LSC Announces 500th Certification

Lean Sigma Corporation, a global online Lean Six Sigma training, certification, and courseware provider, accredited by the Council for Six Sigma Certification, announces their 500th certification. Over the last two years, Lean Sigma Corporation has positioned itself as a leading international provider of Yellow Belt, Green Belt, and Black Belt Lean Six Sigma certifications. Lean…

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Focus Brings Business Success

In the fast paced business world, companies find themselves always looking to get ahead of the pack. This desire to outperform competitors can lead to disorganization among priorities and resources. Business success in a market has less to do with the ability to outperform the completion, and more to do with being extremely focused on…

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How to Run a Pareto Chart in Minitab

Understanding & Performing Pareto Analysis Lesson & Exercises Only $4.95 A more complete lesson than you just reviewed with additional exercises, different data sets, screen cast videos showing how to use Minitab. This a downloadable .zip file containing .pdf files and .mtw data files. The lesson includes the “how to” case study on creating a…

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Project Prioritization within Your Organization

When businesses create their three to five year strategic vision, more often than not, a list of projects is created to achieve the planned goals. This list of projects then needs to be prioritized in order for project teams to have a plan of action. As the organization begins assigning projects to their teams, many…

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How to Run a 2-Sample T Test in Minitab

When working with data sets in six sigma projects, often there will be a need to compare two groups to each other. A 2-sample T test is a hypothesis test is a hypothesis test to study whether there is a statistically significant difference between the means of two populations. The 2-sample T test runs a…

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Goal Setting: Key to Project Success

The real purpose of project work is to effectively implement a change that improves an organization. To manage a project to success, the project should have a specific goal to reach. It almost seems elementary to discuss goal setting, but in reality, too many projects fail before they even get started because the goal is…

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Why Projects Fail

Businesses around the world experience projects that are not successful and often question where things went wrong. When leadership asks why projects fail, most of the answers come down to three major errors in the management of a project. The most crucial factors to a projects success are also where they are most likely to…

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Top Ten Six Sigma Tools

During your Six Sigma education journey, numerous tools are taught and provided to help you solve problems and identify solutions. The skills learned during your six sigma training will help you understand when and how to use each of these six sigma tools. While working through each DMAIC phase, there will be certain tools that…

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Why Six Sigma Works

Problem solving approaches are often discussed between members of management when a goal needs to be met. There is always a difference of opinion on how to take action to reach the goals, and the road to get there becomes more and more unclear. Because of the uncertainty of which approach to use, projects and…

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Getting Your Primary Metric Right

Before any six sigma project can get off the ground successfully, there is one critical metric that must be identified, the primary metric. In the DMAIC process, the define stage allows ample opportunity to clearly identify what the project will impact. This leads to the assignment of establishing your primary metric. The primary metric is…

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