Project Management Turbo Charge

lifecycles. Project management is traditionally Initiate, Plan,. Execute, Monitor and Control and Close. The Lean Six Sigma lifecycle is Define, Measure, Analyze, ...
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LEAN SIX SIGMA

Project Management Turbo Charge

User’s Manual

LEAN SIX SIGMA

Project Management Turbo Charge

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Table of Contents Lean Six Sigma and Project Management ............................... 1 Lifecycles working together ...................................................... 1 A note of caution ............................................................................. 2

Initiation/Define ........................................................................ 2 Simple KPI Dashboard .................................................................... 2 Dashboard Links ............................................................................. 3 Waterfall Chart ................................................................................ 3 Challenge for this tool ............................................................................... 4

Change Equation/Stakeholder Risk ................................................ 5 Change Equation Links ................................................................... 7

Executing/Measure .................................................................. 8 Monte Carlo Simulation ................................................................... 8 Monte Carlo Links ......................................................................... 11 Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA).......................................... 11

Executing/Analyze, Improve ................................................... 14 Design of Experiments .................................................................. 14 A note of caution ........................................................................... 18 Operational Readiness Assessment ............................................. 18

Closing/Control....................................................................... 19 Control Plan .................................................................................. 19 A note of caution ........................................................................... 22 Transfer to Operations .................................................................. 22

Wrap Up ................................................................................. 23 Index ...................................................................................... 24

P R O J E C T

M A N A G E M E N T

T U R B O C H A R G E

Lean Six Sigma and Project Management Lean Six Sigma and Project Management can be combined to give a powerful kick start and sustained results throughout the project lifecycle.

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ost projects are ultimately trying to solve a business problem. Lean Six Sigma and Project Management are both what I like to call “Execution Engines”. These are tools, techniques, methods and processes to execute business strategy and attain meaningful business results.

both project management and lean six sigma have lifecycles. Project management is traditionally Initiate, Plan,  Valuable information Execute, Monitor and Control and Close. The Lean Six Sigma lifecycle is Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control.  Caution  Tool in spreadsheet While some companies may have adopted DMAIC as their project lifecycle, this manual will focus on some Lean Six Sigma  Other references tools that can be used in conjunction with the project management lifecycle to accelerate progress and sustain results. I C O N

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To start out

Lifecycles working together Below is a graphic showing how the project management and lean six sigma lifecycles mesh.

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