Six Sigma Certification Training Course Outline

Module One: Getting Acquainted with Six Sigma Basics

  • Better Business and Better Performance: Defining Six Sigma
  • Linking Quality and Business
  • Examining the Principles and Language of Six Sigma
  • Organizing for Improvement

Module Two: DMAIC: Defining and Measuring

  • Identifying and Right-Sizing Projects
  • Launching a Project
  • Mapping to Identify Possible Factors
  • Diagramming to Identify Possible Factors
  • Describing Performance with Numbers

Module Three: DMAIC: Analyzing

  • Depicting and Analyzing Data through Charts and Graphs
  • Analyzing for Value
  • What’s Normal? Recognizing Normally-Shaped Variation
  • Assessing Capability: Comparing the Voices of the Customer and the Process
  • Gauging Gauges: Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Mining Data and Processes for Insight
  • Making Confident Decisions

Module Four: DMAIC: Improving and Controlling

  • Forecasting Future Performance
  • Designing, Conducting, and Analyzing Experiments (DOE)
  • Standardizing on Improvement
  • Maintaining Gains through Statistical Process Control

Module Five: Looking at the Six Sigma Technology Tool Landscape

  • Eyeing Process Characterization and Optimization Technologies
  • Tools for Performing Six Sigma Analysis
  • Managing Six Sigma

Module Six: The Part of Tens

  • Ten Top Do’s and Don’ts of Six Sigma
  • Ten Ways to Gain Synergies with Lean and Six Sigma