Lean Tools and FMEA


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
This course introduces common Lean tools and outlines how to conduct a failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), which is a technique used to identify potential failures in a process and assess the risk they pose.

Target Audience
Candidates seeking Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification, those who are new to the world of Six Sigma or have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge, quality professionals, engineers, production managers, frontline supervisors, and all individuals including process owners and champions, charged with the responsibility of improving quality and processes at the organizational or departmental level

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.2

Lesson Objectives

Lean Tools and FMEA

  • match Lean concepts and tools with their corresponding descriptions
  • recognize activities associated with 5S
  • identify the characteristics of an effective value analysis
  • recognize examples of waste
  • identify activities carried out during a value stream analysis
  • identify characteristics of failure modes and effects analysis
  • distinguish between types of FMEA
  • assign severity, occurrence, and detection ratings to a failure mode
  • calculate percentage reduction in RPN
  • recognize FMEA worksheet best practices
  • demonstrate your understanding of using Lean tools and FMEA
  • Course Number:
    apr_10_a01_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate