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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt FALL 2018

Participants in the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course learn many of the same tools and methods covered in the Black Belt course. Instructors focus on the most important techniques and skills to enable Green Belts to solve basic problems and get sustainable project results. This course is recognized by our customers for its superior practicality. As with the Black Belt certification, a two instructor approach is used along with extensive simulations and case studies.

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The principles of lean and your lean initiative

The principles of lean and your lean initiative

Business for Breakfast at the Chamber, 8a-9:30
Munch, mingle, and learn something new. Implement the Lean initiative you know will improve your operations and help grow your business. Haven't gotten that far? No worries! Speaker, Conrad Soltero, will introduce you to the principles of Lean and then set you on the right track, ready to pursue your own successful Lean initiative.

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (4-week)

TMAC's Lean Six Sigma program provides a systematic approach to dramatically improve cost, quality, and delivery by combining the strengths of today's two most powerful business initiatives - Lean and Six Sigma - into one integrated program. Takes place over the course of 4 week-long sessions.

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Is Six Sigma Dead?

Is Six Sigma Dead?

This was the title to an article published in the October 2011 edition of Quality Progress. Since then, there have been other articles asking, “Is Six Sigma Worth it?” “...Is it a Fad?” “...Is it Still Relevant?” Over the past 10+ years, articles have been proclaiming the end is near for Six Sigma. But, before the eulogy starts, let's explore exactly what Six Sigma is. When I ask business leaders what Six Sigma means to them, the following are some of the...

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4 Reasons Why Kaizen Events Don’t Benefit Your Lean Efforts

A lean training simulation followed by value stream analysis which culminates in some kaizen events has been the traditional implementation model for lean. Industry Week reported in a recent survey that 98% of all companies that have attempted lean did not experience the expected benefits. Toyota has been hiding the reason for these failures in plain sight for over 60 years and only within the past few has part of the enigma been lifted.

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