Programme Overview

The programme provides thorough knowledge of Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools. A certified Black Belt exhibits team leadership, understands team dynamics and assigns his/her team members roles and responsibilities. They have a complete understanding of the DMAIC model in accordance with Six Sigma principles. Programme will be split into 5 sessions of 2 days each over a period of 5 months. Our approach combines class room training with project implementation & applications.

Course Objective

  • Understand the role of a Black belt as a key change agent in the organization
  • Developing leadership behavior for critical business issues and improving decision making
  • Understand linkage between business priorities and Six Sigma projects
  • Provide a comprehensive knowledge of Six Sigma Methodology and the DMAIC process
  • Use of Minitab to enhance analysis for process improvement projects

Who Should Participate?

Programme is intended for those who are:

  • Driving business excellence in their respective organisation.
  • Leading teams for product/service and process improvements.
  • Responsible for identifying projects for continuous improvement and cost reduction.

Participant is expected to have a Green Belt Certificate or hands on experience in using basic QC tools.

Why to attend this program?

  • Solve complex and chronic problem of the organization
  • Be a valuable asset for your organization
  • Groom high potential employees for leadership positions
  • Get payback through successful completion of the project

Why PGSTE?

  • A school of Excellence promoted by Punjab Government.
  • Training by practitioners with more than 20 years of experience in Six Sigma projects
  • A very meticulous project facilitation and a lifelong learning experience
  • Highly interactive and approachable faculty
  • Practical tips from the best trainers in application oriented statistics and use of Minitab.

Programme Faculty

Mr. Vijay Kapoor

Vijay Kapoor is B.E. & MBA, with over 34 years of experience in Process, Engineering and Automobile industry. Has been working as Consultant & Trainer for the last 10 years. His core area of specialisation is Industrial engineering, Quality management, Project management,  Manufacturing engineering and Product development.

A certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Mr Kapoor has mentored 250+ participants and guided over 100 Lean projects. He is on top-trainers panel of leading companies and has held training sessions on Lean Manufacturing, Quality Improvement Tools, Material Handling & Layouts, and Supply Chain Management. He is a Lean Manufacturing Consultant for MSME clusters.

Key Topics

6-Sigma overview
-Enterprise wide deployment & Strategy
-Organisational Process Management
-Team Management
-Six sigma DMAIC improvement model
Define phase
-Voice of Customer
-High level process mapping
-Critical to quality characteristics (CTQs)
-Developing project charter
Measure phase
-Detailed process map
-Data types & collection plan (Continuous & Discrete, Sampling)
-Measurement systems analysis (Continuous & Attribute)
-Basic statistics & process capability analysis (CP /CPK, PP/PPK, DPU, DPMO, Sigma Level)
-Use of Minitab
Analysis phase
-Identifying & validating source of variation (X’s)
-Cause & effect analysis
-FMEA
-Multi vari analysis
-Hypothesis testing (Null & Alternate, Types of Errors, P values, Sample Sizes)
-Relationship between variables (Regression, Logistic Regression)
-Tests of means, variances, and proportions (t-Tests, ANOVA, Chi-Square etc)
-Minitab applications
Improve phase
-Idea generation (Brainstorming, Creative Thinking)
-Design of experiments and analysis (Full & Fractional Factorial Designs)
-Taguchi method
-Mistake proofing
Control phase
-Statistical process control (IMR, Xbar-R, c, u, p, np Charts)
-Developing a Control Plan
-Types of Control Plans – Audits, Dashboards
-Process Audit Checklist
-Financial reviews & validation