While Lean Sigma concepts have their roots in manufacturing, studies have shown that similar results have been achieved in the financial services sector, healthcare, and throughout government. The focus of Lean Sigma as a continuous improvement methodology and process management strategy improves processes and eliminates waste.
This course covers essential concepts for better understanding Lean Sigma tools and methodologies and shows how to apply them to improve processes, eliminate waste and enhance organizational performance. At the end of this course you should be able to:
+ Explain how Lean Sigma fits with other continuous improvement methodologies.+ Evaluate Lean Sigma tools and their intended use related to improving work processes.+ Describe how to apply Lean Sigma concepts and approaches to a practical application(s).+ Build skills in “A3” problem solving methodology including current state and future state analysis.+ Describe typical project report-out and presentation formats.