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Project Charters: What They Are & How to Use Them - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Project Charters: What They Are & How to Use Them

Within the Lean Six Sigma world, the Project Charter serves as a contract between an improvement team and the Project Sponsor or Champion. It provides essential clarity to everyone involved as to what they’ve all agreed to deliver. It helps to align the team with each other, with the Sponsor…

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DMAIC: How to Drive Accountability With RACI - GoLeanSixSigma.com

DMAIC: How to Drive Accountability With RACI

Have you ever worked with individuals named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody? I have. Here is how the story unfolds. “There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about…

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Single Modules to Quickly Skill-Up! - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Single Modules to Quickly Skill-Up!

Good things come in small packages - that's why we created Single Modules for you! When you don't have the time or the need for the entire Green Belt Training, these "one-topic" training modules provide simple, compact alternatives that average about 1 hour. Skill-up and register for a few today!…

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Are projects typically approved before an A3 is created?

Are projects typically approved before an A3 is created? How common is it for teams to use A3’s as project Charters? Yes, the project should be approved in the early stages of A3 use. A DMAIC project charter outlines the initial elements of a project including a problem and goal statement, scope, a business case,…
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Is A3 similar to project charter?

A DMAIC project charter outlines the initial elements of a project including a problem and goal statement, scope, a business case, timeline and team members. The charter serves as a tool to get clear on the initial problem and agreement on what the project will be with stakeholders. An A3 is different because it helps…
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When do you introduce a Project Charter document?

When do you introduce a Lean Six Sigma Project Charter document? As this is often needed early on and is confused with the A3. There are different methods for discussing your project. One is an A3. Another is your Green Belt storyboard which could be more slides. The A3 is a one-page summary of the…
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Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools

Traditionally, everyone in the process improvement world references the Seven Basic Quality Tools which were promoted by Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa back in the 1950s. Dr. Ishikawa was influenced by Dr. Deming, another quality great, and these are still a very good set of quality tools. But times have changed and…

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