Green/Black Belt Six Sigma

1 of 5Define

In Define, the Black and Green Belt responsibilities vary, depending on whether the Belt was part of project selection. If not, the Belt must work with the Champion to ensure:

Regardless of involvement in project selection, the Belt must also:

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Green/Black Belt Six Sigma

2 of 5Measure

Almost every Lean Six Sigma project involves the collection of data. Measurement fundamentals include:

Sequentially, the team must:

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Green/Black Belt Six Sigma

3 of 5Analyze

Analysis should begin with graphical tools and proceed to more sophisticated statistical techniques as required. Keep it as simple as possible. The typical sequence of tool use is as follows:

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Green/Black Belt Six Sigma

4 of 5Improve

The Improve phase is where Lean tools and methods predominate the project. Some of the tools frequently used include:

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Green/Black Belt Six Sigma

5 of 5Control

Failure to properly control the process after improvements are made will often result in the process returning to its prior state, effectively eliminating any benefit the project had generated.

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