The Fishbone is a powerful tool for revealing root causes, and putting them into logical categories for purposes of further study. The Fishbone is a powerful analytical tool and great for brainstorming sessions. Even if you feel you understand the fundamentals of the Fishbone, this program will demonstrate how to take this tool to the next level! Ever considered transforming a Fishbone into a Pareto Chart? We’ll show you how!
The 5 Why’s is our first foray into analytical tools to help reveal the root cause of performance problems. Even if you feel you understand the foundation of the 5 Why’s, you’ll learn ways to adapt the tool beyond its traditional application by moving your inquiry in different directions. The 5 Why Tool is an excellent group brainstorming tool.
We describe the 5 critical steps to identifying and managing successful improvement projects, and will demonstrate online tools that support the journey. We also include an end-to-end case study project with fully illustrated and completed tools. This is a project that nearly every large organization will need to complete at some point!
FREE RESOURCE: Free tools and templates for project work will be offered to those participating in this program.
The Individuals and Moving Range Chart is one of the most powerful tools to understand how your process is performing over time. An IMR Chart can reveal shifts, trends, cycles as well as other information necessary to understand how your process is performing. The IMR Chart is an important baselining tool to understand if a process is meeting expectations. It can also help to understand the impact of interventions you may have planned.