Motorola Six Sigma and LEGO Play
This course is a joint effort, from me and Nica Foo (Amplify Point), to design and develop a training course that use LEGO Play to facilitate Six Sigma training. What is LEGO Play and why use LEGO Play? LEGO Play is a technique that is developed by LEGO Group, to improves group problem solving. By utilizing visual, auditory and kinesthetic skills, the method requires participants to learn and listen, and it provides all participants with a voice. For more details on LEGO Play you can check with Nica or visit the official website, LEGO Serious Play
This is inline with Six Sigma’s spirit in problem solving. which involves and empower every stakeholders to solve business problem together. Six Sigma is a method which use disciplined and data-driven approach to eliminate defects in any process. Six Sigma is developed by Motorola since 1966 and debuted in the public in 1983. Since then, Six Sigma had been widely used by enterprises all over the world. For more details on Six Sigma, please visit ASQ Article.
The two methods, developed by two different enterprises, used for one common objective, solving complex business problem. With my knowledge in Six Sigma and Nica’s knowledge in LEGO Play, we believe that the Six Sigma can be delivered using LEGO Play. The use of Lego Bricks to enhance learners’ retention, and to reduce the effect of overwhelming of the technical aspect. Learning through Play boost positive emotions that activate the learning centres in the brain. I believe we are the first to deploy such method in Singapore and Asia. But definitely, we are not the first in the world, as I understand from Nica, she saw similar workshops in America. I hope we can have more enrolments in this course till we have enough data to conclude whether this is a better method. We will also explore more courses using such method, not just restricted to Six Sigma, I intend to develop a version of Quality Management Fundamental too.