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Lean Six SigmaCritical PerformanceBy the end of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to:identify and remove waste and improve flow in processes and systems using “Lean Manufacturing” tools, to improve quality of products and services using “Six Sigma” tools.2QUAL50172mod2-wk2-2016
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Lean Six SigmaLean Overview: What is Lean? The systematic elimination of waste and re-alignment of resources to deliver value to the customer faster, better, & more consistentlyLean also is:Pursuit of excellence: 1) set goals 2) meet them 3) re-set higher goalsThis lead s to Continuous Improvement of performance and quality.Increasing inventory “turns” and throughputSimplifying and redefining processesMeasuring & monitoring processesEmpowering the workforce to change the way they work(80%)Leading toLeading toEliminate WasteReduced Cycle TimesIncreased CapacityFocus:Eliminate waste, non-value add steps, process constraints and bottle necks that cause problems in work throughputApproach:Intuitive and broad - “inch-deep, mile wide”QUAL50172mod2-wk2-20163
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Lean Six SigmaLean Overview“Lean”was coined by Womack and Jones in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s as a way of explaining a “high-quality, no-waste” approach that numerous Japanese companies, especially Toyota, successfully employed to build world-leading performanceThe Five Principles of “Lean Thinking”(by Womack & Jones, in “Lean Thinking” results of studies of what notable successful Japanese companies were considering)Define value from the perspective of the CustomerMap the value streamGet the stream to “flow” by eliminating wasteAllow the customer to “pull” value from the streamPursue perfection (continual improvement)TAKT  FLOW  PULL (Ray Baker)QUAL50172mod2-wk2-20164
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Lean Six SigmaWhat is “Six Sigma”?
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