Lean and Six Sigma complement each other. Lean accelerates Six Sigma, delivering greater results than what would typically be achieved by Lean or Six Sigma individually. Lean and Six Sigma have the same general purpose of providing the customer with the best possible quality, cost, and delivery.
Combining these two methods gives your improvement team a comprehensive tool set to increase the speed and effectiveness of any process within your organization – resulting in increased revenue, reduced costs and improved collaboration. The two initiatives approach their common purpose from slightly different angles:

  • Lean focuses on waste reduction, whereas Six Sigma emphasizes variation reduction
  • Lean achieves its goals by using less technical tools such as kaizen, workplace, organization, and visual controls, whereas Six Sigma tends to use statistical data analysis, design of experiments, and hypothesis tests

Lean is popular for its methodical approach to streamlining both manufacturing and service processes by eliminating waste while continuing to deliver value to customers. Six Sigma is simply a method of efficiently solving a problem. Using Six Sigma reduces the amount of defective products manufactured or services provided, resulting in increased revenue and greater customer satisfaction.
Lean Six Sigma is a fact-based, data-driven philosophy of improvement using a set of powerful tools and techniques that help organizations improve efficiency, productivity, customer satisfaction, generates returns for shareholders and improves the workplace environment. It drives customer satisfaction and bottom-line results by reducing variation, waste, and cycle time, while promoting the use of work standardization and flow, thereby creating a competitive advantage. It applies anywhere variation and waste exist, and every employee should be involved.

Kuwait 3rd Six Sigma Conference will be organized during the period 25-27 September 2018 offering attendees the opportunity to build capability in Lean Six Sigma to bring meaningful change to organizations and workplace. Topics include understanding quality and its relationship to business strategy, statistical concepts associated with quality, the process of change management and the Lean Six Sigma approach to business process improvement.

Who Should Attend?
The conference is for anyone who is actively involved in process improvement, organizational change, and development dynamics related to a successful lean and Six Sigma culture.