LEAN SIX SIGMA YELLOW BELT CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
8 AM – 4 PM; 0.7 CEU
Tina Agustiady, LSSMBB, Lean Management Consultant, MetLife,
Tampa, FL, USA
Jeffrey Johnson, Director Process Improvement, USG Corporation, Chicago, IL, USA
Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certified and will receive 0.7 CEU for attendance.
An ideal introduction to Lean & Six Sigma for those not yet trained as a Belt. The workshop received such rave reviews last year that we brought it back! The interactive workshop combines instruction with hands-on application of Lean & Six Sigma concepts. With this workshop you will learn:
The fundamental Lean principles, Six Sigma principles, and the overwhelming benefits of blending the two in a unified approach
Project execution based on the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology
Project targeting criteria and what makes a great LSS project
Lean & Six Sigma concepts and tools
- Key elements of successful Lean Transformation
- Project Selection
- Team Roles
- Voice of the Customer (VoC)
- Value Stream Mapping
- Value-Add versus Non-Value-Add
- Root Cause Analysis
- Fishbone Diagrams
- Lean Flow & Work Cells
- Visual Tools
- Capacity & Bottlenecks
Who Should Attend
This is an outstanding workshop for beginners, practitioners, and executives wanting to better understand Lean & Six Sigma and who are seeking a Yellow Belt Certification.
Tina Agustiady is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Continuous Improvement Leader.
Her many activities and responsibilities include serving as the past Lean Division President and current Technical VP of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). She has served as a board director and chairman for the IISE annual conferences and Lean Six Sigma conferences. Agustiady is an instructor who trains and certifies students for Lean, Six Sigma, Innovation, Design of Experiments and Business Process Management for IISE, Lean Sigma Corporation, Six Sigma Digest, and Villanova/Bisk University. She is a Subject Matter Expert, Professor and Course Designer for professional certification programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees at Villanova University and Bisk Education. Her accomplishments as a writer and author are numerous, including serving as an editor for the International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage. She has co-authored for "Statistical Techniques for Project Control," "Sustainability: Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Techniques," "Total Productive Maintenance: Strategies and Implementation Guide." She has also authored "Communication for Continuous Improvement Projects" and her recently published book, "Design for Six Sigma: A Practical Approach through Innovation." She serves as series editor for the CRC Press/Taylor and Francis book series "Continuous Improvement." She was honored to be a Feigenbaum medal winner for 2016, presented to an individual who is 35 years of age or younger (as of October 1 of applying year), who has displayed outstanding characteristics of leadership, professionalism, and potential in the field of quality and also whose work has been or, will become of distinct benefit to mankind. Agustiady has a BSIE from Ohio University.
Proposal Submission Deadline:
October 11, 2019
Acceptance notification date:
November 11, 2019
Early Registration Deadline:
February 11, 2020
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Length of Presentations: Technical sessions are typically 35 minutes. There will be a limited number of "double" sessions, 70 minutes, at the end of each day.
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