A work plan defines the major milestones of a Lean Six Sigma project. This template offers a timeline that can be used to keep the project on track and document estimated and actual data.
Data is what separates a Value Stream Map from other process maps. This workbook provides templates for gathering data to be used in a value stream mapping exercise. Templates for both transactional and manufacturing environments are included.
Graphical analysis using Minitab is essential to any Lean Six Sigma project. This document provides a visual demonstration of which analysis tools to use, based on the desired outcome and the type of data being analyzed.
In a Lean environment, Time Observation Sheets are used to observe and document what work looks like in order to identify and eliminate waste. This worksheet is a template for documenting a process and evaluating its effectiveness.
This worksheet defines who does what and in what time intervals in order to manage the productivity of a process. This template can be used to capture and display meaningful data.
Get the key influencers involved and on your side. Use this tool to identify and understand key stakeholders and their level of support or resistance.; This information can then help you design the communication and stakeholder management plans you will need to make your project successful.
The Stakeholder Analysis is a tool used to understand stakeholders' views and attitudes towards the change so that you can respond to them in the best possible way. This template includes a stakeholder analysis you can use, as well as an example to work from. It also includes templates for a Power Influence Map, a Leverage Matrix and an Action Plan.
The Solution Selection Matrix evaluates solution ideas against specific criteria: ease of implementing, permanence of the solution, impact on performance and cost-benefit. This template provides a format for creating a matrix using your ranking criteria.
A SIPOC is a type of process map that includes the identification of the basic elements of a process: Suppliers, Inputs, Process Steps, Outputs and Customers. This worksheet presents a format in which all information can be captured and displayed.
Identify the key inputs and outputs of your process. Use this tool when you need a shared understanding of how your process currently works (Select and Clarify), how you plan to produce and deliver your innovation to customers (Clarify and Organize) and how your process works in it's final stage (Run and Evaluate).