Design for Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Agenda

This two week curriculum follows the DMEDI methodology (Define, Measure, Explore, Develop, and Implement). The modules are packed with both product development and new process examples. Our unique format makes it easy to learn and easy to teach.

Introduction to Design for Lean Six Sigma

Overview of the Define Phase (Charter, MGPP, Risk Management, Communication Plan)

Measure Phase

  • Voice of the Customer
  • Quality Function Deployment
  • Target Costing
  • Scorecards
  • Intro to Minitab
  • Basic Statistics
  • Understanding Variation and Control Charts
  • Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Process Capability

Explore Phase

  • Concept Generation
  • TRIZ for New Product Design
  • Transactional TRIZ
  • Concept Selection – Pugh and AHP
  • Statistical Tolerance Design
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Texting Means, Medians, and Variances
  • Proportion and Chi-Square
  • Simple and Multiple Regression
  • Multi-Vari Analysis
  • Design FMEA

Develop Phase

  • Detailed Design
  • 2-Way ANOVA
  • Intro to Design of Experiments
  • Full-Factorial DOE
  • Fractional Factorial DOE
  • DOE Catapult Simulation
  • Key Lean Concepts
  • Lean Design
  • Design for Manufacture and Assembly
  • Intro to Reliability
  • Design of Experiments with Curvature
  • Conjoint Analysis
  • Mixture Designs
  • Robust Design
  • Helicopter RSM Simulation

Overview of the Implement Phase (Prototype and Pilot, Process Control, Implementation Planning)

DMEDI Capstone

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