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PDCA Cycle

 

Basics of PDCA Cycle and Management's PDCA Cycle: Apply Quality Control's PDCA Cycle for Leadership
(Duration: 4:06) << Related Videos >> PDCA Cycle - How to Utilize Data Analyses in Service Operations ...

 

PDCA Cycle - How to Utilize Data Analyses in Service Operations (Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 3:41) << Related Videos >> Essence of Toyota's KAIZEN: the 7 Wastes and the PDCA Cycle Man...

 

What is the basic of data analysis? That’s the PDCA Cycle! (DMAIC: Analyze Phase)
(Duration: 5:54) << Related Posts >> PDCA Cycle - How to Utilize Data Analyses in Service Operations【Fou...

 

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Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Basics

 

Why has Lean Six Sigma been spreading so much in the world? 【Growing rapidly in service operations】
(Duration: 5:17) << Related Videos >> What's Lean Six Sigma anyway? 【The Origin of Lean Six Sigma】 Wh...

 

What's Lean Six Sigma anyway? 【The Origin of Lean Six Sigma】
(Duration: 4:13) << Related Videos >> What do you use Lean Six Sigma for? 【Business Process Improvement!...

 

What do you use Lean Six Sigma for?【Business Process Improvement!】(Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 5:14) << Related Videos >> PDCA Cycle - How to Utilize Data Analyses in Service Operations (L...

 

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DMAIC (LSS Project Framework)

 

【What is DMAIC?】 The Kaizen Projects' Winning Pattern (Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 4:55) << Related Videos >> DMAIC: Define Phase - Define your project for success 【The US PMP ...

 

Difference between DMAIC and DMADV, and DMADV's Application Example【Lean Six Sigma】
DMAIC is used for improving existing processes. However, what can you do if you need to make a totally new process? In t...

 

DMAIC: Define Phase - Define your project for success 【The US PMP Situation】 (Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 4:25) << Related Videos >> How to write a Project Charter - Business Plan for Projects 【Excel...

 

DMAIC: Measure Phase - How to set your project's KPI (CTQ). 【Benchmark】 (Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 4:51) << Related Videos >> How to utilize VOC 120% using a CTQ Tree 【Excel Template Practice】...

 

DMAIC: The Analyze Phase - Figure out "What's Wrong and Why?" (Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 4:53) << Related Videos >> 【What is DMAIC?】 The Kaizen Projects' Winning Pattern DMAIC: Me...

 

DMAIC: 4 Steps of the Improve Phase vol. 1 【Review the 1st half of Project】(Lean Six Sigma)
The Improve Phase consists of 4 steps. The first 2 steps, which are "1. Review all deliverables that were made through t...

 

DMAIC: 4 Steps of the Improve Phase - vol. 2 【How to make a transition plan】(Lean Six Sigma)
This post explains DMAIC's Improve Phase - 2 of 2. Step 3 is “Make a transition plan to move to the new process smoothly...

 

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Toyota Production System (Lean)

 

What is the Toyota Production System? The big picture of TPS
This post is about the entire picture of the Toyota Production System (TPS) introducing 'The House of Toyota Production ...

 

"Visual Management" - Learn from the Origin.【The Quote of Taiichi Ohno】
(Duration: 5:21) << Related Videos >> The Analyze Phase: What is a basic of data analysis? That is the P...

 

What's Toyota's Jidoka (Autonomation)?
This article introduces about the origin of Jidoka and Andon that was evolved from Jidoka.  It also will explain the dif...

 

JIT - 'Just In Time' is different from the Kanban System 【Toyota Production System】
This article clarifies the difference between 'Just In Time' and the Kanban System, and explains what 'Just In Time' is ...

 

Kanban System with Illustrations【Toyota Production System】
This post will explain about the 'Supermarket System' - and the reason why Toyota had to use 'Kanban', then introduce th...

 

What is 5S? Let's learn the basics of 5S.
What's 5S? 5S was systematized by Toyota and is used all over the world. 5S stands for the activities of Sort, Set in or...

 

【5S Case Study】5S Application at Home and 5S Tool Template Introduction
You may have thought that a 5S project is too large for you to relate to. I actually practiced 5S in organizing my kitch...

 

【5S Case Study】 Using Toyota's 5S on a farm? "The Lean Farm" by Ben Hartman - Book Review
In this post, we'll learn how to practice Toyota's 5S in farming from the book, "The Lean Farm" by Ben Hartman. He pract...

 

Lean Six Sigma Version - The 7 (+1) Wastes = 【DOWNTIME】 (Toyota Production System)
(Duration: 4:02) << Related Videos >> Essence of Toyota's KAIZEN (Continuous Improvement): The 7 Wastes ...

