|Houston is the center of America's petroleum industry. Six Sigma White Belt training introduces Houston students to business excellence tools.|
|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 Size||3 - 10 students|
|Start Day Options||
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Who is Six Sigma White Belt Training for?
Any professional curious about Six Sigma and determined to improve their organization, salary, and candidacy for promotion should begin with Six Sigma White Belt awareness headed toward Green 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 White Belt Training Course Overview:
Six Sigma White Belt training introduces Houston students and begins their journey toward world-class business excellence concepts and terminology. Six Sigma White Belt training conveys awareness of concepts and terminology pre-requisite to Green Belt training. Concepts include Six Sigma's traditional DMAIC cycle.
What are White Belt Concepts?
Our training covers roles of participants, belt levels and their meanings, and all important Six Sigma concepts. Roles described include Champions, process owners, project leaders, and team members. Belt levels explained are Master Black Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt, and White Belt. Concepts include:
|Define. Managerial: 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: 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. Students are exposed to the notion of Measurement System Analysis (MSA) including its interpretation in the form of a scatter plot and Gage R&R.|
|Analyze. Concepts reviewed include: 5 Why's, cause and effect (fishbone or Iskikawa) diagram, fault tree analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), regression, walking the process, component swapping and Design of Experiments (DOE).|
|Improve. Students will be exposed to Error-Proofing, Payoff Matrix, Criteria Matrix, and Pilot.|
|Control. Final topics are Statistical Process Control (SPC). including different types of control charts, change control, policy writing, training, mentorship, auditing, and supervision.|