Lean Six Sigma Training

Streamlining processes with Lean Six Sigma

TOPIC INTRODUCTION

In earlier times, organisations depended on the experience of the professionals for their projects to succeed. The way to success depended upon how a manager had solved a particular problem earlier. Sometimes success was not even granted and led to incomplete projects and losses to the organisation. It was Motorola in the late 1980’s who took the initiative to start following an approach called “muda” (Japanese) or waste reduction. According to this approach, the unwanted processes are removed from the production line to achieve better results and productivity. Sometime later “muda” came to be known as Six Sigma and along with Lean, it became Lean Six Sigma.  While Lean relies on a collective team effort that helps improve operations by reducing variation, Six Sigma removes the eight kinds of wastes.

  • Remove waste processes with Lean Six Sigma

  • Understand the 5S Techniques

  • Know What is MUDA and the DMAIC

  • Learn an Industry independent Methodology

Lean Six Sigma Training Courses

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Lean Six Sigma is an amalgamation of two methodologies - Lean and Six Sigma. Lean Six Sigma has helped reduce waste and increase productivity of the organisation.

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Lean Six Sigma is an approach that removes any extra unwanted processes, saves resources and time and makes the entire process streamlined. Lean Six Sigma optimizes organisational processes to increa...

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course introduces the delegates to the concepts of the DMAIC model. The DMAIC which stands for Define, Model, Analyse, Improve and Control forms the base of the Lean Si...

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade

An organisation while producing may have some processes in the production line which seem unwanted at some stage. There is a requirement to eliminate such waste processes from project environment as...

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Lean Six Sigma helps remove the eight kinds of waste from the production line. These can be classified as:

  • Transporting
  • Inventory
  • Motion
  • Waiting
  • Over-Processing
  • Over-Production
  • Defects
  • Under Utilization of employees

 

To tighten up the links between the processes, Lean Six Sigma removes the process variations occur in the process steps of a project. It is the Japanese 5s technique that is followed to implement this methodology. To streamline, five processes to be followed are listed below in that very order:

  • Sort
  • Straighten
  • Shine
  • Standardise
  • Sustain

 

In the Lean Six Sigma training at MSP Training, the training contains Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade courses.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course serves as a foundation level course to those delegates who are new to the Lean Six Sigma methodology. It teaches the basics of the Lean Six Sigma methodology to the delegates who are new to it.

A professional can be certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt if he/she is a Yellow Belt Professional already. In case the delegate is not a Yellow Belt professional, the course content of the Yellow Belt course will be covered in the Green Belt course also.

The highest level of a Lean Six Sigma that the MSP training covers is the Black Belt course. A Black Belt professional leads a team of Green Belt professionals. It is a must for the delegates sitting for the Black Belt course that they come along with a Green Belt project to be completed after the Black Belt course. The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course is the highest level achievable by a professional undergoing the Lean Six Sigma training.

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade course is another course for which a professional can opt at MSP Training. Though equal in value to the Black Belt course, it is different in that it does not teach the concepts up to Green Belt rather starts directly with the Black Belt concepts.


DATES, PRICES AND EVENTS

Course Name Dates Duration Price
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 15/04/2019 Chorley
10 Days
£11499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 15/04/2019 Chorley
5 Days
£6499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 23/04/2019 Chorley
10 Days
£11499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 23/04/2019 Chorley
5 Days
£6499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 07/05/2019 Chorley
10 Days
£11499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 07/05/2019 Chorley
5 Days
£6499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 28/05/2019 Chorley
10 Days
£11499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 28/05/2019 Chorley
5 Days
£6499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 27/08/2019 Chorley
10 Days
£11499
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 27/08/2019 Chorley
5 Days
£6499

ABOUT Chorley

A market town in England known for its cotton industry, Chorley is located around 20 miles North West of Manchester. In the 1970’s the town was home to a large number of factories which have now been demolished.  A few that remain from the said period are Morrison’s chimney and some mill buildings. Chorley finds the origin of its name in two Anglo-Saxon words ‘Ceori’ and ‘ley’ where the former stands for a person of some status and the latter refer to a place name.

