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Applying Lean Six Sigma to Project Management: How to benefit from World Class tools and concepts in Project Management (PM)

Lean is the cutting edge of process improvement methodologies – it has streamlined systems and boosted efficiencies in diverse industries worldwide!

Many project managers have received training on effective project management but very few of those trainings have included tools and concepts from the Lean Tool Box.  Lean thinking is counter current to the traditional thinking inherited from the North American culture.  It has proven itself as the world class best practices in process / projects optimization.

This webinar will review the pitfalls of enterprise project management and demonstrate how Lean can help your organization solve both technical and human challenges of sustainable projects and will improve the project management processes and mindsets alike.

The live presentation will be followed by a question-answer session.

Date: November 14, 2012
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This is a 60 minute interactive session.


  1. Participants will be shown the most common challenges and pitfalls they are likely to encounter when embarking in PM activities.
  2. Participants will be given highlights on what should be included in PM activities to improve efficiency and maximize their chances of success.

Presentation Overview

This presentation will cover the following sections:

Introduction of the speaker, the topic and a review of the agenda

What is Lean
Introduction to the Lean methodology and culture, benefits and fields of application

Challenges and Pitfall
What are the most common challenges facing the organization in PM initiatives?  What are the most common pitfalls they are likely to encounter? 

Combining Lean and PM
What are the Lean tools and concepts that can improve PM efficiency? 

Wrapping up
Highlights to remember how to implement Lean in PM and where to look for more resources.




Guy Martel, B.Eng, MBB

Guy Martel, Director and strategic consultant at Fujitsu Consulting Canada is in charge, within the Business Performance global offering, of the Lean professional team for the Montreal office.  He possesses a solid expertise in business process optimization through the world class best practices; LEAN Six Sigma methodologies.  

Guy teaches Lean Operations System course at McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Laval University. He is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

Created in April 2009, Fujitsu Canada is the Canadian affiliate of the Japanese Fujitsu Group.  In Canada, the company has over 2 400 professionals and offices in 10 Canadian cities.  Its parent company, based in Japan, is the 3rd largest provider of information and communication technology (ICT) services and solutions in the world…

Guy Martel can be contacted by e-mail at: guy.martel [at]



Price per webinar:

Regular Rate: $69.00 plus applicable taxes
To register

PMI® rate: $49.00 plus applicable taxes
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Partners (Réseau des Ingénieurs du Québec and TEC - Tecnológico de Monterrey) Rate: $35.00 plus applicable taxes
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McGill Alumni Rate: $35.00 plus applicable taxes
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McGill Student Rate: $10.00 plus applicable taxes
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Contact Information

Telephone: 514-398-5454
E-mail: pd.conted [at]

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