with Christina Scherrer, PhD and Gregory Wiles, PhD
This course is for you if you are looking to dive deeper into Six Sigma or strengthen and expand your knowledge of the basic components of green belt level of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes and performance. This course will take you deeper into the principles and tools associated with the "Analyze" phase of the DMAIC structure of Six Sigma.
It is highly recommended that you complete the "Yellow Belt Specialization" and the courses "Six Sigma and the Organization (Advanced)" and "Six Sigma Advanced Design and Measure Phase" before beginning this course.
In this course, your instructors will introduce you to, and have you apply, some of the tools and metrics that are critical components of Six Sigma. This course will provide you with the advanced knowledge of hypothesis testing and design of experiments as they are associated with Six Sigma and Lean.
Every module will include readings, videos, and quizzes to help make sure you understand the material and concepts that are studied.
Registration includes online access to course content, projects, and resources but does not include the companion text The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook (2nd edition). The companion text is NOT required to complete the assignments. However, the text is a recognized handbook used by professionals in the field. Also, it is a highly-recommended text for those wishing to move forward in Six Sigma and eventually gain certification from professional agencies such as American Society for Quality (ASQ).
HYPOTHESIS TESTING In this module, Dr. Greg Wiles will introduce you to the principle of hypothesis testing in six sigma, including the Z-test and the T-test. Dr. Bailey will also explain confidence intervals, paired comparison tests, ANOVA, and Chi-Square.
Design of Experiments (DOE) - Part 1 In this module, Dr. Christina Scherrer will begin the two-module journey through "design of experiments" (DOE).
Design of Experiments (DOE) - Part 2 In this module, Dr. Christina Scherrer will conclude the two-module journey through "design of experiments" (DOE).
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