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Career Development|Application of Six Sigma in the PM process

Strategy = Business Acumen

Lean & Six Sigma – Worth the Effort

Many companies are unsure of how to begin implementing Lean and / or Six Sigma tools and techniques in their companies.  Statistics and Six Sigma concepts intimidate many but they don’t have to.  Many companies have metrics they collect, but don’t really use to guide their improvement initiatives.  This session will help every organization down their Six Sigma path.

  • Start with the 5Ss
  • Six Sigma definition
  • 5 steps to a Six Sigma program
  • Measure what matters, suggested metrics
  • Benefits of Lean & Six Sigma

About the speaker


Jane Tierney founded purple link in 2015, recognizing there’s a better way to obtain value and achieve results from and through the supply chain. Clients discover innovative ways to identify waste and risk that leak dollars from the supply chain draining the bottom line. Through collaboration with stakeholders and suppliers purple link’s approach reduces both cost and risk and clients sustain savings year-over-year. Jane earned a degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA. Passionate about Lean & Six Sigma, she is a certified green belt. She is also a Certified Professional Supply Manager (CPSM) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) through the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). In addition to running her business, she teaches Supply Chain Management & Supply Chain Strategies at California State University - Northridge and serves on the advisory board for the California State Long Beach Operations & Supply Chain Management program. In 2020 she co-founded the So-Cal SCRM Council for local executives focused on Supply Chain Risk Management. A speaker / author, she offers bi-weekly Dynamic Dialog webinars and conducts workshops on a variety of topics. Her first book is due out in 2021.


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Postponement / Cancellation

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This event may be canceled or postponed by the Chapter, though all efforts will be made to avoid doing so.  If canceled or postponed, notification will be made to all registrants via email.


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Type of category: Public Events (Programs, Career Dev and Membership Public Events)

Type of activity: Strategy = Business Acumen

Date: May 5th, 2021

Hour: 6:00PM to 7:30PM

PDUs: 1.5


Members: Free

Non members: $5.00