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Lean Thinking: An Intro to Lean Six Sigma (Choose to Manage Development Series)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 10am to 12pm

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  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 10am to 12pm

Free Event

"Choose to Manage” is a management skills development series designed specifically for faculty and staff who are currently managers, and those aspiring to be managers.  Faculty and staff can enroll to attend courses covering a variety of important skills.  Courses cover topics such as communication skills, hiring best practices, conflict management, performance management, critical thinking, process improvement, finance & budgeting, and more.

Lean Thinking:  An Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

Lean Thinking: An Introduction to Lean Six Sigma provides a foundation for lean six sigma philosophy and approach to continuous process improvement. 

The course covers:

  • Definition of lean, six sigma and lean six sigma
  • The history of how lean emerged
  • How lean six sigma can benefit our organization
  • The elements that make up a process
  • The difference between value in a process and waste
  • The DMAIC model for lean six sigma process improvement
  • An overview of several concepts and tools for implementing lean six sigma principles


NOTE:  This training course is available to faculty and staff only. 

Each session covers the full agenda.  Therefore, attendees need only attend one session to participate in the program.

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