Overview of Lean Six Sigma



This course covers the foundations and principles of Six Sigma and Lean. You'll learn the purpose and goals and how, when used together, they can enable a system of process control and process design that will transform your business. This course includes the key Lean tools that are used in the typical Six Sigma project, and how they can be integrated into ones business process improvement methodology called Lean Six Sigma.  

Who the course is for

Lean Six Sigma is a framework that is not limited to a particular industry. Any professional looking to learn how to improve organizational efficiency can apply this. Specific professionals who typically take this course include:

Quality Control supervisors/Engineers/ Managers

IT analysts

Project Managers

Enthusiasts of Lean Management

Six Sigma Professionals

Course Contents

Six Sigma and Lean: Foundations and Principles

Purpose and Goals of Six Sigma

Key Characteristics of Six Sigma

Evolution of Six Sigma

Six Sigma Methodology

Six Sigma Projects

The Value of Six Sigma to the Organization

Purpose and Value of Lean

Lean Concepts and Process Steps

Lean and the Concept of Value-added

Lean Tools: Just-in-time

Lean Tools: Poka-yoke

Lean Tools: Kanban

Lean Tools: Value Stream Mapping

Six Sigma and Lean: Differences and Similarities

Integrating Lean with Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma Deployment


The delegates are recommended to have the following prior knowledge before attending this course:

Completion of secondary education.

An understanding of organization processes and performance improvement

Recognize criteria you must take into consideration before integrating lean and six sigma

Recognize activities involved in lean deployment


At the end of the course participants will obtain a certificate issued by Bureau Veritas