The Complete Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course
What you'll learn
- A complete & practical understanding of Lean/Continuous Improvement principles & tools
- How to achieve the benefits of cost reduction, efficiency gains, quality improvement, lead time reduction. Using lean tools
- How to apply 5S within your work environment
- Transform a company culture towards a Kaizen - continuous improvement culture
- Conduct spaghetti diagrams to visualise and reduce transport waste
- Identify & eliminate the 7 types of waste
- Understand the lean principles of visual management
- Apply lean management principles to help drive change and become a lean leader
- Understand the difference between lean, six sigma & Kaizen
- Apply lean thinking and lean principles across any industry
- Be capable of applying specialist lean tools like SMED, 5S, TPM to achieve sustainable improvements
- Identify which improvement tools to select with the greatest impact
- Learn which KPIs to select to help track performance and drive team engagement
- Be capable of applying lean, kaizen & six sigma principles across any industry and work environment
- Have the knowledge & understanding to sit the accredited lean practitioner examination
- No prerequisites
The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course gives you a complete and practical understanding of Lean Six Sigma. Once you have completed the course you will be highly capable to lead Lean Six Sigma projects and start reaping the huge rewards. This is a complete course for people who want to know more than just the basics & fundamentals - by the end of the course you will have a very thorough understanding of Lean Six Sigma and able to apply what you have learnt practically.
Upon completing the course you will have the skills and knowledge to sit the Accredited FlowPlus Academy examination and become certified (examination not included), alternatively you can sit the free exam and receive the Udemy completion certificate.
This course is different from other Six Sigma courses. We have designed this course to be much more practical and tailored to people who do not want to focus solely on 'quality improvements', but instead apply the powerful lean, six sigma and continuous improvement tools.
If you want to learn how to transform a business, remove inefficiencies, & create significant improvements with a continuous improvement culture - This is the course for you. Developed as a fast-track, practical training course for anyone that wants to learn not just the theory, but also the practical side of lean management, six sigma and continuous improvement. By the end of this course, you will be fully trained & equipped to apply lean tools within your business, achieving the huge benefits each tool can bring, along with a step-by-step guide of how to implement the tools.
If you work in a service environment, away from a factory this course is perfect for you. All examples are easy to follow and understand.
Typical results you will benefit from, after completing the course:
Significant Cost Savings
Improved Customer Delivery
Increased Customer Satisfaction
Higher Quality Products/Services
This course has 3 unique characteristics;
1.Concise - All the best content has been collated and simplified where possible, using the most impactful examples
2.Practical - You will not learn just lean theory, you will learn practically how to apply the tools
3.Expertise- Developed by Lean experts (including lecturers from leading British Universities), Lean/CI authors & Consultants.
Who this course is for:
Lean Six Sigma is a methodology that is effective in every single sector. Regardless of whether you are working in IT, manufacturing, the military or health care. If you want to learn the tools that transform businesses and make significant improvements, this course is for you. It will boost your employability, skills set and salary
What you will be able to do after completing the course:
A practical understanding of Lean Six Sigma & an ability to select and use an improvement tool to solve specific problems
The know-how to freely discuss Lean Six Sigma with experts/black belts - understanding all key industry standard terminology
Recognise and eliminate/minimise the 7 types of waste
Implement 5S methodology to create a productive work environment
Identify improvement potential within any Organisation
Calculate OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) to quantify waste
Transform a company culture to becoming Kaizen - continuous improvement culture
Use a robust problem solving approach to solve complex problems
Draw Spaghetti Diagrams to help reduce the waste of motion/transport
Draw Value Stream Maps and visualise supply chain problems
Use change management tools to help overcome resistance to change
Understand the unique conditions that lead to Lean being born
Mitigate bottlenecks and speed up your process
Move from Push to Pull production to reduce waste
Implement a Just In Time (JIT) production system and minimise your inventory
Apply quick changeovers using the Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) methodology
Create standards & achieve standardised work
Use Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) to drive continuous improvement
Apply Statistical process control charts to control & embed quality into your processes
Understand the importance of the Taguchi loss function & the difference between 'common cause' & 'special cause' variation.
Apply the Kano model to uncover the voice of your customer and identify basic, performance & excitement features.
Use QFD (quality function deployment) as a tool to maximise the value for your customers and improve your customer service
Uncover the quality improvements that Jidoka can bring to your business
Apply Poka-Yoke (error-proofing devices) to enforce the imporance of stopping errors as close to the source as possible
Understand how Andon (visual management) can help bring attention to problems
Gain a technical understanding of Six Sigma, standard deviations, statistics, confidence levels etc
Use the DMAIC Six Sigma improvement process to drive improvements throughout your business
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in making improvements within their company
Founded by a group of consultants who believed in a better way, FlowPlus strive to help companies work smart to achieve their visions of growth. Having applied lean tools with 40+ companies, across different sectors. We recognised a big gap in training between lean & continuous improvement theory and its practical application.
FlowPlus Academy was founded in 2019 as a way to provide the practical skills and knowledge for everyone to start making significant transformations within their Organisation.
We believe every companies improvement journey should include be built on people involvement and the training and development of people.