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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Workshop

DATE:  April 28-29, 2022

TIME:  8:30am – 12:30pm EDT

WHERE:  Online, Instructor-Led

FEE:   $500 per person
IBEX members receive a $100 discount — Promo Code: IBEX500

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Running at full capacity and still need to increase profits? Thinking about adding another shift, but don’t have the resources? When you can’t speed up the line or add headcount, you can still generate a better ROI with more efficient and effective processes.

Lean Six Sigma helps boat manufacturers streamline operations, reduce waste, and build capacity through a proven system and powerful process improvement tools.  The result is greater customer satisfaction and a better bottom line. IBEX is teaming up with Riverwood Associates, LLC, to help you take the first step toward Lean Six Sigma Certification. We’re offering an LSS Yellow Belt Certification workshop designed for boat and component manufacturers. You’ll learn fundamental continuous improvement tools and techniques to help you build better boats and improve your ROI.

About This Workshop

Lean Six Sigma is a powerful continuous improvement system that helps businesses streamline operations, reduce waste, and increase capacity.   The result is greater profitability and increased customer satisfaction. The LSS Yellow Belt Certification is the first step in a journey to build your problem-solving and analytical skills.  This 2-day (8:30am – 12:30pm EDT) online, instructor-led course combines key concepts, tools, and practical applications.

What You Will Learn

  • Lean Six Sigma Methodology
  • DMAIC Framework (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control)
  • 8 Wastes in Manufacturing
  • Value Add vs. Non-Value Add
  • Push vs. Pull flow
  • Problem Definition
  • Control Charts
  • SIPOC Value Stream (Suppliers-Inputs-Process-Outputs-Customers)
  • Process Mapping
  • Lean and Six Sigma Metrics
  • Root Cause Analysis Framework and Tools
  • Improvement techniques (Standard Work, Checklists, Poka-yoke, Visual Management, Kanban, 5S, Rapid Changeover)

Register Today: tinyurl.com/YB-APRIL2022
Promo Code: IBEX500 to receive a $100 discount

Your Instructor

Peter J. Sherman brings more than 25 years of experience leading continuous improvement programs in manufacturing, technology, and healthcare.  Peter is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, and ASCM Certified Supply Chain Professional.

From 2010-14, Peter served as Director of Process Excellence for Cbeyond Communications, a publicly-traded, $500M revenue telecommunications provider based in Atlanta, GA.  Previously, Peter was a Master Black Belt with AT&T for 10 years.

Peter began his career in Japan as a visiting M.I.T. Scholar in 1986-87. There he worked with Dr. Edwards Deming, the noted American Quality expert.  Peter learned first-hand Japanese quality practices including the Toyota Production System and Kaizen.  Later, he served as Lead Instructor of Emory University’s Six Sigma Program in Atlanta, GA.  Peter has authored 78 articles on Lean Six Sigma and quality.   He writes for ASCM Magazine’s Operational Excellence column.

Peter holds a B.S. in Building Construction from the University of Florida, an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Georgia State University.  Since 2014, Peter has served as Section Chair and Programs Chair of the ASQ Atlanta Section.  He is also a member of ASCM.

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Riverwood Associates help businesses drive productivity, reduce waste and improve quality. We bring more than 25 years of experience working with manufacturers, supply chain, service and hospitals. We offer a variety of public and private workshops including Lean Boot Camps, Lean Six Sigma Certification, Kaizen Events and Rapid Plant Assessments. Let us help you create your army of problem solvers.

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