Annual Competition on Six Sigma Case Study Presentation

NIQR HQ organised the first Competition on Six Sigma Case Study Presentation on 14th Nov 2015 in The Westin Chennai, Velachery. Mr. G Rangarajan, National Secretary NIQR, welcomed the participants and Mr. K N Krishnamurthy, Past National President NIQR, inaugurated the competition and introduced the judges. Dr. A Sanjeeva Rao, Past National President NIQR and Mr. Mohanakrishnan, National Council Member, NIQR explained the rules of the competition.
The teams were divided into two groups and the teams made their presentations in two halls. Mr. K N Krishnamurthy and Dr D. Sampangi Raman were the judges in Hall 1 & Mr. Avik Mitra of QCI and Dr. A Sanjeeva Rao were the judges in Hall 2. The day was full of action with 28 teams from 11 organisations showcasing their case studies. There were 10 delegates from 4 organisations

The valedictory function was presided over by Mr. R Sivanesan, National President NIQR. He wished all the teams to continue their good work done so far and stressed on the importance of six sigma in the problem solving at all levels.  Mr. R. Mohanakrishnan, NIQR National Council Member compiled the results from the two streams and finalised the results. Dr. V Swaminathan, NIQR National Vice President announced the results. PEACOCK from SRI JAYAJYOTHI & CO., LTD was adjudged overall best team and presented the Platinum Award. 14 Teams were presented with Gold awards and 13 teams with Silver. Mr. C V Gowri Sankar, Secretary, NIQR Chennai Branch proposed a vote of thanks.

Feedback from Participants
Ms Subbulakshmi of SRI JAYAJYOTHI & CO., LTD: We have learnt lot of new things in a marvelous atmosphere
Mr. Ramkumar of STERLITE COPPER: It was very useful for practitioners of six sigma as teams from many industries participated; very informative
Mr. Anil Thiagarajan of VISTEON: Internal talent made public; Weightage may be considered for masked confidential information
Mr. Oswal Jones of STERLITE COPPER: Everybody gains from this; Comments from juries very useful; NIQR should conduct every year – we want it.

Feedback from Juries
Dr. Sampangi Raman: Level of presentation high; many have learnt new tools; don’t spend too much time on statistics – use them as tools
Mr. Avik Mitra: Most important two things for six sigma are process knowledge and critical thinking; it was excitement for all young members of teams
Mr. K N Krishnamurthy: The presentations were of world class standards; the available limited time of 20 minutes has to be judiciously used
Dr. A Sanjeeva Rao: The level has gone up – DMAIC process clearly understood by all


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Shri LSN Guptha Memorial Lecture Meeting on 10th Oct 2015

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Lecture Meeting held on 29th Dec 2015 by Prof. C. Uthayakumar

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