Root Cause Analysis through Six Sigma Training Course

Be part of this customizable RCA through Six Sigma training which can be done as both a 1-day training and a 3-day training. Participants attending this RCA through Six Sigma course will gain knowledge on 8D principles, Pareto Chart, CED, 5 Whys, and pitfalls to avoid in determining and analysing the root cause.

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Root Cause Analysis through Six Sigma Training

Root Cause Analysis through Six Sigma Training Course

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) through Six Sigma is an important component of continuous improvement in Six Sigma methodologies. It makes use of tools such as Cause and Effect Diagram (CED), 5 Whys, Current Reality Tree (CRT), and 8 Disciplines (8D) in order to determine and analyze the root cause.

This RCA through Six Sigma training allows individuals and enterprises to identify the number of problems occurring each year and the possibility of their recurrence. The RCA through Six Sigma course demonstrates professionals’ knowledge to determine whether the problems have known or unknown causes and classifies them accordingly.

Individuals and enterprise teams can take up this RCA through Six Sigma course in instructor-led classroom, live online, and on-site training delivery modes.

Key Features of RCA through Six Sigma Training

Interactive instructor-led RCA through Six Sigma training

Highly Qualified, Certified, and Accredited trainers

Training material created by subject matter experts

Interaction with co-participants from diverse backgrounds

Case Studies which are Industry driven

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  • Onsite / Virtual
  • Instructor-led Delivery
  • For small to large groups

Syllabus of RCA through Six Sigma Training

  • Identifying root causes in problem solving
  • Applying common Root Cause Analysis tools such as 8D, 5 Whys, and Cause & Effect Diagram to identify root causes
  • Prioritizing root causes with a Pareto Chart
  • Possible pitfalls in root cause analysis

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FAQs on RCA through Six Sigma

Who should take up RCA through Six Sigma training?

This course is designed for operations staff in manufacturing and service organizations, managers, process owners, and engineers.

There are no pre-requisite criteria to take up RCA through Six Sigma training.

The course structure or outline of the instructor-led RCA through Six Sigma training program is as follows:

1. Key Concepts & Principles of Root Cause Analysis

  • What is Root Cause Analysis?
  • Root Cause: The 'Evil at the Bottom'
  • Why Root Cause Analysis?
  • Principles of Root Cause Analysis
  • Applications of Root Cause Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis Tools

2. Overview of a Problem Solving Process

  • What is a Problem?
  • Problem Solving Funnel
  • A Simple Problem Solving Process
  • PDCA Problem Solving Process
  • DMAIC Problem Solving Process
  • 8D Problem Solving Process
  • What is a Root Cause?
  • Dealing with Root Causes

3. Root Cause Analysis using 5 Whys

  • What is the 5 Whys?
  • Benefits of the 5 Whys
  • When is 5 Whys Most Used
  • 5 Whys Preparation
  • How to Complete the 5 Whys
  • 5 Whys Process Funnel
  • Examples of 5 Whys
  • 5 Whys: Key Points
  • Drawbacks of the 5 Whys

4. Root Cause Analysis using Cause & Effect Diagram

  • Cause & Effect Diagram
  • When to Use
  • Benefits
  • Cause & Effect Diagram (Manufacturing)
  • Cause & Effect Diagram (Service)
  • Examples of Cause & Effect Diagrams
  • How to Construct a Cause & Effect Diagram
  • Cause & Effect Diagram: Considerations
  • Cause & Effect Diagram: Practice Tips
  • Checklists for the 5M1E
  • Corrective Actions

5. Root Cause Prioritization using Pareto Chart

  • Introduction to Pareto Chart
  • Pareto Chart: Purpose & When to Use
  • Pareto Chart - Data Collection
  • Example of Pareto Chart
  • How to Construct a Pareto Chart
  • Pareto Chart: Tips & Tricks 

6. Pitfalls to Avoid


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