Lean and Six Sigma are process improvement approaches where Lean focuses on reducing waste and delivering value for the customer and Six Sigma focuses on reducing variation and eliminating defects.
Bywater offers a range of Lean and Lean Six Sigma training courses online and in person, in partnership with some of the world’s leading experts in these fields. Based on the international standard for Lean and Six Sigma, ISO 18404:2015, our courses will teach you how to think ‘lean’ and how to use specific methodologies, tools and techniques to improve customer satisfaction and to drive continual improvement within your organisation.
Lean and Six Sigma Course Listing
Lean Practitioner Training Course | 3 days
This three day Lean Practitioner training course is suitable for all, with no prior knowledge necessary. The course will cover key topics such as the 7 wastes, Value Stream Mapping and PDCA cycles - equipping delegates with the necessary skills to start their own Lean improvements.Next Course: 17 - 19 May 2021 in Coventry
Lean Leader Training Course | 2 days
This two day Lean Leader course directly follows on from the Lean Practitioner training course and when booked together as five consecutive days a £100 discount is available. The course will cover advanced Lean principles, Lean measuring tools, and skills for overcoming resistance to change.Next Course: 20 - 21 May 2021 in Coventry
Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is a technique used to visualise process flows in order to identify and eliminate nonvalue adding activities. This highly interactive one-day in house Value Stream Mapping training course is suitable for all and covers topics such as VSM basics, Seven Wastes, Push vs Pull systems, Takt Time, and creating Future State Maps.Next Course: 11 June 2021 Online
5S Training Course | 1 day
5S is part of the Lean toolset and is used to organise and improve productivity in the workplace. 5S gets its name from the five Japanese words that roughly translate to: Sort, Set, Shine, Standardise, SustainNext Course: 10 June 2021 Online
Kaizen and 5S Training Course | 1 day
Kaizen is about creating a culture of continuous improvement. The Japanese concept mixes improvement philosophy, culture and approaches, employing tools such as 5S, RCA and Poka-Yoke mistake proofing. This one-day training course introduces delegates to what Kaizen is and how a Kaizen culture can be implemented into an organisation with the use of a wide tool range, including 5S.
- Understand how Six Sigma could help to reduce operational costs and maximise customer value.
- Introduces delegates to DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control) and Root Cause Analysis
This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course is intended for people that would like to apply the Lean Six Sigma approach to their businesses. It will give delegates the basic skills and understanding necessary to successfully increase productivity and quality in the workplace.
This training course forms the first three days of our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Essentials) Training Course.Next Course: 21 - 23 June 2021 Online
This five day Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Essentials) Training Course introduces the latest Lean and Six Sigma approaches covering topics such as DMAIC methodology, Lean Six Sigma tools, Kanban, Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and Lean Six Sigma application.
The course incorporates the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt stage meaning no prior knowledge is necessary.Next Course: 21 - 25 June 2021 Online
This ten day Six Sigma Green Belt (Advanced) Training Course incorporates our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Essentials) Training Course and in addition, provides delegates with an advanced understanding of:
- The Six Sigma approach and toolkit
- Analysing statistical data
- Applying statistics to achieve results
- Managing stakeholders’ requirements
- Six Sigma implementation
It is suitable for individuals seeking ISO 18404 certification with the Royal Statistical Society under the sector scheme RSS18404.Next Course: 21 - 25 June 2021 Online
Six Sigma Black Belt Training Course | 20 days
This Six Sigma Black Belt training course incorporates the Green Belt stage and is intended for those that would like to become experts in six sigma, gaining the necessary skills to manage and implement Six Sigma improvement projects. Key areas covered include:
- DMAIC methodology
- Six Sigma Management Principles
- Six Sigma Implementation
- Six Sigma Certification for Businesses and Individuals
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