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Lean Six Sigma YELLOW BELT Certification Workshop at GE Power and Water

April 17, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

| $385

Join us at GE Power and Water and become a certified Lean Six Sigma professional. Learn proven techniques and practical tools to reduce waste, increase profitability, improve quality, and drive overall business improvement.

 

REGISTRATION

$385 standard registration
*Registration includes a light breakfast, lunch, significant courseware and exam

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Registration URL: http://tinyurl.com/lss-ge-17apr

Guest Speakers

  JimVono Mr. Jim Vono
GM, Thermal Repairs Americas and
Distributed Power Services COE
General Electric

MChrisLydonr. Chris Lydon
Lean and Operations Leader
General Electric

Event Details

WHEN:
Friday, April 17th, 2015

8:00am to 5:00pm

WHERE:
GE Power and Water
4200 Wildwood Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

About This Event

Discover what World Class organizations such as Allied Signal, Bank of America, Dell, The Coca-Cola Company, Caterpillar, DuPont, General Electric, McKesson, Motorola and Toyota already know: Lean Six Sigma can significantly improve your bottom line and customer experience. Take the first step to becoming a certified Lean Six Sigma professional and learn how to drive better results in your business by attending this practical, tool-based workshop. This event will be hosted by GE Power and Water in Atlanta, GA. It will feature the valuable perspective of two members of the GE management team: Mr. Jim Vono and Mr. Chris Lydon.

Learning Objectives

This event is a one-day introductory course designed to give participants an overview of Lean Six Sigma principles and methodology. Participants will learn the key components of the DMAIC framework, a proven method to make better data-driven decisions and problem-solve more effectively.
Subject Matter Includes:

  • Lean Six Sigma philosophy, goals and objectives
  • Six Sigma structure and organization
  • DMAIC process & key tools for each stage
  • Lean overview: tools to eliminate waste and improve cycle time
  • Understanding data and variation

 

Participants will be given an end-of-course, open book examination. Each attendee that scores 80% or higher will receive a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification of Completion. All attendees should bring a notepad and a basic calculator.

About The Host

GE_logocircleGE Power & Water provides a broad array of power generation, energy delivery, and water process technologies to solve your challenges locally. We work in several areas of the energy industry, including renewable resources such as wind and solar, bio-gas and alternative fuels, and coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear energy.

We also develop advanced technologies to help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Power & Water’s six business units include Distributed Power, Nuclear Energy, Power Generation Products, Power Generation Services, Renewable Energy, and Water & Process Technologies. Headquartered in Schenectady, New York, Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business, with nearly $25 billion in revenue in 2013 and approximately 40,000 employees across more than 700 locations globally.

About the Facilitator

CJ2A3248 - Version 2Peter J. Sherman
Partner
Riverwood Associates

Mr. Sherman has over 20 years experience successfully designing, implementing and sustaining Lean Six Sigma enterprise deployment programs. He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional.
From 2010-14, Peter served as Director of Process Excellence for Cbeyond Communications, a publicly-traded, $500M revenue telecommunications provider, based in Atlanta, GA. Previously, Peter was a Master Black Belt with AT&T’s Product Development Group for 10 years.
Peter began his career in Japan as a visiting M.I.T. Scholar in 1986-87. There he worked with Dr. Edwards Deming, the noted American Quality expert, and learned Japanese quality practices including the Toyota Production System and Kaizen. Peter served as Lead Instructor at Emory University’s Six Sigma Program in Atlanta from 2008 -11. He also served on the iSixSigma Editorial Advisory Board from 2010—2011.
Peter has authored nearly 50 articles in Quality Progress, iSixSigma, Quality Digest, Quality Magazine, APICS Magazine, Manufacturing Matters, Inside Supply Management, Hospitals & Health Networks and Institute of Business Process Management.
Peter holds a B.S. in Building Construction from the University of Florida, a Master’s in Civil Engineering from M.I.T. and an MBA from Georgia State University. He is a member of APICS and Senior Member of the ASQ.

Details

Date:
April 17, 2015
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$385
Event Category:
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Website:
http://tinyurl.com/lss-ge-17apr

Organizer

Scott W. Luton
Phone:
678.296.5268
Email:
scott@riverwoodassociates.com
Website:
www.riverwoodassociates.com

Venue

GE Power and Water
4200 Wildwood Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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