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Six Sigma is a set of tools and strategies for process improvement. If your question is about how to apply these strategies to a problem you're facing, you should use this tag.

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DPO without multiplying by number of units?

In a book, Six Sigma for Dummies, the authors define DPO as number of defects per number of opportunities but they do not multiply that by number of units. So basically they say that if you have ...
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Manufacturing Process Validation - Sample size calculation

I am new to manufacturing process. Can someone help me to determine the sample size required to perform Manufacturing Process Validation? I know nothing about six sigma, so simple answers are highly ...
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Can Lean Six Sigma be implemented in a Service-Oriented Company?

In the past I've studied about implementing Lean Six Sigma methodologies, but the literature and the use cases were related to product-oriented environment. Can Lean Six Sigma methodologies be ...
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Prince2 course in 3 days? [closed]

I've been looking to get myself certified for Prince2. I already have a PMP, but was wondering if I should do Six Sigma or Prince2. A friend of mine recommended this company called "Firebrand Training"...
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Cheap way to bring in Six Sigma?

I've encountered 6-Sigma before at larger companies I've worked at/with. They always seem to go the route of bringing in an expensive consultant and a fair amount of time spent on establishing a ...