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Lean IT Foundation (2 Day)

Lean IT Foundation (2 Day)

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (5 Days)

Lean Six Sigma; Green Belt (5 Day)

Lean Six Sigma; Yellow Belt (2 Day)


Operational managers, Supervisors and Team/Department Leaders who wish to improve their processes and increase their outputs or who are responsible for implementing lean and quality improvement initiatives. Strategic leaders who want to gain a greater understanding of how their organisation generates wastes and the basic principles to eliminate these.

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This two-day course introduces you to Lean Six Sigma which is a combination of Lean methods and Six Sigma approaches. It covers the basics of Lean Six Sigma and shows you the tools and approaches for eliminating waste and improving quality within an organisational process. The course has classroom based practical exercises that demonstrate the tools, techniques and approaches in action and illustrates their results and culminates in an APMG foundation examination. Course modules follow the DMAIC improvement model and include:

Enterprise Overview - Lean history, philosophy, principles and wastes; Six Sigma history, philosophy and process equation; Lean Six Sigma Key Principles and the DMAIC Improvement Model; Continuous Improvement Organisation ‐ Roles and Responsibilities; Team Based Approach ‐ Practices, Evolution and Brainstorming; Other Improvement Methods ‐ Design for Lean Six Sigma & DMADV.

Define Phase - Voice of Business - Project Charter; Voice of Customer ‐ CTQs/Customer Segments/Collection/Kano; Voice of Process - SIPOC Diagrams; Voice of Stakeholders ‐ Mapping and Communication Planning.

Measure Phase - Discrete and Continuous Data; Measurement Systems Analysis; Data Collection, Planning and Techniques; Descriptive Statistics and Sigma Capability, Defects and Yields.

Analyse Phase - Value Analysis, Value Stream Mapping and Theory of Constraints; Cause and Effect Analysis ‐ Ishikawa, 5 Whys and Hypothesis Testing; Correlation.

Improve Phase - Stabilisation and TPM; Jidoka; Rapid Improvement Approach; Creating Level Work Flow and Set-up Reduction; Work Cells and Product Family Analysis; Solution Selection - Impact/Effort Evaluation.

Control Phase - Common and Special Causes of Variation; Statistical Process Control; Failure Mode and Effect Analysis; Control Planning; Visibility Principle; Project Handover.

What examinations are taken on the course?

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam: 40 Mins, closed book, 50 multiple-choice questions

More Information Master SSY/2D

SPOCE delivers accredited training courses across the country. The following is a list of SPOCE's training venues. Residential accommodation (A) can be arranged at our Bournemouth venue. Refreshments (R) are provided at all venues. Lunch (L) is also provided at all venues except London.

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Birmingham (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - Strathallan, 225 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9RY

Bournemouth - West Cliff (A,L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - West Cliff, Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5JS

Bournemouth - East Cliff (A,L,R) - Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth East Cliff, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AN

Bournemouth - Best Western Royale (A,L,R) - The Best Western Hotel Royale, 16 Gervis Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3EQ

Bournemouth - The Cumberland(A,L,R) - The Cumberland, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH1 3AF

Bournemouth - The Suncliff (A,L,R) - The Suncliff Hotel, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH1 3AG

Bournemouth - The Trouville Hotel (A,L,R) - The Trouville Hotel, 5-7 Priory Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5DH

Brighton (L,R) - Holiday Inn Brighton Seafront, 137 King’s Road, Brighton, B1 2JF

Bristol (L,R) - Arnos Manor Hotel, 470 Bath Road, Avon, Bristol, BS4 3HQ

Cardiff (L,R) - Jurys Inn Cardiff, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3DN

Cambridge (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel Cambridge, Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8EU

Canterbury (L,R) - Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, 36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DU

Coventry (L,R) - The Welcome Centre, 47 Parkside, Coventry CV1 2HG

Exeter (L,R) - Gipsy Hill Hotel, Gipsy Hill Lane, Exeter EX1 3RN

Fleet (L,R) - GBS Corporate, Ancells Business Park, Oakmere, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2UT

Leeds (L,R) - Mercure Leeds, Otley Road, Leeds LS16 8AG

Leicester (L,R) - Devonshire Place, 78 London Rd, Leicester LE2 0RA

Liverpool (L,R) - Jurys Inn, 31 Keel Wharf, Liverpool, L3 4FN

London (R) - SPOCE, 2nd Floor, New London House, 6 London Street, London, EC3R 7LP

London (R) - ITIL - SPOCE, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YF

Manchester (L,R) - Trafford Hall Hotel, 23 Talbot Rd, Stretford, Manchester M16 0PE

Milton Keynes (L,R) - Hotel Novotel Milton Keynes, Saxon St, Heelands, Milton Keynes MK13 7RA

Newcastle (L,R) - Ramada Encore Newcastle-Gateshead, Hawks Road, Gateshead Quays, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE8 3AD

Nottingham (L,R) - Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3SS

Norwich (L,R) - Mercure Norwich Hotel, 121-131 Boundary Road, Norwich, NR3 2BA

Oxford (L,R) - Oxford Milton Hill House, Steventon, Abingdon, Oxford, OX13 6AF

Portsmouth (L,R) - Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, St Helens Parade, Portsmouth, PO4 0RN

Plymouth (L,R) - Future Inn Plymouth, 1 William Prance Road, Plymouth International Business Park, PL6 5ZD

Reading (L,R) - Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, Bath Rd, Calcot, Reading RG31 7QN

Sheffield (L,R) - Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel, Blonk Street, Sheffield, S1 2AU

Southampton (L,R) - Lancaster Court, Barnes Wallis Road, Fareham, Hampshire. PO15 5TU

Southampton (L,R) - The Learning Centre, 14 Annealing Close, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 9PX

Stoke-on-Trent (L,R) - Quality Hotel Stoke, 66 Trinity Street, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, ST1 5NB

Swansea (L,R) - Mercure Swansea, Phoenix Way, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA7 9EG

York (L,R) - Hotel 53, 53 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PL