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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included)  

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an online, high-level, awareness course that teaches you the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma process improvement.

Yellow Belt Training is a great way for you, your team or your entire organization to learn the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma. This Lean Six Sigma training is a high level overview that quickly and effectively builds awareness and covers the Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools.

In the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt program, you will learn about the origins of Lean Six Sigma and why organizations benefit from it, the Lean Six Sigma roles, each of the 8 wastes, the improvement method known as DMAIC, and the main tools and techniques used in each of the five phases of DMAIC.

This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive three (3) months to complete this program.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Microsoft Office Suite or Google Docs/Sheets/Slides/Forms & Apache OpenOffice (not included in enrollment)
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Materials:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an online, high-level, awareness course that teaches you the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma process improvement. Upon completing the course, you’ll see the world with new eyes and understand how Lean Six Sigma can transform your workplace or home.

Prepares You For...

Careers:

  • Healthcare
  • Hi-Tech
  • Government
  • Retail
  • Finance
  • Hospitality

Certification

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

Certification Exams

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

I.     Introduction to Lean Six Sigma 
    A. What is Lean Six Sigma?
    B. Where did it originate?
    C. Why is it so effective and popular?

II.     Lean Six Sigma Roles 
    A. Yellow Belt
    B. Green Belt
    C. Black Belt
    D. Master Black Belt
    E. Champion

III.     The 8 Wastes 
    A. Defects
    B. Overproduction
    C. Waiting
    D. Non-Utilized Employees
    E. Transportation
    F. Inventory
    G. Motion
    H. Extra Processing

IV.     DMAIC Overview
    A. Define Phase – How to define the problem.
    B. Measure Phase – How to measure the current process.
    C. Analyze Phase – How to identify the cause of the problem.
    D. Improve Phase – How to implement and verify the solution.
    E. Control Phase – How to maintain the solution

What You'll Learn...

Students will learn what Lean Six Sigma is, where it originated, why organization’s use it and an overview of how the methodology works.

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Learn how to define what Lean Six Sigma is, where it came from and why organizations benefit from it.
  • Be able to list and describe the Lean Six Sigma Roles.
  • Be able to list and define each of the 8 Wastes.
  • Learn how to summarize the Lean Six Sigma improvement method known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control)
  • Be able to describe the main tools and techniques used in each of the five phases of DMAIC


Tracy O’Rourke is a Master Black Belt with over 15 years of success helping organizations like the Department of Veterans Affairs, the State of Washington, Cisco, DC Shoes, GE and Motorola learn and apply Lean and Six Sigma. Tracy is an accomplished facilitator, trainer and presenter. She has trained over 1,000 people, mentored 300+ people and has helped complete 300+ projects with results that range between $50,000 and $8 million dollars in savings. Her facilitation expertise runs the gamut, from facilitating leadership retreats with top executives, to facilitating Process Walks, Kaizen Events and project team meetings.

Tracy has a BA in English Literature from San Francisco State University and an MBA with emphasis in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change from Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University

Elisabeth Swan is a Master Black Belt with over 20 years of success helping organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab, Burt's Bees, Microsoft and Starwood Hotels & Resorts learn and apply Lean Six Sigma. As an accomplished business process improvement consultant, designer, change leader and executive coach who is an expert in training, process-based organization design, problem-solving and change management for organizations large to small.

Elisabeth is a Certified Interactive Leadership Executive Coach from Burnham Rosen, Boston, MA and Improvisational Facilitation Instructor from APQC, Houston, TX.  She has a BA in English Literature from Barnard College/Columbia University, New York, NY.

 

FEE: $295.00  Start anytime within: 8/5/2019 - 8/31/2019    ed2go

 

 

FEE: $295.00  Start anytime within: 10/28/2019 - 11/23/2019    ed2go