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Why Lean Six Sigma?

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Lean Six Sigma is one of the most successful Operational Excellence methodologies used by best-in-class organizations as a competitive strategy to be ahead of the game. It is a data-driven approach that has proven results to eliminate waste, drastically improve efficiency and quality and reduce costs by focusing on customers’ needs.

Learning Lean Six Sigma methodologies can benefit your future career goals. Being recognized as a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt demonstrates your commitment to developing problem-solving skills, continuous improvement mindsets and methodologies and project management techniques as well as to improving your organization’s success.

Course objectives

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  • Build a solid foundation of Lean Six Sigma (LSS)
  • Apply LSS methodology to solve real-life challenges in organizations
  • Define medium to complex problems with clarity and agreement
  • Recognize waste in all types of processes
  • Establish Current State by using process mapping and data analysis
  • Apply statistical analysis using Minitab statistical software to prove root causes
  • Implement effective solutions to continuous improvement project
  • Lead Change Management effectively to make your project stick

Course methodology

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  • Learn and Apply: a mix of theory, real-life examples from best-in-class organizations, hands-on practises, team presentations and business case studies
  • Team project presentation using DMAIC methodology to be submitted
  • Passing of a final exam

Certification requirements

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A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification will be recognized by Concordia University under the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science following the passing of a final exam, perfect attendance, class participation and team project presentation.

Who should attend the training?

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  • Business professionals and engineering students
  • Continuous Improvement leaders, project managers
  • Professionals interested in manufacturing, maintenance, quality assurance and quality control, logistics, procurement
  • Supervisors, managers and directors
  • Lean Six Sigma is not just applicable in manufacturing, but proven to be highly successful in the service industries such as airlines, healthcare, hospitals, government and shipping
  • Anyone that wishes to improve their problem-solving skills, learn about Continuous Improvement, deepen their knowledge with statistics using data analysis, project management, quality improvement and make a business contribution within organizations

Benefits of Concordia University classroom training

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  • Enjoy state-of-the-art classroom training offered by Concordia University
  • Training is taught by a certified Master Black Belt instructor with real-world knowledge from world-class organizations
  • Access to Minitab statistical software licenses
  • Daily meals and refreshments are offered
  • Lean Six Sigma handout materials available

About the trainer

Danielle Nguyen, Eng., Master Black Belt

Danielle Nguyen

Danielle Nguyen is a certified Master Black Belt and a General Manager who has gained best-in-class manufacturing plants experience at Pfizer Pharmaceutical, Coca-Cola, Kraft Heinz and GSK. She has a deep passion for Lean Six Sigma and Servant Leadership as well as helping the development and growth of others. Danielle is an experienced and international trainer who has delivered Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt trainings across the globe.

Danielle is highly effective in changing an organization’s culture by empowering people and behaviours through servant leadership skills. She has an outstanding track record in turning plants around, achieving ambitious financial results and increasing efficiencies. She has deployed Lean Six Sigma programs across sites while ensuring a safe environment, quality products and engaging people.

Danielle is an industrial engineer from Concordia University who takes pride in her alma mater and is a long-time returning guest lecturer at the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science. She also obtained a certification in Leadership Excellence from Harvard.

Paying it Forward

I am honoured and humbled to be paying it forward by sharing part of the profits from the Green Belt workshop. A scholarship to Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science will be given to help increase the success of women in STEM fields. I hope that this small act will empower many other young girls to pursue their dreams.

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