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What is DMAIC
Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control
When do we use this methodology?
High level overview
The 2 hour Course Content: A high level overview
Introduction to DMAIC:
Definition and purpose of DMAIC in Six Sigma.
The role of DMAIC in process improvement and problem-solving.
Defining the problem statement and project scope.
Identifying stakeholders and setting project goals.
Creating a project charter.
Data collection and measurement techniques.
Developing a data collection plan.
Conducting baseline measurements to understand the current state.
Techniques for data analysis and visualization.
Identifying root causes of the problem.
Tools like Fishbone diagrams, Pareto charts, and hypothesis testing.
Generating and selecting solutions.
Piloting and implementing process improvements.
Monitoring for unintended consequences.
Setting up control charts and other monitoring mechanisms.
Developing standard work procedures.
Creating a sustainable control plan to maintain improvements over time.
Project Examples and Case Studies:
Real-world examples of DMAIC projects and their outcomes.
How DMAIC was applied to solve specific problems in different industries.
]Tools and Software:
Introduction to software and tools commonly used in DMAIC projects (e.g., Minitab, Excel).
Practical demonstrations or hands-on exercises using these tools.
Best Practices and Pitfalls:
Common mistakes to avoid during each phase of DMAIC.
Tips for successful project execution.
Teamwork and Communication:
The importance of teamwork in DMAIC projects.
Effective communication strategies within project teams.
Certification and Next Steps:
Information on obtaining Six Sigma certification.
Suggested next steps for further learning and application.
Riaan is a dynamic leader, coach, facilitator, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of hands-on experience driving business results. Riaan is highly skilled and has worked across diverse industries internationally. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Riaan started in the major breweries and bakeries in South Africa and was so dedicated to his work that he was often known to take his work home with him.