3.50 CEUs REGISTRATION FEE: Member: $1,299 | Non-member: $1,695
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This seminar, the introductory course in Lean Six Sigma as applied to healthcare, will give you a thorough understanding of Lean Six Sigma and its focus on eliminating defects through fundamental process knowledge. Topics covered in addition to DMAIIC, lean, and Six Sigma philosophy, include basic statistics, value stream mapping, statistical process control, waste reduction, process capability, financial implications and root cause analysis. This online course is the equivalent of five days of classroom training.
Learn how to integrate principles of business, statistics, waste reduction, and engineering to achieve tangible results in the healthcare arena. Master the use of Lean Six Sigma to quantify the critical quality issues in your company. Once the issues have been quantified, lean and six sigma analysis, including statistics can be applied to provide probabilities of success and failure. Lean and Six Sigma methods increase productivity and enhance quality. As a Lean Six Sigma green belt, you will be equipped to support and champion Lean Six Sigma implementation in your organization. To earn the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate, you will be required to pass IIE's Online Lean Six Sigma green belt exam. The exam is included in the course fee.
Prior seminar participants have reported significant savings from implementing their projects in Green Belt and Black Belt courses.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
The On-Demand course is divided into nine units. Each unit will include from 30 minutes to 2 hours of recorded material (audio and video).
After completing the course materials you will have the option to take the online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam. The exam is included in the course fee. Participants who pass the exam (70% or higher) will receive the IIE Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate.
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Larry Aft, P.E., is IIE's continuing education director. Prior to joining IIE, he served for 31 years as a professor of industrial engineering technology at Southern Polytechnic State University. He has consulted for more than 165 organizations on productivity and quality-related activities. He has taught Six Sigma, work measurement, process analysis, statistical process control, problem-solving tools and data analysis courses, and he has helped countless organizations implement these methods. Aft has authored numerous articles and several books. His professional experience includes master black belt trainer, Six Sigma implementation, SPC implementation and expert witness and standards audits provider for labor disputes. He is a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the American Society for Quality.
Lynn Alters is the productivity coordinator for the WellStar Health System. She is responsible for all productivity monitoring and benchmarking activities for the five hospitals within WellStar. Alters holds BIET and MSQA degrees and has a Six Sigma green belt certification. She has more than 20 years of experience in industrial engineering and financial analysis, primarily in the healthcare industry. Alters’ experience includes performing process improvement studies, leading benchmarking teams, implementing productivity systems, and educating management and staff on using measurement tools to identify performance improvement opportunities and reduce expenses.
On Demand Viewing Tips
After you have registered for the course you will be e-mailed a receipt for your purchase. At the bottom of that receipt will be the link to the login page. Alternatively, you can reach the login page by clicking the "My Account" link at the top of the training website (www.iietrainingcenter.org). Login with your user name and password you setup during the registration process and you will see a list of the online courses you have purchased with their expiration dates. Click the "Select" link next to the course you wish to view. You will then be taken to a page with links to the Units. Simply click the "Launch" button next to the Unit you wish to view.
This course is available as a corporate training program and can be customized to meet your company’s needs. For more information, contact IIE Director of Continuing Education and Program Development Larry Aft, P.E., (770) 349-1130.
Class cancellation: IIE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date.