Gestaltix Academy Catalogue

New Quest

LSS-Green Belt Certificate

  • Coaching By Stu

  • Community Support

  • 6 Levels

Learn how to ‘think process’ with best practice Lean-Six Sigma tools and methods!

Sign up for this Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt course here to learn and apply the Lean-Six Sigma (LSS) roadmap through Missions guided by 1:1 Coaching. Develop your skills and gain a qualification recognising your understanding of the principles of process improvement delivery: Customer, Data and Process.

This Course provides the training, knowledge and understanding to qualify as a Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt.

[The separate Project Certification Quest is available to recognise demonstrated skills through practical project application of the Lean-Six Sigma methodology.]

Course Objectives:

This course is designed for participants to develop knowledge and understanding of process improvement tools & methods so as to apply them in day-to-day work by:

  • Improved understanding of how to work with workplace facts and data
  • Recognising the forms of variation (Special cause & Common cause) and waste
  • Applying tools to analyse and optimise work processes; streamlining & simplifying workflows, shortening lead times and optimising Customer outcomes
  • Applying practical people change management techniques to develop and embed solutions within work teams.

Course Outcomes:

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Analyse a situation to define the problem
  • Structure & apply the Lean-Six Sigma tools to identify the root causes of the problem
  • Identify, plan & apply people change management techniques to gain team involvement & buy-in
  • Plan & implement solutions to address the root causes
  • Establish management controls to sustain the improved performance

Course Delivery:

Content: self-paced, bite-sized Missions are organised into 6 Levels to cover the tools and methods in the Define-Measure-Analyse-Improve-Control Lean-Six Sigma roadmap; the learning experience is delivered via concise narrated Video lessons supported by downloadable copies of the slides and materials. The Missions use a variety of interactive activities to provide you with the practical understanding of the tools and methods, including: Case Studies, Recap questionnaires, Self-reflection checklists, Interactive online templates & forms, and Data analysis exercises, all contained within the platform.

1:1 Coaching: Coach contact is scheduled via virtual meetings at key course milestones, and also available at any time at your fingertips: Post a question, share your challenges or schedule a virtual meeting at a convenient time, the Quest platform makes it easy!

Resources included:

  • 12 months access to the Quest platform Video lessons and interactive online project support tools
  • A perpetual SigmaXL® software license (Note: SigmaXL operates on the Microsoft Excel platform which is not supplied)
  • Copies of the Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt course slides & Tool and Summary Guides (pdf files)
  • Editable Tool Templates and preformatted Project Tollgate Presentation templates for each stage of the Lean-Six Sigma roadmap (PPTX files)
  • A diverse selection of real-life Project Tollgate Presentation examples showcasing the tools and methods.

Qualifications:

A Gestaltix Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate is awarded on successful completion of this Quest to recognise the knowledge and understanding of the Lean-Six Sigma methodology.

[The separate Project Certification Quest is available to recognise demonstrated skills through practical project application of the Lean-Six Sigma methodology.]

New Quest

LSS-Project Certification

  • Coaching By Stu

  • Community Support

  • 5 Levels

Building on the class room knowledge & concepts, this Quest provides the concrete practice and understanding of Lean-Six Sigma.”

Sign up for this course here to develop proven practices & skills in how to apply the Lean-Six Sigma DMAIC roadmap; use the tools and complete your project to achieve Lean-Six Sigma Project Certification!

This interactive, action-learning Quest steps you through Missions to apply your Lean-Six Sigma (LSS) training* and complete each of the Project Tollgate milestones, supported by 1:1 Coaching.

To be successful in this Course, participants need to be either concurrently undertaking or have previously completed Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt training.

Note: To complete this Quest you will require access to a data analysis package such as SigmaXL or Minitab. These are not provided with the Quest, Contact Us for a quote & to discuss the options.

Course Objectives:

  • Use the DMAIC Roadmap to provide the fastest pathway to progress the project
  • Use the right project tools to achieve the best business outcomes
  • Prepare effective presentations for Project Tollgate milestones
  • Support completion of a workplace project to meet LSS Certification requirements

1:1 Coaching:

To support your progress, contact is available at your fingertips: Post a question, share your progress or schedule a virtual meeting at a convenient time, the Quest platform makes it easy!

