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Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma is a powerful combination of two business systems - Lean Manufactuirng and Six Sigma. While each generate signficant benefits independently, when applied together in a committed enterprise, Lean Six Sigma will drive operational excellence.

Green Belt Training

Lean Six Sigma & Structured Problem Solving

This in-depth eight day program combines a comprehensive classroom presentation with practical application of the tools through company sponsored project exercises. We teach the concepts of Lean Six Sigma and demonstrate the tools and methodology necessary to successfully apply them within the DMAIC process improvement framework. Participants will complete a project focused on their business while participating in the classroom experience and applying the learned skills.

Program materials map to American Society for Quality (ASQ) Body of Knowledge for Lean Six Sigma.

  • Project Charter
  • Process Mapping
  • Data Collection Planning & Measurement System Analysis
  • Process Capability
  • Graphical Analysis
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Control Planning & Basic SPC

Participants will gain an understanding of and experience applying tools within the DMAIC framework. The Green Belt will be able to support Black Belt projects and lead most continuous improvement projects.

Black Belt Training

TDO’s Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training Program offers a unique combination of in-depth classroom training, personal coaching, and project application to take participants’ Lean Six Sigma skills to the Black Belt level. Participants will learn by doing – and from each other – in this highly interactive training program.

Black Belts are highly trained practitioners possessing the technical knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate breakthrough improvements in key processes supporting the overall business strategy and operational goals of their organization. TDO’s Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training develops technical leaders capable of propelling their respective organizations toward best-in-class status by reducing cost, improving cycle times, eliminating defects, eliminating variation, and significantly increasing customer satisfaction.

Through the program, participants also hone their ability to develop Lean Six Sigma skills in others. To ensure participants have all the right tools available, the course integrates Basic Design for Lean Six Sigma (DMADV) and Kaizen Leader Training as part of the course roadmap. Two optional sessions for Minitab training are also offered.

Understanding the Roles of a Sponsor & Champion

This program will provide an overview of the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodology for the senior leadership team and project champions. It will focus on the leadership and teambuilding strategies critical to sustaining improvements. Leaders will learn and apply a framework for strategically selecting the most critical process improvement initiatives.The result will be a prioritized list of projects for the green belt teams to focus on during LSS deployment.