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Walk the Walk: How to Relate Your Experience to Six Sigma

We gain experience every day by doing even the simplest things. Our experience defines us and enables us to understand the world around us. In Six Sigma, your experience is important because it often leads to the largest successes in project management, process improvement, and problem-solving. Ask yourself: Can you walk the walk? Is your experience […]

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Manufacturing or Service? Six Sigma Training Tips for Your Industry

What’s your industry? Whether you’re manufacturing or service, Six Sigma is highly relevant to both. In the manufacturing industry, for example, a buildup of waste and none-value-adding processes can hold a business back from success. In the service industry, too, inefficient methods and costly processes can be just as harmful. But how do you get from […]

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Gage R+R

Gage R+R for Dummies

Did you know that all data is prone to arbitrary variation? Did you also know that individual differences and uncertain measurements are the two main causes for variation? Gage R+R helps uncover the extent of variation in measurement systems and helps identify the primary source of the problem. It can also help you avoid costly […]

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Applying Six Sigma to the Tale of the Tortoise and the Hare

Do you remember one of Aesop’s Fables, “The Tortoise and the Hare”? Long ago, there was a hare that would make fun of the tortoise because he moved so slowly. Then the hare would brag about how he was the fastest around. So the tortoise finally got fed up and challenged the hare to a […]

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Six sigma training

Why Do Six Sigma Training Prices Vary So Much?

If you have ever searched for Six Sigma training courses, you have probably noticed that they can vary greatly in prices. From $100 to upwards of thousands, courses can vary, depending on who they are taught by, where they are offered, and their duration. However, is there more to the price tag of your typical […]

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six sigma project

Why is a Project Important for Six Sigma Certification?

It’s important to understand how project experience factors into your chances of successful accreditation, and your later Six Sigma career. Don’t forget, Six Sigma projects are essential features of a Six Sigma career. More importantly, it’s best that you become familiar with them. This article will ask and answer the question: Why exactly are projects […]

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Six sigma certification

What is Professional Certification?

Six Sigma are words on everybody’s lips in the business sector. It can eliminate waste, seek out defects that halt progress, improve process efficiency, and turn a company around. But what training does it entail? This is an important question to consider when pursuing Six Sigma training. Also are: What is professional certification in Six […]

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5 principles of lean manufacturing

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Key Principles of Lean Manufacturing

                                        This infographic illustrates the five key principles of Lean manufacturing. The concepts are broken down as follows: 1) Utilize the Voice of the Customer (VOC) tool to specify what is important to your customer. Use […]

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Green Belt Training Six Sigma

10 Things to Look for in World Class Green Belt Training

The ideal Six Sigma Green Belt training program should help participants hone their existing abilities. But what are the key things to look out for in Green Belt training? Which features represent world class training that can’t be beaten? Today’s guide offers a useful breakdown of the top 10 things to look for: Soft skills. […]

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Basics Explained: Lean Six Sigma Training

Six Sigma School: What Types of Six Sigma Training Exist?

Six Sigma is everywhere these days, and it pays to know as much about it as possible. You never know when you might need Six Sigma to improve your own organization’s processes. You might pursue six sigma training at some point in the future. How many types of training exist? And which training program is […]

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Green Belt Training Six Sigma

Why Should a Six Sigma Green Belt Training Program be Two Weeks?

You may have noticed in your research that a lot of Six Sigma Green Belt Training programs last two weeks. But what is the significance of this number? Is it because two weeks is just the right amount of time in which you can become acquainted with Six Sigma? Is it because it allows you […]

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Sneaky Tricks Six Sigma Providers Pull

Hidden Extras: Sneaky Tricks Providers Pull to Charge you More!

Hidden charges and unexpected losses can be pretty frustrating. Millions pay for services that they either don’t want or weren’t mentioned. Don’t let this happen to you. Stay vigilant, and providers’ sneaky tricks will be plain to see! In this handy guide, we break down the ways in which providers bloat your bill without you […]

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Six Sigma Plus - Customer-centric Approach

Six Sigma Plus – Customer-centric Approach!

Six Sigma plus is a customer-centered approach that results in exemplary performance by business centers, all over the world. With strategy, people and processes as its basis this approach helps in streamlining and organizing various business processes to achieve optimum profitability and customer satisfaction. Six Sigma plus is vital for any organization’s continuous improvement and […]

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TRIZ - Theory of Inventive Problem Solving

TRIZ – Theory of Inventive Problem Solving

If somebody thought that innovating was a piece of cake he was wrong. A lot of discussion has been focused on advice for organizations gearing up for change. An overwhelming number of discussions and newspaper articles force us to think how much time, effort and energy is being put into the issue of Innovation. A […]

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Six Sigma Handbook

Six Sigma Handbook: Apt Way To Know About The Inimitable Management Strategy

A successful management strategy will help a particular business establishment to flourish in the business arena and allows it to stay ahead of the competitors. The basic concept of a company is structured on the basis of certain core values. The core values take inspiration from the successful management strategies. There are several time tested […]

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Seeing the Full Kaleidoscope

Seeing the Full Kaleidoscope

For more than 40 years, experts in organizational behavior have increasingly advocated the use of an open systems theory for viewing organizations. While most managers are adept at recognizing all the actors inside and outside the structure of their organization, many fail to see the complexity in the interactions among these actors. This is not […]

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Six Sigma – Its Origin and Meaning

Six Sigma – Its Origin and Meaning

If you are on this page I assume you have heard about Six Sigma which is basically a methodology used to improve business. The main objective of Six Sigma is to implement a process, which systematically gets rid of inefficiency and defects. Basically, Six Sigma uses a set of quality management methods of doing the […]

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Six Sigma Accreditation isn't always Consistent

Six Sigma Q&A: Why Isn’t Six Sigma Accreditation Consistent?

You might have heard of Six Sigma. In fact, if you’re reading this then we’re certain you have. But have you heard about the inconsistency between accreditation programs? If not, then you’ve come to the right place. It can sometimes be difficult to know which system is best, and which ones aren’t worth your time. […]

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Rebranded Training Partners

Proxy Providers: How to Spot Rebranded Training Partners

  Are you familiar with proxy providers? You might also be familiar with rebranded Six Sigma training courses. This article explores the ways in which proxy providers work. Plus, how the symbiotic relationship they share with accredited Six Sigma organizations. Join us as we discover the answers to the following questions: What are proxy providers? […]

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