Lean Six Sigma


Improve Quality, Cut Costs and Increase Speed with Lean Six Sigma!

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. With no prerequisites, you can begin Lean Six Sigma during the next session.

$2,495
Lean Six Sigma


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What You’ll Study


Six Sigma Overview 

  • What is Six Sigma?
  • DMAIC Methodology Overview
  • The Project Charter
  • Determining Customers and Their Needs
  • Process Mapping and SIPOC

Introduction to Lean 

  • Prominent Figures of Lean
  • Lean is Not Only for Manufacturing
  • Value Add and Waste
  • Waste Walks and Spaghetti Charts
  • Hoshin Planning

Project Management 

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Projects - Initiation
  • Projects - Planning
  • Projects - Execution
  • Projects - Controlling
  • Projects - Closing

Visualizing and Improving the Process

  • Value Stream Mapping for Manufacturing
  • Value Stream Mapping for Services, Part I,II,III
  • Kaizen Events - the 5S's
  • Poka Yoke
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Foundations of Kaizen

Visualizing and Improving the Process (cont)

  • Kaizen Events
  • SMED - Service Focus
  • Cellular Manufacturing
  • Pull Systems

Lean Concepts

  • Lean Accounting
  • Standardized Work Methods
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Barriers to Implementation

Lean Projects and Lean Tools

  • Organizational Assessment
  • Quick Response Manufacturing
  • Planning and Deployment for Lean Implementation
  • Quality Function Deployment
  • Metrics
  • 7M Tools
  • International Diagrams
  • Prioritization Matrix
  • Triz
  • Negotiation
  • Teams - Preventions
  • Teams - Dynamics / Interventions
  • Course Wrap Up

Learn from the Best!


Classes are taught by best-selling Six Sigma author and consultant George Eckes, whose clients have included Motorola, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Volvo and others. Mr. Eckes is the founder and principal consultant for Eckes & Associates, Inc., a consulting group specializing in results-driven continuous improvement, Six Sigma training and organizational development.

Credit & Tuition


ACE credit recommendation 3 semester hours. Register today and earn 50 PDUs, 5.0 CEUs for $2,495.

Who Should Register?


This eight-week course is ideal for managers and professionals in any type of industry who want to transform their organization into a leaner, more efficient business. Those with little or no prior experience with Lean Six Sigma will learn to understand, interpret, and use the core concepts of Lean methodologies to make better business decisions. Gain valuable skills that can be used immediately to analyze unit or company performance.