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What is Lean Six Sigma?
Lean Six Sigma can be characterized as three performance elements: Project management, Team management, and Information management. Lean Six Sigma blends the DMAIC methodology of Six Sigma with the principles of Lean Manufacturing to provide a comprehensive approach to performance improvement.

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What does a Lean Six Sigma practitioner do?

  • Reduce waste and defects by applying Lean and Six Sigma principles.
  • Demonstrate analytical problem solving abilities for improving business processes.
  • Utilize contemporary statistical concepts to make data-driven decisions.
  • Carry out project and team management concepts with business improvement opportunities.
  • Demonstrate the fundamental knowledge and skill expected for obtaining Green Belt certification.
  • Formulate project selection criteria to focus Six Sigma initiatives on projects that will have the greatest chance of success.
  • Apply the DMAIC improvement process to solve business problems.
  • Employ Six Sigma data-driven approaches to solve problems at their root cause and prevent their recurrence.


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