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Lean and Six Sigma methodologies

Lean and Six Sigma methodologies

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Lean and Six Sigma are process improvement methodologies that are used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes. Lean methodology focuses on eliminating waste and maximizing value, while Six Sigma focuses on reducing variation and improving quality.

Beginner competence definition

At the beginner level, individuals understand the basic concepts of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, such as the importance of eliminating waste and improving quality in business processes.

Intermediate competence definition

Intermediate-level individuals understand the different components of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, such as value stream mapping, process mapping, and statistical process control, and can apply these concepts to real-world situations. They have knowledge of basic Lean and Six Sigma tools and methodologies.

Advanced competence definition

Advanced individuals understand the strategic implications of different Lean and Six Sigma methodology decisions and are able to create and execute complex plans that support the overall goals and objectives of the organization. They can identify and implement advanced Lean and Six Sigma tools and methodologies, such as design for Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, and Six Sigma Black Belt certification.


Manufacturing process management


Project management and coordination

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