Resources:

The Quest licence provides one person 12 months access to the Lean-Six Sigma Project Certification Quest which includes: Problem & Goal Statements lookup, Lean-Six Sigma Project Metrics lookup, Business Benefits Checklist, Analyse Tools Roadmap, Solution Action Planning form, Project Closeout Checklist, preformatted Tollgate Presentation templates (PPTX files) with key Tool Templates, and many real-life examples of project tollgate presentations.

Qualifications:

Gestaltix Lean-Six Sigma Project Certification is awarded on successful completion of this Quest

* This Course provides a structure to complete a workplace project, to undertake this Quest it is assumed:

  • Your own arrangements have been made to provide a suitable workplace project to apply the tools & methods to
  • Your Lean-Six Sigma training is currently underway or it has been completed previously
  • Your own arrangements have been made for statistical software (SigmaXL, Minitab, etc.) to be available for the duration of this Quest. (Contact Us for information on purchase options & discounts)
New Quest

IDS-Problem Solving (Project)

  • Coaching By Stu

  • Community Support

  • 4 Levels

The Project Workflow for a Project Leader to follow the IDS Problem Solving roadmap, apply the tools and complete a workplace project!

Sign up for this course here to apply your IDS-Problem Solving training* and complete your A3 Report project supported by 1:1 Coaching.

This interactive, action-learning Quest steps through Missions to apply the IDS-Problem Solving training* to complete a workplace project using the A3 Report, and is available with or without 1:1 Coaching support.

Course Objectives:

  • Provide project planning to define appropriate goals and outcomes
  • Prepare for key project milestones following the A3 Report structure
  • Identify the most effective tools roadmap to solve the problem & progress the project
  • Follow the project workflow to deliver tangible results & outcomes from the project

1:1 Coaching:

Optional one-to-one support is available and literally at your fingertips: Post a question, share your challenges or schedule a virtual Coach meeting at a convenient time, the Quest platform makes it easy!

Resources:

The Quest licence provides one person 12 months access to the IDS-Problem Solving Project Quest which includes: Individual Tools templates (PPTX file), preformatted Project Report with A3 Report template (PPTX File), and real-life examples of project A3 Report summaries.

Qualifications:

A Gestaltix Lean-Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate is awarded on successful completion of this Quest

* This Course provides a structure to complete a workplace project, to undertake this Quest it is assumed:

  • Your own arrangements have been made to provide a suitable workplace project to apply the tools & methods to
  • Your IDS-Problem Solving training is currently underway or it has been completed previously
Coming Soon

Business Process Redesign

  • Coaching By Stu

  • Community Support

  • 4 Levels

"Most workplace processes contain greater than 80% of Waste. Learning how to eliminate this 'hidden factory' is the key to improving the experience for both staff and customers."

Sign up for this course here to gains skills in how to simplify and streamline work process flows by applying the practical tips & ‘how-to’ experience provided in the Course.

Course Objectives:

  • Structure & map the “As-Is” current state process flow
  • Identify process issues and prioritise the quick-wins
  • Determine underlying assumptions that characterise the process
  • Clarify change drivers that impact the suitability of the process flow
  • Map the “To-Be” future state process flow following Process Redesign Principles

1:1 Coaching: to support your progress, contact is available at your fingertips: Post a question, share your progress or schedule a virtual meeting at a convenient time, the Quest platform makes it easy!

Resources: Included as downloads – Process Mapping Guide- how-to steps & instructions, Process Redesign Principles- key guidelines and practices to apply, Real-life Process Streamlining Examples- showcasing application of process flow streamlining practices.

Qualifications: Participants receive a certificate recognising completion of the Gestaltix Process Streamlining course.

* This Course provides a structure for you to simplify & streamline a process flow, it is recommended to identify a work related process to provide first hand experience in applying the course materials.