Business programs through UGA Griffin Campus that focus on your bottom line

Our Lean Six Sigma Programs target businesses by helping them incorporate six sigma principles which improve quality and profitability and target individuals by giving them the tools, through our certifications, to make a significant difference in their company and hence their own career.

Improve Your Quality and Profitability

Lean Six Sigma is an improvement methodology that reduces product or service failure rates to as near perfection as possible using a data-driven and disciplined approach. Practitioners use data to monitor, control, and improve operational performance by eliminating and preventing defects in products and associated processes, including management, service delivery, design, production and customer satisfaction. Lean Six Sigma helps you eliminate not only product defects, but six other forms of waste.

Become a Leader in Your Company’s Success: Earn a Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

In this economic environment six sigma can be your edge. Making better business decisions is the key. Applying lean six sigma principles can make all the difference. Now, you can take action with a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate, which helps you strengthen your organization by understanding, interpreting and using the core concepts of Six Sigma. Designed for professionals with little or no prior experience with Six Sigma methodologies, this 10-session course over only a five-week period helps develop critical skills required for successfully making a difference in your company’s bottom line. If you like to improve your bottom line, the average return on investment per student from a legitimate project is approximately $50,000. If you want to move up in your career, employees certified in six sigma increase their value tremendously to an organization with six sigma training.

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training — Ten Days

This program develops the technical skills of the individuals interested in or selected to become a successful Lean Six Sigma project leader. Participants learn:

  1. how to lead Six Sigma project teams in the application of Six Sigma and Lean Thinking technical tools to accomplish breakthrough reductions in the process variation and waste
  2. how to apply group process and project management skills in a way that empowers and develops both operating teams and project teams
  3. how to deliver bottom line impact on projects, providing immediate return of investment while building excitement and commitment to the organization’s Six Sigma strategy
  4. Lean tools to analyze value streams and eliminate waste. Tools include 5S, Quick changeover, and Mistake Proofing
  5. Six Sigma tools to identify and eliminate sources of variation that cause defects and much more!

Location: Stuckey Conference Center 
Course Fee: $2,250; Note: The charge per person is reduced by $100 for groups of eight or more. There are additional price breaks for groups of 11 or more, 16 or more and 20. Class size is capped at 20. 
Group Rates: Call our office (770) 229-3477

Dates:

Session 1 - TBD
Session 2 - TBD
Session 3 - TBD
Session 4 - TBD

(ALL SESSIONS ARE FROM 8:00AM UNTIL 4:00PM)

Please call our office to get on the list of participants or for information on group participation.

Instructor: George Aslinger

Download a registration form (pdf). Complete the form and fax back to us at (770) 233-6180. You may also register over the phone; call us at (770) 229-3477.

Six Sigma Minitab Software Training - Four Days

In this course students develop the technical skills to become well-versed with and navigate the software package Mnitab, a package used to create, manipulate, and analyze data in Six Sigma analysis. Participants are expected to be experienced in Six Sigma and basic statistics. You will learn the following over the four day course:

  1. Day One -To decrease the time required for statistical analysis by quickly learning how to import/export data and output between MINITAB and Microsoft Excel and other software and databases. The class will learn how to enhance statistical analysis by learning how to create and interpret a wide variety of graphs and measures useful in quality improvement initiatives.
  2. Day Two -To develop the foundation for important statistical concepts such as hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Students will learn how to match the appropriate statistical tool to your own application and to correctly interpret statistical output.
  3. Day Three -To evaluate and certify business processes and when and where to use the various control charts available in MINITAB. Participants will learn how to utilize important capability analysis tools to evaluate your processes relative to internal and customer specifications.
  4. Day Four -To generate a variety of full and fractional Design of Experiments. The class will develop the skills necessary for correctly analyzing experimental data to reach experimental objectives.

Location: Flynt Building Conference Room 219
Course Fee: $895 
Group Rates: Call our office: (770) 229-3477

Dates:

Session 1 - TBD
Session 2 - TBD 
Session 3 - TBD
Session 4 - TBD

(ALL SESSIONS ARE FROM 8:00AM UNTIL 4:00PM)

Please call our office to get on the list of participants or for information on group participation.

Instructor: George Aslinger

Download a registration form (pdf). Complete the form and fax back to us at (770) 233-6180. You may also register over the phone; call us at (770) 229-3477.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Training Four Five-Day Workshops - Spread over 4 months

This program develops the technical and leadership skills of individuals interested in or selected to become Six Sigma Black Belts and leaders of their company’s large Six Sigma projects. They are trained to be continuous improvement roles. Participants will learn:

  1. how to lead Six Sigma project teams in the application of Six Sigma and Lean Thinking technical tools to accomplish breakthrough reductions in process variation and waste.
  2. how to apply group process and project management skills in a way that empowers and develops both operating teams and project teams.
  3. how to deliver bottom line impact on projects, providing immediate return on investment while building excitement and commitment to the organization’s Six Sigma strategy.
  4. Lean tools to analyze value streams, and identify and eliminate waste. Tools include, value stream mapping, 5S, Quick Changeover, Total Productive Maintenance, Kanban, Mistake Proofing, and Standard Work.
  5. Six Sigma tools to identify and eliminate sources of variation that cause defects. Tools include, DMAIC Problem Solving Model, Measurement Systems Evaluation, Process Capability, Design of Experiments, Analysis of Variance, Statistical Process Control, and Failure Mode Effects Analysis and much more!

Dates:

Session 1-5 - TBD
Session 6-10 - TBD
Session 11-15 - TBD
Session 16-20 - TBD

Location: Flynt Building Conference Room 219
Course Fee: Call our office: (770) 229-3477 
Group Rates: Call our office:(770) 229-3477

Please call our office to get on the list of participants or for information on group participation.

(ALL SESSIONS ARE FROM 8:00AM UNTIL 4:00PM)

Instructor: George Aslinger

Download a registration form (pdf). Complete the form and fax back to us at (770) 233-6180. You may also register over the phone; call us at (770) 229-3477.

Meet Your Instructor

Your instructor for this outstanding certification program is George R. Aslinger. George received his BS in Engineering Management from the University of Tennessee and an MS in Operations Management from Georgia State University. In addition, he has received extensive training from the Six Sigma Academy and Triton Synergies in organizational design and large system change management, Lean Manufacturing and his certification as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

He began his extensive career as a project and maintenance engineer and supervisor with Rockwell International and later spent 17 years with Avery Dennison in Peachtree City, Georgia and Cleveland, Ohio. He served in many capacities at Avery Dennison including Plant Engineering Manager and Maintenance Engineer, Production Manager, Technical Support Business Unit Manager, Organization Design Manager, and was an internal consultant as Organizational Effectiveness Leader for Six Sigma Black Belt with Avery Dennison from 1993 to 1999. He worked on numerous business process improvement teams utilizing Lean and Six Sigma methods to determine the best approach.

George has worked with clients in many industries to improve performance through application of Six Sigma, Lean Thinking, Business Process Management, and High Performance Work Systems methods. He has led division redesign and implementation of business teams, plant start-ups, facility renewals, division-wide Total Productive Maintenance implementation, pay system redesign, manufacturing strategy development, division mergers, and numerous business process improvement teams. He offers 30 years of experience working with clients to improve productivity, equipment reliability, and equipment changeover through the application of Six Sigma, Lean principles, and Total Productive Maintenance.

George is a regular instructor for continuing education programs in his field at the University of Georgia in Griffin and the University of Tennessee.