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Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that streamlines processes and improves overall performance by reducing waste and cycle time. On improvement projects, Six Sigma can provide the underlying DMAIC methodology and tools to reduce variation and defects, whereas Lean tools and techniques can be specifically useful at the Improve and Control stages of DMAIC. This course introduces key Lean concepts and principles used on improvement projects in both service and manufacturing organizations. The course first examines the relationship between Lean and Six Sigma and introduces a few common Lean tools and techniques. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Green Belt candidates toward achieving their certifications and becoming productive members of their Six Sigma project teams.
Candidates seeking Six Sigma Green Belt certification; quality professionals, engineers, production managers, and frontline supervisors; process owners and champions charged with the responsibility of improving quality and processes at the organizational or departmental level