March 27, 2015: Western New York companies of all types and sizes – from manufacturers and lending institutions to health care providers and nonprofit organizations – are invited to host a program participant for the 2015-16 academic year.
March 26, 2015: “We then used additional funding from Skills Development Scotland to put Lean Six Sigma skills development training in place for management and staff, which has generated some excellent results.”
March 25, 2015: The NOVAD-BOBCAT partnership will provide Atlanta businesses with professional training for Green and Black Belt Six Sigma Certification and Project Management Preparatory training for the Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification.
March 24, 2015: To investigate how to discharge patients more efficiently, Michael Beck, associate professor of pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine, and a physician at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, turned to Lean Six Sigma, a methodology widely used in other industries.
March 23, 2015: Of carrier respondents who agree that their companies are data-driven, just more than half (56%) use PM for other functions beyond pricing, compared with the 12% of respondents who say they are not data-driven.
March 20, 2015: Anacomp, Inc. continues to draw positive results from the public and commercial sector with their Lean Six Sigma Consulting Solutions (WorkSmart), which delivers bottom line results through increased operational efficiency, elimination of waste and improved information governance.
March 19, 2015: The first cohort of 23 undergraduates arrived in September 2014. They are developing the skills required by the manufacturing sector, such as project management, Lean manufacturing, product verification and costing.
March 18, 2015: Non-profits working with manufacturers in each of the twelve states will have the opportunity to compete for cooperative agreements to operate MEP centers and expand the range of Lean production and technology acceleration services offered to small manufacturers, and help bring their products to market.
March 17, 2015: The Southwest Alliance for Excellence (SWAE) recently announced that it would offer Lean Six Sigma training as part of its efforts to bring valuable professional development opportunities to its members.
March 17, 2015: The Indiana Hospital Association recently recognized Franciscan Healthcare-Munster for efforts to reduce patient harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent, during the past three years.