Six Sigma Green Belt

Become a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Professional >> Pass the ASQ or IASSC Certification Exam >> Get the Pay Hike
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Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

You know the basics of Six Sigma, but when it comes to statistics you get confused.

You find concepts such as central limit theorem, probability distributions, hypothesis testing and design of experiments are too complex to understand.

You wish some one could explain these to you without using complex terminology, in plain and single language.

Does this sound familiar? Let me help you in understanding these concepts in plain and simple terms at such an affordable price.

Key Features:

- Downloadable lecture slides after each section

- Quiz questions after each section to test your understanding.

- Flash cards to refresh your understanding of acronyms and definitions. (You will not find this feature on any other Udemy course).

Implement Six Sigma in your organization to reduce cost, improve quality, reduce waste, improve consistency and improve customer satisfaction.After completing this course you would be able to handle medium size improvement projects in your organization independently. In addition you will be able to support a Black Belt in solving medium to highly complex problems. 

  • No need to pay $2000 - $5000.
  • No need to take days off from your work.
  • Certificate of Completion provided.
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed. Get your money back in 30 days if you are not satisfied.

As per 2014 salary survey by ASQ a person with Six Sigma Green Belt certificate earns on the average 12% ($9300 per year) more than a person without the certification.

This course is prepared based on my 30 years of practical experience in Quality Management.

You will learn the Six Sigma improvement skills through short and easy to understand video lessons and quizzes. Discussion forum on the right side of this course would be used to discussed specific problems and issues.

Here is a summary of topics covered in this course.

  • Introduction Six Sigma
  • All the basic statistics you need for being a Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Tools and concepts for Define Phase -Understanding customer and customer requirements, Critical to Quality (CTQ) , Quality Function Deployment (also known as House of Quality), How to select and manage a Project including tools such as CPM and PERT, managing project team and team dynamics.
  • Tools and concepts for Measure Phase -Starting from the very basic concepts of statistics, you will learn descriptive statistics, probability, inferential statistics, probability distributions, and process capability.
  • Tools for Analyze Phase - In a simple and easy to understand language you will learn the concepts of correlation and regression, hypothesis testing and ANOVA.
  • Tools for Improve Phase -In this section you will learn how the Design of Experiments can help in finding the right values for your process.
  • Tools for Control Phase -Once you have improved the process, you need to retain the improvements. Control Charts help you in monitoring your process. In this section you will learn about X bar R, u, c, p and np control charts.
  • Flash Cards - This is one of the unique feature I have in this course. You will not find this on any other Udemy course. Click on the acronym to flip the card and see the full form.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of Six Sigma concepts
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt training

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Will be able to use the basic quality tools for improving your work processes.
  • Will be able to use the DMAIC approach of improvement on mediam projects.
  • Will be able to support a Black Belt in the application of DMAIC approach of improvement on large and complex projects.

What is the target audience?

  • Quality Managers
  • Quality professionals appearing in ASQ-SSGB exam
  • Quality Engineers
  • Supervisors, Managers and professionals who want to implement Six Sigma process within an organization.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Overview- Six Sigma
Course Overview
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04:54
01:33

The purpose of Six Sigma is to make customer happy and increase company profits.

02:23

There are two approaches of improvement in Six Sigma: DMAIC and DMADV. DMAIC is to improve an existing process while DMADV is to improve a new process. This course focuses on DMAIC.

DMAIC is : Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control.

2 pages

Download the pdf version of lecture slides used in this section.

Pre-Course Diagnostic Test
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Section 2: Quality Gurus
01:15

Let's talk about Quality Gurus here in this section, whose work laid the foundation of Six Sigma concept.

02:27

This lecture provides a brief history of Dr Edwards Deming.

03:16

This video provides the summary of the works of Dr Deming.

01:58

In this lecture we will discuss how improving quality leads to improved profits. Dr Deming explained this concept with the help of Quality Chain.

08:36

Dr Deming is famous for his 14 management points to transform a company. This is a big lecture so I have divided this into two parts.

11:24

This video is the part 2 of the 14 management points by Dr Deming.

01:16

This video provides a brief introduction of the life of Dr Juran.

01:50

This lecture provides an overview of the concepts and works for which Dr Juran is famous.

04:06

Juran's Trilogy consists of - Quality Planning, Quality Control and Quality Improvement

01:14

Philip Crosby became famous after publishing his book Quality is Free. Let's look at the life of Philip Crosby in this video.

01:51

In addition to his books Quality is Free and Quality Without Tears what else Philip Crosby is famous for?

08:47

Four absolutes of Quality as proposed by Crosby:

  1. Quality means conformance to requirements.
  2. Quality comes from prevention.
  3. The Quality performance standard is zero defects.
  4. The Quality measurement is the price of non-conformance.
Download pdf Handouts - Quality Gurus
18 pages
Quality Gurus - Quiz
10 questions
Section 3: Lean Principles in the Organization
03:39

In this section you will learn about some basic concepts of Lean.

08:37

Muda is waste - 8 types of Muda will be explained in the next lecture.

Mura is unevenness or irregularity

Muri is overburden.

16:39

7 Types of wastes include:

Transportation, Inventory , Motion , Waiting , Over-processing, Over-production, Defects (TIMWOOD)

8th waste which was introduced later is Under-utilization of human talent.

