Lean Sigma Corporation Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management Institute Charlotte, North Carolina, USA – March 28, 2016 Lean Sigma Corporation today announces that the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest project management member association, has named it as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective April 1, 2016 R.E.P.s are organizations that…

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Managing work for a project generally falls to the Project Manager or Project Lead. As a six sigma practitioner, there is a likely chance that you will be in that role at some point in your career. There are many ways to approach managing a project, including the widely used Project Management Book of Knowledge…

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When a project is initiated, its folly to assume that the project should run smoothly without any roadblocks. The reality is that nearly all projects experience some degree of course correction and often times have to overcome project roadblocks. These circumstances delay timelines, stress resources or alter intended outcomes, definitely not desirable! A few of…

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In business, it is universally difficult to successfully communicate change. Regardless of the size of the company, when leadership makes the decision to change direction, change its focus, or change its process, employees feel the brunt of the change. This can create resistance among employees, potentially manifesting into larger nonacceptance of the organization’s decisions later…

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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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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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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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Process definition and understanding the operational procedures of your business is imperative to success. While many executives see process definition as an exercise in futility, those who work in or on the process on a daily basis see first hand how a poorly defined, inconsistent and inefficient process can wreak havoc on productivity and quality. Moreover, those…

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It’s important for you to understand how your newly selected project team will behave and “gel” over time. Knowing what to expect will help you be a better project team leader. All new teams go through stages of development (some faster or slower than others). When a team forms, they experience four stages of development.…

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Six Sigma project team selection is the cornerstone of a successful Six Sigma project. Teams should be comprised of people who have the right expertise to add value to the project as well as those who share the complimentary skills needed to create a diverse team of experts. Successful teams will also be made up…

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