The member will learn the basic principles of mistake-proofing
- When you open a microwave door…while it is heating your food,…the microwave shuts off immediately.…Thank goodness it does.…That's mistake proofing.…Would it be useful to have mistake proofing…in your processes, products and services?…Let's discuss the basic principles or mistake proofing,…and how they can be applied during the improve phase…of a Six Sigma project.…Mistake proofing, or error proofing…as it is sometimes called,…is best when it prevents errors from occurring,…and if that's not possible,…the next best thing is to facilitate the work…so that errors are minimized.…
Lastly, if errors do take place,…then detection should be obvious and immediate,…or automated.…There are basically three levels of mistake proofing.…Here they are in order of preference.…Prevention, Facilitation, Detection.…The most preferred form of mistake proofing…is the prevention of errors.…A perfect example of this is the way ATMs…or cash machines used to work.…Remember the sequence?…First, you insert ATM or debit card.…
Enter your pin code.…
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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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