Course Type: Lean Sigma

Quality Auditor Training

This workshop will educate the student in Quality Auditor Training.  It is important to understand the reasons for auditing and develop a good auditing technique. The benefits of an audit are realised when and audit is approached in a systematic manner by a well trained auditor.

5S Workshops

This workshop will educate the student in 5S which improves workplace efficiency and eliminates waste. There are five steps in the system, each starting with the letter S; Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardise, Sustain.  5S focuses on putting everything where it belongs and keeping the workplace clean, which makes it easier for people to do their jobs without wasting time or risking injury.

VSM Workshops

This workshop will educate the student in the use of Value Stream Mapping. VSM is a very effective tool to define processes for the future with a clear understanding of how the current process will need to evolve.  Identifying the value stream will allow decisions regarding any future changes be more easily evaluated and implemented.

Data Analysis Workshops

This workshop will educate the student on Lean Sigma Analytic techniques as process improvements relies heavily on the collection and analysis of data.  In this course you will learn about the importance of data and data analytics techniques, presentation and interpret of data using statistical analysis.

Problem Solving Workshops

This workshop will educate the student in the use of fundamental Lean Sigma Problem Solving tools.  We demonstrate how 8 fundamental tools; Project Charters, Brainstorming, Affinity Charts, Nominal Group Technique, SIPOC, Fishbone Diagrams, Pareto Charts and Line Diagrams can be used to eliminate problems in a systematic manner.

Hoshin Planning Workshops

This workshop will educate the student in the use of this Lean Sigma Planning technique.  Hoshin Kanri Planning (also called Policy Deployment) is a method for ensuring that the strategic goals of a company are communicated and shared throughout the company, and then put into action.  This eliminates the waste that comes from inconsistent direction and poor communication.

Management Lean Sigma White Belt

Management Lean Sigma White Belt provides management with the terminology and approach to achieving a continuous improvement initiative using Lean Sigma. The program is delivered in line with your organisation’s goals. It will allow management to evaluate the impact on their own organisation and determining the initial deployment requirements while enhancing their knowledge of the system.

Lean Sigma Green Belt

This is the second level of QQI certified education. It provides students with the skills and tools to ensure a structured approach to problem solving using Lean Sigma and putting a sustaining mechanism in place to ensure problems do not re-occur. It is recommended for staff in a leadership role in the organisation and staff responsible for leading improvement in their organisation.

Lean Sigma Yellow Belt

This is the first level of QQI certified education. It covers the initial understanding of Lean Sigma, the path of DMAIC and DMADV and the base structure of teamwork in a Lean Sigma environment. It is recommended for staff members who work as part of a team driving improvements in their organisation.

Lean Sigma White Belt

This is the first level in the education of Lean Sigma. It is developed with your organisation to ensure it communicates the ideals and objectives of your organisation with respect to Lean Sigma deployment. It is usually delivered onsite.
It is recommended for all staff as it sets the basis for project team development within the organisation.