Price: $1,699.00
Length: 2 Days
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Fishbone Diagram Training, Ishikawa Training

Fishbone Diagram Training, Ishikawa Training Course Description

The fishbone diagram training course first explains the concept and definition of the method and then trains the students how to develop a fishbone diagram to analyze and discover the cause(s) of a problem.

Fishbone Diagram, aka Cause-and-Effect and Ishikawa Diagram, is one of the techniques used in root cause analysis. The diagram gets its name from Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa, University of Tokyo in 1943, who first developed and used fishbone diagram.

The most benefit of the fishbone diagram is its broad application. It can be used to identify the causes of almost any problem, from mechanical failures of a product you are designing to psychological issues with your children. Moreover, it is a more structured method than some other tools used for brainstorming causes of a problem. Other advantages to this method are:

  • Straight and easy to learn
  • Good way to focus a brainstorming session
  • Effective learning method to the whole team, through preparing a fishbone diagram
  • Focuses discussion on the target issue
  • Encourages “system thinking” via visual connections
  • Puts further assessments and corrective actions in order

The TONEX fishbone diagram seminar will help you the techniques of developing efficient and effective fishbone diagram based on the nature of the problem you are dealing with. In this short hands-on seminar, you will learn how to prioritize the potential causes of a problem and then analyze the level of impact each one has on the result. By taking this class, you will never lose control of a brainstorming session and you always can guide your team to stay focused on the current issue till the end of the session.

There are different ways to develop a fishbone diagram and conduct it. One way is to put the categories of possible causes on the “bones” of the fish, each line representing one category, such as:

  • Man (personnel)
  • Machine
  • Methods
  • Materials
  • Measurements
  • Mother Nature (environment)

Another way would be to begin with putting down all possible causes of the problem, and then later selecting their proper categories according to what causes were identified.

The TONEX fishbone diagram training will walk you through all the approaches and help you decided what serves your goals the best. In this one-day hands-on workshop, students can bring in their own problem statement or sample issue to create a fishbone diagram specific to their problem in the class.

Audience

The TONEX fishbone diagram training is a 2-day course designed for all the individuals who want to learn and apply simple problem analysis tools. This hands-on seminar is ideal for the senior executives, strategic leaders, managers, quality managers, product managers, manufacturing managers, R&D managers, and other supervisors and managers who lead brainstorming sessions and/or lead the problem-solving teams.

Learning Objectives

Upon the completion of this seminar, attendees are able to:

  • Understand the concept of fishbone diagram
  • Decide when to use a cause & effect diagram
  • Create a proper and effective fishbone diagram appropriate for each problem
  • Describe the advantages of a fishbone diagram in root cause analysis
  • Describe different approaches of building a fishbone diagram

Outline Course

Introduction

  • Definition of fishbone diagram
  • History and background
  • Purposes and applications
  • Advantages of fishbone diagram over other methods of problem-solving
  • When to use a fishbone diagram

Fishbone Diagram Procedure

  • Get started
  • Directions
  • Approaches to build the “bones”
    • The 6Ms
    • The 5 Whys
    • The 4Ps
  • Steps to create a fishbone diagram
  • How to get everybody in the team involved in brainstorming causes
  • How to complete a fishbone diagram
  • How to present a fishbone diagram

TONEX Fishbone Diagram Hands-On Workshop

  • Agree on a problem
  • Brainstorming potential causes
  • Agree on the major categories of causes of the problem (developing the “bones”)
  • Building sub-causes branching off the cause branches
  • Producing deeper levels of causes and organizing them under relevant causes or categories
  • Analyzing the final diagram
  • Present it to others

Fishbone Diagram Training, Ishikawa Training

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