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Governing the Six Sigma Project Portfolio

The vehicle for achieving improvement in a Six Sigma program, is the improvement project. In a successful program, the culture of improvement, and a desire for improvement, is instilled throughout the organization. A negative side effect of this is the uncontrolled growth of the number of projects and project teams. This class addresses this issue by providing guidelines for managing and controlling this large number of projects, the project portfolio.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of the project portfolio
  • Define what is the portfolio?
  • Discuss the role of the portfolio manager
  • Explain the role of master black belt
  • Set performance metrics
  • Use dashboards
  • Handling changes in organizational priorities
  • Appraise success measures

Topics & Content

  • Portfolio selection
  • Sources of projects
  • Ranking projects
  • Global portfolio optimization
  • Managing the portfolio
  • Earned value measures
  • Updating the portfolio
  • Terminating projects
  • Adding projects

Course Information

Course Code: SIG304
Duration: 1 day
Targeted Audience: This course is intended for those responsible for managing Six Sigma projects.
Accreditations:

  • PMI - 7 PDU(s)
  • SHRM - 7 PDC(s)


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