Define Phase Wrap Up and Action Items Define

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Define Phase Wrap Up and Action Items

Define Phase Wrap Up and Action Items

Define Phase Overview—The Goal The goal of the Define Phase is to: • Identify

Define Phase Overview—The Goal The goal of the Define Phase is to: • Identify a process to improve and develop a specific Six Sigma project. – Six Sigma Belts define critical processes, sub-processes and elaborate the decision points in those processes. • Define is the “contract” phase of the project. We are determining exactly what we intend to work on and estimating the impact to the business. • At the completion of the Define Phase you should have a description of the process defect that is creating waste for the business. 2

Define Action Items At this point you should all understand what is necessary to

Define Action Items At this point you should all understand what is necessary to complete these action items associated with Define. – Charter Benefits Analysis – Team Members – Process Map – high level – Primary Metric – Secondary Metric(s) – Lean Opportunities – Stakeholder Analysis – Project Plan Deliver the Goods! – Issues and Barriers 3

Six Sigma Behaviors • Being tenacious, courageous • Being rigorous, disciplined • Making data-based

Six Sigma Behaviors • Being tenacious, courageous • Being rigorous, disciplined • Making data-based decisions • Embracing change & continuous learning Walk the Walk! • Sharing best practices Each “player” in the Six Sigma process must be A ROLE MODEL for the Six Sigma culture. 4

Define Phase — The Roadblocks Look for the potential roadblocks and plan to address

Define Phase — The Roadblocks Look for the potential roadblocks and plan to address them before they become problems: – No historical data exists to support the project. – Team members do not have the time to collect data. – Data presented is the best guess by functional managers. – Data is communicated from poor systems. – The project is scoped too broadly. – The team creates the “ideal” Process Map rather than the “as is” Process Map. Clear the road – I’m comin’ through! 5

Champion/ Process Owner DMAIC Roadmap Identify Problem Area Define Determine Appropriate Project Focus Estimate

Champion/ Process Owner DMAIC Roadmap Identify Problem Area Define Determine Appropriate Project Focus Estimate COPQ Improve Analyze Measure Establish Team Assess Stability, Capability, and Measurement Systems Identify and Prioritize All X’s Prove/Disprove Impact X’s Have On Problem Identify, Prioritize, Select Solutions Control or Eliminate X ’s Causing Problems Control Implement Solutions to Control or Eliminate X ’s Causing Problems Implement Control Plan to Ensure Problem Doesn ’t Return Verify Financial Impact 6

Define Deployment Business Case Selected Notify Belts and Stakeholders Create High-Level Process Map Determine

Define Deployment Business Case Selected Notify Belts and Stakeholders Create High-Level Process Map Determine Appropriate Project Focus (Pareto, Project Desirability) Define & Charter Project (Problem Statement, Objective, Primary Metric, Secondary Metric) N Approved Project Focus Estimate COPQ Recommend Project Focus Y Create Team Charter Team Ready for Measure 7

Action Items Support List 8

Action Items Support List 8

Summary At this point, you should: • Have a clear understanding of the specific

Summary At this point, you should: • Have a clear understanding of the specific action items • Have started to develop a Project Plan to complete the action items • Have identified ways to deal with potential roadblocks • Be ready to apply the Six Sigma method within your business 9

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