form of service, together with better quality and delivery. That's also the reason why most customers ask if the organization they do business with utilizes Lean Six Sigma or has Certified Greenbelts on staff. Being a part of this is a great way to increase your credibility and attract customers, making them believe that you'll only offer the best whether in a form of service or the product you're trying to sell.
The DMAIC Process
DMAIC is an acronym for Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control and refers to the data-driven improvement cycle used for improving, optimizing and stabilizing business processes. The DMAIC cycle is the core tool used to drive Six Sigma projects.
A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification gives you the skills to use the DMAIC process as a data-driven quality strategy used to improve processes. It is an integral part of a Six Sigma initiative, but in general can be implemented as a standalone quality improvement process or as part of other process improvement initiatives with Lean.
Learn How Measurement Drives Behavior
This Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification course has not only a heavy focus on the implementation of Lean and Six Sigma but on building Control Measurements. As measurement drives behavior, proper Key Performance Indicators are critical to maintaining the gains earned from our improvement efforts. Certified Green Belts have a background in the development of behavior driven metrics.
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- Course Outline
Part 1: Advanced Lean Principles and Implementation Strategies
- Standard Work
- Flow Processing
- Time / Motion Studies
- SMED (Set Up Reduction)
- 5S and the Visual Workplace
- Kanban and Agile Processing
- TPI (Transactional Process Improvement)
Part 2: Six Sigma Foundations and Principles
- Six Sigma Problem Solving
- Pareto Charting
- Spaghetti Diagrams
- Process Maps vs Crime Scene Maps
- Cause & Effect (Fishbone) Diagrams
- 5 Why
- Basic Analysis Tools
Part 3: Phases of the DMAIC Process
- Define – Voice of Customer, Inputs and Outputs
- Measure – Basic stats and data collection
- Analyze – Lean Tools, Root Cause Analysis
- Improve – Kaizen, PDCA
- Control – Control charts and KPI’s
Part 4: Variation Analysis
- Define and calculate measures, Mean, Mode and Median
- Data Collection Methods
- Standard Deviation and Range
- Predictive Analytics
Part 5: Establishing Metrics
- Hoshin Kanri Process (Strategic Deployment)
- KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)
- Driving Behavior Through Metrics
- Predictive Analytics
Additionally, although it is not mandatory, students who have completed the self-paced Foundations of Agile eLearning course have found it very helpful when completing this course.