Lean Six Sigma

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Dubai - UAE , 20240812 12 - Aug - 2024 5 - Day $4,950 Register
Online - Virtual , 20241106 06 - Nov - 2024 2 Hrs X 8 Sessions $2,100 Register
Dubai - UAE , 20241216 16 - Dec - 2024 5 - Day $4,950 Register


The concept of the lean organisation leading to its optimisation is a quantum leap in the advancement of efficiency. It all started from the 1991 book “The Machine That Changed The World” by Jim Womack, Daniel Jones and Daniel Roos, and suddenly every organisation wants to be a Toyota. Lean is the systematic elimination of waste. As the name implies, lean is focused on cutting “fat” from production activities. It has also been successfully applied to administrative and engineering activities as well. Lean results include the better utilization of resources which are in alignment with organisational vision and objectives, hence leading to better cost management and enhanced competitiveness.


The important features of Lean Six Sigma training course are:

  • Every organisation, not just manufacturing, can become Toyota-like efficiency
  • Breakthrough understanding of wastes and quality
  • Practical tools and techniques to be as lean as possible
  • Your mindset change on becoming “lean” will help you forever
  • Enhancing products as well as service quality improvement activities


Participants on the Lean Six Sigma training course will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts and implementation of Lean Organization
  • Have a working knowledge of Lean and Continuous Improvement
  • Enhance awareness of wastes reduction and to do something about it
  • Understand Cycle time/Takt time and Line balancing to reduce waste
  • Gain insights on SMED and how to reduce waste
  • Comprehend different flexible production approaches
  • Reduce time, cost, waste and quality problems


PROMISE Lean Six Sigma training course targets all levels of personnel and those who wish to improve their understanding and skills concerning the application of lean management


Lean Six Sigma practical and results-oriented program is based on adult learning concept. The facilitator will give plenty of input and then help participants to make sense of the themes through discussion and practice. It incorporates short inspiring demonstrations, case studies, role play and much practice to enhance learning. There will be ample time for Q&A, discussions with ‘return to work’ action planning. The course will reinforce key concepts within an inspiring and engaging learning environment.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training and measure the skill and ability of participants.


Module 1 - What is Lean and Lean Management?

  • Description:

    On day 1 the course will cover a thorough overview of lean concept and practical guide to its key dimensions through cases

  • KeyTopics:

    • Introduction to Lean
      • What is Lean Concept?
      • Technical and Cultural Aspects of Lean
      • The 3 key dimensions of Lean

Module 2 - Understanding Value Add and Waste

  • Description:

    On day 2 the course will cover in depth what kind of activities or jobs which add value and while others just simply add wastes, costs, and time unnecessarily into your organisation

  • KeyTopics:

    • Waste: Adding Value and Non-adding Value
      • Waste definition
      • Depth of waste
      • The 7 Wastes
      • What do you need to do?
      • Case Exercises: Ratio & Modular Production
      • Linking flexible production with wastes

Module 3 - Key Tool for Waste Reduction

  • Description:

    On day 3 the course will cover major concepts of Cycle time, Takt time, and line balancing techniques such as RPW and K&W approaches

  • KeyTopics:

    • Increasing Capacity without increasing labor cost: Line Balancing
      • The concept of Bottle Neck
      • Takt Time/Cycle Time
      • Techniques of Line Balancing & case exercise
      • Skills matrix: increasing worker and process efficiency

Module 4 - What is “Single Minute Exchange of Dies” or SMED and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

  • Description:

    On day 4 the course will cover SMED and TPM in details, including cases and practical workshop application looking at process changes and equipment efficiency

  • KeyTopics:

    • Quick Changeover and SMED
      • What is it?
      • A look at F1 case
      • Internal perspectives & External perspectives
      • How to reduce changeover time, start up and process end time


    • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and machine downtime
      • Preventive and Predictive maintenance
      • The concept of Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)
      • Equipment loss, Time loss & Quality loss
      • The relationship between TPM and Energy Efficiency

Module 5 - Six Sigma

  • Description:

    On day 5 the course will cover major quality enhancement tools, the 6 Sigma approach

  • KeyTopics:

    • Introduction to 3 different dimensions of 6 Sigma
      • philosophy
      • statistics
      • process
    • Methodologies of 6 Sigma Improvement Projects: DMAIC
      • Design & case
      • Measure & case
      • Analyze & case
      • Improve & case
      • Control & case

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