a proven methodology as a source
of hope and a means for success
by the accelerated integration
of Six Sigma methodology as
a business and economic improvement
approach that empowers individuals,
business organizations, government
agencies and communities within
and outside the USA.
individual personal growth and
opportunities by providing a
set of skills with a Six Sigma
education of process improvement
capabilities for economic development
and dramatic successes through
empowered, motivated, well-prepared
individuals and teams.
Sigma eLearning, LLC (SSEL)
is a New Jersey, USA based global
quality consulting and training
organization with twenty locations
in 14 countries. During the
year 2002 SSEL originated the
application of modern Internet
technology to deliver the best
quality and most cost-effective
global transfer of Lean Six
Sigma knowledge through its
unique blended eLearning programs
that include: Live Online, and
On-Demand eCourses and eModules.
SSEL blended eLearning includes:
Live Online eLearning (live
instructor-led, highly interactive)
On-Demand eLearning (pre-recorded,
Onsite Classroom Training and
Learning support: eMeetings,
eCoaching, eCollaboration, eMail,
Telephone & etc.
Quality Magazine recognized
SSEL and its prestigious partner
The Institute of Industrial
Engineers (IIE) for excellence
in Six Sigma quality education
and innovation. Our last three
SSEL/IIE Six Sigma Black Belt
learner projects saved an average
of: $576,133. Select the following
link to view the QM article
and learn more about the method,
features and benefits of SSEL
Live Online training: http://www.sixsigmalive.net/quality_mag.pdf.
& Advisory Board:
Marc St. James, CEO and President (30+ years
Six Sigma Business Excellence Methodology: Business
Process Improvement, Management, and Training,
Process Improvement and Design Methodology (DMAIC
and DFSS/DMADV), Certified Six Sigma Master Black
Belt, Certified Instructor, IIE Six Sigma faculty
and member of ASQ.
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Jagadish Chandra Barik, Sr. Quality Consultant (20+
Dr. Jagadish has twenty years of experience in projects,
manufacturing, Service Industries, customer service, quality assurance and Lean
Six Sigma. He is the founder Director of Lean Sigma Institute, Greater Noida
(Delhi-NCR). He is working with Xchanging Technology as Director-Process
Xcellence leading Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, Visual Management, BPMS, BSC, 5S
& ISO-9001:2000 initiatives. Xchanging is a U.K.
based BPO and IT company providing services to Financial Markets, Insurance,
Procurement and HR services. He worked as Sr. Consultant and Master Black Belt
at AIT (Advanced Integrated Technology) group, USA
giving consultancy services in Lean, Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management through
SCOR and Innovation. The AIT Group is a MNC having head office at Arizona,
regional offices at Luxembourg,
Shanghai, Maxicali and Delhi.
While at the AIT Group, Jagadish has deployed Lean Six Sigma, BPMS and 5-S
initiatives at SKF, PPL, Hankel Corporation and various other organizations. He
has presented papers at various seminars and conferences organized by IOD, CII,
NCCI on Lean Six Sigma.
Prior to that, he worked as General Manager/ Six Sigma
Master Black Belt at Reliance Industries Ltd, Hazira. He successfully delivered
six sigma deployment, training and project coaching at many levels. He has
worked and coached various projects covering improving efficiency, yield
improvement, quality improvement, equipment reliability, machine up-time,
inventory reduction, effluent load reduction, HR, finance, and reduction in
variable cost. As a facilitator of Quality Circle, he has won awards at the
state, national and international level. He was awarded as best trainer for
conducting Six Sigma training programs at various levels in year 2003 &
2004. Two Six Sigma projects were awarded by QualTech at National level and two
projects were awarded with Silver and Gold medal at ASQ Team excellence at
international level. Prior to that he was involved in erection, commissioning
and manufacturing of Polyester Staple Fibre projects ( DuPont, Neumag, Zimmer
technology ) at Patalganga and Hazira sites.
Prior to Reliance, Jagadish has
worked at Orissa Synthetics Ltd, Indian Acrylics
Ltd and Consolidated Fibres and Chemicals Ltd.
in Manufacturing, Projects, Quality Assurance
and Customer Technical Services functions.
- As a Black
Belt, Jagadish completed 6 projects with savings around 10.5 crores ($105
million) to the company. This included projects on yield improvement, quality
improvement, machine availability and reduction in variable cost. The yield
improvement project was awarded as one of the best six sigma projects in year 2001
in complex level.
- As Six Sigma
MBB, Jagadish guided and coached more than 500 projects both in Manufacturing
and Service Sector
- Trained more
than 300 Green Belts, 100 Black Belts, and 3000 people in general awareness of
Lean, Six Sigma ,BPMS (Business Process Management System), BSC (Balanced Score
Card) and integrated with Quality Management System and Business Excellence
- Deployed 5S,
TPM &TQM Concepts at various organizations.
