CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 Tutorial

0.1 Course Overview

Hello and welcome to Lean Six Sigma Application in Information Technology course offered by Simplilearn. This lesson provides an overview of the course. The next screen shows the key features of Simplilearn offerings.

0.2 Key Features

Before you start, please spend some time and go through the key features of Simplilearn offerings displayed on the screen. Let us look at the objectives of this course in the next screen.

0.3 Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to: Discuss common IT challenges using Lean Six Sigma Review the voice of the customer techniques in the requirements gathering process Explain the uses of metrics to measure performance Describe the application of lean principles to remove wastes Describe the uses of metrics and control charts to ensure stability of IT processes We will cover the course overview in the next screen

0.4 Course Overview

Lean Six Sigma provides a proven methodology to eliminate waste, reduce variation, and increase quality, regardless of industry or specialty. Today’s IT organizations face challenges common to many industries Bullet 1: This course will introduce you to a powerful set of concepts and tools that can be used to address these challenges, including cost, quality, and time. Bullet 2: To supplement the concepts and tools you will be learning, the course will highlight examples and case studies designed to reinforce and provide insight into the improvements that are possible using lean six sigma. In the next screen, we will discuss how this course will build understanding of Lean in IT and who can benefit from completing it.

0.5 Course Prerequisites

Following are the prerequisites of this course: Completion of Green Belt training Candidates must have at least 2–3 years of work experience in any niche or sector. We will cover the purpose and target audience for the course on the next screen

0.6 Course Purpose and Target Audience

Multiple challenges facing IT organizations including the need to increase flexibility, manage cost, ensure reliability, and understand customer needs Course Purpose: BP1:This course will present tools and concepts that can be leveraged to better define and address challenges occurring in IT organizations BP2:In addition to providing the learner with tools to use, the course enhances the learning through examples and case studies Target Audience: BP1: This course will benefit individuals working at all levels and in all disciplines within an IT organization BP2: In addition to IT professionals this course will benefit lean six sigma green belts working process improvement projects in IT. Let us explore value to the participant delivered by this course in the next screen.

0.7 Value to Professionals

As a professional, you can benefit from Lean Six Sigma application in IT course in the following ways: Identify a problem or an opportunity for improvement, Demonstrate knowledge of Lean Six Sigma tools and processes, Leverage Lean concepts to reduce waste in processes, Emphasize value creation, Assist with data collection and analysis for Green Belt or Black Belt projects, Solve problems with data and analytics, and Help in identifying the gaps in a process and fix them. We will review the lessons covered in the next screen.

0.8 Lessons Covered

There are eight lessons in this course. Please spend some time to go through the break-up of each lesson along with the details of the topics covered in each lesson. Advance to the next screen to continue reviewing the lessons covered

0.9 Lessons Covered (contd)

Advance to the next screen to continue the lesson review

0.10 Lessons Covered (contd)

In addition to these lessons, there are 7 case studies provided for your reference throughout the course. Advance to the next screen to close out the course overview

0.11 Conclusion Slide

This concludes the first lesson on Application of Lean Six Sigma in Information Technology. In the next lesson, we will review the basic lean six sigma concepts.

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