What is Root Cause Analysis in Six Sigma?

untitledHave we ever tried to identify the reason for the any problems? Yes; we follow set of methods to find solutions to our existing problems. It requires studying all the perspectives of the problem. Now let’s see what is root cause analysis? It is a process where the cause of the problem is identified and finding controls so that the problem never recurs.

The core idea for root cause analysis involves defining a method that produces verifiable accurate results. While conducting root cause analysis, we find out three types of possible causes. It includes physical, human and organizational clauses. First one must identify the problem, and then you must collect data then identify possible causes. From these causes you can find out the root cause of the problem. Then depending on the cause apply feasible solution for the same. The most important steps include finding out the negative events that are occurring. Certain tools like FMEA, 5 Whys, Cause and Effect Diagrams and Kaizen to do root cause analysis. Root cause analysis is an important part of Six Sigma methodology. In the analyse phase of Six Sigma, root cause analysis is done using tools and techniques. This process requires good judgement to evaluate the problem that has occurred under a given condition. So in a nutshell it has become a mandatory process for the organization which applies Six Sigma procedures to have a check on the quality.

 At ZaranTech role based training is provided for Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt). The course curriculum includes assignments, live sessions, quizzes, case studies, practical demo session. Hence the student gets acquainted with the tool and its application. We also provide Six Sigma Certification material to clear the certification. To view the details of the course you may visit the website http://www.zarantech.com/course-list/sixsigma. Call  515-978-7846 or email  jagan@zarantech.com

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