Want to improve on time customer deliveries? Need to reduce scrap and rework? Working to reduce cycle time? Looking for more capacity?

The Lean Six Sigma methodology can help you achieve all the above. Lean Six Sigma is a combination of two complementary business improvement methodologies. It is a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste (non-value added activities) through continuous improvement in pursuit of perfection.

Target Audience

  • Quality engineers and managers
  • Plant managers


Manufacturing experience is recommended


1 day


Classroom, Onsite



Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to the Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • How the methodologies complement each other
  • The basic phases of the methodology
  • Introduction to basic Lean Six Sigma concepts
  • Identify what is necessary for a successful Lean Six Sigma initiative including actual results
  • Identify the phases of process improvement
  • Learn the importance of the Voice of the Customer (VOC)
  • Identify the Critical to Satisfaction Characteristics (CTS) and how to translate the data into Critical to Quality (CTQ) characteristics
  • Follow the DMAIC method of process improvement

Course Content

  • Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
  • The Five Phases
  • Core Concepts for Success
  • Define
  • Measure
  • Analyze
  • Improve
  • Control
  • Case Studies of successful implementations