Lean is a methodical approach to streamline processes, eliminate waste and deliver value to customers. Six Sigma is a method of identifying causes of process variation that inhibit consistent achievement of a measurable objective or specification. This helps define data-driven corrective action.
This opportunity benefits the employee by expanding their knowledge of best practices for process improvement and problem solving. However, the University also benefits by having more streamlined, consistent and cost-effective processes. Lean and Six Sigma methodologies together help reduce operating costs by improving productivity and maximizing “customer” experience.
Hands-on project focusing on process variation reduction and improving consistency.
Class Dates: Fall 2020 (TBA)
Deadline to register: TBA
Students will learn selected Lean tools and methodology and be able to apply best practices to processes and projects. The class will include eight hours of classroom instruction plus a hands-on project to be completed outside of the classroom. Students should come to the class with an idea for a process they would like to improve using Lean methodology.
*Supervisors must register their employees for this the course.
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Please note all nominations are made by department supervisors. If you are interested in becoming Lean or Six Sigma certified, speak to your department supervisor. For additional questions about the Lean Six Sigma program at Florida Poly please contact the Department of Human Resources.