Project selection - How to choose meaningful projects that will succeed

This 40-minute short course on project selection in Lean Six Sigma is crucial for helping individuals or teams choose the right improvement projects that align with organizational goals and priorities. Selecting the right projects is a critical step in maximizing the impact of Lean Six Sigma efforts. This includes 365 days access to: English narrated video, Workbook, Templates and One Point Lessons! This short course is designed to provide practical guidance on selecting the right projects in Lean Six Sigma to ensure that resources are invested in initiatives that have the greatest potential for improvement and align with the organization's strategic objectives.

Riaan Du Plooy | Author Level 5

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What you will learn

  • Project Selection Process

  • Resource Allocation and Capacity Planning

  • Strategic Alignment

  • Project prioritization

  • Criteria matrix

  • Project Criteria and Prioritization

  • Project criteria

Course Content:

Introduction to Project Selection in Lean Six Sigma

Explanation of the significance of project selection in process improvement.
The role of project selection in achieving strategic goals.

Key Concepts in Project Selection
Understanding key terms and concepts:
Strategic alignment
Project criteria
Project prioritization
How these concepts relate to project selection.

Purpose and Benefits of Effective Project Selection
Discussing the primary purposes and benefits of choosing the right projects.
How well-selected projects contribute to overall business success.

Strategic Alignment
The importance of aligning improvement projects with organizational strategy and goals.
Techniques for ensuring strategic alignment.

Project Criteria and Prioritization
Criteria for evaluating and prioritizing potential projects, including financial impact, customer impact, and feasibility.
Methods for scoring and ranking projects.

Project Selection Process
Step-by-step guidance on the project selection process, from identifying candidate projects to making final selections.
The role of project sponsors and stakeholders in selection.

Hands-On Project Selection Exercise
Participants work on evaluating and prioritizing a set of sample Lean Six Sigma project candidates.
Discussion and review of project selections.

Resource Allocation and Capacity Planning
Considerations for allocating resources, including personnel and budget, to selected projects.
Balancing project portfolios.

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Author Level 5
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About Instructor

Riaan is a dynamic leader, coach, facilitator, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of hands-on experience driving business results. Riaan is highly skilled and has worked across diverse industries internationally. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Riaan started in the major breweries and bakeries in South Africa and was so dedicated to his work that he was often known to take his work home with him.


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