ALL INDUSTRY SECTORS
For tomorrow's leaders to improve problem resolution skills with discipline, facts and data that will advance career and drive measurable value for organizations.
Leveraging the Known Six Hats of Project leadership
Defining vision, mission, values and strategy
Organizational structure and the Project Management Office
Elements of Great Leadership: Vision, Motivation, Integrity
I as a leader - traits for achieving project success
Effective project leadership practices
Going Beyond Average: Building a High Performance Team
Stages of team development
Recruiting and resourcing the team
Key team performance tools
Stakeholder Communication Strengthening Relationships
Paying attention to a vast web of diverse stakeholders
The cycle of stakeholder engagement
Portfolio Management, Project Governance and Project Success
Effectively managing a project portfolio intake, analysis scoring
Governance arrangements for effective project execution
Linkage with PMO
Organizational Change Management: Achieving Buy-in
Managing change execution
The PM as a Change Agent
Lean Six Sigma - Mapping and Value Stream
Leading strategies, tools methods and organizational disciplines that can enabled your company to drive high impact, measurable benefits.
Lean Six Sigma Improvement Strategy
History and culture of Lean and Six Sigma
Voice of the customer - defining value
Mapping the value stream
Developing strategies, tools, methods, and discipline needed to improve process, services and quality
Managing Change and Leading Successful Projects
Facilitate and manage the change associated with high-impact, continuous improvement projects and lead successful projects by leveraging proven project management skills
Developing actively and resource plans
Managing change in a continuous improvement culture
Stakeholder and Change Readiness Assessments
Leading successful Lean Six Sigma projects
Launch - Defining Goals (Building a Project Charter)
Phase 1 - Define. This 1st phase of the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC problem solving project methodology includes writing effective problem statements, identifying goals, and identification, selection, prioritization, scoping and successful launch of process improvement projects.
Define problem statements and project goals
Elements of a good project charter: Critical-to-Quality Tree, project metric, SIPOC, team selection, Financial Impact assessment, etc
Selecting, validating and prioritizing high-impact process improvement opportunities aligned with strategic business objectives
Statistics and Analysis - Includes statistical process control (SPC), as well as key analytical concepts and methods
How the powerful analytical tools compliment the a problem-solving "tool box"
statistical concepts and analysis theory, analytical methods for process management and statistical process control
Measurement Systems and Data Collection
Phase 2 - Measure. Explore the discipline surrounding data collection that leads to profound knowledge of process behavior - Process Mapping, data collection methods, sample size determination and sampling techniques.
Effective use of "Spaghetti Diagrams", process flow and value-stream mapping
Establishing process metrics, including initial capacity and process benchmarking
Measurement System Analysis
Process Data Analysis
Phase 3 - Analyze. Analysis and hypothesis testing to help identify root cause of variation in processes. Advanced analytical tools that will deeper understanding of process behavior, including the application of designed experiments.
Simple and Multiple Regression
Hypothesis testing and conclusions
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Design of Experiments
Phase 4 - Improve. Leveraging all of the knowledge gained from the measure and analyze phase of the project to drive improvement by implementing "Lean solutions" in combination with improved management of process variation and process redesign.
Advanced Design of Experiments
Improve / Control Techniques
Phase 5 - Control. Conduct final analysis and testing of the process improvements to ensure long-term sustainability of process improvements.
A variety of tools and concepts to aid optimization of process design, including Theory of Constraints
A deeper understanding of various techniques and application of Statistical Process Control
Hand-off to process owner
All information provided in good faith