What is Six Sigma?
Six Sigma is a toolkit of methods to reduce waste in business processes. The Six Sigma methodology is a proven concept and has saved clients millions of dollars without capital investment. Six Sigma is a philosophy of doing business with a focus on eliminating defects through fundamental process knowledge. Six Sigma training helps your associates to generate business results.
In achieving certification through SAI Global's Black Belt training, these companies realized the following savings:
|High Tech Manufacturer ||250k |
|Service Back Order ||182k |
|Wire Manufacturer ||1.4M |
|Service HVAC Calls ||166k |
Do you need to:
- Reduce costs by 50% or more?
- Reduce waste?
- Promote a better understanding of customer requirements?
- Improve delivery and quality performance?
- Provide critical process inputs needed to respond to changing customer requirements?
- Develop robust products and processes?
The SAI Global Six Sigma training program enables you to achieve dramatic improvements in business performance through meeting precise customer requirements and eliminating defects from existing processes.
Six Sigma Defined
Six Sigma is a statistical term that equates to 3.4 defects per one million opportunities. Unfortunately, many organizations today operate at around three sigma, which translates into roughly 67,000 defects per million opportunities.
Benefits of Six Sigma Black Belt Training
Beginning with weekly quizzes and ending with a final examination, SAI Global's Six Sigma Black Belt training guides you through the project process from start to finish.
"For me, the Six Sigma philosophy brings together the best tools and techniques from the leading Quality consultants over the last 25 years. Six Sigma provides any size or type of organization with quality improvement and bottom-line results. Our active Six Sigma Black Belt candidates are projecting savings ranging from 50k to 4.2M, or an average of 360k per project."
--Joe Barckett, Six Sigma Master Black Belt & SAI Global Instructor, Coach, and Consultant
Lean for Measurable Performance Improvement
Lean is an approach to reduce waste and streamline operations. Lean is based on the concept of continually increasing the proportion of value added activity to a business through ongoing waste elimination. A Lean approach provides companies with the tools to survive the demand for higher quality, faster production time and lower prices in a global market.
A Lean initiative:
Offers an 80% defect reduction.
Dramatically reduces the waste chain.
Reduces inventory and floor space requirements.
Creates more robust production systems.
Develops key operational performance metrics.
Improves layouts for increased flexibility.
With a powerful foundation of Kaizen Breakthrough Methodology and Six Sigma tools, SAI Global can help you drive continuous business improvement across every part of your business. You will realize substantial new operational and cost efficiencies - from your product development process all the way to the customer. These improvements will also provide momentum for Lean culture change within your organization.