Lean Six Sigma Project Selection Process


Duration Two Days


Course Description:

Successful implementation of a Lean Six Sigma Program is significantly dependent upon effective allocation of resources and focus on the most impactful activities. Project Selection can make or break an improvement program.

This course guides management through the process to assure these objectives are accomplished. Generating high impact projects consists of performing a Project Selection Process (PSP) to identify the company’s areas of concern; those areas where significant business problems or opportunities exist. The Opportunity Analysis is performed through two primary approaches: 1) by identifying any and all opportunities perceived by the management team and 2) by identify specific problems which are preventing the accomplishment of specific goals and objectives of the organization.

Course and Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to understand the various elements involved in the Project Selection process. In addition you will learn how to:

Define Opportunities
Identify Problematic areas
Create Affinity Diagrams
Define a project
Develop Project Lists
Identify people associated with projects
Link to corporate strategies

Certification track:

There is no exam associated with this course




2 days


Students should have a basic understanding of Six Sigma and Project management concepts


14 PDUs

Target Audience:

Executives, Vice Presidents, Managers, Divisional Leaders and/or Process Owners.