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4 Easy Ways To Register At San Diego State University & Begin Your GoLeanSixSigma.com Courses

By GoLeanSixSigma.com   |   February 11, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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Are you interested in registering for GoLeanSixSigma.com’s courses through San Diego State University? If so, you’ll need to register as a student first. Here are 4 easy ways to register so that you can access GoLeanSixSigma.com’s Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt courses through the University (SDSU). University Registration Benefits Reimbursements Learners frequently enroll in career colleges to acquire new skills, enhance their knowledge and/or build their resumes. Often times, employers are willing to… (Read More)

How To Convert “Negative Nancy” Into “Empowered Emily”

By Eddie Perez-Ruberte   |   January 14, 2016  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
How To Convert “Negative Nancy” Into “Empowered Emily” - GoLeanSixSigma.com

During a recent meeting we were discussing how we could improve a patient care process, and a nurse manager was being what we call a “Negative Nancy.” Her body language clearly showed she was thinking “this is a waste of my time.” A few minutes into the meeting, she stated: “I don’t think what you want us to do is possible. I am short-staffed and we just don’t have the time or capacity to do… (Read More)

Webinar: Challenge The Process By Asking “Why”

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Did you know that curiosity catalyzes creativity? Join us for this 1 hour webinar and we’ll share how you can promote curiosity in your workplace to inspire creative solutions to every day problems. When Is It? Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 Time: 11 am – 12 pm PST What We’ll Cover (Agenda) Learn why we stop asking “why?” Understand where Creative Genius comes from Discover what a Profound Question is Share how we can promote curiosity… (Read More)

Get Your Green Belt Training On Your Tablet Or Smartphone

By Karlo Tanjuakio   |   December 31, 2015  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
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Always on the go? Now you can complete your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training & Certification on your tablet or mobile device! Building your problem-solving muscles is now easier than ever. We’re always looking for ways to make Lean Six Sigma process improvement easier for everyone everywhere. Our online, self-paced courses are already the world’s most practical, accessible and enjoyable process improvement courses available. Today, we’re excited to share that you can now complete… (Read More)

Webinar: How To Select The Right Improvement Project

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Watch our 1-hour webinar below and you’ll learn how to select the right improvement project which will help you set yourself up for success. We covered best practices, challenges you may face and a walk-through of how to use a Project Selection Tool. Download the free Project Selection Tool here! How To Select The Right Improvement Project Webinar Recording How To Select The Right Improvement Project Slides When Was It? Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2016 Time: 10 am… (Read More)

Hertz Doesn’t Hurt: Why Your Customer Experience Matters

By Tracy O'Rourke   |   November 25, 2015  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
Hertz Doesn’t Hurt Why Your Customer Experience Matters - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Sometimes being a process improvement expert is a curse, especially when you’re the customer receiving bad service from an organization. In the midst of experiencing the bad service, do you ever start to analyze why the process is so poorly designed? I want to share a story from my own experience that contrasts two process designs delivering the same product. The process is: rental car pickup. One of these processes has Non-Value Added (NVA) steps…. (Read More)

Getting Your Customers To Rock n’ Roll Over Your Products & Services

By Elisabeth Swan   |   November 12, 2015  |   Application Tips, Featured, Using Lean Six Sigma
Getting Your Customers To Rock n' Roll Over Your Products & Services - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Process improvement is a bit like detective work. You have the DMAIC method, but you also need to follow the clues. These are 3 cautionary tales about what can happen if you don’t clarify your customers’ true needs before trying to deliver on their requirements. We’ll let you in on the 2 simple tools to make sure you follow the right trail. When Dad Is Your Customer I was talking to my friend Rob, a… (Read More)

Lean vs. Agile: What’s The Difference?

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Editor’s Note: Author’s blogs are their own and may not always reflect the views of GoLeanSixSigma.com. As a Certified Scrum Master, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and PMI-certified Project Manager, I’ve read many articles on Agile vs. Lean, and they tend to focus on an implementation of Agile and of Lean. To take a fundamentally different approach to this norm, this blog will  focus on the essential nature of Agile and Lean. I’ve summarized my… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma Posters

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At GoLeanSixSigma.com, we have a collection of Lean Six Sigma posters available for purchase. Our posters showcase our exclusive, widely popular infographics which clearly and colorfully explain DMAIC, 5S and The 8 Wastes. Now you can provide friendly, visual reminders of Lean Six Sigma process improvement at work and at home! Lean Six Sigma Posters 5S Poster 5S is a workplace organization technique composed of five primary phases: Sort Set In Order Shine Standardize Sustain… (Read More)

Lean Leaders: How Pulse Point Maps Help You Manage Processes

Lean Leaders: How Pulse Point Maps Help You Manage Processes - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Leader Standard Work is a set of actions, tools and behaviors incorporated into the daily work of leaders to create a Lean Management System. One of the first priorities is to make your work environment more visible, so a great tool to start with is a Pulse Point Map. What Is A Pulse Point Map? A Pulse Point Map is a tool to make a process more visible. The map identifies the key checkpoints (or pulse… (Read More)

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