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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. We've trained more than 35,000 students in twelve years and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.22% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:
"Good focused Course Material with knowledgeable, experienced as well as forthcoming Instructor.
Facility is just the right kind of environment for such course. discussions and insights from Trainer, Course participants representing varied backgrounds and industry made it a great learning experience. "
Intakhab Shah, Saudi International Petrochemical Company. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (20/10/2013 to 24/10/2013)
"Instructor is well aware of the topics and an expert. He encourages interaction which improves the learning experience. "
G.B, Saudi International Petrochemical. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (20/10/2013 to 24/10/2013)
"Great way to learn in isolation, away from daily routine, excellent method used to transfer knowledge."
Narayan Iyer, El Seif Engineering Contracting Co Ltd. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (20/10/2013 to 24/10/2013)
"Excellent Training delivered in a Six Sigma excellence way"
Said Adada, Transmed Overseas Inc. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"Really enjoyed the course. The instructor was very professional and proficient in the subject and in teaching it."
Charles Johns, Schlumberger. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"The training content and approach was very good. It made learning easy with the relevant case studies and a lot of practical application tips. The trainer was also very well rounded with a wealth of experience which he brings to bear during the course."
Akin Akintola. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"Firebrand team were very detailed in giving information about the courses and outcomes' expectation. The program was fully organised and monitored.
The course itself was a great experience and I couldn't have imagined it better; it exceeded my expectations."
Dania Kawood, E3 Corporation FZ-LLC. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"I found the training to be very intensive and it gave a lot of things to consider for improvements in my daily work tasks - Tough but rewarding course"
Tage Hollesen , GN Netcom A/S. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (17/3/2014 to 21/3/2014)
"Very good experience with great fecilities and course leaders. A time efficient training form that have great potential for an individual."
Carl Johan Johansson . - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (17/3/2014 to 21/3/2014)
"Thank you very much for a great week of intense education!"
Urban Andersson , Sony Mobile. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (17/3/2014 to 21/3/2014)
Six Sigma is a business management strategy originally developed by Motorola, USA in 1986. Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimising variability in manufacturing and business processes.
It uses a set of quality management methods, including statistical methods, and creates a special infrastructure of people within the organization (e.g. "Black Belts" and "Green Belts") who are experts in these methods. Each Six Sigma project carried out within an organisation follows a defined sequence of steps and has quantified financial targets (cost reduction or profit increase).
Lean was originally used to describe the Toyota Production System, and is an approach used to maximise customer value whilst minimising waste. In simple terms this is creating more value for customers with fewer resources.
The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification is suitable for anyone looking to generate business improvements in areas such as: customer satisfaction, service delivery, cost control, process performance, & new product introduction. Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology. Project and change management are ineffective without process management.
The course is designed for all business professionals from a wide variety of manufacturing or service / transactional environments. You will be involved in the deployment of Business Improvement or Green Belt projects as part of your job role / function.
A Six Sigma process is one in which 99.99966% of the products being manufactured are expected to be free of defects (3.4 defects per million).
Estimates place the quality levels of key processes in successful businesses today within the three - four sigma range. But an entire world operating at a four sigma level would incur:
A world operating at a six-sigma level would be much safer, with far fewer errors and far more happy customers.
The course covers both Lean and Six Sigma methodology, meaning that activities focused around the speed and quality of business processes are addressed.
You will gain your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification in only five days. As well as the guaranteed certification, you will gain:
Traditional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training lasts 20 days. This normally includes a month between each module, meaning that it can take up to four months to complete. This is compared to ten days (Green + Black Belt) at Firebrand. Plus, our course contains case studies and exercises - it is not just theory.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
A. Lean Six Sigma is a management philosophy that is used to transform organisations, helping them improve performance to become more effective and efficient. The Lean Six Sigma principles use tools from Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma to improve quality quickly.
A. There are actually four levels of Lean Six Sigma Training - Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt and Champion:
A. For Lean Six Sigma training, UK students prefer to study in a distraction-free environment. This helps them focus on learning and passing. Firebrand’s training courses are outside major cities.
A. Sig Sixma is a common mis-spelling for Six Sigma. It doesn't exist.
You will learn advanced Lean Six Sigma Practitioner skills, to lead and implement business process improvement projects. This course will help you to solve specific problems, develop and / or implement plans, and address specific opportunities.
You will cover the following content:
As part of the course you will sit the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt exam.
This is a multiple choice exam, which requires a 70% pass mark. You will walk away with proof that you are competent in process management and improvement.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
You will have an interest in business process improvement as part of your job role. No relevant experience in this field - or project management - is necessary.