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Ari delivers lecture on Lean Six Sigma, Value Engineering & Project
Management for SRM University Students”
Mr. O. Arivazhagan,
B.E (Honors), PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, MBB, CFM (HFI, USA) CEO, IIPM, was
invited to deliver a lecture on “How to increase profit without
increasing sales using Lean Six Sigma, Value Engineering & Project
Management” by the IT Engineering, CSC & MBA dept. of SRM University,
a leading Educational Institution in Chennai on 28th April, 2011.
The lecture commenced with the welcome address given by a First Year
M. Tech student. Prof. S Rajendran (HOD- IT department), Dr. Subburaj,
Professor, IT department and other faculty members from IT & CSC
department also attended the lecture along with the UG & PG students of IT
& CSC department.
In his lecture, Mr. Ari addressed about the concepts of Lean, Six Sigma,
Value Engineering & Project Management to the participants. He clearly
explained how the traditional definition of quality differs from the Six
Sigma definition & how lean differs from Six Sigma. He also explained the
concepts of Throughput yield, JIT, Function Cost Analysis, using simple
examples like laser pointer, mobile phones, etc. He also brought to light
the fact that Value Engineering (VE) can leverage, accelerate, and amplify
efforts to implement Lean principles and practices in an organization. In
turn, Lean can enhance the effectiveness of VE efforts.
The lecture provided an overview of Lean, Six Sigma and Value Engineering
to increase customer value by optimizing costs, quality and delivery.
In the lecture Mr. Ari, also spoke about the importance of Project
Management concepts and the value of becoming a CAPM certified person
prior to job placement. This being an international certification provided
by Project Management Institute (PMI) ®, USA (PMI – CAPM® Exam), it adds
value to the career profile of students even before they attending the
The lecture was well received by the students and was followed by an
enthusiastic Q&A session. Spot prizes were distributed to the students, on
answering the questions asked during the Q & A session. Students
interacted actively with Mr. Ari and got their doubts clarified. He
suggested the students to involve actively in implementing the concepts of
Lean Six Sigma, Value Engineering & Project Management which is going to
drive the future world.
Finally a few students from varied sections and departments who
participated in the seminar, volunteered on to the stage and expressed
their feedback towards the seminar conducted and thanked Mr. Ari for the
wonderful, informative and very useful lecture that he provided. At the
end of the lecture Ms. Deiva Preetha, Assistant Professor (IT dept.)
addressed the vote of thanks for the seminar and finally Dr. Subburaj,
felicitated Mr. Ari with a memento.
It was really a nice
thing to lecture all the students about Lean Six Sigma and CAPM
Ummadi Dastagiri Reddy, M.Tech (CSE)
It was more useful to know few things about how we should manage
any process to win in the race world wide.
V. Nithya, UG
This seminar was really useful for us. And now we are very clear
about the importance of Six Sigma and also IIPM.
M. Padmavathi, PG
Six Sigma seminar was really excellent & we are very happy to know
about 6 Sigma on the statistical parameters.
Vivekanand Singh, UG
Your seminar was good and valuable. We were able to gather more
information, and now we have some idea related to, Six Sigma etc. Thank
R. Karthick, PG
Presentation was so nice, that we feel like attending more of this.
If possible means, please do arrange more such useful seminars.
M. Arsath Ayub, M.Tech (IT)
Your seminar is good and valuable. I am eager to know course which
is selected above.
K.S. Mohan Kumar, PG
Today the program was nice. You have told us all the information
very clearly and in a very easily understandable manner.
Deepesh Garg, M.Tech (Computer Science and Engg)
Feel good to take part of this session. And need more details about
the Project Management and Increase Quality assurance from the products.
R. Balachander, M.Tech (IT)
seminar and was a guidance session regarding our placements too.
Stella. P, PG, M.Tech (IT)
Your seminar gave lots of information
about reduction of defects. Really nice.
R. Vignesh, PG
The concepts explained were in the
way of easy understanding.
Very useful and interesting. I
gathered loads of useful points from the lecture.
M. Dharmaraj, PG
Good. Keep it up. Please do conduct
more such seminars.
Seminar was so nice. It was really
K.M.V. Ramkumar, PG
Way of teaching was very good.
Thank you for excellent statistical
Gorakh Nath Gupta, UG