Lean Six Sigma

1. Objective of the Training:

This program is ideal for Individuals or Companies aspiring to be Change Agents, Project Managers, Facilitators and Consultants in the journey of adopting Quality Management Systems, Continuous Improvements and Innovation. They will be trained on tools helpful in improving businesses and processes using DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control Phases) and Lean Manufacturing concepts.

2. The Training provides:

  • A strong foundation of Lean Six Sigma Methodology
  • A structured methodology which will change the way you solve business problems
  • Skills to be a successful Change Agent and Ambassadors
  • Knowledge of basic statistical tools which can be used in your current role
  • Easy to use Methods of selecting and monitoring Six Sigma projects
  • Develop readiness and expertise to lead Small and Medium-scale improvement projects

3. How does it benefit the Organization?

Organizations will benefit in the following ways by:

  • Developing a Culture of innovation
  • Encouraging data backed and logic based decision making culture
  • Improved customer services resulting from more robust and consistent process designs
  • Ongoing cost reduction resulting from continuous process improvements framework
  • End to End Process prospective and enhanced understanding of within and beyond team linkages
  • Enhanced resource management due to process Design and Implementation effectiveness

4. Our Training and Certification Methodology:

  • Interactive 4 day classroom training with examples and case studies from various industries
  • Group Exercises, Videos, Case Studies and Excerpts of Industry Best Practices
  • Change and Project Management Tips and Tricks, reading material, books and easy to use toolkit
  • Practice of Techniques to challenge status quo and improve process efficiency
  • Review and preliminary discussion on real projects undertaken by participants
  • Written exam (open book) with at least 70% passing marks (100 Questions, Exam Duration :90 minutes)

5. Other Lean Six Sigma Trainings from ProPM Academy

  • Executive Six Sigma Training Program – 1 day Course
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training (Customized for IT Professionals) – 2 day Course
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training (Customized for Retail & Supply Chain Industry) – 2 day Course


  • A degree (bachelor’s or global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience
  • Basic understanding of Quality Methodologies and Frameworks
  • Participant should have influence on her / his project and process
  • Participant should have atleast one current or potential improvement project idea

2.Who Should Attend the Training:

  • Quality Professionals involved in Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement and Quality Control
  • Project Leaders and Managers
  • Finance Production and Inventory and Vendor Management Professionals
  • Senior and Top Management from SME and Other Industries
  • Operations Heads / Manager
  • Profit and Cost Centre Heads / Managers
  • HR and Management Consultants

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training (4 Days)

Day 1 Contents: (Overview of Lean Six Sigma and Quality + Define Phase Introduction)

1.Basic Concepts:

1.1. Origin and History of Six sigma

1.2. Importance of Six Sigma – Philosophy, Key Business Drivers and Impact

1.3. Organizational Performance Scorecard and Metrics

1.4. Project Selection and Prioritization – A Practical Approach

1.5. Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) in the Organization


2.1. Lean Principles in the Organization

2.2. Lean Principles – Kaizen, Poka Yoke, 5S, Seven Wastes

2.3. Lean concepts and tools

2.4. Kaizen

2.5. 5S

3.Change Management

3.1. Team Exercise on Change Management Tools

3.2. Change Management – Identification, Implementation, Tools, Stakeholder Management

3.3. Theory of constraints

4.Define Phase:

4.1. CTQ , CTP Matrix, Quality Function Deployment (QFD)

4.2. Methods to collect customer feedback (e.g., surveys, focus groups, interviews, observation)

4.3. Translating customer requirements

Day 2 Contents: (Define Phase + Measure Phase)

4.4. SIPOC , Process Mapping , Functional Maps

4.5. Defects, Defective, DPMO, DPO, Rolled Throughput Yield (RTY); Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)

4.6. Project Management Basics

4.7. Project Charter – Prerequisites

4.8. Team dynamics and Performance

5.Measure Phase:

5.1. Y=F(X) Diagram

5.2. Data Types: Discrete and Continuous

5.3. Data Collection Plan

5.4. Sampling plan and techniques

5.5. Measurement System Characteristics: Tolerance; Precision; Accuracy; Linearity, Stability

5.6. Process Capability Indices like Cp, Cpk, Cpm, Zst, Zlt, Zshift, ppm (DPMO)

Day 3 Contents: (Analyze Phase and Improve Phase Introduction)
6. Analyze Phase:

6.1. Fish bone diagram : Cause and Effect analysis and diagram

6.2. Introduction to control charts – Continuous and Discrete Data

6.3. How to read SPC? Identification of errors : rules

6.4. Hypothesis Testing

6.5. Design and Process failure mode and effects analysis (DFMEA & PFMEA)

7.Improve Phase:

7.1. Idea Generation

7.2. Evaluating solutions and Cost benefit analysis

Day 4 Contents: (Improve and Control Phase)

7.3. Solution selection tools

7.4. Designing an Implementation Plan

7.5. DOE Overview

8. Control Phase:

8.1. Ensuring Error Proofing

8.2. Sustaining Improvement Results

8.3. Developing Standard Operating Procedures

8.4. Process and Change management

8.5. Project Closure Formalities

9. Project Closure:

9.1. Capturing Project Learning / Project Documentation

9.2. Lessons Learned – documenting repeatable and replicable do’s and don’ts from your project

9.3. Class Exercise : Summarize learning’s

9.4. Written Exam

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