All businesses experience variation which impacts process stability, predictability and capability. In addition to costly scrap and rework, variation can also impact a business’s ability to ship product and services on time.
By reducing and controlling process variation, quality levels can be improved and the associated costs reduced freeing up valuable resource to work on future development and growth.
Six Sigma is a mathematical term used to describe a performance goal. It is also a methodology, a philosophy and a way of doing business used by many of the World’s most successful companies.
The programme is conducted over 5 defined phases known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control). The terms Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt and Master Black Belt refer to the skill level and training received by the practitioner.
The GBS Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a mid-level course designed for those leading medium sized improvement projects within their business areas or involved in the rollout of a continuous improvement programme. Candidates are typically those the business wishes to develop as continuous improvement practitioners, quality professionals, team leaders, engineers or managers.
Courses are offered at foundation (5 day) and comprehensive (10 day) levels depending upon business requirements. Both can be provided using either Excel or Minitab statistical software.
Both courses are highly interactive enabling attendees to immediately apply what they have learnt on a simulated process.