Want to improve how things are done where you work?Published May 26th, 2021
Do you feel like you need to get through tasks faster, but can’t afford to compromise quality by rushing things?
Has the landscape of your business or your role changed a lot over the past year and you’re struggling to get a handle on the best way to run everything?
Does it seem like there is wasted effort, time, or resources within your role, your team, or your business, but you’re not sure of a solid way to cut out the waste?
If you’re nodding in answer to one (or all!) of these questions, you are not alone.
Whether within our workday, our team, our department, or our organisations as a whole, most of us can think of processes that don’t run as smoothly or efficiently as we would like.
This 3-minute article introduces you to our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, a 2-day course that:
- introduces you to new ways of thinking
- provides you with problem-solving techniques
- shows you how to strengthen and improve processes in your role
- teaches you how to identify and tackle areas of waste
In This Article
- what is “Lean Six Sigma” and how does it relate to me?
- who benefits from Lean Six Sigma?
- a quick solution for those who want a little process improvement
- more in-depth focus for those who want to make significant changes
- get advice on your next steps
What is “Lean Six Sigma” and how does it relate to me?
You’ve probably heard the following terms floating around LinkedIn, online articles, and possibly your own organisation:
- “getting Lean”
- “process improvement”
- “continuous improvement”
- “targeting waste”
- "Lean Thinking”
Lean and Six Sigma are two process improvement methodologies that, when used together, can be transformational for your work life.
While not everyone immediately identifies with “Lean Six Sigma” as being relevant to them, it’s an area that can be beneficial to all.
If you would like to improve how you do things in your role or your business, take a closer look at how Lean Six Sigma can help.
What is Lean Six Sigma?
If you haven’t heard of Lean Six Sigma before, head over to our “What is Lean Six Sigma?” article for a 3-minute introduction and your free PDF guide.
Who Benefits from Lean Six Sigma?
Lean Six Sigma is a hugely beneficial for project managers of every kind.
We find that a lot of project managers seek out Lean Six Sigma training as it’s a completely complimentary skillset.
Project managers are constantly in cycles of working to deadlines and budgets while carrying out tasks of varying styles and scale.
Optimising efficiency and minimising any waste or downtime (both skills that you’ll gain through learning about Lean Six Sigma) are game-changers for project managers.
Team Leaders, Supervisors, & Managers
If you’re in a management role of any kind, you’ll want to make sure that things in your team or department are running as smoothly as possible.
Completing a short, Lean Six Sigma introductory course like Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt can give you enough understanding to make real changes in how your area of responsibility functions.
Business Owners & Executive Leadership Teams
Lean Six Sigma is a powerful tool for transformational changes at an organisational level.
For those who run or own businesses, Lean Six Sigma can have a positive impact on not only the day-to-day running of your company, but on your strategy for growth and development.
Anyone with a busy workload or schedule
If the roles above don’t apply to you, but you feel like your workload is getting on top of you, Lean Six Sigma can still help you.
Take a look at our 2-day Yellow Belt Course (below) or talk to us about how you can improve processes in your daily work.