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1 Lean Certification Program Blended Learning Program Cost: $5500 Course Description Lean Certification Program is a disciplined process improvement approach focused on reducing waste, increasing customer satisfaction, and reducing variability for improved profits among many other benefits. Lean Certification Program act as both statistical consultants and team leaders for the project. They work with a Champion to select the right project and they are accountable for the results. Their responsibilities include deploying effective control plans to ensure gains are sustained, and communicating results to leverage gains within and among organizations. They also help train other employees. The Lean Certification Program prepares you to receive your LSS Green/Black Belt Certification, become expert Lean Six Sigma practitioners, equips you to lead complex projects by blending the tools of Lean with the rigorous DMAIC problem-solving methodology and advanced statistical toolset. Blended Learning FLEXIBLE: Class sessions can be 100% online or augmented with live classroom instruction. FAST: Self-paced online learning and up to 50% less class time. EFFECTIVE: Interactive modules and project simulations accelerate and cement learning. ON-THE-JOB SUPPORT: Modules provide a quickaccess job aid, as needed, when project challenges arise. Certification At the Black Belt level, certification recognizes understanding and ability to apply Lean Six Sigma knowledge. Certification is earned from TQG Master Champions, Academic Partners, or Distribution Partners. Requirements A grade of 80% on e-learning modules A passing grade of 80% on a final exam Active participation in all class sessions Successful completion of Complete a project and successfully present the project to the Instructor and Master Black Belt. For More Information David Lewis or

2 Standard Course Outline (many blends/combinations are possible) e-learning MODULES PRE-CLASS Time Class Class Kick-Off Session 1 - Introduction Six Sigma Introduction Introduction to Lean Principles* Introduction to Lean Office and Service* Project Management Introduction Session 2 Defining the Project Voice of the Customer Managing the Project Kaizen Event* SIPOC Mapping the Process Intro. to the Theory of Constraints Session 3 Defining the Project Eight Wastes* Current State Value Stream Mapping* Future State Value Stream Mapping* Process-Based Costs What is Statistics? Session 4 Process Analysis Pareto Analysis Scatter Diagrams Measures of Central Tendency Measures of Dispersion 5S* Process Capability Assessments Failure Mode and Effects Analysis Visual Management* Error Proofing* ~4 hrs ~4. ~4.4 hrs ~4. Session 5 Baseline and Root Cause ~3.6 hrs ~ 4 hrs 5 hrs 6 hrs Session 6 - Making Inferences Probability Distributions: Discrete Random Variables Continuous Probability Distributions: Normal Curve Introduction to Inferential Statistics Confidence Interval for the Mean Hypothesis Tests for the Mean Session 7 - Statistical Testing Comparing Means Inferential Statistics: Self Assessment Hypothesis Testing for Nonparametric Data ANOVA Session 8 - Correlation and Regression Making Inferences about Proportions Making Inferences about Variances Simple Linear Regression Multiple Regression Session 9 - Designing Experiments Introduction to Design of Experiments Full Factorial Designs Fractional Factorial Designs Total Productive Maintenance Workplace Design and Layout* Changeover Reduction Standard Work* Flow and Pull Systems* Session 10 - Making Improvements Session 11 - Controlling the Process ~4.8 hrs ~4.5 hrs 4 hrs ~3.6 hrs ~2. ~2.6 hrs Selecting the Solution Control Charts Controlling the Process ~2 hrs 3 hr Totals: e-learning = ~40 hrs Class Time = 40 hrs (*) denotes Healthcare Only version is available Certification Exam Optional Introduction to Probability 4hrs Black Belt Test Prep: Modules days 7 hrs For More Information David Lewis or

