Villanova University

Available dates

On demand
Online
USD 7819
Mar 1—Aug 16, 2020
Online
USD 7819

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About the course

Learn to improve processes and enhance results, while gaining valuable skills and credentials that can be applied immediately on the job. Combining the valuable techniques of Six Sigma and Lean into one comprehensive non-degree program, the Certificate in Lean Six Sigma can help you produce extraordinary results for your organization. This program can also lead to industry-recognized Six Sigma certifications from Villanova University.

A data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating defects and reducing variation, Six Sigma is successful in large and small enterprises ranging from manufacturing to service delivery. Lean Six Sigma, with its origins in the teachings of Total Quality Management (TQM), focuses on increasing value, eliminating waste and streamlining flow.

Maximize Your Lean Six Sigma Expertise by Becoming a Master Black Belt

With over a decade of educating professionals in the foundations and applications of Lean Six Sigma, Villanova University is proud to announce a relaunch of its Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt course and corresponding certification exam.

Required Courses

Lean Six Sigma

Boost your success by getting Lean. In the world of Lean thinking, your primary goal is to operate more efficiently by eliminating not only defects in products and services, but other forms of waste: inventory, processing, waiting, motion, transportation and overproduction.

Lean Six Sigma techniques help professionals in both service and manufacturing industries.

Online Learning Experience

Imagine an online classroom that takes you inside successful organizations, surrounds you with top Six Sigma experts and puts innovative learning tools at your fingertips. As a recognized leader in Six Sigma education online, Villanova University is dedicated to providing the most dynamic and engaging programs available, as our enhanced online experience demonstrates:

  • Onsite interviews with business leaders provide real-world insight on how to build stronger organizations using Six Sigma
  • Advanced animations allow you to gain a full grasp of course topics
  • Videos of industry experts offer easy-to-understand guidance
  • Lightboards and other interactive learning tools provide compelling and unique presentation formats

What You’ll Study

Lean Six Sigma Overview

  • What is Lean?
  • Lean Principles
  • Value and Waste
  • Lean vs Six Sigma
  • Prominent Figures of Lean

Kaizen

  • Philosophy of Continual Improvement
  • Lean Implementation Approaches
  • First Wave Project Selection
  • Chartering Projects
  • Lean Project Roles and Responsibilities

Teams

  • Forming Teams
  • Idea Generation Tools
  • Group Decision Making
  • The 7M Tools

Value and Value Stream Mapping

  • Identifying Customer Needs and Requirements
  • Specifying Value and Value Add
  • The Eight Wastes In-depth
  • Gemba and Waste Walks
  • Value Stream Mapping for Service and Manufacturing

Flow, Pull, and Perfection

  • Spaghetti Mapping
  • Quick Changeovers (SMED)
  • Cellular Design
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Pull Systems and Just-In-Time Concepts
  • Scheduling Pull Systems
  • Kanbans and Visual Signaling
  • Establishing a Visual Workplace
  • Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Poka Yoke
  • 5S/6S in Service and Manufacturing
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Standard Work

Kaizen Events

  • Kaizen Event Overview
  • Kaizen Philosophy
  • Preparing Teams for Kaizen Events
  • Kaizen Events Day by Day
  • Individual, Point, and Process Kaizen
  • Manufacturing, Service, and IT Considerations

Lean Deployment

  • Organizational Assessment
  • Planning for Lean Implementation
  • Lean Deployment
  • Hoshin Planning
  • Barriers to Success
  • The Benefits of Six Sigma Tools
  • Structuring Lean

Curriculum

8 Week Course

An Introduction to Lean Methodologies

  • Lean companies
  • The definition of value-add and contrasting that with the eight forms of waste
  • Introduction to kaizen, a Japanese term for continual improvement
  • Considerations for choosing first wave projects
  • Historical Lean figures and companies

Teams and Decision Making With Lean Tools

  • Lean roles and responsibilities
  • Key elements of a project charter
  • Six blocker
  • The phases the team experiences when working on projects
  • Force field analysis
  • 7M tools

Value

  • Defining value
  • The eight forms of waste that spell out the acronym DOWNTIME
  • We learn about "going to gemba"
  • Understanding the importance of something known as a "waste walk"

Six Sigma Green Belt

Everyone talks about making better business decisions. Now, you can take action with a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate, which helps you strengthen your organization by understanding, interpreting and using the core concepts of Six Sigma. Designed for professionals with little or no prior experience with Six Sigma methodologies, this eight-week course helps develop critical skills required for successful project management.

Online Learning Experience

Imagine an online classroom that takes you inside successful organizations, surrounds you with top Six Sigma experts and puts innovative learning tools at your fingertips. As a recognized leader in Six Sigma education online, Villanova University is dedicated to providing the most dynamic and engaging programs available, as our enhanced online experience demonstrates:

  • Onsite interviews with business leaders provide real-world insight on how to build stronger organizations using Six Sigma
  • Advanced animations allow you to gain a full grasp of course topics
  • Videos of industry experts offer easy-to-understand guidance
  • Lightboards and other interactive learning tools provide compelling and unique presentation formats

What You’ll Study

Introduction and History of Six Sigma

  • What is Six Sigma
  • The History of Six Sigma and the Prominent People in Six Sigma
  • DMAIC Methodology Overview
  • The Project Charter
  • Six Sigma Math Primer

Project Definition Tools

  • The Project Scope and Charter
  • Determining Customer Needs and Requirements
  • Critical to Quality Tree and Kano Model
  • Process Mapping and SIPOC

Measurement Tools

  • Types of Data
  • Graphic Analysis Tools
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Variation and Standard Deviation
  • Calculating the Baseline Sigma

Analysis Tools

  • Cause and Effect Diagrams
  • Multi Vari Charts
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • T-Tests
  • Chi Square analysis

Improvement Tools

  • Mistake Proofing
  • FMEA
  • Design of Experiments
  • Pilot Testing
  • Implementation Planning

Control Tools

  • Introduction to Control Charts and Their Construction
  • Process Capability
  • Maintaining Solutions

Curriculum

8 Week Course

Introduction to the DMAIC Process

  • Identify and define key terminology
  • Describe the DMAIC process
  • List and explain the 15 tollgates
  • Identify and explain key roles and responsibilities
  • Explain the history of Six Sigma

Teams and Facilitation

  • Managing teams
  • Decision making
  • Key team tools

The Define Phase

  • The project charter
  • Critical to quality
  • The voice of the customer
  • Tollgate review meetings
  • Mapping the process

1 Elective

Essentials of Business Process Management 8 Week Course

Essentials of Project Management 4 Week Course

Finance & Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager 8 Week Course

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 16 Week Course

Maximizing Team Effectiveness 8 Week Course

Online Learning Experience

Imagine an online classroom that takes you inside successful organizations, surrounds you with top Six Sigma experts and puts innovative learning tools at your fingertips. As a recognized leader in Six Sigma education online, Villanova University is dedicated to providing the most dynamic and engaging programs available, as our enhanced online experience demonstrates:

Weekly virtual live classes taught by Six Sigma practitioners Advanced animations allow you to gain a full grasp of course topics Videos of industry experts offer easy-to-understand guidance Lightboards and other interactive learning tools provide compelling and unique presentation formats

Who should attend

The program is the perfect fit for business professionals who want to improve profits by reducing inefficiencies. Nothing distinguishes you from your peers and impresses your superiors like the ability to strengthen your company’s bottom line.

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Available dates

On demand
Online
USD 7819
Mar 1—Aug 16, 2020
Online
USD 7819

Disclaimer

Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with Villanova University.

Full disclaimer.

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