Reducing Wait Times / Building Capacity in Health Care

Posted on Aug 13 in Training Workshops by

Healthcare is challenged with doing more with less and reducing patient wait times. How do you do that?

There is only one way–increase capacity. Okay, but how do you do that? Read More

Building Capacity

Posted on Aug 13 in Training Workshops by

Everyone is challenged with doing more with less. How do you do it?

There is only one way–increase capacity. Okay, but how do you do that? Read More

Systems Thinking for Leaders

Posted on Jul 17 in Deming, Experiemntal Design/Evolutionary Ops, Hoshin/Policy Deployment, Lean Six Sigma, OpX Thinking, Performance Measurement and Metrics, Quality Function Deployment, Training Workshops by

 

Problems cannot be solved with the same level of thinking that created them.

–Alberta Einstein

 

Almost all Lean, Lean Six Sigma, and related improvement initiatives fail because of a focus on tools and techniques without an understanding of thinking and theory behind them. That thinking is Systems Thinking. Read More

Lean Six Sigma for Leaders/Executives

Posted on Jul 17 in Lean Six Sigma, Training Workshops by

Lean Six Sigma for Leaders is designed to provide organizational leadership with an understanding of the theory and thinking behind Lean Six Sigma as well as provide an overview of the LSS improvement model/framework and some of the basic tools and techniques used. This is offered as a one day briefing or a two day workshop. Read More

Lean Methods Accelerator

Posted on Jul 17 in Lean, Training Workshops by

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Lean Enterprise tools and methods, which may be used to supplement a Six Sigma curriculum.

Lean topics include value stream mapping, continuous flow, takt time, kaizen, line balancing, quick changeover, pull systems, and 5-S, among others. Read More

Lean Six Sigma Champion Training

Posted on Jul 17 in Lean Six Sigma, Training Workshops by

The Champion course provides you with an overview of the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) process.

You will learn a group of basic problem-solving tools used for project selection and management and receive guidance on leading teams and leading change. Read More

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Training

Posted on Jul 17 in Lean Six Sigma, Training Workshops by

Lean Six Sigma training using the D-M-A-I-C methodology with integrated Lean tools and techniques. This course covers the complete Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge.

Lean enterprise topics include value stream mapping, continuous flow, line balancing, quick changeover, and others. Numerous case studies and examples focus on Service, Business Process, and Manufacturing applications. Green Belt is NOT a prerequisite. Read More

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training

Posted on Jul 17 in Lean Six Sigma, Training Workshops by

Lean Six Sigma training using the D-M-A-I-C methodology with integrated Lean tools and techniques. This course covers the complete Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.

Lean enterprise topics include value stream mapping, continuous flow, line balancing, quick changeover, and others. Numerous case studies and examples focus on Service, Business Process, and Manufacturing applications. Read More

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Blended-Learning Green Belt Certification Program

Posted on May 16 in Training Workshops by

Quality Council of Alberta Summer Learning Series

Earn your LSS Green Belt Certification from the Quality Council of Alberta (QCA) over the summer, using our blended learning program combining on-line and in-classroom instruction designed to fit your schedule. This is the same on-line program used by 50% of the Fortune 500 and including such organizations as the Mayo Clinic, Motorola, Rolls Royce, IBM and Nestle. In-classroom instruction and on-line support is provided through Converge Consulting Group Inc, the sole LSS provider approved by the QCA. Read More