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January 7, 2021

9th February 2021: Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course online

Green belts rock! On completion of this certified lean six sigma green belt  course, you will be a more confident, capable and effective team leader and problem solver, than you ever thought possible. What’s more…

January 7, 2021

8th February 2021: Design of Experiments (DOE) online

The team at First Polymer Training Skillnet is running yet another of their very successful online DOE courses, starting 8th February 2021. Combining live webinars with DOE online simulation and assignments, and a DOE live…

January 7, 2021

Tech tip: What is the Null Hypothesis?

A mystery to many, and common sense to scientists. Click the title link to check out this explanation of hypothesis testing’s Null Hypothesis.

January 7, 2021

Join your local Lean network

Learning from others is a key tenet of the lean philosophy. Sharing and learning with and from others can make the journey to improvement both quicker and more effective. The regional Lean Networks in Ireland…

December 15, 2020

Christmas 2020: Support Focus Ireland

Lean Ireland supports the work of Focus Ireland. Focus Ireland is driven by the fundamental belief that homelessness is wrong. Focus Ireland works with local government, communities and other agencies to provide supported housing for those most in need. Your donation will help…

November 5, 2020

Tech tip: Process Capability GIF

This neat little GIF explains how Cpk takes account of both spread and centering when calculating capability to meet specifications. Download and add to your next PowerPoint presentation. Control the motion with a right click.  

November 5, 2020

Fastcap rocks the lean world!

For those of you seeking inspiration for your continuous improvement programme, look no further than Fastcap. FastCap (based in Bellingham, WA, USA) is an international product development company founded in 1997 with over 2000 distributors…

November 5, 2020

Tech tip: Mobile app for six sigma exam students

Mobile apps can certainly help with lightening the load when studying for exams. The Pocket  Prep series of apps provides useful questions in preparation for ASQ (or any) six sigma examinations. (Note: Lean Ireland receives…

October 9, 2020

Tech tip: Could I Win The Lotto

Probability is a fascinating topic. Learn about your chances of winning the Irish National lottery from this example on probable outcomes without replacement. Would you back a horse at odds of over 10 million to…

October 8, 2020

Free A3 DMAIC Template

We have Toyota to thank for gifting us the 8-step A3 problem solving methodology, and it works equally well for 5-step DMAIC six sigma projects. Download our Excel A3 template for free. As an added…