CAREFULLY • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) vi
CAREFULLY • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.• Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.• Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.• Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.• Late submission will NOT be accepted.• Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions. • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).• Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted. • Assignment -2 should be submitted on or before the end of Week- 7 . • The students are encouraged to relate the project content to the course materials from chapters ( 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 ) • DMAIC / SIX SIGMA Project Quality Management Summer Semester (2021 - 1442)DMAIC / Six-Sigma ProjectIn this assessment, the students are required to implement DMAIC / Six Sigma projects. Upon the completion of the projects, instructors should be able to test the students` understanding of major part of the course materials. Learning Outcome: 1. Develop an appreciation of quality management theory, principles, and practices. 2. Use quality improvement tools and practices for continuous improvement.DMAIC / Six-Sigma ProjectDuring the process of projects implementation, hypothetically for the assessment`s purposes, picture your instructor as a chief executive officer of a company at any industry of your choice. In order to gain the CEO` approval for quality improvement project (Six Sigma) and compete for full project`s sponsorship, you are required to provide a detailed project information to convince the instructor – supposedly the(CEO) to choose and support your project. Guidance for the project proposal:The proposal must include the following: 1. Product or Service Information: ( 100 – 150 words) – 1 pointSelect an actual Product or Service from any local/international company that you would like to improve/change, and provide the following Information:• The product or service general information such as name, features, value to customers..ect.• Brief history about the chosen product or service (formation, sales, previous changes). 2. The necessity for change : ( 100 – 150 words)- 1 point• The reasons behind the improvement decision, present no less than two reasons why you think the change is important for the product /service (Leadership, Competitors Technological advances, Training requirements, Rules and regulations, Customer demands).3. Define Stage ( Planning) : ( 200 – 300 words)- 2 points• Define the project’s scope, goals, and objectives and its team members and sponsors ( Project charter )• Define the current and the desired status, the project scheduling.• Define the stakeholders affected by the project such as (employees, society, customers, stockholders, suppliers…etc)• Identify the team you need and the members` functions that will help you throughout the project. • What method you plan to use for defining the project (Work Breakdown Structure, Pareto Diagrams) and why? 4. Measure Stage: ( 100 – 150 words)- 1.5 point• Define the new process inputs, actions and desired outputs. (Hint : Process flowchart can be used to visualize the process)• Define measurement Systems Analysis tool, to illustrate use measurements scales such as Nominal , Ordinal , Interval , Ratio. In addition, explain the reason for use.5. Analyze Stage: ( 100 – 150 words)- 1.5 point• Discuss no less than two conditions that might hinder the project progression (process variation) using one of tools mentioned in chapter (15 - Analyze Stage). • Describe the new value delivered to the customers upon the successful implementation of the project.6. Improve / Design stage: ( 100 – 150 words)- 1.5 point• Present no more than two condition that can be altered to make the desired change ( cost , operation, human resource). • Discuss one to two techniques you plan to use to improve the efficiency of process such as lean tools, 5S …etc. 7. Control Stage: ( 100 – 150 words)- 1.5 point• Identify two methods that the team can use to evaluate performance after the project completion. Document two to three learned lessons from the process ( This part could be connected to the overall project experienc Requirements: All requirements in the assignment need

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