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Overview: Six Sigma and the Organization
SkillUp EdTech

Overview: Six Sigma and the Organization

Jaswant Singh Verma
Skill-Up EdTech Team

Instructors: Jaswant Singh Verma

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

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9 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain the importance of using Six Sigma and applying its philosophy and goals. 

  • Describe how Six Sigma can align with the organization’s goals to reduce cost, increase efficiency, and improve the quality of processes.

  • Define specific metrics and targets to measure the success of Six Sigma projects in relation to organizational goals.

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February 2024

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

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9 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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This course is part of the ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Exam Prep Specialization
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn how to effectively align Six Sigma initiatives with your organization’s strategic objectives. After gaining insight into the fundamentals of quality and the Six Sigma methodology, you will learn how to link project objectives, metrics, and outcomes to the broader organizational goals, ensuring that the improvement efforts contribute to overall business success. In addition, you will also learn how to integrate Six Sigma principles and practices into the strategic planning and management processes to drive operational excellence.

What's included

10 videos3 readings3 assignments1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will be introduced to the core principles and concepts of Lean management and how to apply them within an organization. You will learn how to employ Lean thinking and the role it plays in improving processes, identifying and eliminating waste, and achieving operational excellence. Additionally, you will learn how to streamline and optimize processes and foster a culture of continuous improvement within your organization. Finally, you will also be able to implement Lean practices in internal and external business processes and achieve efficiencies to deliver value to the customers.

What's included

7 videos1 reading3 assignments1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn about the Design for Six Sigma, also known as the DFSS, methodology. This methodology is used to develop new products, services, or processes with a focus on achieving high levels of quality and customer satisfaction. It is a proactive approach that integrates Six Sigma principles and tools into the design and development stages of a project. The DFSS methodology aims to ensure that products or processes are designed to meet customer requirements, minimize defects, and optimize performance. You will learn about the various problem-solving frameworks such as define, measure, analyze, improve, and control (DMAIC), define, measure, analyze, design, and verify (DMADV), and define, measure, analyze, design, optimize, and verify (DMADOV). Further, you will learn how these frameworks are used to improve the quality of the end product, service, or process during the design phase. Finally, the module introduces you to the failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), its objective, and its types.

What's included

6 videos1 reading3 assignments1 discussion prompt

This is a peer-review assignment based on the concepts taught in the Overview: Six Sigma and the Organization course. In this assignment, you will be able to explain how to apply various problem-solving frameworks in a real-life scenario.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 peer review

Instructors

Jaswant Singh Verma
SkillUp EdTech
3 Courses273 learners

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