14:53

Kaizen is the Japanese word for continuous improvement.

Download pdf Handouts - Lean
14 pages
Lean Principles - Quiz
8 questions
Section 4: Define Phase - Organization and Customers
04:12

Rest of the course is focused on DMAIC approach of process improvement. Next three section will cover the Define Phase of DMAIC.

This section will cover the organization and customers. Key learning points here is to understand the customer needs.

04:29

This video includes the types of organizations - function and matrix organizations.

09:12

This video introduces the concept of stakeholders, stakeholder analysis and RACI.

04:27

The concept of internal and external customers is covered in this video.

14:53

Surveys, focus groups, interviews and observations and the ways to collect customer information. Let's undersyand about these approaches in this video.

04:37

In the previous video we talked about collecting customer data. In this video we will talk about analyzing customer data.

06:48

VoC, CTQ - what are these terms? Watch this video to understand that.

17:44

Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is a structured approach to defining customer needs or requirements and translating them into specific plans to produce products to meet those needs. This is also known as the House of Quality.

This video shows the step by step approach to construct the QFD.

Download pdf Handouts - Organization and Customers
11 pages
Organization and Customers - Quiz
7 questions
Section 5: Define Phase - Project Management Skills and Tools
03:05

A Six Sigma project is just like any other project. Here also you have a team, a limited budget, a start and end date and a target to achieve. In this section let's look at some of the important project management tools you would need to successfully complete a Six Sigma project.

14:13

In this video you will learn about the sources for identifying Six Sigma projects. You will also learn about low hanging fruits to quickly solve some problems.

Not all improvement projects need to go through the Six Sigma approach. What qualifies a project to be the Six Sigma project is explained in this video.

04:04

Gantt Chart is one of the simplest and most useful tool to manage a project. Watch this video to understand what is a Gantt Chart and how to construct one for your project.

Project Planning Tools - CPM and PERT
16:09
Project Charter and Problem Statement
09:00
Download pdf Handouts - Project Management Skills
11 pages
Project Management Skills and Tools - Quiz
10 questions
Section 6: Define Phase - Team Dynamics
Section Introduction
02:21
5 Stages All Teams Go Through
10:23
Team Tools - Brainstorming, NGT, Multi-voting Technique
14:51
Download pdf Handouts - Team Dynamics
25 pages
Team Dynamics - Quiz
7 questions
Section 7: Measure Phase - Probability and Statistics
Section Introduction
02:47
What is Statistics?
03:06
Descriptive vs Inferential Statistics
04:06
Descriptive Statistics
03:34
Calculating Mean
05:57
Calculating Median
03:27
Calculating Mode
01:34
Calculating Range
06:40
Calculating Standard Deviation
14:33
Histogram
04:40
Modality
04:19
Symmetry
07:53
Download pdf Handouts - Descriptive Statistics
11 pages
Descriptive Statistics - Quiz
10 questions
Why to learn about Probability?
06:55
Definitions of Probability
07:24
Probability Related Terms
04:01
Union and Intersection
06:23
Mutually Exclusive, Independent and Complementary Events
06:31
Marginal, Union and Joint Probabilities
04:15
Addition Laws
04:59
Multiplication Laws
09:10
Factorial, Permulation and Combination
12:19
Central Limit Theorem
17:08
Download pdf Handouts - Probability and Statistics
9 pages
Probability - Quiz
15 questions
Section 8: Measure Phase - Collecting and Summarizing Data
Section Introduction
01:26
Levels of Data - Nominal
04:05
Levels of Data - Ordinal
05:05
Levels of Data - Interval
03:59
Levels of Data - Ratio
03:15
Levels of Data - Summary of the topic
04:12
Download pdf Handouts - Levels of Measurements
6 pages
Levels of Data - Quiz
8 questions
Section 9: Analyze Phase - Probability Distributions
Section Introduction
02:30
Analyze Phase - Introduction
03:21
Discrete vs Continuous Variables
03:04
Binomial Distribution
16:13
Poisson Distribution
05:37
Discrete vs Continuous Distributions
07:09
Normal Distribution
14:32
Process Capability Basics
09:14
Process Capability Explained - Cp Cpk
17:09
1.5 Shift in Six Sigma DPMO Calculation
04:30

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Instructor Biography

Sandeep Kumar ­, Quality Manager & Coach

PMP, IRCA Registered Lead Auditor, ASQ - CSSBB, CQA, CQE, CMQ/OE, CIA

Sandeep Kumar has around 30 years of Project Quality Management (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) experience in power, oil/ gas and mining industry. He has worked as Quality Manager on number of projects including Power, Oil and Gas and Infrastructure projects.

Currently he is working as Project Quality Manager on multiple projects in Alberta, Canada.

His areas of specializations include Quality Assurance, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015, Six Sigma, QMS Audits, Supplier Quality Surveillance, Supplier Pre-qualification, Construction Quality, Welding, NDT, Mechanical Inspection and Quality Training.

In addition he is interested in the use of technology for training and knowledge sharing. He has authored and presented a number of Quality Management courses for organizations he has worked for.

Professional Qualifications:

His professional qualification/certifications include: IRCA registered lead auditor (QMS), ASQ-CSSBB, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), ASQ-CSSGB, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), ASQ-Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), ASQ-Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and ASQ-Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Internal Auditor - IIA (CIA).

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