Yellow Belt

Welcome to the world of Lean Six Sigma. If you’re looking for a comprehensive and thorough overview of the Lean Six Sigma structure and methodology, this is the course for you.
Estimated Time

12 hours

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English

Tuition Fee

299.00

There is no better entry point into the world of Lean Six Sigma than the Yellow Belt. Whether you are planning to follow up with Green Belt or Black Belt certification, or simply want to reap the benefits of the mindset and methodology for yourself, this course has everything you need to get started.

You’ll learn how to think like a Lean Six Sigma professional, utilizing the mindset and philosophy of Continuous Improvement to identify improvement potential wherever you go. You will have a complete overview of Lean Six Sigma as a methodology, and will understand how its methods, tools and mindset all relate to one another.

Yellow Belt

This online Yellow Belt course contains 22 lessons, throughout which you will learn about the history, mindset, methods, tools and structure of Lean Six Sigma. You will be presented with some of the most important principles and terms, such as Customer Value, Flow, and what it means to have a Six Sigma process.

The lessons consist of videos, text excerpts, learning objectives, summary, helpful infographics and case studies. Each lesson also contains a quiz with which to test your knowledge and understanding of the course content.

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Lesson 1

Continuous Improvement

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 2

The History of Lean Six Sigma

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 3

Customer focus

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 4

Process Improvement methodology

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 5

Business Improvement approach

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 6

Mindset and Culture

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 7

Toolset

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 8

DMAIC and Womack

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 9

The Lean Six Sigma organization

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 10

The Yellow Belt

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 11

Value and Waste

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 12

Variation and Defects

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 13

Process Speed

Duration

30 mins

Quiz

Lesson 14

Lean Metrics

Duration

30 mins

Quiz

Lesson 15

Six Sigma Metrics

Duration

30 mins

Quiz

Lesson 16

Problem Solving Strategy

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 17

Group Dynamics and Leadership

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 18

Change Management

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 19

Starting a Lean Six Sigma project

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 20

Deploying Lean Six Sigma

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 21

Sustaining Lean Six Sigma

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

Lesson 22

Lean Six Sigma Today and Tomorrow

Duration

20 mins

Quiz

This Course also contains:

  • 2 Re-sits
  • Infographics
  • Practical examples

Reasons to start this journey

We want you to be sure that this course is the right choice for you, so here’s a list of reasons to pick this course. If those don’t resonate at all, no need to worry! There’s plenty of courses to choose from.

Think like a continuous improvement professional

You will learn how to integrate the mindset of Continuous Improvement; the driving force behind the Lean Six Sigma methodology. To correctly utilize the many tools and methods requires a mindset aimed at recognizing any and all potential for improvement.

Crash course in Lean Six Sigma

You will receive a crash course in Lean Six Sigma, so that you not only know the structure of the methodology and everything it contains, but also know exactly what it should be used for and when. You will be given a complete overview of the Lean Six Sigma structure, mindset and the most important principles and metrics used, such as Flow, Push, Pull and the sigma level.

See the big picture

Being a Yellow Belt is not purely about being able to use tools and having rudimentary knowledge of what Lean Six Sigma is. In this course we help you see the big picture; you will learn how Lean Six Sigma is organized from a business management perspective, how it ties in to organizational strategy and how best to manage LSS programmes and projects.

Prepare for further certification

Becoming a Yellow Belt is the first step towards a bright future in the world of Lean Six Sigma. Armed with your knowledge and perspective you will be more than ready to take the next steps toward Green Belt and Black Belt. With this solid foundation the classroom Green and Black Belt courses will be a lot easier.

Participate in Lean Six Sigma projects

As a Yellow Belt, you will be able to participate in any Black Belt or Green Belt-led continuous improvement initiatives, both on a project-based and daily basis. You will know what is expected of you and more, so that you can deliver a valuable contribution to any Lean Six Sigma project.

The world's leading provider of Lean Six Sigma education

This online course was developed together with The Lean Six Sigma Company, an international training organization with course content certified according to the independent ISO-18404 and ISO-13053 standards. The Lean Six Sigma Company is a leading provider of Lean Six Sigma courses, active in over 24 countries worldwide.

Developed By

Instructor

Michel Doppert

Michel is a GE-certified Master Black Belt with over 25 years of experience in Continuous Improvement. He has trained and coached hundreds of Lean Six Sigma professionals worldwide. He is active as director and Lead Instructor at The Lean Six Sigma Company UK.

Pass rate

80%

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded with an official Yellow Belt certificate from The Lean Six Sigma Company.

This certification serves as proof that you have mastered the foundation of Lean Six Sigma, and are able to make a valuable contribution to any Continuous Improvement initiative. You will have taken your first steps in your Lean Six Sigma journey and will be more than ready for what is to come next.

What will you learn?

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Module 1: Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

In the first module you will first learn about the core concepts behind Lean Six Sigma, such as its mindset of Continuous Improvement and the customer focus that is central to both Lean and Six Sigma in all its incarnations. Next, the course will take you through the histories of Lean, Six Sigma and their synthesis into Lean Six Sigma as it is known today.

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Module 2: Lean Six Sigma - An overview

With all its terminology, techniques and statistics, Lean Six Sigma can be a lot to take in for the uninitiated. In the second module you will be given a full overview of the Lean Six Sigma methodology through four different perspectives on Lean Six Sigma, namely LSS as a business improvement approach, process improvement methodology, toolbox framework and mindset. The module concludes with an overview of the LSS roles and organization structure, a brief discussion of the two main structures employed in LSS (Womack and DMAIC) and the role of the Yellow Belt in all of this.

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Module 3: Main principles and metrics

In the third module of this course, you will learn the principles, metrics and formulas that every Lean Six Sigma professional should know by heart, no matter their level. On the Lean side you will learn about the principles of Customer Value Add, Waste, Flow, Push and Pull, and the metrics of Process Lead Time, Takt time and Process Cycle Efficiency. On the Six Sigma side you will learn about Variation and Defects and several process capability metrics, among which the eponymous sigma level. The module concludes with a lesson on the Problem Solving Strategy Y and how it relates to LSS and the DMAIC cycle specifically.

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Module 4: Managing Lean Six Sigma

In the fourth module you will learn about the management aspects of Lean Six Sigma, such as team leadership, change management, project management and programme management. The course concludes with a final chapter on the future of Lean Six Sigma.

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Yellow Belt

This online Yellow Belt course contains 22 lessons, throughout which you will learn about the history, mindset, methods, tools and structure of Lean Six Sigma. You will be presented with some of the most important principles and terms, such as Customer Value, Flow, and what it means to have a Six Sigma process.

The lessons consist of videos, text excerpts, learning objectives, summary, helpful infographics and case studies. Each lesson also contains a quiz with which to test your knowledge and understanding of the course content.

Estimated Time

12 hours

Language course

English

Level
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299.00

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