LEAN Six Sigma – Green Belt


Creating a continuous improvement environment

Who is it for?

For those who are involved in optimising daily operations to create a continuous improvement environment. This Five-day interactive course will provide the tools and techniques to allow staff to lead projects to a LEAN Six Sigma standard.

Business benefits

Expand and enhance your LEAN knowledge through the implementation of six sigma to gain a clear understanding and application of the DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control) and increased ability to utilise a variety of tools on larger scale projects to deliver results.

Course overview
  • What is LEAN?
  • LEAN history
  • Who uses it?
  • How can it benefit the company?
  • Why do we need it?
  • 8 Wastes – What are they and have we got them in the business?
  • VA & NVA – What is it?
  • 6S
  • 5Y’s
  • Work Balance Boards
  • Visual Factory – What is it?
  • Kanban system
  • What is Six Sigma?
  • Where can it be used?
  • How does it link to LEAN?
  • House of Continuous Improvement
  • Operational definitions
  • Process Mapping
  • DPMO
  • Project Identification

  • Day 1 – LEAN: Reduce waste” by eliminating or reducing unnecessary steps in any given process. To reduce costs using “tools” from the given methodology. 7 Wastes, 6S, 5Y’s, numbers game and work balance boards. Team exercises

  • Day 2 – Six Sigma: Define. Looking at the DMAIC methodology. Establishing how we can reduce variability within the process. Defining what pain points, bottle necks and defects cause consistent increases to cost. Using “tools” such as Y=f(x), Voice of the Customer (VOC), Process mapping, Value Stream Mapping and Project Charter. Team exercise

  • Day 3 – Measure: Establishing that we have to Measure the facts & data about the issue or concern at hand, not hear say or the white noise. Using Ishikawa (Fishbone diagram), Common & Special cause variation. Team exercise

  • Day 4 – Analyse: Understanding that we must analyse the data & facts we have collated at our Measure phase. Using “tools” Defects per Million Opportunities (DPMO), Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Gauge R & R. Team exercise

  • Day 5 – Improve: Investigating new process map to eradicate the defects within the process, calculating new DPMO & drawing up Pay Off matrix. Control: Controlling the changes that have been instigated, error proofing so that the process cannot slip backwards, Prevention Vs Detection & Control limits. Team exercise

Sponsored option

This course is available as a company sponsored event, delivered at a location, date and time which is mutually agreed. The fees for this event vary depending on the location, number attending and the level of training required and the degree of customisation. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Course dates and fees
Start date Location Duration Member
16 November 2020 Portsmouth 5 days £1,395.00 £1,642.00 Spaces Book
22 March 2021 Portsmouth 5 days £1,395.00 £1,642.00 Spaces Book
5 July 2021 Portsmouth 5 days £1,395.00 £1,642.00 Spaces Book
16 November 2020
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Member +VAT: £1,395.00
  • Non-member +VAT: £1,642.00
  • Availability: Spaces
22 March 2021
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Member +VAT: £1,395.00
  • Non-member +VAT: £1,642.00
  • Availability: Spaces
5 July 2021
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Member +VAT: £1,395.00
  • Non-member +VAT: £1,642.00
  • Availability: Spaces

Group discounts are available for this course

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

  • 5% off for 2-3 people
  • 8% off for 4-5 people
  • 12% off for 6 or more people
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