Project Management and LEAN Six-Sigma

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  • Course level: Certificate

Description

Learn how successful projects are organized and administered. This course introduces you to the concept of project life cycles, while giving you tools and techniques for structured project planning, how to manage change and risks, and how to manage stakeholder expectations.

The course also covers Lean Six Sigma as an improvement methodology designed to eliminate problems, remove waste and inefficiency, and improve working conditions to provide a better outcome.

Participants Will Be Able To:

  • Learn the fundamentals of project management
  • Grasp the concepts of Lean Six Sigma
  • Obtain a thorough understanding of the similarities in both the project management methodology and the Six Sigma Framework

Topics for this course

6 Lessons45h

Introduction to the Course?

This course focuses on both project management and the Lean Six Sigma methodologies. There is weekly reading from the course slides as noted in each weekly reading section as well as weekly assignments. If the assignment has both a Six Sigma and Project Management components please utilize separate headings for these assignments in the same word document. Grading Rubric: All Assignments - 10 points each - total of 150 points Final Exam - 100 points Total of 250 points
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Grading Rubric?

Grading Rubric: All Assignments - 10 points each - total of 150 points Final Exam - 100 points Total of 250 points

Week 1 Reading?

Week 1 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 1-30

Week 2 Reading?

Week 2 Project Slides

Week 3 Reading?

Week 3 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 31-52

Week 4 Reading?

Six Sigma Slides 53-67

Week 5 Reading?

Week 5 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 68-81

Week 6 Reading?

Week 6 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 82-110

Week 7 Reading?

Six Sigma Slides 111-122

Week 8 Reading?

Week 8 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 123-135

Week 9 Reading?

Week 9 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 136-146

Week 10 Reading?

Week 10 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 147-156

Week 11 Reading?

Week 11 Project Slides

Week 12 Reading?

Six Sigma Slides 157-180

Week 13 Reading?

Week 13 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 181-196

Week 14 Reading?

Week 14 Project Slides Six Sigma Slides 197- end

Week 15 Reading?

Week 15 Project Slides

About the instructors

Dr. Kelly Wibbenmeyer currently works at Mercy as a Director of IT Automation. She is actively working on Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Knowledge Management (KM) projects within her organization. She enjoys teaching and helping others with their educational journeys. I have two boys and have been married for 17 years. I have an introduction presentation to find out a little more about me that I've posted in the announcement tab, be sure to check it out. I have my Ph.D. in MIS from Northcentral University, my MBA in Project Management from Wright State University, and my BS in MIS from Wright State University. Both my MBA and BS degrees were taken in a mixed on ground/ online environment and my Ph.D. was completely attained online. I have taught project management for over 10 years at work and just started teaching it in the past few years for other universities. I thoroughly enjoy teaching online and on ground environments. I also have my Six Sigma Black Belt certification, I've been a certified project manager for over 14 years, and am an ITIL master as well.
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Material Includes

  • 12 project management weekly slides
  • 1 large Six Sigma Slide Deck (students will access this for the weekly material)

Requirements

  • No experience with projects is required, but would assist in understanding
  • Basic math skills and concepts are used in both project management and the Six Sigma framework
  • You will need MS word and a tool to create control charts (there are many online that are free)

Target Audience

  • People who are interested in learning more about project management
  • Anyone who wants to be a better analyst
  • People who are interested in how Six Sigma Works