Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® slide presentation with speaker notes addressing each of the process improvement phases of DMAIC.

Lean Enterprise – iscom472 (3 credits)

This course provides an overview of lean manufacturing practices within a company and its supply chain. It addresses fundamental practices including flowcharting of business processes, collection and analysis of process performance data and the removal of those activities that are determined to be wasteful or non-essential.

 

The assignment:

DMAIC Problem Solving

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND SEND A SHAKE HAND IF AND ONLY IF YOU CAN PERFECTLY/PRECISELY DO THIS ACCORDING TO THE GIVEN INSTRUCTIONS. 

 

Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® slide presentation with speaker notes addressing each of the process improvement phases of DMAIC.  Identify a process you want to improve in your personal life or in your organization, or one you know that may benefit from improvement.   

Research each of the following phases:

  • Define
  • Measure
  • Analyze
  • Improve
  • Control

Describe two different tools/techniques, using one slide per each phase of DMAIC and two tools/techniques per each phase, 3 slides total each phase, to analyze a process you have chosen to improve.

Use 5 Whys and 5S as two of your 10 selected tools/techniques.  You may choose the other eight tools/techniques.For each phase, provide applied examples of process improvement within your workplace or an organization with which you are familiar and apply tools/techniques to each phase.

  • Define
    • Tool 1
    • Tool 2
  • Measure
    • Tool 1
    • Tool 2
  • Analyze
    • Tool 1
    • Tool 2
  • Improve
    • Tool 1
    • Tool 2
  • Control
    • Tool 1
    • Tool 2

Tools/Techniques are from the text / toolbox such as 5 Whys, 5S, Flow Charts, Pareto Charts, Control Charts, Scatter Diagrams, Brainstorming, etc.

Note: You need to show detail in the speaker section. This is worth 15 points (15% of your grade) so please give details of how the tools/techniques are used, and give examples.

Format your PowerPoint® presentation consistent with APA guidelines.The presentation will need to be 19 slides and include the following: title slide, introduction, content, conclusion and reference slide. Each phase must have one description slide plus two slides for each technique/tool chosen and must also provide examples and personal application on the slide with details in the speaker notes.

 

Use a minimum of 3 different references that are not from the same online text, library book or article.

 

 

Remember:

A prefrect PowerPoint Follows the 7 X 7 Rule, that is:

  • 7 words per sentence
  • 7 sentences per slide. 

All the bulky explanations and info you may use. belong to the Notes sections of the slide. Keep it in mind.

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