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Lean Principles and Practice

Lean Principles and Practice

Course Number: MGT X473.6

3 units

An in-depth examination of the basic principles for Lean Six Sigma projects and programs within an organization. You will have the opportunity to use and practice these concepts which may be implemented into the workplace to reduce waste, improve performance, and cut costs. Addresses Lean Six Sigma in manufacturing, service industry, non-profit companies, education, and government organizations. Lean principles were originally designed for manufacturing processes, and the lessons presented will show how to achieve integration of Lean Principles and Practice into other areas within a company or organization. You will study the history and principles of Lean Six Sigma, and will learn how to use metrics and measures for the implementation of a Lean Six Sigma environment.  Areas of focus are:

  • process flow
  • value stream mapping
  • the visual workplace
  • 5-S improvement
  • set-up reduction
  • Kaizen events
  • rapid improvement methods

You will also be introduced to how Lean Six Sigma techniques are used to stabilize processes, reduce variation, mistake proofing, risk assessment, and failure modes effect (FMEA) analysis. This course is appropriate for any team or individual responsible for operations and process flow improvement.  It is designed for managers, line supervisors, functional leaders, business analysts, key suppliers, business consultants, and sales representatives. 

Available Sections

Starting Oct 13
202MCL001

Course Fees

$535 Early Bird Discount ends on Oct 3
$585 after Oct 3

Instructor

Linda McKean [ bio ]

close [x] Linda McKean, M.A., Management, Consultant, has worked in the Project Manager capacity since 1997, leading large projects with significant impact on the financial status of the organization. She has led projects for Rolenn Manufacturing, and was a Corporate Technical Trainer for Bourns, Inc., presenting Project Management trainings in Asia, Mexico, Malaysia, China and Brazil. Ms. McKean is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Schedule:

Begins:
Oct 13 - Nov 17, 2020

Location:

Online Course

Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation"
George Koenigsaecker
ISBN: 9781439859872

Mandatory
"The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook"
Michael L. George
ISBN: 9780071441190

Starting Oct 13

$535 until Oct 3; $585 after

Prerequisites

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 202MCL001

Dates: Oct 13 - Nov 17, 2020

Instructor: Linda McKean

Textbook: Mandatory
"Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation"
George Koenigsaecker
ISBN: 9781439859872 Mandatory
"The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook"
Michael L. George
ISBN: 9780071441190

Location: Online Course

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