Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt


Yellow Belt Course Description:

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course covers the knowledge needed to participate as an effective member of a Lean Six Sigma process improvement project team and participate as an effective associate within an Lean Six Sigma organization.

Instructors take students through a Lean Six Sigma process improvement project utilizing the DMAIC roadmap, concepts and tools needed to participate effectively in Six Sigma projects.

Attendees Will Learn:

  • The Six Sigma Business Management methodology and the role of a Yellow Belt project team member
  • To participate effectively in the Six Sigma process improvement team through the DMAIC methodology, tools, and concepts
  • To assist with a Six Sigma pilot implementation and how to sustain  improvements over time
  • The basic LEAN principles
  • Value stream and process mapping
  • Team dynamics and team building
  • The components of the Project Charter
  • To identify the customer and the VOC (Voice of the Customer)
  • CTQ (Critical to Quality) Analysis
  • Cost of Poor Quality
  • Data Collection Methods
  • Basic Statistical and Root Cause Analysis
  • Fishbone Diagramming
  • The 5 Whys
  • Brainstorming and Affinity Diagraming
  • Solution Criteria and Selection
  • Consensus Decision Making
  • Roles and responsibilities within a Lean Six Sigma organization

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In Class Exercise: Students will work as teams to identify a measurable performance issue and work through the DMAIC process to identify solutions and develop an implementation plan.  Each team will report out on their project  to the class.

Classroom Time: 14 Hours  (14 PDU’s are awarded)  Public classes are typically scheduled  M-T but may be scheduled in the evenings and/or on Saturdays.  In-house training is also available.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Professionals, managers, Lean or Six Sigma practitioners, process improvement leaders, project managers, supply chain leaders, quality engineers and supervisors should attend this Workshop.
  • Anyone seeking to expand their job possibilities, job training, and professional development, or anyone seeking to improve their processes should attend this workshop.
  • Dislocated Workers facing career changes, WIA, NEG, TAA and Veteran Funded students supported.

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