Introduction to Sigma

Introduction to Sigma

This overview introduces delegates to the basic knowledge and ideas behind Lean Six Sigma, and explains why it has become a successful approach to organisation improvement.

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This programme is designed to give an understanding of what Lean Six Sigma is and the benefits that Lean Six Sigma brings to an organisation, and explains how to assess/measure the current status of the organisations operations prior to implementing Lean Sigma projects.


Delegates will learn to:
● Explain to others the benefits of Lean Six Sigma and its development.
● Define the potential benefits of introducing Lean Six Sigma.
● Describe the main methodologies and roles within Lean Six Sigma.
● Process performance.
● Assess the current status of the organisation prior to deployment of a Lean project.


The programme is 1 day duration and covers the components of a Lean Six Sigma programme, and how to assess an organisation prior to deployment of a Lean Sigma Project.

The course includes helping the delegates to prepare a business case, and delegates are encouraged to share experiences from within their own organisation.

Programme Includes:

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

  • Results that can be achieved through Lean Six Sigma
  • Process Performance
  • How to identify potential Lean Six Sigma projects

Lean Six Sigma in Detail

  • Basic concepts of Waste and Variability
  • Sigma Road Map
  • Overview of DMAIC

Assessing the organisations current status

  • Assessing the organisations current status
  • Developing individual and organisation plans

The programme is a mixture of training room teaching, individual and group activities.
During the course delegates will be encouraged to discuss the application of Lean Six Sigma within their own organisation.
Upon successful course completion delegates will receive a certificate of training competence.

Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
Growth Deals
European Union Regional Development Fund
Midlands Engine