Six Sigma White Belt Training & Certification
These are my webinar notes for the online training program for the Six Sigma White Belt offered by the Aveta Business Institute.
What is Six Sigma?
Quality management and statistic to achieve 3.4 defects per million.
History of Six Sigma
19th century: Gauss introduces the normal distribution
20th century: Walter Shewhart advocates for 3-sigma
1972: Japanese firm leads Motorola factory to 1/20 of previous error rate.
1987: Six Sigma launched by Motorola
1990s: GE adopts Six Sigma
Now: Six Sigma
Who Does What?
|Six Sigma Level||Intended For||Tools||Roles & Responsibilities|
|White Belt||Support Staff Not Directly Involved||Basic overview||Introductory awareness. Not fully recognized|
|Yellow Belt||Support Staff||PDCA (Plan Do Check Act)||Run smaller process improvements|
|Green Belt||Team Members||Problem solving DMAIC (Define Measure Analyze Improve and Control)||Run small Six Sigma projects|
|Black Belt||Project Leaders/Change Agents||Full understanding of DMAIC/DMADV||Project execution|
|Master Black Belt||Experienced Black Belts||Deep Six Sigma expertise||ID opportunities/ communication/ coaching|
|Champion||Senior/Mid-Exec||Know business and Six Sigma||Choosing/sponsor projects/create change management plans|
DMAIC: Existing Processes
DMADV: New Processes