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Lean Sigma Green Belt Virtual Training

Lean Sigma Green Belt Virtual Training

When: June 9, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM
Welcome to the registration page for the OPHA Lean Sigma GREEN Belt Workshop!
With its focus on quality improvement and doing more with less, special emphasis will be placed on how Lean Sigma principles, tools and practices can address problems and challenges faced by public health organizations – in particular, those presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our regular 3-day in-person workshop will now be offered through 6 online sessions over three weeks in June 2021.
  • Program Orientation: June 2, 12:00-1:30pm (90 mins)
  • Week 1: June 9 and 10, 12:30-4:00pm ( 2 x 3.5 hour sessions)
  • Week 2: June 16 and 17, 12:30-4:00pm ( 2 x 3.5 hour sessions)
  • Week 3: June 23 and 24, 12:30-4:00pm ( 2 x 3.5 hour sessions)

About the Green Belt Workshop
Having taken White and Yellow Belt training, you will develop an in-depth understanding of those essential Lean Sigma tools and practices that can be applied to decrease/avoid costs; increase efficiency and quality of service; improve access to service; increase capacity; improve satisfaction among staff and community and create an ongoing culture of continuous quality improvement. The Green Belt program will develop the capability and skills to facilitate improvement initiatives within your organization.
The program enables immediate application and benefit through a requirement to complete a workplace improvement project as part of Green Belt assessment. This ‘apply-it now’ approach can generate tangible benefits for your organization. For example, recent Green Belt projects have focused on improving:
  • Vaccine and medication ordering
  • Intake process for infant and child development programs
  • Student flow through VPD immunization clinics
  • Purchase, storage, assembly and delivery of harm reduction kits
  • Given the increased challenges and problems presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the program provides the opportunity to address a key priority through the quality improvement project.
As well as live instructor-led training, participants receive access to a subject matter expert mentor throughout the program. Our mentors have significant experience supporting public health organizations and will provide guidance on all aspects of the program – subject matter queries, project scoping and execution.
Prerequisite: Lean Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
Key Topics:
  • Why Lean Sigma in public health
  • Lean Sigma review
  • Lean principles
  • Creating value in public health
  • Project selection
  • Value stream mapping
  • Evaluation of current state
  • Tools to improve flow
  • Tools to reduce variation
  • Transforming to future state
  • Engaging teams and communicating change
  • Lean leadership

Quality Improvement in Public Health
OPHA is committed to the importance of quality improvement in public health. We seek for Ontario to have a responsive and adaptable system meeting community needs with effective leadership. OPHA in collaboration with Leading Edge Group offers Lean Sigma training catered specifically for public health professionals. We also host informative webinars in efforts to support continuous quality improvement in public health.
Designed specifically for public and community health, our Lean Sigma workshops will strengthen your continuous quality improvement and leadership skills to achieve positive change through learning how to integrate Lean Sigma as part of a quality improvement framework.

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Lean Sigma Green Belt Virtual Training
Lean Sigma Yellow Belt Virtual Training