Education

Chorley has a number of primary schools which are supported both by the council as well as the church. There are six high schools in Chorley as listed below:

  • Parklands High School
  • Michael's CE High School
  • Southlands High School
  • Albany Academy
  • Holy Cross Catholic High School
  • Bishop Rawstorne CE Academy

Some of the privately owned schools also run just outside the borough. Children also go to the Runshaw College for further studies which have expanded now into the administration site of ROF Chorley. Another college in Chorley is the Lancashire College that also offers adult education. The Lancashire College also provides exhaustive residential courses to its students. The Chorley Training College (also known as the College Day Training College since 1960) was another college for Chorley based students that functioned till 1981.

Media

There are two local newspapers that serve the citizens of Chorley - the weekly Chorley Guardian and the free Chorley Citizen. Chorley’s radio station, the Chorley FM, is a famous radio station having been cited in the  British comedy show on the television Phoenix Nights. The radio station got a full license to broadcast only in 2005. Earlier, the broadcasts took place for a few weeks.

A comedy series by Dave Spikey, Dead Man Weds, was based in Chorley. Most of the characters in Steve Pemberton’s The League of Gentlemen were taken from Adlington, located in Chorley.

Seal Films, which operates from Higher Wheelton, and is a film production company, was nominated for a short film in 2001 for a Royal Television Society Award.

Economy

The first industry that appeared in Chorley was mining.This can be seen today even as there is evidence of abandoned quarries today even in the outskirts of Chorley. The mining industry eventually gave way to the cotton mills.

The technology to manufacture trucks was borrowed from a neighbouring town, Leyland. Today even we can see trucks plying with the name Leyland imprinted on them in various parts of the world. During the Second World War, a large factory that was located on Pilling Lane was responsible for producing military vehicles and tanks.

During the latter half of the twentieth century, Chorley saw a decline in its manufacturing products as due to the Second World War. The losses occurred in important industries such as textiles, coal, motor vehicles and armaments industries.

Leyland Trucks and BAE Systems happen to be the biggest employers in Central Lancashire.

The companies which make their presence felt in Chorley are the BAE Systems, Telnet, FedEx, North West depot, CSC, Multipart Solutions Limited,  Porter Lancastrian, and Merlin Cycles.

The initiative “Choose Chorley” launched by the Chorley Council in 2011 encouraged the small scale and large scale enterprises to invest in Chorley. The council also launched a website for the same purpose in 2014 at www.choosechorley.co.uk. The website provides introductions to important personalities of Edinburgh people in the town, financial incentives and tailored support for business growth to those who wish to invest in Chorley.

Transport

Chorley connects to the rest of the United Kingdom and the world through its ever busy transport system which includes:

Road

The A6 Roman road bisects Chorley straight through the town centre. The M61 also serves Chorley at Junction 6 and 8. also the M6 motorway connects to the west of Chorley with Junction 27. Also located on the M6 are the Charnock Richard services in Chorley Borough.

Bus

The following bus services connect Chorley to various parts of England

  • Stagecoach North West
  • Blackburn Bus Company
  • National Express

Rail

Chorley railway station is the main central railway station in Chorley. The following rail services are running through the Chorley railway station:

  • TransPennine Express – Services are offered to connect Manchester Airport and Windermere as also to Scotland without changing any rails in between.
  • Chorley is connected to Bolton, Preston and Manchester through the Northern Manchester to Preston Line.
  • Wigan-Blackburn Railway Line – Served Chorley up until 1960 when it was closed.

 There are other railway stations also that are located within the borough

  • on the Ormskirk Branch Line at Croston
  • on the Wigan–Preston line at Euxton
  • on the Manchester–Preston line at Adlington and Buckshaw Village

Waterways

 Chorley has the Leeds and Liverpool Canals running in parallel to it.In the Chorley area, there are a number of marinas and locks that serve the citizens of Chorley by providing waterway services. They include:

  • Cowling Launch, Chorley
  • Riley Green, Hoghton
  • Botany Bay Boatyard
  • Top Lock, Whittle
  • Botany Brow

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why Should I Take Lean Six Sigma Training?

One of the best methodologies or techniques that can be used in an organisation for waste process reduction is the Lean Six Sigma. The delegates who wish to acquire such skills can undergo this training at MSP Training.

 How is  Lean Six Sigma Beneficial?

Lean Six Sigma is beneficial to the delegates and professionals as it helps to earn profits for the organisations by streamlining its processes. As the processes are streamlined using Lean Six Sigma the products and service

Why Choose MSP Training?

At MSP Training, the instructors are not only experienced, they are also certified in the technologies they are teaching. The delegates get the advantage of getting their doubts cleared. Our instructors are available 24 x 7