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Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt Certification
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- Master the Six Sigma methodology with main emphasis on DMAIC approach
- Understand how this methodology applies to day-to-day work
- Use tools and techniques to assist Black Belts in company Six Sigma projects
- Enhance technical problem solving skills by collecting and analyzing data
- Lead and execute process-level improvement projects
- DMAIC approach: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control
- Organizational drivers and metrics
- Root cause analysis and problem-solving methods
- Critical skills for serving on project teams
- Quantifying issues through statistical analysis to understand probabilities of success
- Managing an in-class case study or live project using DMAIC through completion
- Managers in any function seeking to improve their understanding of supply chains
- Middle and senior level managers in procurement, logistics, distribution, project management and operations who design and manage supply chains for their companies and clients
- Anyone involved in supply chain management decisions for a company or organization
Location:In-personCost:$1,950February 22, 2014 - April 5, 2014June 14, 2014 - July 26, 2014September 13, 2014 - October 25, 2014Total Length: 32 hours
This course runs 4 days every-other-Saturday for a total of 32 hours.
This second certification level develops critical skills required to serve on successful and collaborative project teams. Based on the industry standard “body of knowledge,” learn the roadmap known as Define, Measure, Analyze, Identify and Control (DMAIC) for a thorough understanding of Green Belt concepts. Successfully manage an in-class case study or live project of your choice using DMAIC to understand data analysis and collection skills that can be used to execute process-level improvement projects.
Who Should Attend
Nick Vyas is a professor at the Marshall School of Business at USC with a M.B.A. in Finance, Operations Management and a B.S. in Industrial and System Engineering from the California Poly Technic Institute. He is a nationally recognized expert in Lean Six Sigma application with practical and academic knowledge. His experience spans to working with numerous projects over many industries such as Retail, Health Care, Government Service, Manufacturing, and nonprofit organizations. Mr. Vyas, a visionary leader and senior business executive provides in-depth knowledge and a roadmap on how to penetrate and succeed in competitive global markets.
Using case studies, current business articles, interactions and a team project, the faculty will lead you to focus on the key knowledge and skills you need to understand business from an overall perspective. In-class and team projects will provide the opportunity for participants to apply new models to their own business units or organizations.
$1,950 per person includes tuition and course materials. There is a 10% discount for three or more registrants from the same company.
The USC Marshall School of Business, Office of Executive Education, does not offer any financial aid for its programs. However, you may be able to find external financial aid to help you with our courses. These two private loan programs are available for executive and continuing education programs. This is not an exhaustive list; The USC Marshall School of Business, Office of Executive Education, does not specifically endorse any financial aid program.
Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this web page. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course also requires a minimum number of registrants in order to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.