Strategies for Building High Performing Teams

Designed For
Professionals who want to manage and contribute to high impact projects by incorporating Lean Six Sigma methodologies in team motivation, project communication, and project implementation 
Dates
May 21 - June 17, 2018
Delivery
Online | Instructor-led
Cost
$487 (+ $60 registration fee)
Length
Four weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
Units
1.5 Units | 15 Hours
Credentialing
15 PDUs with SHRM® 
Contact
PACE@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4197

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Get a sneak peek into OSU's Lean Six Sigma training essentials and how it can help your career advancement.

Lean Six Sigma Change Management Success combines the essential elements of project management and team leadership, giving you the knowledge you need to develop and sustain high performing teams.

Over the course of four weeks, Lean Six Sigma Project Success Fundamentals will enhance your personal understanding of team leadership by presenting various theories, concepts and class exercises. You will learn how to effectively assess team members' skills, competencies and strengths to prioritize and delegate team roles. 

Course lessons, instructor insight and peer discussions will further your understanding of leadership responsibilities and give you the knowledge and confidence to apply these strategies in complex project environments.

Building upon team leadership philosophies, Lean Six Sigma Change Management Success also covers effective project management methods for assuring projects are successfully completed on schedule and within budget. Finish the course with a solid foundation for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project. 

This course is a part of the Lean Six Sigma Certificate, which includes: 

Pyzdek, T., & Keller, P. (2014). The Six Sigma Handbook (4th ed.). McGraw-Hill (ISBN-978-0-07-184053-8)

  • Differentiate between management and leadership and how the two contribute to the success of a Lean Six Sigma project
  • Perform a stakeholder analysis
  • Describe the essential elements for launching a Lean Six Sigma project in an organization
  • Develop a team motivation plan
  • Apply methods for clear project communication
  • Create a Lean Six Sigma project force field analysis
  • Setup a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Develop a roles and responsibility matrix
  • Establish a project schedule and analyze potential risks for a Lean Six Sigma project
  • Tony Roberts, M.S.

     lean six sigma certification instructor

    Tony Roberts, M.S., has more than 25 years of management experience in the healthcare and consumer electronic markets. His areas of expertise include new technology development, Lean Six Sigma implementation, international project management, risk management, quality management and high volume manufacturing. In addition to teaching at PACE, Tony teaches certification courses for the University of California - Irvine and the American Society for Quality (ASQ). He has worked with world-class clients such as Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Sprint, Southern California Edison, Ricoh, and Parker Hannifin. His professional certifications include, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Quality Manager (CQM), and Certified Quality Engineer (CQE).