Six Sigma Certification by KPMG

Thu, Nov 5, 2015

Campus Update

When it comes to self-learning, students of MBA IIT Kanpur are always striving hard, and it is well justified by the recent workshops organized to increase their knowledge in the field of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.

The 4 day six sigma training certification program by Mr Vaibhav Agrawal of KPMG holding a six sigma Black Belt saw a lot of participation from both the first and the second year MBA students. The 6 sigma green belt certification training deals with making an individual well versed in Lean Six Sigma Methodology which possesses a thorough understanding of all the aspects of DMAIC i.e. Design, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control as well as the tools that are necessary for
implementing DMAIC improvement projects.

From giving a brief about importance of quality in all types of industries to the origin of six sigma,its meaning and different criteria and
ways of achieving six sigma qualities, the 4 day seminar not only covered the theoretical aspects but also its practical implementation through group activities and interesting tasks to ensure learning and knowledge retention.
The 4 day training program gave the students an overall picture of quality improvement procedures that take place in an organization, the importance of quantifying process performances and the various methods that are used for the same. Some of the sub topics that were covered were methods for measurement and analysis of data, analytical tools to identify and understand sources of variation, DMAIC process improvement road map, and method to establish customer requirements.

It concluded with an evaluation test conducted by KPMG based on the concepts learned in the workshops. Students are eager to apply the learnings from this programme in their future organizations.


Bhavna Uttamchandani

MBA 2015-17

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