Six Sigma Green Belt Training In Houston, TX

Six Sigma Green Belt Training
Houston is the center of America's petroleum industry. Six Sigma Green Belt training arms Houston 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 Size2 - 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. Houston students will learn: In our course, Houston students learn:

Six Sigma Green Belt Training Course Overview:

Six Sigma Green Belt training conveys a simple, effective improvement system. Designed for all Houston 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.

Houston

Bayou City - Energy Capital of the World

Excellent choice! Houston began with discovery of oil at the Spindletop oil field near Beaumont. Oil combined with Galveston's hurricane devastation encouraged investment in the Houston ship channel and deep water Port of Houston. WWWII spurred ship building. Development of air conditioning made Houston's low cost of living more attractive to northern companies who began relocating there. Aerospace emerged. And Houston has flourished becoming the 4th largest city in the US by population. As such, Houston will keep you busy after Six Sigma Green Belt Training with popular museums, the zoo, huge stadiums, malls, possibly the world's largest rodeo, gardens, and a stunning aquarium.

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Facility

Our Houston Six Sigma Green Belt Training site resides in an eye-catching four-story building on a prime site in northwest Houston. Set in scenic grounds, the brick building features an unusual turret design and a marble-floored lobby fronted by an impressive curtain of sweeping glass. It is close to Hwy 45 and the Texas 8 Beltway, right next to Highway 249 and Willowbrook Mall.

Testimonials

Read what our students and clients have to say.


Miguel M.
Quality Inspector
Automotive


Our GD&T instructor was knowledgeable and made the class relatable.




John C.
AI / Box Build Lead
Automotive


(For our 5S training), everything was great and helpful. Also, a very funny trainer.