Project Management Institute

Advanced Project Quality and Lean Six Sigma with Frank Anbari


Topics: Strategic Application and Governance | Quality Measures | Strategic Planning and Implementation | Portfolio Management

In this interactive seminar, participants will strengthen their understanding of planning and monitoring quality in their projects. They will increase their knowledge of the Six Sigma method and Lean Six Sigma, their applications in their organizational setting (manufacturing, IS/IT, financial services, healthcare, government, etc.), and the role of Yellow Belts, Green Belts, Black Belts, Executive Black Belts, Champions, and other participants in Six Sigma projects.

Participants will reinforce their understanding of the cost of quality, ISO 9000, and ISO 21500 standards for effective project quality management. They will expand their knowledge of selected, relevant tools of quality and Lean Six Sigma, and enhance their understanding of the integration of project management and Lean Six Sigma strategies. With this comprehensive introduction to measurement, you will discover how to assess what’s performing well and what needs improvement to build a business case for project management improvement initiatives. Become proactive in implementing measurement strategies aimed at improving your organization’s project management performance.

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What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify appropriate quality, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma strategies for their projects
  • Understand the main concepts of the Six Sigma method and Lean Six Sigma
  • Clarify the relationship between project management maturity models and project quality
  • Use effective quality, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma planning tools
  • Understand the cost of quality and its importance to efficient project management
  • Understand the concepts of life cycle costing and total cost of ownership
  • Understand where and how to use selected, relevant, effective quality assurance methods, quality control techniques, and Lean Six Sigma tools
  • Clarify the main elements of identifying and managing Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Understand the roles of White Belts, Yellow Belts, Green Belts, Black Belts, Champions, and other participants in Six Sigma  projects
  • Clarify the relationship between Six Sigma method, Lean Six Sigma, and project management, and plan integration of project management and Lean Six Sigma strategies in their organizational settings (manufacturing, IT, financial services, healthcare, government, etc.).

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
Technical Leadership Strategic Total
CAPM / PMP / PgMP 10 0 4 14.00
PMI-ACP / Agile* 0 0 4 4.00
PMI-SP 0 0 4 4.00
PMI-RMP 0 0 4 4.00
PfMP 0 0 4 4.00
PMI-PBA 3 0 4 7.00
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Seminar Instructor(s)

Dr. Frank

Dr. Frank T. Anbari PMP

Dr. Frank T. Anbari is professor and director of the Project Management Program at Drexel University and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He holds a PhD in project management and quality enhancement, as well as an MBA and an MS in engineering. Dr. Anbari gained extensive industrial experience serving in leadership positions in engineering and information technology in major organizations. He served as a faculty member and director of the Project Management Program at The George Washington University and taught at Penn State University, the University of Texas at Dallas, and for private and public organizations throughout the world.

Course Information

2 Days
12 - 13 July 2021


Member Price
(US$1456.00 before 14 June)
Non-Member Price
(US$1612.00 before 14 June)
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