- Worked in
various Business Excellence Models (Malcolm Baldrige/ RBNQA, EFQM /CII-EXIM
& Deming Awards )
- Awarded “Best
Trainer” in years 2003 and 2004
- For significant achievement in the field of Quality,
Jagadish’s Biography got a place in ‘Morques Who’s Who of the World’
Degree in Textile Technology from Technological Institute of
Textile in Bhiwani, India,
securing fifth position in the university
Masters in Business Administration from South
in Surat, India,
securing first position in the university and awarded a gold medal from the
State Governor for academic excellence during M.B.A studies
PhD in Quality Management from Yorker
International University, USA
Centre Coordinator for National Centre for Quality Management
(NCQM), Delhi and NCR
Member of ASQ, Six Sigma Forum, All India
Management Association, and AOTS-Japan
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt from ASQ, QCI & QIMPRO ,
Master Black Belt from ISI.
Certified on World Class Manufacturing (WCM) & Lean by
Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)
Certified by AOTS, Japan
on Quality Management
Member of review board, ASQ Press Publications & ASQ Six
Sigma Black Belt Certification
(25+ years experience)
Six Sigma Consultant, Instructor, and best-selling
author, who was a part of the core consultant
team that helped GE launch Six Sigma in 1996.
His recent clients have included Cisco, Hewlett
Packard, J. P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Volvo,
Molex, Inc., Household Retail Services, Household
Consumer Lending and Park Nicollet Healthcare.
His consulting firm has assisted clients generate
over $50 million in cost savings in the last year
alone. The last 9 clients of Eckes & Associates,
Inc. have generated over seven figures ROI in
year one. George has appeared on both CNBC and
ABC’s World News Now.
Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer
of Eckes & Associates, Inc. (EAI), a Colorado-based
consulting group specializing in results driven
continuous improvement, six-sigma training and
implementation, organizational development and
managing change. In 2003, he was chosen Honorary
Chairman for President Bush’s Business Advisory
Council. He received a National Leadership Award
for his advice to make the U.S. economy a more
1976 – University of Notre Dame – Psychology,
B.S., 1977 – Eastern Michigan University, M.S.,
Certified Psychologist in State of Michigan through
Mahmoud Galal (25+ years experience)
Galal was born in 1959 in Alexandria,
and graduated in 1982 with a BSc in Engineering,
he earned an
Management Certificate from GE Crotonville University
NY USA. He has spent his career at Dow Schlumberge,
Caterpillar, Warner Lambert, TRW, and General Electric.
In 1996 he joined GE Aircraft Engines USA as a Six Sigma Black
While at GE he received his Six Sigma training from Dr. Mikel
Harry’s team in Phoenix, Arizona.
He was certified & promoted to a Master Black Belt in 1997 and
served two years in Singapore
as a Master Black Belt educating and building an international team
dedicated to disseminating Six Sigma teaching across all of GE’s businesses in Southeast Asia.
In 1999 he was promoted to General Manager of GE Engine Services,
McAllen, Texas USA.
Through the implementation of Six Sigma techniques and the leverage of
the NAFTA agreement he transferred business from the USA to Mexico.
In 2001 he was promoted to President and General Manager of GE On Wing
Support (an organization with ten locations around the globe specializing in trouble shooting aircraft engines) headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Mr. Galal directed all of his operations and businesses with Six Sigma
methodology and teaching, yielding impressive results in bottom line profit and customer satisfaction.
He has been teaching Six Sigma Deployment to Business Leaders at the
School of Business
, Economics and Communication Institute of Quality Management at the
American University in Cairo & currently consulting in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Eric Maass (29
Six Sigma Lead Master Black Belt / Master
Instructor, author of Motorola's first published Six Sigma articles on the
focus on variance reduction as one of the originators of Six Sigma Methodology
("A Strategy for Reducing Variability..." and "System Moments
Method for Reducing Fabrication Variability", both published in 1987).
Eric developed and patented a novel multiple Y statistical
optimization approach, Yield Surface Modeling; all 60
products developed using Yield Surface Modeling have been "first pass
successes", with high yield. Eric has developed Motorola's Six Sigma
Black Belt, Design For Six Sigma, Digital Electronics and Wireless
Communication courses, and coaches Master Black Belts, Black Belts and teams in
both DMAIC problem solving and Design for Six Sigma.
Director and Lead Master Black Belt, Design for Six Sigma, Motorola
Corporate Quality Office
PhD in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering (2008), M.S. in Chemical
and Biomedical Engineering from Arizona State University (1982)