Operational excellence

Root cause analysis (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme)

Learn how to clearly define a problem before identifying the real issues behind the presented symptoms.

6 hours

Members: £300 + VAT
Non-members: £330 + VAT

Course Location & Date
Root cause analysis (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme)

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Members:
£300.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£330.00 Plus vat

Summary

Learn how to clearly define a problem before identifying the real issues behind the presented symptoms.

This course looks at how we know if we are solving the right problem, how do we know if we have made the right change to fix it, and what do we do if we are just stuck for ideas on what to do?

We recommend that you attend Introduction to Structured Problem Solving using Lean Sigma before attending this course

Delivery format

This course will be delivered using interactive live virtual classroom technology. For alternative formats and dates, visit: imeche.org/covidrecoveryprogramme

Extra funding Sheffield City Region businesses

Fins out more at imeche.org/ssbtrainingsupport.

Who should attend?

Anyone who needs to lead root cause analysis to support improvement projects.

How will I benefit?

    • Understand how to define problems accurately
    • Explore how to identify the key issues with a more strategic outlook
    • Understand how to separate issues and symptoms
    • Understand how to use a variety of root cause analysis tools to support improvement activities
    • Understand different ways of generating potential solutions
Contributes 6 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Understanding the real issues
  • Voice of the customer
  • Critical to quality
  • Kano model
  • The “5 Whys” vs the “So Whats?” – the Chain of Pain
  • Identifying significant opportunities
  • Root cause analysis
  • Is/Is Not
  • Comparative analysis
  • Possible cause theories
  • Verifying root causes
  • Creative team-based tools

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Root cause analysis (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme).

  • 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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  • Duration:
    6 hours
  • CPD Hours:
    6

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