Learn the different levels of expertise within Six Sigma. In this tutorial, Dr. Richard Chua outlines the five belts of expertise – white, yellow, green, black, and master black belt. White belt Six Sigma training is knowledge based, it is an introductory overview of Six Sigma. In yellow belt training, the DMAIC methodology is introduced along with, voice of the customer, process mapping and brainstorming for root causes. Green belt training spans over two months and students usually have a project pre-assigned to them.
- Six Sigma is a discipline methodology for improvement.…It has a list of prescriptive steps, tools, and techniques…for each phase of the project.…It is this discipline that was thought by analogous…to the strict discipline in martial arts.…As a result?…The belts in martial arts were adopted…to recognize the different levels…of expertise in Six Sigma.…So, let's dive in and explore the different belts,…the type of training received,…and their roles in the implementation of Six Sigma.…
The belts in order of expertise are White Belt, Yellow Belt,…Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt.…Let's start with the lowest level first, the White Belt.…The White Belt training introduces…the basic concepts of Six Sigma,…including its quality concepts and process thinking.…White Belt training is knowledge-based.…It is an introductory overview of Six Sigma.…Similar to the martial arts White Belt,…who's introduced to the theories of martial arts.…
Basically, it answers the questions what is Six Sigma…and why is it useful.…
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- What is Six Sigma?
- Understanding key concepts such as Y = f(x) and sigma level
- Selecting Six Sigma projects and team members
- Planning in the Define phase
- Gathering data in the Measure phase
- Analyzing data in the Analyze phase
- Selecting and evaluating solutions in the Improve phase
- Developing a control plan in the Control phase
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Introduction to Six Sigma
2. Key Concepts in Six Sigma
3. Selection of Six Sigma Projects
4. Define Phase
5. Measure Phase
6. Analyze Phase
7. Improve Phase
8. Control Phase
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