Duration : 10 days
The Programme Expectation From Six Sigma Initiatve?
Six Sigma is like that old Wella Balsam shampoo commercial:
‘She told two friends, and they told two friends,’ and so
on….As Black Belt project leaders multiply and train more
people, and those people get involved in projects, the
financial impact is exponential, in our view.” Writes Jennifer
Pokrzywinski, an analyst with Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter,
Discover & Co. (Report on Business Magazine, October 1997)
Six Sigma initiative has become a rage.
Every organization wants to implement Six
Sigma approach in anticipation of improving market penetration
and organizational speed at the same time reducing cost of
Six Sigma is being perceived to take people
to higher level of performance with fewer mistakes while
making it a strategic option for transforming an organization.
Six Sigma is a Program to be owned and led by leadership
orienting strategically towards market place and customer
Six Sigma is described as a methodology to
improve business processes and is supposed to provide metrics
that strives for near perfection.
Six Sigma embodies a disciplined,
data-driven analytical approach for reducing variation in any
process and thereby eliminating defects.
What Is Happenning
Projects remain open much longer than the
anticipated 3-6 months, some stuck in an early phase of Six
Sigma Life .
Black Belts are unable to get cooperation
(from functions and departments) in collecting data,
identifying root causes, etc.
Teams lose focus part of the way through
Successes with Projects in one department
or function are not reapplied in others.
Managers resist assigning high performers
to Black Belt jobs, keeping these performers for “real work”
Managers see 6 Sigma as competing with
other improvement initiatives, and are reluctant to
MBBs do not have adequate knowledge on
right applicable methodology.
Degree holder in any discipline with at least 6 months of
specialized training in quality management sciences from a
recognized institutions like ISI etc. and/or Certified black
belts from recognized certification bodies like ASQ, ISI,
Motorola university, Rath &Strong etc.
Each candidate should have at least 5 years
of experience in conducting/guiding improvement projects.