Lean Six Sigma Belts

Lean Six Sigma White Belt

Overview

  • – Review the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, control) phases
  • – Review the application of Lean Six Sigma tools for identifying waste in a process
  • – Review the tools and steps to eliminate non-value-added work where possible

Objective: Provide an overview of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools and how it fits into an organization that drives toward a continuous improvement culture.

Duration: ½ day


Audience:

Focused towards anyone in the organization that has limited knowledge to Lean Six Sigma and is interested in an overview of the methodology.

cost:

contact OPS@barringtongrp.ca for more information

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Overview

  • – Hands-on simulation which creates data to be used for the other tools
  • – Define: Project Charter, SIPOC and Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) Tree
  • – Measure: Identifying wastes (TIMWOODS), Graphing data, Process mapping (with performance and quality indicators)
  • – Analyze: Cause-and-effect diagram, 5-Whys, Pareto Charts, Time and work analysis
  • – Improve: Generating solutions, Prioritization matrix, Action plan, Communication plan
  • – Control: 5S, visual management, and standard work
  • – Handout, complete, and mark the 20-question multiple-choice YB quiz

Objective: Provide an overview of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools for practitioners that will be involved in some capacity with Lean Six Sigma projects or tools.

Duration: 2 days


Audience:

Focused towards anyone in the organization that has limited knowledge to Lean Six Sigma and is interested in an overview of the methodology.

cost:

contact OPS@barringtongrp.ca for more information

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Overview

 

Our green belt training sessions are tailored to manufacturing, administrative, and service industries. Class sizes typically range between six and 15 people. We are recognized in the industry as providing the most comprehensive Green Belt Program and that a certified Green Belt can return to their organization and quickly demonstrate capability and provide value using the tools. Expectations are that a green belt can provide ten times the return on investment from the green belt training on their first project alone.

 

Objective: Provide the Green Belts in Training with the knowledge and skills to apply the Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology to their organization and demonstrate value by leading cost-saving and/or revenue-generating projects.

Duration: 8 days (spread Out over 2 months)


Format:
  • – Participants learn the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology for applying Lean Six Sigma projects.
  • – Participants are involved in a hands-on simulation of a building permit or food preparation process to create data for other training tools.
  • – Minitab is the primary software used for teaching measurement and graphical analysis.
  • – A case study is sent to every participant after the training. They have one week to apply everything they have learned in the course and complete it individually. A mark of 80% is required to achieve green belt certification.
  • – A green belt project must also be completed and signed-off by the project sponsor to achieve green belt certification.
  • – Ten hours of one-on-one coaching through a Lean Six Sigma project.
cost:

Starts at $4000/participant (contact OPS@barringtongrp.ca for more information and group discounts)

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Overview

 

Our black belt training builds on the foundations of green belt training and focuses more deeply on statistical analysis, solving complex/cross-functional problems, and building competencies in leadership, business acumen, and coaching.

 

Objective: To provide Black Belt candidates with the skills to apply advanced Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology techniques to their organization and demonstrate core leadership competencies including coaching, leadership and development of a strong business acumen. Black Belts will be able to teach, coach and mentor Green Belts, support strategy development for the organization, and lead when solving complex cross-functional problems. Black belts will know how to use Minitab statistical software for techniques covered in the course and can conduct expert interpretations of data analysis.

Duration: 16 days (spread out over 4 months)


Audience:
  • – 53 modules of advanced Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques, Minitab and Quality Trainer, leadership development, business acumen, and developing coaching skills
  • – Delivery techniques include theory instruction, hands-on use of the tools, case studies, simulations,
    and teach-backs
  • – 20 hours of one-on-one coaching
  • – Required to keep a learning journal to document the use of tools and associated growth in the four competency areas
  • – Required to deliver an oral defense presentation of a complex Lean Six Sigma project
  • – Flexible, points-based certification approach for using advanced Lean Six Sigma tools in projects
cost:

contact OPS@barringtongrp.ca for more information

Personal Productivity and Effectiveness

Overview

  • Part 1: Strengths, Roles, and Goals
  • Part 2: Outlook (Email, Calendar, and Task Management)
  • Part 3: OneNote (Getting Things Done)

Objective: Identify pain points and implement strategies for all staff to be more productive and effective in their day-to-day work.

Duration: 1 day

Audience:

Knowledge workers interested increasing their productivity and effectiveness.

cost:

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Team Productivity and Effectiveness

Overview

  • Part 1: Establish team norms and values
  • Part 2: Identify team goals and challenges
  • Part 3: Effective Communication (email, text, chat, phone calls, face-to-face)
  • Part 4: Effective Meetings
  • Part 5: Visual Management

Objective: To increase team results by aligning them to the organizational objectives and establishing rules for more effective communication and collaboration.

Duration: 1 day

Audience:

Teams (4-20 people) interested in increasing their productivity and effectiveness.

cost:

contact OPS@barringtongrp.ca for more information

Performance Excellence

Overview

Part 1: Purpose
  • – Vision, strategy and communication
Part 2: People
  • – Highly Effective Organizations (Jim Collins)
  • – Improving performance (Ferdinand F. Fournies)
  • – Playing to your strengths (Marcus Buckingham)
  • – Leadership (Steven Covey)
  • – Motivation (Daniel Pink)
  • – Leading and Managing Change (John Kotter, Dan and Chip Heath, Richard Thaler, and Cass Sunstein)
Part 3: Process
  • – Leading and lagging indicators
  • – Process mapping and in-process indicators
  • – Value stream mapping
  • – 5S and standard work
  • – Visual management
Part 4: Problem Solving
  • – DMAIC Six Sigma project approach
  • – Plan-Do-Study-Adjust (PDSA) problem solving approach
  • – Project identification and prioritization

Objective: This top-down approach may be the most effective way to institute change across the organization as it gets the organizational leaders together to strategically approach the introduction of performance excellence to all employees.

Duration: 2 day
s

Audience:

For managers, leaders, and strategic thinkers of an organization. The program focuses on the foundations of an operational management system.

cost:

contact OPS@barringtongrp.ca for more information

Process Management

Overview

  • Part 1: Metrics-based Process Mapping
  • Part 2: Identifying Key Performance Indicators
  • Part 3: Root Cause and Risk Analysis
  • Part 4: Desired State Process Mapping
  • Part 5: Visual Management and Control Charts

Objective: Be able to measure, visualize, and continuously improve processes that are
important to organizational success.

Duration: 2 days

Audience:

Front-line staff and management that are involved in organizational processes.

cost:

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