Adding Lean and Six Sigma to Your Ergonomics Toolkit

Presenters: Rich Halstead-Nussloch, Ph.D., Kennesaw State University and Jasbir Kumar, JSK Consulting Services

Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Presenter: Rich Halstead-Nussloch, Ph.D., Kennesaw State University

Demystifying this topic with a discussion of the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Implement-Control (DMAIIC) methodology. This webinar will provide you with an overview of the basic philosophy, organization and methodology for Six Sigma quality and introduce you to the Six Sigma topics of variation, process capability and root cause analysis.

Note: Individuals planning to take Six Sigma Green Belt should not take this course.

What You Will Learn:

  • Define a plan for implementing Six Sigma in your organization
  • Interpret the nature of the variation found in all processes
  • Recognize the DMAIIC model used to improve processes
  • Explain the Six Sigma methodology and the benefits of a Six Sigma program

Lean Yellow Belt

Presenter: Jasbir Kumar, JSK Consulting Services

A lean enterprise views itself as part of an extended value chain, focusing on the elimination of waste between you and your suppliers and you and your customers. This one-day seminar is the first step in learning the principles of lean. The instructors for this course have extensive experience implementing lean principles worldwide. This seminar will teach you the history and basics of lean and demonstrate why these practices have such a significant impact on operations. The live course features an interactive simulation that illustrates lean principles.

What You Will Learn:

  • Identify and eliminate waste within operations
  • Interpret a value stream map
  • Manage a lean process transformation

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