Six Sigma is a
customer-driven approach that provides an overall framework of quality
improvement. The methodology follows a disciplined problem solving
The goal of a Six Sigma program is to improve customer
satisfaction through reduction and elimination of nonconformities. It
is achieved, not through increased inspection activities which only add
cost, but through breakthrough process improvement and the reduction in
The results are increased customer satisfaction, product and service reliability, and improved company financial performance.
AQE training has been benchmarked against many other providers
of Six Sigma training and is closest to GE and the Air Academy Assoc. Numerous worksheets and activities are used in our executive and manager
training such as the deployment checklist, flowchart and strategies worksheets
to ensure successful planning and deployment of Six Sigma.
To ensure a solid connection between
projects and the goals of the business, we have developed a Business Unit
Scorecard and a Project Assessment Matrix. These are used in the executive and
middle management training to ensure payback from the initiative.
and methods taught in this training apply to manufacturing companies
and service organizations equally. We have training designed, fully
tested and delivered for all levels of an organization, from executives to
hourly workers. Since 2001, we have trained hundreds
of persons in Six Sigma. Check our references! Our instructors are all
industry practitioners and the best in their field.
Training programs available in Six Sigma:
- Executive Level One Day
- Management Level Two Days
- Champion Training Six Days
- Black Belt Training Nineteen Days
- Green Belt Training Eight Days
- Operations Level available from Two hours to Two Days as needed
The results of Six Sigma can be outstanding if properly supported by management. The project completed by one of the participants in our Six Sigma Black Belt program saved $226,000 for the year and reduced their manufacturing order cycle time from 18.5 days to 4.5 days, with a cost avoidance of $456,000. Another of our trained Black Belts had annual savings of $4.6 M at the HMO where she worked.