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Lean Six Sigma

The successful introduction of new digital solutions requires efficient operations and the effective use of data. Lean Six Sigma is an obvious platform for achieving this.

Lean Six Sigma is a powerful management tool that provides organisations with a systematic approach to enhance productivity, profitability and overall business performance. Virtually any key business process – operational, service, manufacturing, design, purchasing – where the Lean Six Sigma methodology is properly applied and sustained, could return high yield, bottom-line results.

For those organisations considering embarking on digital transformation, Lean Six Sigma can be used to build the foundations for sustainable change. In depth understanding of customers, simplification of processes and effective use of data are prerequisites for effective automation and the successful digitisation of operations, and these are key objectives of Lean Six Sigma.

What are the benefits of using Lean Six Sigma?

Organisations face rising costs, digital disruption and increasing competition every day. Lean Six Sigma supports an organisations’ operational excellence strategy and helps organisations combat these problems.

Lean Six Sigma allows you to combat these problems and grow your business in the following ways:

  • Understand your operations
  • Improve productivity
  • Reduce defects
  • Use data effectively to drive value
  • Develop your staff

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Lean and Six Sigma
  • Continuous Improvement as an Operational Excellence Strategy
  • DMAIC methodology (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control)
  • Building a robust business case
  • Importance of measurement
  • Fundamental Minitab training (green belt level)
  • Basic statistics and statistical analysis for problem-solving
  • Creative strategies for solution generation
  • How to sustain the change
  • Change Management strategies

Choosing us as your Lean Six Sigma training provider

We are a leading provider of Lean Six Sigma training in Scotland.  Our programmes are delivered by University of Strathclyde staff equipped with in-depth research knowledge and years of practical industrial experience in the field.

Our training is built on solid academic foundations of what makes a difference. Participants on our courses will be awarded a Certificate of Performance in Lean Six Sigma from the University of Strathclyde.

Who should attend

Our Lean Six Sigma training programmes are aimed at personnel - from business, manufacturing, service or transactional backgrounds - who are interested in engaging in continuous improvement activity.

Lean Six Sigma qualifications are suitable for anyone interested in business performance development. Some professions that would benefit include project engineers, process developers, business analysis and those who work in production. Lean Six Sigma training courses are particularly beneficial for managers, as they demonstrate a commitment to improving processes. 

We currently offer the following Lean Six Sigma training - please choose the course most appropriate to your needs or contact us for enquiries:

Yellow Belt

Duration: 2 days, 9am - 5pm (lunch and refreshments included)
Venue: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Date:

Industry Rate:

Student Rate:

20-21 Feb 2020

£700
£600 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 19 January 2020

£575
£525 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 16 February 2020

05-06 Nov 2020

£700
£600 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 04 October 2020

£575
£525 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 01 November 2020

This two-day classroom based course is designed for personnel from a manufacturing, service or transactional background who are being considered for involvement in the Six Sigma approach to improvement.

Read REVIEWS from previous participants of the course

Registration:

As a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, unfortunately all planned Lean Six Sigma courses have been cancelled.  The launch of course bookings for 2021 has also been delayed to allow additional time for the department to assess the future impact of the current building closure and Government restrictions.  Further information will be available here in due course.

Contact details:

To find out more contact us at dmem-cpd@strath.ac.uk

Green Belt

Duration: 5 days, exc. Saturday and Sunday, 9am - 5pm (lunch and refreshments included)

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Date:

Industry Rate:

Student Rate:

20-26 Feb 2020

£2250
£2150 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 19 January 2020

£1800
£1750 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 16 February 2020

05-11 Nov 2020

£2250
£2150 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 04 October 2020

£1800
£1750 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 01 November 2020


Read REVIEWS from previous participants of the course. 

This five-day classroom based course is designed for personnel from a manufacturing, service or transactional background with an understanding of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt areas of knowledge and will help to develop the critical skills required for successful project management.

Registration:

As a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, unfortunately all planned Lean Six Sigma courses have been cancelled.  The launch of course bookings for 2021 has also been delayed to allow additional time for the department to assess the future impact of the current building closure and Government restrictions.  Further information will be available here in due course.

Contact details:

To find out more contact us at dmem-cpd@strath.ac.uk

Green Belt (3 day follow-on)

Duration: 3 days, 9am - 5pm (lunch and refreshments included)
Venue: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

24-26 Feb 2020

£1550
£1450 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 19 January 2020

£1250
£1200 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 16 February 2020

09-11 Nov 2020

£1550
£1450 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 04 October 2020

£1250
£1200 Early bird rate: applies to bookings made before 01 November 2020

Further Information:This three-day classroom based course is designed for delegates who have already attended our Yellow Belt training programme and wish to progress to Green Belt level. The course will help develop the critical skills required for successful project management.

For further information please download the Green Belt flyer

Registration:

As a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, unfortunately all planned Lean Six Sigma courses have been cancelled.  The launch of course bookings for 2021 has also been delayed to allow additional time for the department to assess the future impact of the current building closure and Government restrictions.  Further information will be available here in due course.

Contact details:

To find out more contact us at dmem-cpd@strath.ac.uk