3 Welcome to the Lean Hybrid Certification class offered by San Jacinto College Business & Professions department. We will begin with a 3-hr Pre-class on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6:30p.m. The pre-class will layout the class structure, expectations and the requirements of you before, during and after the class. It will also cover some six sigma basics. You will be getting your first assignment. The pre-class will cover: 1. Introduction to the course. A very basic overview of Lean Certification Program. 2.Access and use of the SJC E-learning portal. This course is a blended course meaning that it also includes a requirement to complete some e-learning modules that will cover various aspects of Six Sigma and introductory statistics. You enrolled in the on-line courses when you enrolled in the curriculum through San Jacinto College. The on-line courses need to be completed before each class session as described in the course agenda below. The on-line courses will take 40 hours for the Lean Certification Program to complete. You will take a portion of the courses prior to week 1 and a portion prior to week 2 & 3 for the Lean Certification Program. You may take them at your convenience. 3.Project identification and definition. In order to demonstrate mastery of the Lean Certification Program body of knowledge, we require the completion of an improvement project. You will complete your project by successful completion of Capstone Team Project. 4.Laptop computer It is not necessary for you to bring your own laptop computer with Microsoft Excel. You will be provided computers in classroom Minitab that provides six sigma and statistical tools. 5.Class Materials You will be provided the class presentation materials in 3-ring binder. Other materials and files will be available through the e-learning Portal. Class Schedule: Location: San Jacinto College Central Campus 8060 Spencer Hwy Pasadena, Texas If you have questions please contact: Course administration, enrollment: David Lewis Instructor, e-learning coordination, projects: Aaron Fowlks

4 Session or activity Dates, time Objectives, content Pre-class 09/29/14 6:30pm 7:30pm Introduction Course Requirements Selecting and Defining a Project Use of the e-learning Portal Session 1 Introduction 09/30 10/08 E-Learning 6hrs 10/09/14 6pm 9pm E-Learning Modules Introduction to Lean Principles Introduction to Lean Office and Service Session 2 Defining the Project 10/14/14 6pm 10pm Voice of the Customer Managing the Project Kaizen Event SIPOC Intro to the Theory of Constraints Session 3 Measuring the Process 10/15 10/20 E-Learning 6hrs 10/21/14 6pm 10pm E-Learning Modules Eight Wastes Current State Value Stream Mapping Future State Value Stream Mapping Process-Based Costs What is Statistics? Session 4 Process Analysis 10/23/14 6pm 10pm Pareto Analysis Scatter Diagrams Measures of Central Tendency Measures of Dispersion Process Capability Assessments Session 5 Baseline and Root Cause Session 6 Making Inferences 10/24 10/29 E-Learning 12hrs 10/30/14 6pm 9pm 11/04/14 6pm 9pm 11/05 11/09 E-Learning 16hrs 11/10/14 6pm 9pm 5S Failure Mode and Effects Analysis Visual Management Error Proofing Intro. To Design of Experiments (optional) Probability Distributions: Discrete Random Variables Continuous Probability Distributions: Normal Curve Introduction to Inferential Statistics Confidence Interval for the Mean Hypothesis Test for the Mean

5 Session or activity Dates, time Objectives, content Session 7 Statistical Testing 11/12/14 6pm 10pm Comparing Means Inferential Statistics: Self Assessment Hypothesis Testing for Nonparametric Data ANOVA Session 8 Correlation and Regression 11/17/14 6pm 9pm Making Inferences about Proportions Making Inferences about Variances Simple Linear Regression Multiple Regression Session 9 Designing Experiments 11/19/14 6pm 9pm Introduction to Design of Experiments Full Factorial Designs Fractional Factorial Designs Session 10 Making Improvements & Controlling the Process 12/01/14 6pm 9pm Total Productive Maintenance Workplace Design and Layout Changeover Reduction Standard Work Flow and Pull System Session 11 Making Improvements & Controlling the Process 12/03/14 6pm 9pm Selecting the Solution Control Charts Controlling the Process Session 12 Capstone Black Belt Monday - Thursday 6pm 10pm 12/08/14-12/11/14 12/12/14 12/31/14 /Presentation Online Certification Exam

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