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ProcessQM Offers Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification This March


LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ProcessQM LLC, a quality management company based in Northern New Mexico, announced it is hosting a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training and certification this March in Santa Fe, NM.

The overall objective of this five-day course is for students to gain an understanding and hands-on experience of Lean and Six Sigma, two of the leading process improvement methodologies. Instructor Leon Spackman, MS, PMP, LSSMBB, will review the history and origins of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and discuss how they can and should be used together to improve processes, eliminate waste, and decrease variation. Students will also learn the philosophy behind each methodology, the associated tools, and how and when to use them employing hands-on, experiential exercises.

This class can be taken as a Lean Six Sigma orientation or as a Green Belt certification course. If the certification path is chosen, the student will be required to complete a Lean Six Sigma project using the tools and philosophies discussed during the class.

Early-bird registration and team discounts are currently available, as well as special savings for current ProcessQM customers. For additional information, updates, and registration, visit or call (505) 975-2148.

When: March 18-22, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Credits: 4.0 CEU's, 25 PDU's

About Instructor Leon Spackman:
Spackman is an instructor, consultant and contractor who has many years of experience in process improvement, project management and quality management. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has implemented process improvement and reengineering efforts in government and commercial settings. Leon recently led a project for the UNM Health Sciences Center to move the organization from a fee-for-service model to a risk based preventive model. His extensive reengineering work at Lovelace Health Plan resulted in savings of over $500K in just 10 months. Leon trained over 50 leaders in Lean Six Sigma principles.

Spackman is a certified PMP and an experienced project manager. He served over 20 years in the United States Air Force, leading and directing diverse organizations around the world. While serving as a squadron commander, he significantly improved support to his customers going from the worst to the best aircraft in-commission rates in the Air Force in less than two years. While in the Air Force, he earned his first master's degree in Logistics Management and served most of his military career as a logistics officer developing expertise in supply chain, petroleum, and overall logistics management. Spackman graduated from the National Graduate School with a master's degree in Quality Systems Management in 2002.

About ProcessQM LLC:
ProcessQM LLC provides quality management solutions to various industries throughout the U.S., supporting engineering, project management and construction firms, national laboratories, the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, and many others. Our team consists of quality assurance experts, nuclear and non-nuclear, and high-level professionals in the areas of business excellence and process improvement. We help businesses reach their next level by building effective and efficient quality programs that conform to NQA-1, ISO 9001, DOE 414.1, etc. We also facilitate strategic planning, manage strategy execution, and strengthen organizational processes using Lean Six Sigma and other methodologies. As a Northern New Mexico women-owned small business committed to prevention of quality related disasters, we are honored to serve our local business community by providing the following services:
Staff Augmentation: Quality Assurance experts on demand
Project Quality Assurance: We will manage quality on medium and large projects from start to finish
Consulting: We will assist you in the areas of quality management, business excellence and process improvement
Auditing: Internal and external audits
Training: NQA-1 Lead Auditor, Understanding and Implementing ASME NQA-1, Commercial Grade Dedication, etc.
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