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Six Sigma Basics and Their Relevance to Project Management

What’s all the buzz about Six Sigma?  How does it relate to project management?  If you’ve looked at the PMBOK lately or prepared for the PMP exam, you should have noticed that there are references to Sigma values, probability, Design of Experiments and defects among others.  These terms are coming from the Six Sigma methodology.  If you’ve read about Six Sigma, you’ll hear terms like charter, controlling, executing, and closing.  These terms are coming from the project management methodology.

This session will familiarize you with the terminology and principles of Six Sigma and provide insight into how they are applied to project management.  We will also explore how project management is used in the Six Sigma methodology.  Yes, there is a strong relationship and it is a positive one!