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Lean Six Sigma Lean and Six Sigma QUAL 50172 1 mod2-wk2-2016 QUAL50172 Image: Image:
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Lean Six Sigma Critical Performance By 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. 2 QUAL50172 mod2-wk2-2016
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Lean Six Sigma Lean Overview: What is Lean? The systematic elimination of waste and re-alignment of resources to deliver value to the customer faster, better, & more consistently Lean also is: Pursuit of excellence: 1) set goals 2) meet them 3) re-set higher goals This leads to Continuous Improvement of performance and quality . Increasing inventory “turns” and throughput Simplifying and redefining processes Measuring & monitoring processes Empowering the workforce to change the way they work(80%) Leading to Leading to Eliminate Waste Reduced Cycle Times Increased Capacity Focus: Eliminate waste, non-value add steps, process constraints and bottle necks that cause problems in work throughput Approach: Intuitive and broad - “inch-deep, mile wide” QUAL50172 mod2-wk2-2016 3
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Lean Six Sigma Lean 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 performance The 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 Customer Map the value stream Get the stream to “flow” by eliminating waste Allow the customer to “pull” value from the stream Pursue perfection (continual improvement) TAKT  FLOW  PULL (Ray Baker) QUAL50172 mod2-wk2-2016 4
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Lean Six Sigma What is “Six Sigma”? An Analytical Methodology that Focuses on Reducing Process Variation σ Use data-driven, measurement-based, statistical methods σ Think critically, deeply and analytically to improve performance σ Eliminate non critical business issues and concerns σ Focus:
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