Yes. This is an industry with a plethora of application. As a matter of fact, there are many organizations geared specifically towards applying continuous improvement in construction. Here is a link for one of these non-profits: http://www.leanconstruction.org/. I have worked with many construction firms in both residential and commercial industries.…
Process Walks are the best tool to get everyone to agree on what the current state of the process is.
Yes, Lean Six Sigma definitely applies in the pharmaceutical industry, and there are many organizations within this industry that do...from proving statistical significance with drugs to improving processes, and reducing products in products. This is one industry where Six Sigma statistical hypothesis testing has a clear application, because Six Sigma…
Yes, it can. This is actually a present topic creating some interesting conversations for University advisors. The discussion is whether TOC should or should not be included in Lean & Six Sigma courses. At the moment, the industry perspective is that it does not fall under either curriculum for Lean or…
ITIL can be compared to Lean Six Sigma but specific to IT functions.
ABSOLUTELY!! We have many organizations that have worked to streamline their procurement processes with results that reduce confusion, and cycle time. Some of the improvements included reducing steps, reducing unnecessary forms or information, reducing approvals and signatures, and incorporating parallel processing where appropriate.
DFSS is Design For Six Sigma. It helps create new processes that do not exist with customer requirements being a key input, and creating measures of success within the process or at the output.
Start with WHY. Read Simon Sinek's book, "Start with Why". Why does your organization need it?
We currently offer our Yellow Belt Training in English and Chinese. All our other courses are currently only available in English.
Create a map. Maps help the process become visible. Swimlane Map, Spaghetti Maps and Value Stream Maps.