Master the power of Lean Six Sigma to discover the root causes of operational and organizational problems and the tools to implement real solutions.
Creating sustainable improvement in your organization’s operations, culture, and management protocols is challenging. The large majority of companies fail in doing so, leaving precious human capital and other scarce resources on the table. In our Lean Six Sigma-based Yellow-Belt continuous improvement course, learn a proven roadmap to attack stagnant strategic initiatives with dynamic improvement methods. Learning is centered around a highly interactive and entertaining business process simulation, which serves as the foundation for hands-on application of systematic continuous improvement methods and tools.
Whether you strive to enhance your own individual responsibilities or those of an entire organization, this course will equip you with tools that are easy to apply across a broad industry spectrum. You’ll receive an overview of Lean and Six Sigma principles, management systems, and improvement tools. Discover models for effective decision- making, capacity optimization, and understand how to eliminate waste and defects. Harness the power of the Deming model to enhance organizational performance.
This course will develop a deep understanding of how to implement strategic improvements and gain front-line engagement.
All courses include:
Who should attend
- Applicable across all industries and organizations
- Individuals who want a Lean Six Sigma introduction
- Individuals who want to learn the fundamentals of continuous improvement.
- Business administrators
- Design teams
- Project-management staff
- Operations-focused staff
- Anyone involved in complicated workflows
- Non-profit staff
What you will learn
- Yellow Belt LSS fundamentals
- Improve workflow and systems
- Maximize your human capital
- Facilitate pursuit of innovative ideas
- Understand how to promote ongoing organizational change
- Correctly identifying structural problems
- Common types of waste
- Tools to identify workload and workflow
- Implementation plans for high impact solutions
All attendees will receive a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate.
These are core questions for anyone who wants to work effectively. This Lean Six Sigma course will teach you to ask the right questions and implement the correct solutions.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Executive Education is also a Certified Association Executive approved provider. The program(s) linked below meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.
As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 26.0 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.
Note: Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.
Johns Hopkins University is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 26 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
Julie Cady-Reh, MS, MBA, Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Executive Education Faculty, Carey Business School
Julie Cady-Reh, MS, MBA, Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, has been in various staff and faculty roles within the Johns Hopkins University and Health System for 13 years. She has decades of experience across a multitude of industries including Healthcare, Manufacturing and Higher Education. Inside and outside of the classroom, Julie shares her passion by helping others, with strong focus on skill development in Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Enterprise Risk Management, Supply Chain Operations, Strategic Planning, and Continuous Improvement. She has also consulted a wide array of non-profit organizations within the local Baltimore City community and currently serves on the Board of Directors at the St. Paul’s Schools in Brooklandville, MD. Julie is a published academician, authoring papers designed to assist departmental leaders and clinicians with continuous improvement applications in the healthcare services delivery domain. Her innovation work in product development and manufacturing at Xerox Corporation is recognized through a U.S. Patent: Systems Using On-line Liquid Characterization Apparatus.