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  1. Provides guidance for LSS DMAIC Green/Black Belt project teams to prepare for the toll-gate review.
  2. Serves as a reference for new Green/Black Belt project teams.
  3. Facilitates knowedge sharing across the organization.


This is a PowerPoint template to compile a report or storyboard for Green/Black Belt toll-gate review based on the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology.

Simply follow the guidelines in the slides and insert your own content. Illustrations are provided so that you will quickly know at a glance what is required under each phase of the LSS DMAIC problem solving process. A list of deliverables is provided in each phase which is helpful in guiding you what to include in the report or storyboard.

Note: This package includes:
1. Lean Six Sigma DMAIC Storyboard template (PowerPoint format)
2. Lean Six Sigma DMAIC poster (PDF format, in color and monochrome, printable in A3 size)

The five steps of LSS DMAIC are:

Step 1: DEFINE - Define the problem or opportunity.
Define Phase Deliverables:
1.1 Define business case
1.2 Define problem statement
1.3 Establish baseline project metrics
1.4 Define objective statement and scope
1.5 Form project team
1.6 Identify financial impact
1.7 Complete project charter
1.8 Approved project charter

Step 2: MEASURE - Measure the current performance and capability.
Measure Phase Deliverables:
2.1 Map the process
2.2 Collect process data
2.3 Verify data integrity
2.4 Document process behavior
2.5 Baseline process capability (Sigma level or DPMO)
2.6 Quick wins
2.7 List of potential X's

Step 3: ANALYZE - Analyze to identify root causes.
Analyze Phase Deliverables:
3.1 Cause and effect analysis
3.2 FMEA
3.3 Graphical analysis
3.4 Statistical analysis

Step 4: IMPROVE - Improve by implementing potential solutions.
Improve Phase Deliverables:
4.1 Generate solutions
4.2 Evaluate solutions
4.3 Pilot and implement solutions 4.4 Statement of Y = f(X)

Step 5: CONTROL - Control by standardizing solution and monitoring performance.
Control Phase Deliverables:
5.1 Control methods
5.2 Control plan
5.3 Clear indication of improved primary metric
5.4 Project transition action plan
5.5 Project approval
5.6 Financial validation
5.7 Lessons learned

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