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This course covers the concepts of Lean and Six Sigma for both manufacturing and service businesses. Participants are provided with an overview of Lean, Six Sigma and the DMAIC problem solving methodology, which includes statistical and non-statistical techniques used for continuous process improvement.
Friday, February 24, 2023, Room 104, Pinkerton (PNK) Building
This course covers the concepts of Lean and Six Sigma for both manufacturing and service businesses. Students are provided an overview of Lean, Six Sigma and the DMAIC problem solving methodology, including both statistical and non-statistical techniques used for continuous process improvement. Confers a UW Tacoma Green Belt certificate.
May 3, 2023 to June 14, 2023, Zoom + Canvas
In this instructor-led course, participants spend 90 hours in the classroom and 30 hours in the field applying the Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Students become grounded in the established Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge, gain experience to implement it in the workplace through a group project in the field, and the credentials to be a Lean Six Sigma leader within their organization. *** Students who completed their Green Belt with UW Tacoma after July 2020 can register without application. Students who completed their Green Belt or similar process improvement training elsewhere/prior to July 2020 need to complete an application here: https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/pdc/lean-six-sigma-black-belt-application-start
April 3, 2023 to July 26, 2023, Zoom + Canvas
Value Stream Mapping is a team-based process improvement technique used to evaluate and document current processes and design and generate a plan for a desired future state. This in-depth, hybrid course (8 hours of class meetings & 8 hours of independent online work) is designed for Lean Six Sigma coaches, managers and leaders seeking a more structured approach to transforming and improving processes in a wide range of businesses and organizations.
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