Generally a Six Sigma Team consists of 7 types of personnel and a 3 layer reporting structure. Lets discuss these in detail.
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Six Sigma projects are largely human dependant. Six Sigma projects depends upon the expertise of a small group of individuals to make the organization process oriented.
The Project Champion is the person responsible for identifying the Six Sigma Project. The role of project champion in the conception and execution of the six sigma project is discussed in detail.
The Project Lead one of the most important person in the entire Six Sigma project. The Project Lead is required throughout the project and he reports to the Project Champion.
The process owner is required to provide his inputs at the beginning of a process. Lets discuss in detail the role of a process owner in a six sigma project.
The Project Coach is required at intermediate stages of the project. Project Coach is like a six sigma expert assigned to the Project team. Lets discuss the role of a project coach in a six sigma project.
The Finance Certifier is the only member of the Six Sigma Project team apart from the Project Lead that is selected by the Project Champion. The Finance Certifier is involved with the project at the very beginning in the - Define stage.
The real work done in a Six Sigma project is done by the team members involved. The Six Sigma Project team members are required after the Define stage of the DMAIC process.
The execution of many Six Sigma projects depends upon specialized knowledge. Lets discuss few important points about the specialized knowledge teams that we need to be know to effectively deploy them.
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