Lean and Six Sigma Tools for Effective Project Management – More of the Story!

Presented by Yuquan Holloway, PMP | Principal – Holloway Consulting Group, LLC


Lean Six Sigma is a continuous improvement strategy that seeks to improve process performance by reducing wastes and defects. There are a number of tools within the Lean Six Sigma toolkit that can help Project Management Professionals scope and deliver impactful projects. During this presentation, Yuquan will present a case study that will demonstrate how to leverage lean six sigma tools to drive effective solutions for project managers.

Key Points | Highlights

Leveraging Lean Six Sigma Tools to Drive Effective Solutions –  A Case Study

  • Current State Capture (SIPOC tool)
  • Letting data drive you (Surveys, Pareto)
  • Effective Problem Statement
  • What is the root cause of the gap? (5 Whys, Fishbone)
  • Defining solutions that address the root cause. (Solutions Selection Matrix)
  • Let’s make it stick

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Speaker Bio

Yuquan Holloway, PMP | Principal – Holloway Consulting Group, LLC

Yuquan Holloway leads Holloway Consulting Group, a consulting practice focused on helping technology teams set goals, create plans, and solve complex problems. She spent 18 years driving successful change in the Information Technology and Supply Chain arena for a Fortune 100 company. She is also a part-time instructor at Kennesaw State University teaching Information Systems Management to Coles College of Business students.

Throughout her career, Yuquan has focused on driving a culture of standard work and repeatable processes, stabilizing and simplifying core applications, reducing critical incidents, and delivering technology projects.  She graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and holds a MBA from Georgia State University. In addition to her success as a leader in the fields of business and IT, she has a personal passion for education and volunteers with youth groups.   She often facilitates workshops and teaches classes on project management and process improvement.