Understanding Lean Six Sigma Tools

by Frederico Aranha

In this course, you will discover tools to complement Lean Six Sigma projects. You'll also learn essential tools to combine with the DMAIC methodology, such as Value Stream Mapping and a set of principles for creating poka-yoke devices and systems.

What you'll learn

Learn the tools that can be combined with the DMAIC methodology in Lean Six Sigma projects.

In this course, Understanding Lean Six Sigma Tools, you will learn foundational knowledge on complementary tools to Lean Six Sigma.

  • First, you will discover Lean metrics based on Kanban.
  • Next, you will learn more about Kaizen and why standardizing processes is so important for quality management.
  • Finally, you will explore principles to create your own Poka Yoke systems and devices.
When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of supporting tools for any Lean Six Sigma process improvement project.

Course FAQ

What is the goal of Lean Six Sigma?

Lean Six Sigma is a philosophy of improvement that aims to prevent defects, variability and all things that might undermine customer loyalty.

Why is DMAIC used?

DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) is a Six Sigma process improvement methodology that utilizes objective problem solving in order to optimize current processes. DMAIC is a data driven strategy that puts a heavy emphasis on measurement and analysis in order to achieve greater results and impact.

What will I learn in this Lean Six Sigma course?

In this course you will:

  • Take a deep dive in to the DMAIC methodology
  • Learn key Lean Six Sigma metrics and how to apply the voice of the customer concept
  • And you will learn the skills and knowledge needed to take part in quality management endeavours

After this course you will be ready for Lean Six Sigma White Belt certification.

Who is this course for?

This course is for those with an intermediate level knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies and those who are preparing for Lean Six Sigma Belt certification

About the author

Frederico had extensive experience in professional education, consulting, program management, innovation projects and new businesses development. He is certified as a PMP, ITIL Expert, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Scrum Trainer and instructor accredited by Axelos/PEOPLECERT. Frederico's specialties are: management training, online education, project management, new businesses development, risk management, systems development, Lean Startup, BMG, quality management, IT services and strateg... more

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