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Diploma in Six Sigma - Revised 2017

Quality Control
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Six Sigma is a set of manufacturing techniques introduced by engineer Bill Smith during his time working in Motorola during the early 80s. Its purpose is to minimize variability and defects in manufacturing and business processes. In this course, you will learn how these quality management methods can reduce pollution, process time, and costs, while increasing overall profits for your organization.
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    10-15 Hours
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The course teaches you how Six Sigma tools and techniques can increase the quality of manufacturing output. Six Sigma allows a business to identify and remove the causes of defects and variability. Here, you will learn how Six Sigma projects are carried out within an organization. You will be introduced to some of the most important concepts in Six Sigma such as using control charts, the design of experiments, and Taguchi methods.

The course will also guide you through the process of benchmarking, which is highly important for affecting where a company is ranked within the industry. Here, you will be taught the process of comparing the business’ processes and performance with the market leader’s best practices. You will also learn how Six Sigma processes can be a powerful tool in any business for not only pinpointing but also identifying solutions for supply chain problems.

This course will be highly beneficial for people who want to work within the manufacturing industry. By teaching you Six Sigma techniques, the course can help you improve the quality of your output and even increase your organization’s profits in the long run. With a systematic method for determining problems in the supply chain problems, you can help eliminate trial and error processes typical of inexperienced supervisors and managers. So, try this course today and give you résumé a boost.

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Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Describe the basics of Statistical Process Control. - Describe to use Design of Experiments to understand and optimize process settings. - Explain and apply the statistical techniques used in Six Sigma. - Outline the steps in planning Design of Experiments. - Describe the development of Taguchi Methods by Genichi Taguchi. - Describe typical Quality Engineering applications. - Define benchmarking and list its benefits. - List the steps of widely used benchmarking procedures. - Define what supply chain management is. - Describe how Six Sigma can be used in supply chain management. - Describe management's challenge of integrating Six Sigma processes into supply chain systems.

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