Six Sigma is today’s most dynamic management approach for dramatically improving product and process quality – along with employee enthusiasm and involvement!
Six Sigma is a business process management methodology that seeks to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in business
The Six Sigma methodology uses statistical tools to identify the vital few factors, the factors that matter the most for improving the quality of processes and generating bottom-line results and consists of five phases – DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control)
Six Sigma professionals – Champions, Master Black Belts, Black Belts, Green Belts, and Yellow Belts are highly sought after in various industries locally and internationally as they demonstrate high proficiency in implementing this disciplined and focused methodology
Six Sigma professionals exist at every level – each with a different role to play.
At the project level, there are black belts, master black belts, green belts, yellow belts and white belts. These people conduct projects and implement improvements.
White Belt: Can work on local problem-solving teams that support overall projects, but may not be part of a Six Sigma project team. Understands basic Six Sigma concepts from an awareness perspective.
Yellow Belt: Participates as a project team member. Reviews process improvements that support the project.
Green Belt: Assists with data collection and analysis for Black Belt projects. Leads Green Belt projects or teams. Green Belts are the employees who take up Six Sigma implementation along with their other job responsibilities, operating under the guidance of Black Belts.
Black Belt: Leads problem-solving projects. Trains and coaches project teams. They devote 100% of their time to Six Sigma. They primarily focus on Six Sigma project execution
Master Black Belt: Trains and coaches Black Belts and Green Belts. Functions more at the Six Sigma program level by developing key metrics and the strategic direction. Acts as an organization’s Six Sigma technologist and internal consultant.
Every project needs organizational Six Sigma executives and champions set the direction for selecting and deploying projects. They ensure, at a high level, that projects succeed, add value and fit within the organizational plan.
Champions: Translate the company’s vision, mission, goals and metrics to create an organizational deployment plan and identify individual projects. Identify resources and remove roadblocks.
Executives: Provide overall alignment by establishing the strategic focus of the Six Sigma program within the context of the organization’s culture and vision.
Our Six Sigma courses are primarily geared towards certifications from the globally recognised American Society of Quality (ASQ) and the International Association for Six Sogma Certification (IASSC).