 

8 Wastes of Lean: How to Eliminate Wastes Thoroughly【"The Lean Farm" Book Review】
This post explains the 8 Wastes of Lean. Addition to Toyota's 7 Wastes, The 8th Waste, ‘Employee's unused creativity’ wa...

 

Poka Yoke: 4 Steps of How to Set up Mistake Proofing【Toyota Production System】
(Duration: 5:10) << Related Videos >> 4 Steps: How to use the Ishikawa Diagram and the 5-Why Analysis【Ex...

 

Toyota's One Piece Flow Production and Applying to Service Operations【’The Lean Farm’ Book Review】
This article explains the difference between Toyota's One Piece Flow production method and batch method and pros and con...

 

How to Prevent Human Errors that Poka Yoke doesn't affect
This article is about how to prevent Human Errors that Poka Yoke doesn't affect. People’s actions always go through ‘Per...

 

A3 Report that Toyota Created, Template and How to Use it【Excel Template Practice】
Today’s theme is the A3 Report. Default use of this template is for reporting, but other frequently-used section content...

 

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SPC (Statistical Process Control)

 

Dr. Edwards Deming - The Father of Quality Management in Japan【Kaizen Hero Biographies】
(Duration: 5:47) << Related Videos >> How to Utilize Data Analyses in Service Operations 【Foundation of ...

 

What's SPC (Statistical Process Control) and MSA (Measurement System Analysis)?
(Duration: 5:09) << Related Videos >> The 7 QC Tools: How to Make a Control Chart and Spanish Template【E...

 

Process Capability Basics, Cp and Cpk Deference and Unilateral Tolerance
The calculation for the Process Capability Index is “Your process's CTQ Specification Interval divided by 6 Sigmas". It ...

 

Gage R&R: the Easiest Gage R&R Template to Use in the World! 【Excel Template】
Today's topic is Gage R&R, the most common method in MSA. This article explains a very difficult topic in an easy-to...

 

What is Standard Deviation? There are too many Excel functions for Standard Deviation!
This article explains 'What Standard Deviation is', 'Why it's needed', and differences between 'Population' and 'Sample'...

 

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Excel, VBA and Program Development

 

Excel Macro Application: Synergy Effect of Lean Six Sigma and Excel/Excel VBA
This explains Excel, Excel VBA and synergy effect of Lean Six Sigma and Excel and Excel VBA. By using those, you can dev...

 

How to conduct a simple operating system development with Excel
Many employees in companies use Excel to get things done. You collect those Excel worksheets, connect them by VBA, then ...

 

For the PDCA Cycle, which one would you use, an Ad Hoc Analysis or a Pre Set Analysis?
Ad Hoc means "for this" or "for this situation" in Latin. Ad Hoc Analysis is an analysis for a temporary and particular ...

 

How to learn Excel functions, and look at Excel functions: SUM, SUMIF and SUMIFS
In the spreadsheet, which Excel function we should use depends on what results you want to get and the conditions of the...

 

Excel Absolute and Relative Cell References and Autofill Function【Data Analysis Excel Skill】
You can learn the differences in Absolute and Relative Cell References with case study examples. Mastering Cell Referenc...

 

TEXT Function, which makes dates and numbers easily read and understood【Excel Skills】
Today's topic is 'The TEXT Function'. This TEXT function's role is to make dates and numbers easily read and understood ...

 

Excel: How to Sum Data by Week, Month and Year【Data Analysis Excel Skill】
Excel Date Aggregation: We need to sum data by week, month or year frequently. The easiest way is to use a work column a...

 

How to Use Excel Pivot Table 【Screen Demonstration】
This article explains source data formats for a Pivot Table, each section of the Pivot Table's work screen - the Field L...

 

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LSS Template Explanation

 

Tools for Project Selection

 

Use an Affinity Diagram to organize your issues/ideas.【Excel Template】
You can list up all the issues/ideas in the Affinity Diagram, organizing them by affinity and create group names easily....

 

Can we use Lean Six Sigma for marketing strategy?【Market Positioning Template】
This post will discuss if Lean Six Sigma is effective for Marketing strategy and introduce the definition of Marketing a...

 

4-Quadrant Marketing Analysis and How to Create and Select a New Marketing Project【Excel Template】
In this article, I'll introduce the 4-Quadrant Marketing Analysis, and how to create and select a new marketing improvem...

 

How to Make a SWOT Analysis and the Project Selection Matrix【Excel Template】
(Duration: 4:10) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "SWOT Analysis and Project Selection Matrix" template file....

