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Overview

The AuSQ Green Belt training is designed to provide a thorough knowledge base in Six Sigma, Lean and Change Management principles. The program provides business & operations leaders with complementary skills needed to effectively implement projects and manage the risks associated with change.

The program includes practical training on the structure of and tools used in Lean Six Sigma projects. Using the DMAIC process, delegates 'walk through' the project process. Through a combination of classroom training, practical exercises, and shared experiences, participants will become familiar with the steps in Lean Six Sigma DMAIC projects.

During the program each participants will be required to use statistical software. We offer either MINITAB™ and SigmaXL™ statistical software in our training. No prior knowledge of MINITAB™ and SigmaXL™  is needed. A full practical introduction is included at the start of the program. Participants will need to bring a laptop computer.

     
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    Who Should Attend

    This program provides the essential basics for those who wish to be trained to Green Belt level or beyond. No prior knowledge of Lean & Six Sigma is needed.

    • Middle & senior operations managers
    • Quality & business improvement resources
    • Project managers

    This course has proven to be equally relevant to manufacturing and service/transactional environments.  

     
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    Learning Objectives

    • Identify the strategic benefits of Lean Six Sigma
    • Gain thorough knowledge of the Six Sigma DMAIC 15-step process
    • Understand the Lean concepts & their practical applications
    • Acquire a sound knowledge of the Lean tools & how to utilise them
    • Apply Six Sigma & Lean to deliver solutions to resolve business problems 
    • Develop an understanding of the change management process to build & sustain a Lean Six Sigma culture 

     
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    Curriculum Outline

    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a 4-day accelerated foundation course concentrating on the Lean Six Sigma methodology. Elements covered in the course include:

    Six Sigma Rigour

    • Six Sigma overview
    • Six Sigma DMAIC 15-step process
    • Define – Critical to Quality customer requirements, managing project expectations
    • Measure – Product characteristics, data collection, graphical analysis using MINITAB™ or SigmaXL™
    • Analyse – Current process capability, root cause analysis, hypothesis tests
    • Improve – Brainstorming tools, risks analysis & solution selection
    • Control – Control charts, control management strategy

    Lean Framework

    • Lean overview
    • Lean principles and foundation
    • Understanding Value and creating flow within a process
    • Value Stream Mapping – facilitating a VSM session
    • Establishing a Lean Measurement System 
    • Creating a Future State
    • Creating efficient work cells
    • Mistake Proofing
    • Foundations of 5S and Visual management & control
    • Kaizen and Continuous Improvement

    Implementing change

    • Lean versus Six Sigma
    • Lean Action Workout
    • Implementing a measurement system
    • Project handover
    • Facilitating change
    • Change Management toolkit
    • Business simulation
     
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    Certification

    Certified Lean Six Sigma Practitioner– Green Belt  certification will be issued to the program participants who have successfully:

    • passed the AuSQ Green Belt knowledge test 
    • completed a business improvement project using Lean Six Sigma framework and tools in the workplace

     

     
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    Investment

    Time:

    • 4 days

    Cost:

    • A$ 3,295 incl. GST

     

    What's Included:

     The course includes the following:

    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt courseware folder
    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Quick Reference Guides
    • Green Belt knowledge test
    • Completion certificate
    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification (project coaching not included) 
    • Refreshments
    • Experienced instructors