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Lean Six Sigma

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a set of powerful tools and techniques that will help you and your organisation improve efficiency, productivity and customer satisfaction. You will also able to enhance your career prospects, develop your practical problem-solving approaches and you will be recognised on our register of practitioners. Lean Six sigma has a proven track record in businesses of all sizes and in all sectors.

Benefits of using Lean Six Sigma:

  • Develops your practical problem solving approaches which you can apply in improvement projects and in your day to day role.
  • Enhances your career prospects, increases your self-esteem and value to your employer.
  • Affirms your commitment to quality.
  • Recognises performance excellence
  • Creates a common language and expectation of capability.
  • Provides many transferable skills.
  • You will be recognised on our register of practitioners.

Enter The BQF Academy Lean Six Sigma Award

The BQF Academy Lean Six Sigma Award recognises innovation and a measurable improvement from a project employing Lean, Lean Six Sigma or other performance improvement methodologies.

To find out more about this award and how to apply please visit the award webpage.

Training

Our Lean Six Sigma training is delivered by Catalyst Consulting. The courses have been updated using the latest best practice and customer feedback, and include case studies and examples from service and manufacturing organisations.

There are a range of Lean Six Sigma training programmes on offer which lead to certification at different levels and you will be able to choose from three types of training methods to suit you and your company.

Certification

Internationally recognised and respected, the BQF Lean Six Sigma certification schemes provide independent verification of competency in applying the Lean and Lean Six Sigma methodologies across the full range of expertise levels.


Certifications include:
BQF Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, BQF Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, BQF Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, BQF Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Lean Six Sigma Programmes

Open Training: The Open Training programmes are based in London, Birmingham and Edinburgh. The flexible training programmes run throughout the year on a rolling basis so you can pick and choose to take your modules at different locations to suit your diary.

Prices include comprehensive training materials, access to online learning resources and full BQF certification – plus all refreshments throughout the day including lunch.  Overnight accommodation is not included.  There is also a financial benefit to booking modules together as a programme package rather than separately.

Online Training: You will study the same content as our open classroom training at your own pace and time. Includes comprehensive online training resources and online exams plus expert tutor support from one of our MBB trainers.

In-house Training: We are able to provide training to be delivered inside your company or at a venue of your choice worldwide. Please contact us for more information.

Perfect for: Improvement project teams and team leaders.

You will:

  • Build the foundations of an Operational Excellence Culture.
  • Apply continuous improvement tools throughout your workplace.
  • Work with management to improve process performance.

Training prices:

Open Training – £784 including BQF certification (2 days training).

Online Training – £200 (£300 including BQF certification).

In-house Training – Please contact us for more information.

*Please note that the price is per delegate, excluding VAT.

Upcoming Open Training dates:

  • June 23-24 2020 (London)
  • December 2-3 2020 (London)

Certification achieved: BQF Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification.

Please contact us to find out more and to book your training.

Perfect for: Improvement project leaders.

You will:

  • Learn Lean Six Sigma’s problem-solving approach and core principles.
  • Learn how to understand, measure and manage processes.
  • Learn how to develop, implement and sustain improvements

Training prices:

Open Training – £1,650 including BQF certification (4 days training).

Online Training – £875 (£1,095 including BQF certification).

In-house Training – Please contact us for more information.

*Please note that the price is per delegate, excluding VAT.

Upcoming Open Training dates:

  • March 17-20 2020 (London)
  • May 12-15 2020 (Birmingham)
  • June 23-26 2020 (Edinburgh)

Certification achieved: BQF Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

Please contact us to find out more and to book your training.

We also offer the Advanced Green Belt, which consists of Green Belt plus two additional modules focused on statistical tools using Minitab software. If you are interested please contact us.

Perfect for: Those who want to become an improvement specialist and internal consultant. Black Belt continues from Green Belt with further modules covering expert level statistical tools and change management skills.

You will:

  • Tackle high profile, complicated business problems.
  • Lead significant improvement projects and coach Green Belt projects.
  • Become a process improvement expert and internal consultant.

Training prices:

Open Training – £4,920 including BQF certification (16 days training in total).

Online Training – £2,600 (£3,030 including BQF certification).

In-house Training – Please contact us for more information.

*Please note that the price is per delegate, excluding VAT.

Certification achieved: BQF Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.

Please contact us to find out more and to book your training.

Perfect for: Those who want to gain the British Quality Foundation’s ultimate level of certification in Lean Six Sigma. This training is designed to be tailored to your individual needs.

You will:

  • Be a go-to resource for solving the most challenging business problems.
  • Be an expert and role model in the use of process data and Lean Six Sigma best practice.
  • Support and influence business leaders in building a Continuous Improvement culture.

Certification achieved: BQF Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification.

Please contact us to find out more and tailor your training.

Lean Six Sigma Workshops

Want to understand more about Lean Six Sigma before committing to a training course?

Attend one of BQF’s Introduction to Lean Six Sigma workshops, which will introduce you to the key concepts and benefits of Lean Six Sigma, including a brief introduction to the importance of the ‘softer skills’ needed for successful projects and change.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the background, principles and fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma, learn about the roles and responsibilities of individuals and organisations in Lean Six Sigma projects, and understand some of the key issues involved in planning and implementing Lean Six Sigma in your organisation.

The workshop will include practical hands-on exercises to demonstrate some of the tools and techniques an opportunity to pose questions and get practical answers.

Upcoming dates

Thursday 23 April 2020
Thursday 9 July 2020
Thursday 24 September 2020
Thursday 26 November 2020