Lean Six Sigma
What is Lean Six Sigma ?
Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement programme that combines two ideas: Lean - a collection of techniques for reducing the time needed to provide products or services, and Six Sigma - a collection of techniques for improving the quality of products and services, substantially contributing to increased customer satisfaction.
By combining the two, Lean Six Sigma is a proven business management strategy that helps organisations operate more efficiently. Lean Six Sigma is a proven business strategy that seeks to improve measurable results and to enhance the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimising variability in business processes.
According to many business analysts and quality improvement experts, Lean Six Sigma is the most popular business performance methodology in the history of corporate development.
Who is this lean six sigma for
Lean Six Sigma is aimed at professionals wishing to understand and apply the Lean Six Sigma principles and instruments in order to work effectively with, or as a member of, a process improvement team. Lean Six Sigma is suitable for:
- Improvement Managers
- Operational Line Managers
- Team Managers
- Project Managers
- Programme Managers
- Change Managers
- Finance Managers
- IT Managers
- HR Managers
Lean Six Sigma benefits
- Improve efficiency and remove waste by refining processes using Lean
- Improve quality and consistency by reducing process variation
- Minimise process waste and variation and add value to customers
- Improve performance and reduce timescales