Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of June 8, 2015.
Lone Star College-Montgomery and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) have partnered to offer local businesses assistance to further educate their employees. Two million dollars has been dedicated to this partnership and the Skills for Small Business initiative program. Courses and trainings through this program include Lean Six Sigma.
The Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) recently taught Lean Six Sigma to the Chicago Federal Executive Board. One hundred fourteen executives from 24 federal organizations participated in the one-day training event to “to encourage government organizations to review their processes for effectiveness, efficiency, and contribution to the mission.”
According to Secretary Tom Vilsack of the United States Agriculture Department, the farming sector is experiencing its “most productive period in history.” In an effort to support this productive and active period, Vilsack has identified $1.4 billion in savings. The general management processes brought a claim of more than $57 million in savings and the implementation of Lean Six Sigma will help eliminate costs.