John Ryan

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John, BE, is one of Ireland’s leading experts in Lean Six Sigma, having trained over 250 Black Belts and hundreds of Green Belts across all industry sectors. A Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and ASQ certified Black Belt with over 12 years’ experience , John is chair of the Irish Six Sigma Network hosted by SQT, a network of continuous improvement experts from all over Ireland which has met quarterly since 2004. With a background in Quality from the automotive industry, John has over 20 years’ experience working at senior management and VP level within various multinationals in the US, before returning to Ireland in 2001.

As a Lean Six Sigma consultant John is contracted with a number of large multinational organisations to provide global programme and project support as well as with several smaller Irish companies to support their Lean Six Sigma deployments. John is Managing Director of ASST Ltd. whose primary role is the delivery of training on behalf of SQT but in addition, the tutors also provide a broad range of Lean Six Sigma support services such as project mentoring, programme support, analytical services and coaching. This ensures that as trainers they have their finger on the pulse of what is happening in Industry which they bring to each and every Lean Six Sigma Training Programme.

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My philosophy as regards training LSS practitioners is that capability is developed, not delivered. For me the training is just the start of our journey together

- John Ryan

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The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is a great program and world class qualification, it has me thinking about how to run my business completely differently. SQT’s delivery is very professional and the class options fitted well into my work life balance

-Enda McNally, Head of EEC Service Delivery, eBay EU Marketplaces

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Outside of Lean Six Sigma John’s hobbies include running, where the annual goal is to complete the Great Limerick Run half marathon in under 2 hours and tennis with his club Nenagh Lawn Tennis Club.

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Congratulations to our Lean Six Sigma Stud...

Congratulations to all our Lean Six Sigma Students who received their QQI results this month.  We are very proud of their achievements and cost savings back to their companies! Particular thanks to our tutors John, Éamon and Ashling ...

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When is Black Belt Training a waste of you...

Six Sigma Black Belt certification has long been seen as the pinnacle of process improvement capability. Black Belts are trusted as the experts in the pursuit of process waste. How then can the training received by Lean Six Sigma Black...

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