Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is for students to learn process flowcharting/improving a process and summarizing the results.
MicrosoftÂ® PowerPointÂ® (or other software such as Vizio, MicrosoftÂ® Word, etc.)
Select a complex process from your personal life ie. how to decide what activities we should commit to over the weekend together as a family.
Use MicrosoftÂ® PowerPointÂ® or other software, such as Vizio, MicrosoftÂ® Word, etc. to create a flowchart of the as-is process.
Define metrics and measure the current process. (for example: time required/travel time/cost of activity (food/gas/attraction fees)
Use process improvement techniques to improve the process.
Use MicrosoftÂ® PowerPointÂ® or other software, such as Vizio, MicrosoftÂ® Word, etc. to create an improved process flowchart.
Use judgmental forecasting, which is your professional judgement, to ascertain how the future process will perform according to your metrics.
Develop a 525-word executive summary in which you describe your process improvement project (including the as-is process flowchart and the improved process flowchart).
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.