Design for Lean Six Sigma - Product - Minitab

Course Map

Total Estimated Hours:  44.1

SESSION 1: Introduction to DFSS 4.25 HOURS

  • Introduction to Design Excellence
  • What is Design Excellence?
  • Design Thinking
  • Closing the Gap
  • Better Aim Through Design
  • Improving Lifecycle Cost
  • DCDOV - The Design Roadmap
  • DCDOV and DMAIC
  • Design Leverage
  • Design Excellence Achievements
  • Project Selection Toolset
  • Project Charter Toolset
  • Project Tracking Toolset
  • Exercises and Skill Check

SESSION 2: Define 6.35 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Obtaining the Voice of The Customer
  • Market Segmentation
  • Understanding Customer Requirements
  • Listening to All the Voices
  • Where to Go For Customer Requirements
  • Conducting Surveys
  • Survey Considerations
  • Surveys - Sampling Frame
  • Structuring Survey Questions
  • Affinity Diagram Toolset
  • CTQC Tree Diagram Toolset
  • Operational Definition Toolset
  • Voice Of The Customer As Specifications
  • Progress Review - Define Phase
  • Exercises and Skill Check

SESSION 3: Concept 6.15 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • QFD Toolset
  • Metrics
  • The Core Principle of DFSS
  • Process Capability Toolset
  • Benchmarking
  • Beyond Customer Requirements
  • Brainstorming
  • Encouraging The Creative Process
  • Narrowing Down The List of Ideas
  • Pugh Concept Selection Toolset
  • Progress Review - Concept Phase
  • Exercises and Skill Check

SESSION 4: Design 6.15 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Design Development
  • Results By Design
  • Design Scorecard
  • Analyzing Designs
  • QFD: Building the 3rd House
  • Correlation and Regression Analysis
  • Multiple Regression Toolset
  • Error-proofing
  • FMEA Toolset
  • Product and Process Reliability
  • Basic Reliability Calculations
  • Transfer Function Toolset
  • Progress Review - Design Phase
  • Exercises and Skill Check

SESSION 5: Optimize 16 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Building a Process Model
  • From Process Diagram to Process Model
  • Predicting Process Performance With Simulation
  • Introduction to Discrete Event Simulation - Process Playground
  • Case Study: The Beginning
  • Case Study: Running The Model
  • Case Study: Interpreting Results
  • Optional Process Modeling Tutorials
  • Monte Carlo Toolset
  • Tolerance Design & Optimization Toolset
  • Optimization
  • Optimization with Response Surface Methods
  • Continuous Flow Optimization Toolset
  • Design For Lean - Supply Chain Dynamics
  • QFD: Building The 4th House
  • Progress Review - Optimize Phase
  • Exercises and Skill Check

SESSION 6: Verify 5.2 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Other Aspects of Verification
  • The Process Control Plan
  • Testing a Design
  • Achieving Reliability Through Testing
  • Robust Design and Taguchi Methods
  • Robustness Testing Practice
  • Piloting a Design
  • Launch
  • Evolutionary Operation Toolset
  • Ending a Project
  • Progress Review - Verify Phase
  • Exercises and Skill Check
  • Course Completion and Feedback
  • The Lean Six Sigma Journey