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As many of us embark on our Lean Six Sigma journey, the Stores team from Building Operations has been actively putting their learnings to work in applying their learnings to their workspace. The Stores team decided to 5S the front space of the Stores area — take a look at the before & after.
Lance previously worked as a Business Analyst at UBC as part of the EMMS/Plannon and Workday implementations. His role will be dedicated to information systems transformation, and operational excellence projects within the SRS portfolio.
As more team members complete their Yellow Belt training over the next few months, Operational Excellence has added some helpful resources, including checklists and templates, that will guide you to produce a comprehensive Lean Six Sigma report.
Last week, we learned all about the DMAIC framework and how it serves as a driver of change. In the final part of this series, we will discuss the importance of creating a problem statement and how it helps you make effective and sustainable change at UBC.
In part one of this series, we looked at a foundational understanding of Lean Six Sigma. We learned that Lean Six Sigma is a process-focused approach to driving operational excellence across functional areas. This week, we’ll focus on how Lean Six Sigma can be used across UBC to make better business decisions and drive operational excellence.
In the coming weeks, we will dive into the world of Lean Six Sigma together, from breaking down basic terminologies to discovering how it promotes a UBC-wide mindset of collaboration, continuous improvement, and growth. In the first part of this series, we’ll look at the fundamentals of the Lean Six Sigma methodology.
Black Belt is the final level of expertise in Lean Six Sigma, where professionals are trained to lead organizational changes as well as coach and mentor Black and Green Belts at UBC. With advanced knowledge in Lean Six Sigma and robust experience in managing complex improvement projects, Master Black Belts play a key role in […]
Black Belt is the level of expertise in Lean Six Sigma, before reaching the final level of Master Black Belt. Professionals are trained to drive change and play a strong leadership role at UBC. With advanced knowledge in Lean Six Sigma concepts and frameworks, Black Belts lead Green Belts in complex improvement projects and help […]
A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is the intermediate level that prepares professionals to solve business process problems and take charge of more complex improvement projects at UBC. Lean Six Sigma uses the metaphor of martial arts belts to explain each team members’ role in advancing a project and ability to use the tools provided […]
A Yellow Belt begins the journey of Lean Six Sigma development, where professionals gain a deeper understanding of Lean Six Sigma methods, and start to build the hands-on skills needed to lead and support process improvement projects at UBC. Lean Six Sigma uses the metaphor of martial arts belts to explain each team members’ role […]
A Lean Six Sigma White Belt is the starting place where professionals gain a foundational understanding of the purpose, terms and tools used in Lean Six Sigma. It is a prerequisite for higher levels of training, where team members will learn to apply the tools to implement change at UBC. Lean Six Sigma uses the […]
As you complete your training, you may be wondering what’s next? Well, there’s a few things you can do right now to help us spread the culture of Lean Six Sigma in the VPFO.
In the VPFO Townhall on July 15, 2021, our Vice President, Peter Smailes announced Operational Excellence will begin a rollout of a VPFO-wide Lean Six Sigma training in alignment with our strategic plan.
Since Workday go-live our Financial Operations and Operational Excellence teams in the VPFO have been developing ways to share key metrics relating to service delivery that are pulled from UBC’s new HR and Finance system.
With the impact of COVID-19 and the implementation of Workday last fall, UBC decided to put UniForum activity on hold for 2020/2021. Over the next few months, you will be hearing more about this year’s UniForum program from our UniForum project team.
On June 1, randomly selected faculty and staff across the UBC community will be asked for their insight into how selected Workday processes have stabilized, improved, or require attention post go-live.
Continuous Improvement Program Manager
Business Intelligence Business Analyst
Business Data Analyst
Business Data Analyst
Senior Administrative Assistant & Executive Assistant to the AVP
Operational Excellence Knowledge Transfer Manager
Benefits Realization Manager
Business Intelligence Manager
Service Excellence Transformation (SET) Project Senior Manager
Senior Director, Strategic and Operational Performance
As part of an effort to improve efficiencies and cost-savings while achieving service excellence within the VPFO, some team members of the Business Services team in Customer Services & Informatics (CSI) will be transitioning to the newly formed Operational Excellence team.