Identify and collect Measures for your project - Collect meaningful data right the first time

This 60-minute short course on identifying and collecting measures for your project in Lean Six Sigma can help individuals or teams understand the critical steps in selecting meaningful metrics and data collection methods. Identifying and collecting the right measures is essential for effective process improvement. Includes 365 days access to: English narrated video, Workbook, Templates and One Point Lessons! This course is designed to provide practical guidance on identifying and collecting measures for Lean Six Sigma projects. It emphasizes the importance of aligning measures with project objectives, selecting appropriate data collection methods, and ensuring data quality to support effective process improvement efforts.

Riaan Du Plooy | Author Level 5

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What you will learn

  • Measures

  • Measure Selection Exercise

  • Key Concepts in Measures

  • Project Objectives and Goals

  • Data Quality and Accuracy

  • Key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Operational definitions

Course Content:

Introduction to Measures in Lean Six Sigma

Explanation of the importance of selecting appropriate measures for projects.
How measures support data-driven decision-making.

Key Concepts in Measures
Understanding key measurement-related terms and concepts:
Leading and lagging indicators

Key performance indicators (KPIs)
Operational definitions
How these concepts relate to project measures.

Project Objectives and Goals
Defining clear project objectives and goals.
Aligning measures with the project's objectives to ensure relevance.

Selecting Measures
Techniques for identifying the right measures for a Lean Six Sigma project.
The importance of alignment with customer needs and business goals.

Data Collection Methods
Overview of data collection methods and tools (e.g., surveys, observations, process monitoring).
Selecting appropriate data collection methods based on the chosen measures.

Hands-On Measure Selection Exercise
Participants work on selecting measures for sample Lean Six Sigma projects.
Group discussion and feedback on measure selection.

Developing Operational Definitions
The importance of clear and unambiguous definitions for selected measures.
Steps to create operational definitions.

Data Collection Plan
Creating a data collection plan that outlines the who, what, when, and how of data collection.
Ensuring data collection is feasible and sustainable.

Data Quality and Accuracy
Strategies for ensuring data quality, accuracy, and reliability.
Data validation and verification techniques.

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Author Level 5
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About Instructor

Riaan is a dynamic leader, coach, facilitator, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of hands-on experience driving business results. Riaan is highly skilled and has worked across diverse industries internationally. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Riaan started in the major breweries and bakeries in South Africa and was so dedicated to his work that he was often known to take his work home with him.


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