Introduction to Six Sigma

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $225.00

Course Overview:

The Six Sigma introduction course will give students a flavor of some of the methodologies used in this popular quality tool. The student will receive an overview of the Six Sigma movement itself and some DMAIC, control, and causal methodologies.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: What is a Sigma and Why Six?

This lesson will give the learner a preliminary background history of Six Sigma, the reasons behind Six Sigma, and an overview of Six Sigma methodologies.

Lesson 2: DMAIC

This lesson focuses on the DMAIC methodology, providing the learner knowledge of the very foundation of Six Sigma.

Lesson 3: You are SO Controlling

Six Sigma practitioners never die they just go out of control. How do we know if your process is valid? Is it "in control" or "out of control?" In this lesson, you will find out why Six Sigma practitioners are control freaks.

Lesson 4: Symptom or Cause

Why? No, why really? To solve a problem, one must first understand its nature. In this lesson, you will learn some tools for zeroing in on the problem.

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.