Six Sigma Green Belt Training Near Jackson, MS

Six Sigma Green Belt Training
Jackson is Mississippi's capital and most populous city. Six Sigma Green Belt training arms Jackson students with world class improvement tools.
Price $2,100
Duration 5 days
Format In-person, instructor-led slideshow with exercises and a quiz to test comprehension.
Materials Each student will receive a 3-ring binder containing print-outs of the slideshow. Assuming satisfactory quiz results graded a few days after class, each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Class Size3 - 10 students
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About Six Sigma Green Belt Training


Who is Six Sigma Green Belt Training for?

Any professional determined to improve their organization, salary, and candidacy for promotion should become a Six Sigma Green Belt headed toward Black Belt. All companies whether providing products or services possess opportunity for improvement as do all functions within those companies. Six Sigma is an organizational excellence system applicable to any product, process, or service. This includes production / manufacturing, materials / logistics, purchasing, maintenance, quality, manufacturing engineering, product engineering, sales, marketing, human resources, IT, and finance. Six Sigma exposes upcoming professionals to managerial tasks they may not otherwise have. And, an increasing number of companies require Six Sigma certification for advancement into managerial roles. Jackson students will learn: In our course, Jackson students learn:

Six Sigma Green Belt Training Course Overview:

Six Sigma Green Belt training conveys a simple, effective improvement system. Designed for all Jackson students, techniques require no advanced math. Six Sigma Green Belt training conveys technical and managerial skills prerequisite to Black Belt level. Designed for every level in the company, no heavy statistics or even a computer is needed in our Green Belt course. Steps include Six Sigma's traditional DMAIC cycle borrowing from other tools where needed, and interspersing Lean Manufacturing throughout.

What are Green Belt Level Tools?

Our training covers the full Green Belt body of knowledge led by an experienced Black Belt who will help you every step of the way.

Define. First, opportunities for improvement must be defined, contained, and rallied around. We make sure that we're working on the right problem and stakeholder understanding is aligned with the mission. Since Kaizen, and 8D are available for small to medium sized improvements, Six Sigma is sometimes reserved for major, breakthrough projects such as a company's top 5 financial initiatives. Projects are always done in teams. Managerial tools used include: project management, cost-benefit analysis, team member selection, team formation, change management, project charters, policy generation usually for creating or updating containment-related work instructions, and training. Technical tools include: trend charts, Pareto charts, Y to X Mapping and other scoping techniques, inspection / testing. Key deliverables include quantifying the problem's annual financial impact, and diminishing the customer's suffering immediately.

Measure. The team must be certain all decisions that follow are made from trustworthy data. The Green Belt level Measurement System Analysis (MSA) tool for this is Scatter Plot which is reinforced with a fun, hands-on case study exercise. Click the link to see more detail on this topic.

Analyze. Causes must be found. Many root cause analysis techniques exist: 5 Why's, cause and effect (fishbone or Iskikawa) diagram, fault tree analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), regression, walking the process, etc. And all of these are covered in our training. But, none prove causality like component swapping and Design of Experiments (DOE). At the Green Belt level, we go up to 3-factor, 2-level full factorial reinforced by continuing our case study.

Improve. Causes must be permanently eliminated, which is why you may have heard the phrase, "permanent corrective action". Unfortunately, many folks use this phrase to describe actions with no permanence. Many Corrective Action Request (CAR) and 8D reports contain responses to this question like "retrained the operator" which is usually an insufficient response. The best form of corrective action is error-proofing; some change that literally makes recurrence impossible. Next best would be other physical changes making recurrence extremely unlikely. To help students choose an action, we teach Payoff Matrix, Criteria Matrix, and conduct another cost-benefit analysis to make sure intended actions will reduce total cost. Actions are piloted. If the pilot succeeds, then actions are launched into production.

Control. In the Improve Phase, if error proofing was not possible, then actions must be controlled. Many techniques are covered in training but the signature method is Statistical Process Control (SPC). Green Belt Training focuses on the most common type of control chart - Xbar & R taught in a simplified form avoiding the need for Excel or any computer-based assistance. Managerial tools covered include change control, policy writing, training, mentorship, auditing, and supervision.

Jackson

Chimneyville - The City with Soul

Excellent choice! Jackson was established as a trade route village on the Pearl River connect to markets in Tennessee and travel from New Orleans. It was chosen to serve as the state's capital due to being the most habitable central location, beautiful surroundings, potable and navigable water, and timber. Road and railway connections were made to adjacent cities. Saloons, casinos, and Blues music flourished. Riverboat gaming followed. Legal and medical excellence evolved notably at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Levees and a canal system were built. Now, Jackson is home to several major industries including electrical equipment, processed food, and metal products. Surrounding areas remain agriculturally-focused including livestock, soybeans, cotton, and poultry. Jackson offers many after-class entertainment options such as the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Jackson Zoological Park, and LeFleur's Bluff State Park.

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Facility

Just outside of Jackson, MS, our Flowood Six Sigma Green Belt Training facility is conveniently located at the intersection of Lakeland Drive (U.S. Highway 25) and Old Fannin Road. Market Street Flowood offers a pedestrian friendly atmosphere that includes great shopping, dining, a beautiful park with pop fountain and wi-fi enabled shaded seating for relaxing outside.

Testimonials

Read what our students and clients have to say.

Alan C.
Alan C.
Lead
Automotive


(For our 5S class), we had a great instructor, very knowledgeable! I had a great time learning and growing my mind to new ideas!




Venkudusamy M.
Design Engineer
HVAC


Six sigma training experience exceeded my expectations. The course was easy to understand, and the Material was written for a novice, with practice example from our office. I had some problems with MiniTab, however, the help I received from our Master Black Belts was great and helped me a lot. This has been a great and valuable experience that helped me understand all topics related with this methodology. He showed lot of tools, templates and information that you will definitely use lots.