Leading for Value
Problem Solving (RISE)
Application of Tools in Six Sigma
What is Six Sigma?
As defined by GE: 'A
project oriented, process-improvement approach, grounded in
the principles of measurement and facilitated by Black Belts.'
At its core is a heavy emphasis on statistical tools.
The ultimate goal of Six-Sigma is to improve processes to the point
where their natural 'common cause' variation will yield only 3.4
defects per million opportunities. This has been achieved by identifying factors (processes) in
business critical to the 'bottom-line' and running prioritised
projects through a single set process (DMAIC), facilitated
extremely highly trained individuals - typically high fliers in the
Produce significant bottom line results
Requires and gets top management support
Provides better products and services for
Develops and empowers employees
Works in all parts of the business
Sustains gains over time
Uses well-established tools
recognise that each organisation is different and therefore there is
a need to select, apply and adapt Six Sigma tools and ideas to fit
in order to make your organisation more responsive, efficient,
competitive, and profitable. We also believe that there is
often a need to support the Black Belts and Green Belts throughout
their projects, especially the first one. This is done through
availability on site and via e-mail or telephone.
deliver training to the level of Black Belt, Green Belt, Champion