 

Lean Six Sigma has to start from Voice of Customer: VOC 【Excel Template: VOC Matrix Diagram】
(Duration: 4:16) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "VOC Matrix Diagram" template file. << Related Videos >>...

 

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Tools for Define Phase

 

How to write a Project Charter - Business Plan for Projects 【Excel Template 】
(Duration: 5:07) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Project Charter" template file. << Related Videos >> ...

 

How to write a WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) 【Excel Template】
(Duration: 5:04) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "WBS" Template file. << Related Videos >> WBS Cas...

 

How to write a Gantt Chart - an essential project tool. 【Excel Template】
(Duration: 5:04) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Gantt Chart" template file. << Related Videos >> ...

 

How to Conduct Stakeholder Management (Registration, Analysis, Execution) 【Excel template】
The article is about Stakeholder Management. Its important processes are: Stakeholder Registration, Analysis, Engagement...

 

4 Step of PMP Risk Management Basics and Learn them with an Excel template with Heat Map
The purpose of Risk Management is to prevent risk from occurring, and if it occurs, to minimize the damage as much as po...

 

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Process Mapping Tools

 

Before making a flowchart, complete Value Stream Mapping (VSM) 【Toyota Production System】
(Duration: 4:42) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Value Stream Mapping" template file. << Related Posts >...

 

How to make a SIPOC Diagram to understand your process 【Excel Template】(Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 4:43) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "SIPOC Analysis" template file. << Related Posts >> ...

 

VSM 5 Steps of Value Stream Mapping 【Excel Template】
With this Value Stream Map, you can see the big picture when you analyze your current work flow situation. Also, when yo...

 

How to Conduct 7 Wastes +1 Analysis and Non-Value Analyis【Excel Template】 (Lean Six Sigma)
(Duration: 4:07) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Value Stream Mapping" template file. << Related Posts >...

 

The 5 Steps of How To Draw Flowchart【Excel Template Practice】
The Flowchart is the most popular tool among the 7 QC tools. Today's topic is the 5 steps of how to make a flowchart. Al...

 

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Other Tools

 

How to utilize VOC 120% using a CTQ Tree 【Excel Template Practice】
(Duration: 4:24) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "CTQ Tree" template file. << Related Videos >> CT...

 

How to Measure Cycle Time and Conduct Heijunka (Production Leveling)【Excel Template】
(Duration: 5:37) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Cycle Time Measuring and Production Leveling Tool" file. ...

 

【Improved!】Cycle Time Measuring Excel Tool: Measure multiple operators simultaneously.
Many viewers gave me comments and suggestions about the Cycle Time and Production Leveling template. So now, A new impro...

 

5 How Analysis: List and organize ideas【Excel template】Great for 5 Why Analysis too!
I use the 5 How Analysis to figure out the functions needed for a new process. With this method and template, you can ma...

 

SOP 5 Steps: How to Write Standard Operating Procedures【Excel Template】
How to write an SOP, which stands for standard operating procedure. This video will demonstrate composition instructions...

 

How to brainstorm effectively and summarize results【Excel Template】
This article is about how to brainstorm effectively and summarize the generated results. You can have successful brainst...

 

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7 QC Tools

 

【What are the 7 QC Tools?】 Flowchart, Histogram, Pareto Chart: These are all the 7 QC Tools.
(Duration: 5:12) << Related Videos >> How to write a Histogram and How to use Stratification 【Excel Temp...

 

The 5 Steps of How To Draw Flowchart【Excel Template Practice】
The Flowchart is the most popular tool among the 7 QC tools. Today's topic is the 5 steps of how to make a flowchart. Al...

 

How to make a Pareto Chart - This is the first step of Data Mining! 【Excel Template Practice】
(Duration: 5:09) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Pareto Chart" template file. << Related Videos >> ...

 

How to Write a Histogram and How to Use Stratification 【Excel Template】
(Duration: 4:19) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Histogram" template file. << Related Videos >> 【...

 

4 Steps: The 5-Why Analysis Using the Ishikawa Diagram【Excel Template Practice】
(Duration: 5:26) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the "Ishikawa Diagram" template file. << Related Videos >> ...

 

How To Use The Scatter Diagram - Exclude "Outliers"!【Excel Template】
(Duration: 5:19) DOWNLOAD  ← Click this to download the Scatter Diagram template file. << Related Videos >> ...

 

Xbar-R Control Chart: Let's make it with Excel and Spanish Template【Excel Template】
We’ll learn a Control Chart from the Control Chart Excel template. The important point about Control Chart is how to use...

 

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