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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Healthcare - Birmingham, AL
5 Days | 3.5 CEUs

Overview:

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 Lean Six Sigma green belt exam. 

Prior seminar participants have reported significant savings from implementing their projects in Green Belt and Black Belt courses.

  • A financial services organization saw $128,000 in cost savings per quarter when they reduced transaction processing rework.
  • A drug store chain save $173 million by managing its inventory of prescription medications more effectively.
  • A regional hospital saved $300,000 annually by eliminating duplication of services.
  • A state agency reduced project cost over-runs by 28 percent.
  • A large urban hospital reduced length of stay and was able to postpone a proposed expansion thereby deferring over $7 million in capital expenditures.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Design and develop Lean Six Sigma healthcare projects
  • Determine process capability
  • Employ the DMAIIC process
  • Perform basic statistical analysis on process measurements
  • Prepare root cause and cause effect analysis
  • Support and champion Six Sigma implementation in your organization  

Course Content:

  • Lean Six Sigma – overview and the DMAIIC process
  • Team effectiveness - learn key team effectiveness and project management tools to ensure the success of your projects: building high-performing teams, team launch, facilitating meetings, communications/effective listening, RACI charts, managing conflict and project management
  • Gate reviews and the role of the Green Belt in a healthcare lean Six Sigma project
  • Voice of the customer and kano analysis – collecting customer information, customer-focused business strategy, converting VOC into CTQ, developing customer surveys, specifying and classifying customer requirements
  • Basic tools – brainstorming, cause and effect diagram, nominal group technique, affinity diagram, force-field analysis, pareto chart and multivoting 
  • Process mapping – SIPOC, value stream mapping, swim lane chart, process flow charts, top-down flow chart
  • Introduction to variation and basic statistics – normal distribution, measures of central tendency (mean, median, mode), measures of variation (variance, standard deviation, range) and histograms
  • The value of cycle time – relationship of cycle time, WIP, and throughput (Little’s law), cycle time in traditional vs. lean operations, define process cycle efficiency and how to measure cycle time
  • Control charts – special cause vs. common cause variation, types of control charts (average, range, moving range, individuals, P-charts), interpreting and applying control charts
  • Waste reduction
  • 5S 
  • Exam

CLASS CANCELLATION:

IIE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date

 

registration fee

Member: $1,995
Non-Member: $2,345

course schedule

No courses scheduled, contact Larry Aft for availability


 
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