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Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)

Course ID DFSSASQ
Format Classroom

With this course you will see how Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is driving breakthrough objectives and recognize how projects can be aligned to your corporation’s strategies and metrics. DFSS is not a single road map, but an embodiment of a menu of possible strategies, tactics and tools based on proven strategies. Learn to lead a Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) team through the define-measure-analyze-design-verify (DMADV) phases to produce tollgate deliverables using the proper tools, such as quality function deployment (QFD), that help to further refine our understanding of customer needs.


Learn to lead or be a part of a Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) team through the define-measure-analyze-design-verify (DMADV) phases.  Learn to produce tollgate deliverables using the proper tools and calling on subject matter experts (SMEs) when required.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 3.2
  • Length: 32.5 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 3.2
  • Audience: Practitioner, Professional
  • Provider: ASQ - ILT
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • DFSS is not a single road map, but an embodiment of a menu of possible strategies, tactics and tools based on proven strategies. Learn to lead a Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) team through the define-measure-analyze-design-verify (DMADV) phases to produce tollgate deliverables using the proper tools, such as quality function deployment (QFD), that help to further refine our understanding of customer needs.
  • learn how projects could be identified as missed goals are uncovered
  • understand that over time the customer’s expectations will grow
  • learn how we can systematically tie processes and their output to the elements critical to the customers’ satisfaction
  • be introduced to tools, such as quality function deployment (QFD), that help us further refine our understanding of customer needs and how our processes meet their expectations examine potential ways to measure the success of DFSS

Prerequisites:

Practicing black belt proficiency at a minimum.

Who Should Attend:

Black Belts, Master Black Belt, corporate DFSS team leaders and members
Outline
  1. Introduction to DFSS
  2. Introduction to define phase
  3. Project initiation
  4. Project & team management tools
  5. Strategic planning
  6. Define tollgate checklist
  7. Define phase case studies
  8. Introduction to measure phase
  9. Voice of the customer
  10. Quality function deployment
  11. Design scorecard
  12. Measure phase tollgate checklist
  13. Measure phase case studies
  14. Introduction to analyze
  15. Function identification
  16. Concept generation
  17. TRIZ
  18. Concept selection and prototyping
  19. Design FMEA
  20. Analyze tollgate checklist
  21. Analyze phase case studies
  22. Introduction to design
  23. Identifying and managing system interfaces
  24. Transfer function
  25. Robust design
  26. Parameter design
  27. Tolerance design
  28. Design for reliability / design for X
  29. Process planning
  30. Design tollgate checklist
  31. Design phase case studies
  32. Introduction to verify
  33. Piloting
  34. Control plan
  35. Reliability testing
  36. Project closure
  37. Verify tollgate checklist
  38. Verify phase case studies
Details

Format

This course is an instructor-led, classroom-based environment, conducted five days (one week). The instruction is a blend of lecture, application, and individual and team-based exercises. Laptop computers will be used during the class.

Prerequisites

  • Black Belt proficiency is required.
  • Corporate teams should include at least one Black Belt
  • Minitab statistical software
  • PC laptop computers are required and must be provided by the participant with the following minimum requirements:
    • Operating system: 32-bit and 64-bit versions of XP, Vista, or Windows 7
    • Memory – 512 MB (minimum); 1 GB or higher (recommended)
    • Processor – Pentium 4 or equivalent
    • USB port
    • CDROM drive, 10X speed or higher
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 or higher (with all current service releases)
    • Microsoft Office 2000 or higher (with all current service releases)
    • Adobe® Reader - Version 5.0 or higher required for Meet Minitab
    • Administrator privileges to install ASQ course software at class (recommended)
Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Classroom

An instructor-led traditional classroom experience. Classroom-based instruction involves the highest level of instructor/student interaction. We offer classroom style training in two formats. See public and on-site.

No Offerings Scheduled English List: $3199 Member: $2899

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