Operational excellence

Introduction to structured problem solving using Lean Sigma (Armed Forces Training Scheme)

Decide which path to take to improve your business.

6 hours

Members: £183.33 + VAT
Non-members: £183.33 + VAT

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Introduction to structured problem solving using Lean Sigma (Armed Forces Training Scheme)


£183.33 Plus vat
Non Members:
£183.33 Plus vat


Decide which path to take to improve your business.

Ideal for those with no exposure to Lean or Six Sigma. This course provides an overview of each philosophy with a practical element to make the subjects come alive.

Delivery format

This course will be delivered using interactive live virtual classroom technology.

Standard Learning Credits

If you wish to use your Standard Learning Credits (SLC), 80% of the cost (up to £175) could be claimed back through the SLC process, minimising the costs to you, who will only need to cover the remaining £45.

How to claim SLC

  1. Complete the MOD Form 1950 and follow the necessary steps to have it approved
  2. Book the course you wish to undertake
  3. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate that provides proof of training
  4. Claim 80% of the course fee up to a maximum of £175 per financial year

If you are planning to claim SLC, please contact your Education Centre for more information prior to paying for/starting these courses.

Who should attend?

Individuals and organisations looking to decide which path to take for business improvement.

How will I benefit?

  • Understand the benefits of using a structured approach to problem solving
  • Understand the origins and core concepts of Lean and Sigma
  • Explore how to deploy the core tools on a simple improvement project
Contributes 6 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Problem Solving methodologies
  • Origins of Lean and Sigma
  • Sigma Quality Levels
  • Unpicking DMAIC
  • The 8 Wastes
  • The key stages of an improvement project
  • Common pitfalls and mistakes

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Introduction to structured problem solving using Lean Sigma (Armed Forces Training Scheme).

  • The Lean Sigma Team

    A team of specialist consultants with experience of deploying Lean and Six Sigma principles across a broad range of industry sectors. Their wealth of knowledge has been amassed by directly managing improvement projects and helping others to gain benefit from the effective use of the right tools within their operating environment. The key to the Lean Sigma Team's success is their ability to simplify complex issues and guide and coach others to build confidence in applying Lean and Six Sigma in their own work environment.

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