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Launching the Lean Six Sigma Community of Practice (CoP)

Operational Excellence is launching a Community of Practice (CoP) for Lean Six Sigma practitioners across UBC through its first community meeting, which will begin with a speech from Karamjeet Heer, Interim Vice-President, Finance. 

June Update: UBC’s progress with Lean Six Sigma Training

Since our last update in March, Operational Excellence has coached one additional cohort of managers and leaders through the Sponsor Leadership Training, and two cohorts of staff through yellow belt training.

Operational Excellence capturing over 150 continuous improvement projects in the project pipeline

Operational Excellence has captured 156 projects in our project pipeline, in addition to 57 yellow belt and 8 green belt projects delivered as part of the Lean Six Sigma training program. On June 6, three projects from Facilities and Financial Operations within VPFO received approval from the project prioritization steering committee to begin.

Operational Excellence celebrates Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Graduates in inaugural celebration event

On May 25, Operational Excellence hosted its first ceremony event at the Great Hall North to celebrate the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt graduates’ achievements and hard work. The graduates’ continuous improvement projects were hung up on the wall for display, offering the opportunity to show how they’ve applied the new tools at work and learn about each other’s projects.