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 11/03/2019 Reading
10 Days
£5495
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 18/03/2019 Reading
5 Days
£2489
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 23/09/2019 Reading
10 Days
£5495
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade 30/09/2019 Reading
5 Days
£2489

ABOUT Reading

Reading is a large town in Berkshire located in the Thames Valley with a population of around 162,700 recorded in 2016. The town is situated on the Thames and Kennet Rivers in southern England, and it is 42 miles west of London, 75 miles east of Bristol and 25 miles south of Oxford. The history of the town traced its roots back to 8th century. In the medieval period, the town was considered as a 10th largest town in England and served as the main trading and ecclesiastical centre.  One of the richest monasteries ‘Reading Abbey’ is also built in the town. The town was severally affected by English Civil war, and the wealth of the town declined with the major siege and loss of trade.

With the establishment of ironworks and Great Western Railway in the 18th and 19th century, the town grew rapidly and became the principal manufacturing centre. During that period, the economy of the town again flourished, and it became famous for its brewing trade. The town is crowned as leading economic area for economic success, and well-being and the factors contributing towards its growth are health, employment, and income. Due to its strategic location and establishment of information technology and insurance sector in the town, it became a major commercial and regional retail centre catering the needs of a large area of the Thames Valley.

History

The first evidence of settlement was found in the 8th century, and it is estimated that the town may date back to the Roman period. It was also referred as Readingum, the name derived from an Anglo-Saxon tribe in Old English. The first battle of the town was held in 871, and an army of Danes set up the camp and remained in the town until the end of 8th century. With the presence of six mills, Reading was explicitly known as a borough in 1086. In the 14th century, the most devastating pandemics Black Death also affected the city and lost 60% of its population.

Reading Abbey founded in 1121 was largely destroyed during the dissolution of the monasteries in 1538. The town was little affected by First and Second World War compared to other towns and cities of the United Kingdom. The town centre was attacked by Luftwaffe plane machine in 1943 resulted in many causalities. The town is ranked among one of the largest urban areas of the England, but it has not granted the city status so far even after bidding for three main occasions celebrated Diamond Jubilee, a new millennium and Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. All three bids remain unsuccessful.  

Economy

Reading is a major retail and commercial centre in the Southern England. The town is home to various UK offices of foreign multinationals and British companies’ headquarters. Due to its proximity to London, it is also known as part of the London commuter belt and inward tourist destination with 30,000 inward arrivals recorded during the morning peak period. The headquarters of the major companies including Microsoft, BG Group, and Oracle Hibu is located in the town. PepsiCo, Ericsson, Commvault, and Wrigley have their offices in the town. The town centre is a major shopping centre; there are three major departmental stores, two shopping malls and three shopping arcades in the town.

Education

In 1892, the University of Reading was established. It was rated as one of the most research-intensive University of England. It is also rated among top 200 universities in the world. A large number of primary, private, independent and state secondary schools in the town provides the best education to the students.

Tourism

The town is famous for Thames Valley countryside, medieval abbey ruins, a major shopping centre and Thames and Kennet rivers. Notable places to visit in the town are Reading Abbey Ruins, Reading Museum, Basildon Park, Wellington Country Park and much more exciting locations.

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