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SOCMA Offering Online Lean Six Sigma Training

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is offering Lean Six Sigma training to its members as part of its effort to bring progressive process improvement techniques to organizations in a convenient, cost-effective manner.  
 
Members may now enroll in a variety of online courses ranging from the introductory Lean Six Sigma Overview, intended for individual process improvement team members; to the Green Belt course, intended for team leaders; to the advanced Black Belt course, which entails comprehensive training in the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge. Additional short courses such as Lean Methods and Fundamentals of Project Management are also available.  

SOCMA’s enhanced offering is made possible through an agreement with MoreSteam.com.    

“A number of our members use Lean Six Sigma methodology to improve the flow and quality of their processes,” said Lawrence D. Sloan, SOCMA president and CEO. “MoreSteam’s flexible, interactive e-learning program is a great option for SOCMA members as they continue to work to achieve operational excellence at their facilities.”    

MoreSteam.com provides world-class, web-based Lean Six Sigma training as a more flexible and affordable alternative to traditional classroom training methods. Serving more than 2500 corporate clients and in excess of 435,000 individuals, Moresteam.com has developed unique Blended Learning technologies for delivering Lean Six Sigma training and supporting process improvement initiatives.

“The nature of our business – helping our customers to sustain process excellence – directly aligns with SOCMA’s objectives,” said Tim Kelley, MoreSteam.com executive vice president. “Lean Six Sigma provides a standardized methodology as a means of assuring high quality, safe operations, and a competitive cost structure. We are proud to support SOCMA’s efforts and look forward to working with their members.”

The MoreSteam curriculum has been reviewed and approved by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and the Project Management Institute (PMI). MoreSteam.com also partners with top educational organizations, including The Ohio State University, The George Washington University, and Cal Poly.  

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