BPU19010
Lean Six Sigma Foundations - November (BPU19010)


<p>This disciplined, evidence-based approach aims to transform business performance by improving quality, reducing costs and creating new opportunities. Companies equipped with Lean Six Sigma methodologies pursue excellence, consistency, customer responsiveness, speed and lower cost.</p> <p>The Foundations training program outlines the key principles and practices inherent in Lean Six Sigma. It is an ideal introduction for those new to this methodology, or for those keen to consolidate their training and knowledge in this area. Participants will have hands-on experience with simulated change and disaster, providing invaluable practice for managing the unexpected.</p> <p><h3>Program Objectives</h3></p> <ul> <li><p>Foundations of business improvement methodologies</p> </li> <li><p>History of business improvement and Six Sigma practices</p> </li> <li><p>Key principles underlying business improvement</p> </li> <li><p>Understanding variation</p> </li> <li><p>Contemporary Lean Six Sigma models for improvement projects</p> </li> <li><p>Improvement planning tools</p> </li> <li><p>Using an Improvement Plan and PDSA Cycle Plan</p> </li> <li><p>Application of learning in a simulation improvement project</p> </li> <li><p>Fundamental analysis tools and techniques</p> </li> <li><p>Critical analysis of teams' project work</p> </li> <li><p>Reflections on key learnings</p> </li> <li><p>Sponsoring and managing improvement projects</p> </li> <li><p>Unlocking potential applications.</p> </li> </ul> <p><h3>Who Will Benefit</h3></p> <p>This training program can be used as a foundational learning experience for all staff in an organisation. It may be particularly useful for those involved in improvement projects or improvement initiatives, including:</p> <ul> <li><p>Executives</p> </li> <li><p>Senior managers</p> </li> <li><p>Project managers</p> </li> <li><p>Improvement project facilitators or coaches</p> </li> <li><p>Members of business improvement project teams.</p> </li> </ul> <p>Participants in this program will be taking the first steps to developing a common framework, language, tools and processes that could be used across their organisation.</p> <p><h3>Course Outcomes</h3> This program is unique in its high level of interactivity and practical application. Intrinsic to participants' learning in this program is the use of a simulation activity, enabling participants to apply and test their newly-acquired knowledge in a risk-free test environment.</p> <p>By incorporating this practical hands-on improvement project, participants are able to learn how to deliver and manage organisational improvement in a fun and realistic way. Theory is important, but the real test lies in the ability to put this knowledge into practice.</p> <p><b>Participants will learn how to:</b></p> <ul> <li><p>Identify the key principles and concepts underpinning the Lean Six Sigma methodology</p> </li> <li><p>Recognise the roles and responsibilities necessary for effective Business Improvement projects</p> </li> <li><p>Understand the history of business improvement and contemporary Lean Six Sigma practices</p> </li> <li><p>Develop a working knowledge of the Lean Six Sigma Business Improvement Models</p> </li> <li><p>Develop skills in improvement planning, including the use of an Improvement Plan and a PDSA cycle plan</p> </li> <li><p>Harness and enhance fundamental analysis techniques.</p> </li> </ul> <p><h3>About the Presenter</h3> <b>Alan Skinner</b> is a lecturer in the Masters Course on Business Excellence at UTS in the School of Management. A trained Six Sigma Black Belt, Alan has over twenty year’s experience in organisational improvement projects.</p> <p><br><b>Daniel Ionita</b> is a trained Six Sigma Black Belt with significant experience in facilitating improvement projects, particularly in IT companies, such as Digital Equipment Corporation and Compaq.</p> <p><br><h3>Other Information</h3> <b>Qualification/ Pathway</b></p> <p>A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all participants. Participants have the option of building on their Lean Six Sigma skills by continuing onto Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Lean Six Sigma Foundations is the first step in a progressive program of Lean Six Sigma training. Participants must complete the prior program before progressing to the next, as follows:</p> <ul> <li><p>Lean Six Sigma Foundations (1 day program)</p> </li> <li><p>Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (5 day program)</p> </li> <li><p>Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (10 day program)</p> </li> <li><p>Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (execution of Project Impovement Plan) is only mandatory for those who wish to undertake Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification (execution of Project Improvement Plan).</p> </li> </ul> <p>This short course is not specifically linked to a UTS award course, i.e. no credit points will be awarded. This training course may contribute to your CPD (Continuing Professional Development) requirements.</p> <p><br><h3>Fees and Payment</h3></p> <ul> <li>$990 - GST FREE</li> </ul> <p><b>DISCOUNT OPTION</b></p> <ul><li>10% Discount for UTS Staff, Student and Alumni <p><li>15% Discount for 3 or more enrolments from the same company</ul> <p><b>PAYMENT OPTIONS:</b></p> <ul><li>Pay by <b>CREDIT CARD</b> – Please proceed to the 'BOOK NOW' button and follow the prompts <p><li>To be <b>INVOICED</b> - Please complete the <a href="https://www.uts.edu.au/sites/default/files/2019-07/Payment-Manual-Enrolment-on-Invoice-Request-UTS-2018-July.doc"> Manual Enrolment on Invoice Request Form </a> and email it to <a href="mailto:short.courses@uts.edu.au?subject=Invoice Request"> UTS:Short Courses</a><br> <p><ul><li>Invoice payment needs to be paid prior to attending the course</b> <p><li> If you wish to enrol into the course <b>7 days prior to course commencement</b> then payment will have to made by <b>CREDIT CARD </b>only. Invoice Payment is not available in this instance</ul></ul> <p><br><h3>Contact Information:</h3> For specific queries regarding course content, please contact <b>Business Practice, UTS Business School</b> on Tel: +61 (02) 9514 3504 or email <a href="mailto: business.practice@uts.edu.au ?subject=Lean Six Sigma Foundations enquiry "> business.practice@uts.edu.au </a></p> <p>For any enquiries regarding enrolment or payment, please contact <b>UTS Short Courses</b> on Tel: +61 (02) 9514 2912 or email <a href="mailto:short.courses@uts.edu.au?subject= Lean Six Sigma Foundations">short.courses@uts.edu.au</a> <p style="text-align:center;"><t style="color:red;"><b>Please remember to enter your "ORGANISATION NAME" and "JOB TITLE" when signing up for the course.</b></t></p>

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