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LSS Yellow Belt _{21 HOURS} _{20 PDU}

LSS Green Belt
_{45 PDU}

LSS Black Belt
_{60 PDU}


Define Phase  
The Basics of Six Sigma 

Meaning of Six Sigma  
General History of Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement  
Deliverables of a Lean Six Sigma Project  
The Problem Solving Strategy Y = f(x)  
Voice of the Customer, Business and Employee  
Six Sigma Roles & Responsibilities  
The Fundamentals of Six Sigma  
Defining a Process  
Critical to Quality Characteristics (CTQ’s)  
Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)  
Pareto Analysis (80:20 rule)  
Basic Six Sigma Metrics  
Selecting Lean Six Sigma Projects  
Building a Business Case & Project Charter  
Developing Project Metrics  
Financial Evaluation & Benefits Capture  
The Lean Enterprise  
Basics of Lean  
History of Lean  
Lean & Six Sigma Integration  
The Seven Elements of Waste  
Straighten, Shine, Standardize, SelfDiscipline, Sort  
Measure Phase  
Process Definition  
Cause & Effect / Fishbone Diagrams  
Process Mapping, SIPOC, Value Stream Map  
XY Diagram  
Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA)  
Lean Six Sigma Statistics  
Basic Applied Statistics  
Descriptive Statistics  
Distribution  
Graphical Analysis  
Measurement System Analysis  
Precision & Accuracy  
Bias, Linearity & Stability  
Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility  
Variable & Attribute MSA  
Process Capability  
Capability Analysis  
Concept of Stability  
Attribute & Discrete Capability  
Monitoring Technique  
Analyze Phase  
Patterns of Variation  
MultiVari Analysis  
Classes of Distributions  
Inferential Statistics  
Understanding Inference  
Sampling Techniques & Uses  
Central Limit Theorem  
Hypothesis Testing  
General Concepts & Goals of Hypothesis Testing  
Significance; Practical vs. Statistical  
Risk; Alpha & Beta  
Hypothesis Testing with Normal Data  
sample & 2 sample ttests  
OneWay ANOVA  
TwoWay ANOVA  
Hypothesis Testing with NonNormal Data  
MannWhitney  
KruskalWallis  
Mood’s Median  
Friedman  
Sample Sign  
Sample Wilcoxon  
One and Two Sample Proportion  
ChiSquared (Contingency Tables)  
Improve Phase  
Simple Linear Regression  
Correlation  
Regression Equations  
Residuals Diagnostics Analysis  
Multiple Regression Analysis  
NonLinear Regression  
Multiple Linear Regression  
Confidence & Prediction Intervals  
Residuals Diagnostics Analysis  
Data Transformation, Box Cox Technique  
Designed Experiments  
Experimental Objectives  
Experimental Methods  
Experiment Design Considerations  
Full Factorial Experiments  
Full Factorial Designs  
Linear & Quadratic Mathematical Models  
Balanced & Orthogonal Designs  
Fit, Diagnose Model and Center Points  
Fractional Factorial Experiments  
Designs  
Confounding Effects  
Experimental Resolution  
Advanced Experiments  
Steepest Ascent Analysis  
Control Phase  
Lean Controls  
Control Methods for 5S  
Kanban (Pull Systems)  
PokaYoke (Mistake Proofing)  
Statistical Process Control (SPC)  
Data Collection for SPC  
IMR Chart  
XbarR Chart  
U Chart  
P Chart  
NP Chart  
XbarS Chart  
CumSum Chart  
EWMA Chart  
Control Methods  
Control Chart Anatomy  
Subgroups, Impact of Variation, Frequency of Sampling  
Center Line & Control Limit Calculations  
Six Sigma Control Plans  
Cost Benefit Analysis  
Elements of the Control Plan  
Elements of the Response Plan  
Monte Carlo Simulation  
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