Salina Regional Course Offerings

Course Information for 2017

SRHC's Lean Academy Lean Six Sigma has been designed to teach Lean Six Sigma (LSS) fundamentals and its application. It is intended for part time improvement team project leaders. Students are trained and tested on their understanding and ability to apply the tools and techniques of all elements of the LSS methodology. As part of the SRHC's Production System (SRPS) methodology, students are taught how to integrate Lean Six Sigma into an overall approach to process improvement and project management.

Training is conducted using face-to-face format that includes examples of successful performance improvement, interactive simulations, and the most current and robust tools and techniques available.


Learn More about the Lean Six Sigma Training Programs:


Green Belt

Students are trained and tested on their understanding and ability to apply the tools and techniques of all elements of the LSS methodology. As part of the SRHC's Production System (SRPS) methodology, students are taught how to integrate Lean Six Sigma into an overall approach to process improvement and project management. Green Belt Training is approximately 30 hours of academic training plus (for certification) a completed project. Learn more...

Yellow Belt

SRHC's Lean Academy Lean Yellow Belt course has been designed to teach Salina Regional Production System (SRPS) fundamentals and its application. Students are trained and tested on their understanding and ability to apply the tools and techniques of select elements of the SRPS methodology. Students complete the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course in 8 hours. Learn more...


Sample of Individual Lean Six Sigma Courses Available:


Lean 101

This course will help students learn the principles of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and how to apply them. Lean Six Sigma ia a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste through continuous improvement by focusing on the eight forms of waste that exist within the healthcare industry.

A3 Thinking

Learn the use of the A3 report and how to complete one in the helpful A3 thinking two-hour course. The A3 is simply an 11 x 17 inch piece of paper outlined into several structured sections. The A3 Thinking session will consist an understanding of the following areas: Background, Current Situation & Problem, Goal, Root Cause Analysis, Action Items/Implementation Plan, Check of Results, and Follow Up. The class is used to teach students how to complete an A3 project using report writing, proposals, status updates, and other common methods of communication. The content follows the logic of the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle.


Process Measurement

In the Process Measurement two-hour course, Lean Six Sigma instructors provide a framework and toolset for measuring process performance and making improvements to better meet customer needs and improve patient care. At the end of the course, you will be able to comprehend the importance of measurement to process improvement, apply Sigma Quality Level to processes and understand concepts like Voice of Customer and Voice of Process.

5S

5S is a process and method for creating and maintaining an organized, clean, and high performance workplace. Learning 5S enables anyone to distinguish between normal and abnormal conditions at a glance. As the foundation for continuous improvement, zero defects, cost reduction, and a safe work area, this two-hour course helps to find better, more sustainable solutions for all your projects.



SRHC is also proud to offer on-site Lean in Healthcare consulting on a by-the-hour fee format. We can help you, so please contact us.