Is Six Sigma Right for Your Company?
I have always argued that the Six Sigma Methodology can be used for almost anything—even choosing team members. However, denying your company or project team the proper training won’t help you really achieve the goals of Six Sigma.
First, a company or project leader must be committed to the methodology, explore what it can do, and be open to the costs of both training hours and certification costs. There are many quality management consultants that claim they can turn your business or projects around—but can they really?
While the innovator of Six Sigma, Motorola, no longer offers Six Sigma training or certification of any kind these days, there are other respectable organizations that do and most will offer discounts on company-wide or group training.
So, if you’re considering what will be the cost to develop Six Sigma training for your company, perhaps the better question is what will we lose if we don’t receive the proper training and obtain the various certifications?
Six Sigma experts promises the methodology will improve things like quality, happy customers, a happy work environment, lower to non-existent defects, and great product or project outcomes. With results like these, how can you miss?
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