Learn to apply lean six sigma in a supply chain environment to increase customer value and generate
Learn to apply lean six sigma in a supply chain environment to increase customer value and generate measured business results.
*This is an accelerated version of our popular program that is condensed to 7 weeks (vs 12). Requires an average of 2 hours per week for self-paced content and 1 hour per week for coaching calls.
PROGRAM LENGTH: Sep 1 – Oct 13, 2020
FORMAT: On-Demand Online Coursework + Instructor-Led Virtual Coaching (Weekly) + Individual/Group Project
Lean and Six Sigma are industry-recognized philosophies for business improvement. While Six Sigma is highly process-focused, supply chain is focused on the entire value stream, from process to process. This can present challenges in applying Six Sigma in a supply chain environment. This accredited course will break that barrier by teaching professionals how to apply lean Six Sigma to the supply chain in order to increase customer value and ultimately, generate measured business results. This course takes lean Six Sigma to the next level of problem solving for today’s supply chain challenges.
Through self-paced online coursework, virtual coaching sessions, and an improvement project, students will learn the skills, knowledge, and tools consistent with industry expectations of a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
- Weekly self-paced online coursework (1 module per week – 7 in total)
- Weekly 1-hour virtual group coaching sessions to review prior week’s online lessons and discuss application (7 total)
- Completed application project using the DMAIC process to generate real, measured results
- Up to 3 hours of individual coaching calls per person for project support
- Weekly applied learning assignments (part of take-home workbook)
- Course completion certificates issued after passing a final exam and submitting project work
KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
- Articulate and apply lean and Six Sigma concepts and tools
- Utilize structured problem-solving and project management tools and techniques
- Identify waste and define a solution for process improvement and cost reduction=
- Lead projects that require an intermediate level of analytical rigor
- Assist with data collection and analysis for lean Six Sigma projects
- Connect project results with corporate financial performance
“The course was not only thorough in covering the concepts, but was complemented nicely with practical activities to apply the concepts in class. I had access to great subject matter experts for guidance and support throughout my project.”
-Lauranna Ji, Human Resources
“The structure fit well into my busy schedule. The training was laid out logically – easy for anyone to learn.”
-Kellie Greene, Global Trading
COACHING CALL DATES:
September 1 (Tuesday) - October 13 (Tuesday)