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Principles of Lean Manufacturing and Six-Sigma


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All organizations strive to improve efficiency and reduce waste, i.e. become 'lean' enterprises. Using a variety of methods and hands-on exercises, this course provides students with the core concepts related to managing lean organizations and implementing six sigma. Topics covered include lean principles, process capability, value stream mapping, process improvement, and six sigma implementation. The course also includes guest lecturers who share their unique, industry-based experiences with lean and six-sigma tools and concepts.

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Pricing and Time

Member: $2,400.00
Non-Member: $2,750.00
Time:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Course Information

All organizations strive to improve efficiency and reduce waste, i.e. become 'lean' enterprises. Using a variety of methods and hands-on exercises, this course provides students with the core concepts related to managing lean organizations and implementing Six Sigma. Topics covered include lean principles, process capability, value stream mapping, process improvement, and Six Sigma implementation. The course also includes guest lecturers who share their unique, industry-based experiences with lean and Six Sigma tools and concepts.

 

Pre-Requisites:

This course is an overview of lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles, which should provide foundational knowledge to those students looking to further their understanding or gain the basis for future certification programs. It is recommended that students have some prior exposure to manufacturing systems and processes, or have a background in supply chain management, quality management, manufacturing finance, or a related business field.  

Upon completion of this one-week course all students should be able to;

1. Understand how a poor process consumes capacity and capability.
2. Understand how to use Excel for basic analysis.
3. Understand basic tools used to drive process improvement.
4. Understand the fundamental strengths and weaknesses of Six Sigma.
5. Understand the basics of the Toyota Production System.
6. Understand the complexity of 5S programs. 
7. Understand how successful companies make Lean Six Sigma an important part of their overall competitive strategy.


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Established in 1982, AIAG is a not-for-profit association where professionals from a diverse group of stakeholders - including retailers, suppliers of all sizes, automakers, manufacturers, service providers, academia and government - work collaboratively to streamline industry processes via global standards development and harmonized business practices.