Project Requirements

Green belts must follow and document the thirteen-step Define-Measure-Analysis-Improve (DMAIC) process using the green belt project charter.

Charters are to be submitted upon completion of the project with all pertinent records attached.

The following improvement tools must be used. Justifications must be submitted for omitting any of the required tools.

  • Brainstorming/ list reduction
  • Cause and effect diagram
  • Cause and effect matrix
  • Control charts
  • Correlation
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Error proofing
  • Families of variation
  • Gage R&R and Attribute agreement analysis
  • Histogram
  • Pareto chart
  • Potential “X” matrix
  • Process capability
  • Process maps
  • Supplier-input-process-output-customer matrix (SIPOC)

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