ED-BM-116 Lean Business Management

Price: 
$2,250.00
Category: 
Business Management
Combined Hours: 
315
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
Bundled Courses:
Business Management
Six Sigma Black Belt
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Looking for ways to make your company great, motivate your employees, and grow profits? Then Lean Business Management is the program for you. In the first part of this course you will learn Management issues are fundamental to any organization and then moves on to step by step guides for integrating Six Sigma quality management principles to achieve significant gains in quality, productivity, and sales in today's business climate.

Business Management

The principles and practices of management are fundamental to any organization. Good management is important in starting a business, growing a business, and maintaining a business once it has achieved some measure of success. This Business Management course introduces you to the four essential functions of successfully managing a company, employees, and assets: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. 

Prerequisite: None

Six Sigma Black Belt

Our Six Sigma Black Belt course provides a step by step guide for integrating Six Sigma quality management principles to achieve significant gains in productivity and sales in today's business climate. Hands on problem-solving examples provide opportunity to practice Six Sigma organization, evaluate customer requirements, improve products and processes and perform the responsibilities and actions necessary for successful deployment. Topics covered include DMAIC and DMADV deployment models, data-driven management, process behavior charts, and the phases, tools, and techniques of the Six Sigma methodology. Each Six Sigma project carried out within an organization follows a defined sequence of steps and has quantified financial targets.

Prerequisite: None

 

** Course Subject to Change.

Business Management

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the history of management, managerial roles, and organizational environments and responsibilities
  • Recall various planning and organizational strategies
  • List methods for how to incorporate innovation and build strategies for global management
  • Recall methods of communication, working in groups and stages of leadership
  • List ways to manage information, services, and operations

Six Sigma Black Belt

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List the steps for recognizing opportunity in order to build a solid Six Sigma infrastructure
  • Define the principles of Six Sigma
  • Identify methods for managing metrics
  • Name the steps involved in each phase of the Six Sigma development process
  • Recall the process behavior charts that can be utilized

Business Management

Business Management Module 1
History of Management  

  • Management Functions
  • Managerial Roles
  • Kinds of Managers
  • Mistakes Managers Make
  • Origins of Management
  • Scientific Management
  • Bureaucratic and Administrative Management
  • Human Relations Management

Business Management Module 2
Organizational Environments and Responsibilities  

  • Changing Environments
  • General Environment
  • Specific Environment
  • Organizational Cultures
  • Workplace Deviance
  • Influences on Ethical Decision Making
  • To Whom Are Organizations Socially Responsible?
  • Social Responsibility and Economic Performance 

Business Management Module 3
Planning and Organizational Strategy

  • Benefits and Pitfalls of Planning
  • How to Make a Plan That Works
  • Steps and Limits to Rational Decision Making
  • Sustainable Competitive Advantage
  • Strategy-Making Process
  • Corporate & Industry Level Strategies
  • Firm-Level Strategies

Business Management Module 4
Innovation and Global Management  

  • Why Innovation Matters
  • Managing Innovation
  • Managing Change
  • Global Business, Trade Rules, and Trade Agreements
  • Forms for Global Business
  • Finding the Best Business Climate
  • Becoming Aware of Cultural Differences

Business Management Module 5
Designing Adaptive Organizations and Managing Teams

  • Departmentalization
  • Organizational Authority
  • Job Design
  • Interorganizational & Interorganizational Processes
  • The Good & Bad of Using Teams
  • Kinds of Teams
  • Work Team Characteristics
  • Enhancing Work Team Effectiveness

Business Management Module 6
Human Resource Systems, Individuals and Diverse Workforce

  • Employment Legislation
  • Recruiting
  • Selecting
  • Training
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Compensation & Employee Separation
  • Surface-Level Diversity
  • Deep-Level Diversity
  • Managing Diversity

Business Management Module 7
Motivation and Leadership

  • Basics of Motivation
  • Equity Theory
  • Expectancy, Reinforcement, & Goal-Setting Theories
  • Leaders Vs. Managers
  • Who Leaders Are and What Leaders Do
  • Path-Goal Theory
  • Normative Decision Theory
  • Visionary Leadership

Business Management Module 8
Managing Communication and Control

  • Perception and Communication Problems
  • Kinds of Communication
  • Managing One-on-One Communication
  • Managing Organization Wide Communication
  • The Control Process
  • Control Methods
  • What to Control?

Business Management Module 9
Managing Information, Service, and Operations

  • Strategic Importance of Information
  • Characteristics and Costs of Useful Information
  • Capturing, Processing, and Protecting Information
  • Accessing and Sharing Information and Knowledge
  • Productivity
  • Quality
  • Service Operations
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Inventory
     

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Six Sigma Black Belt

Six Sigma Black Belt Module 1
The Responsive Six Sigma Organization

  • What is Six Sigma?
  • Six Sigma Philosophy
  • Change Imperative
  • Implementing Six Sigma
  • Timetable
  • Infrastructure
  • Recognizing Opportunity
  • Methods for Collecting Customer Data
  • Becoming a Customer and Market-Driven Enterprise
  • Quality Function Deployment
  • Benchmarking
  • Constraint Management Measurements

Six Sigma Black Belt Module 2
Data-Driven Management and Maximizing Resources

  • Attributes of Good Metrics
  • The Balanced Scorecard
  • Customer Perspective
  • Internal Process Perspective
  • Innovation and Learning Perspective
  • Financial Perspective
  • Strategy Deployment Plan
  • Business Planning
  • Data Mining
  • Choosing the Right Projects
  • Analyzing Project Candidates
  • Ongoing Management Support
  • Individual Barriers to Change
  • Throughput-Based Project Selection
  • Ongoing Management Support

Six Sigma Black Belt Module 3
Project Management and Define Phase

  • DMAIC and DMADV Deployment Models
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Reporting & Budgets
  • Six Sigma Teams
  • Stages in Group Development
  • Member Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Define Phase
  • Project Charters
  • Project Decomposition
  • Deliverables
  • Top-Level Process Definition
  • Assembling the Team

Six Sigma Black Belt Module 4
Measure Phase and Process Behavior Charts

  • Process Definition
  • Metric Definition
  • Process Baseline Estimates
  • Control Charts for Variables Data
  • Poisson Distribution
  • Frequency and Cumulative Distributions
  • Sampling Distributions
  • Binomial Probability Distribution
  • Hypergeometric Probability Calculations
  • Normal Probability
  • Lognormal Probability
  • Exponential Probability
  • Control Charts for Variables Data
  • Control Limit Equations for Averages and Ranges Charts

Six Sigma Black Belt Module 5
Measurement Systems Evaluation and Analyze Phase

  • Definitions
  • Measurement System Discrimination
  • Stability
  • Repeatability
  • Linearity
  • Output
  • Value Stream Analysis
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Spaghetti Charts
  • Analyzing the Source of Variation
  • Cause and Effect Diagrams
  • Boxplots
  • Regression and Correlation Analysis

Six Sigma Black Belt Module 6  
Improve/Design and Control/Verify Phases

  • Using Customer Demands to Make Decisions
  • Lean Techniques for Optimizing Flow
  • Using Empirical Model Building to Optimize
  • Data Mining
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Virtual Process Mapping
  • Optimization Using Simulation
  • Risk Assessment Tools
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
  • Defining New Performance Standards Using Statistical Tolerancing
  • Validating the New Process or Product Design
  • Business Process Control Planning

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

All course materials included.

Six Sigma Black Belt

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the American Society for Quality Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) certification exam.

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player