Notes: Please bring your laptop (with Microsoft Office package loaded) for classwork.
You are strongly encouraged to bring potential business process improvement opportunities or projects on the first day of class.
Books included in tutition
Target Audience: The course is intended to teach you the skills needed to progress in your management plan. This course will teach you how to lead and coach a group.
Prerequisites (courses and/or assessment or tests): You have successfully completed SSBB Part I. (You must have be a current Six Sigma Green Belt and provide evidence of successful completion of a SSGB Certificate Program or training.) Candidates must also have a good command of the English language. Some working knowledge of statistics will be helpful, but not mandated.
Student Course Materials: CCSSBB Materials and handouts included.
Equipment: You must bring a laptop for project work.
Course Description: Continue the second leg of your Six Sigma Black Belt journey to become a professional that leads and manages process improvements throughout your organization. The primary techniques used for Six Sigma initiatives are quality management tools that measure progress and ensure that everyone sticks to the overall quality improvement goals. You will be seen as someone who is capable of completing difficult tasks. It is especially impressive when you do that on your own time. Please bring your laptop (with Microsoft Office package loaded) for classwork. Textbook required and not included.
Prerequisite: Be prepared to provide evidence of a completed Six Sigma Green Belt project and the resulting sigma score change.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Define multivariate tools
Perform hypothesis testing and analyze their results
Explain the elements and purpose of FMEA and be able to use root cause analysis tools
Identify and interpret the 7 classic wastes
Use gap analysis tools
Plan design of experiments (DOE) and be able to analyze their results
Use various tools to eliminate waste and reduce cycle-time
Define kaizen, kaizen blitz, and theory of constraints
Describe how to implement an improved process and how to analyze and interpret risk studies
Implement statistical process control (SPC)
Explain total productive maintenance (TPM) and visual factory concepts
Develop control plans and use various tools to maintain and sustain improvements
Discuss common DFSS and DFX methodologies, robust design and processes, and techniques for strategic and tactical design
Teaching Methodology and Assessment: Our teaching will be very much hands-on. Lecture, discussions, power point presentations, real life experiences, case studies, and project completion. Selection of the project and completion in the team environment will give you the ability to understand how 6-sigma works and install it in your work environment.
Criteria for Successful Completion: To receive a Clayton State University Center for Continuing Education Certificate and CEUs, you must attend 80% of all class sessions, actively participate, complete an evaluation for the course and make a final presentation about your class project. In addition, you must make 80% or better on the final exam.
Amount of contact time (in hours) needed to effectively teach this course: 36
Number of CEUs to be offered: 3.6
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