Course Content

Module 1: Introduction

08:44
1.1 Introduction

Module 2: Lean Six Sigma

08:48
2.1 What is Six Sigma and Lean
11:12
2.2 History of Quality and Continuous Improvement
08:34
2.3 Lean Principles

Module 3: Getting Started

09:00
3.1 What Is a Process
05:27
3.2 Definition of Six Sigma
08:34
3.3 Defects Per Million Opportunities
04:31
3.4 Six Sigma Conversion Tables

Module 4: LSS Within the Organization

11:01
4.1 Organizational Maturity
08:52
4.2 Stakeholder Analysis
08:44
4.3 Team Basics
09:02
4.4 Team Member Roles
09:01
4.5 Team Member Selection
09:02
4.6 Stages of Team Development

Module 5: Quick Hits

07:31
5.1 Intro DMAIC
08:11
5.2 Quick Hits vs. DMAIC
08:27
5.3 Standard Work
07:29
5.4 Just Do It
08:54
5.5 Plan-Do-Check-Act
04:26
5.6 Eight Wastes
05:39
5.7 Defects
06:38
5.8 Overproduction
07:09
5.9 Waiting
08:06
5.10 Non-Utilized Talent
06:10
5.11 Transportation
05:07
5.12 Inventory
07:00
5.13 Motion
08:24
5.14 Extra Processing
09:09
5.15 Learning 5S

Module 6: DMAIC Projects

09:03
6.1 Project Selection
08:57
6.2 Hoshin Kanri Strategic Planning
09:00
6.3 Prioritization Matrix
07:03
6.4 DMAIC Stakeholder Structure
04:34
6.5 Project Tollgates

Module 7: Define Phase

08:29
7.1 Business Case and Problem Statements
08:53
7.2 Objectives and Deliverables
09:41
7.3 Voice of Customer and Voice of Business
09:21
7.4 Project Charter
05:22
7.5 Define Tollgates

Module 8: Measure Phase

05:46
8.1 Defining Measurement
08:20
8.2 Y=F(x) Formula
09:11
8.3 Types of Data
08:40
8.4 Designing a Data Collection System
08:14
8.5 Validate the Measurement System
03:02
8.6 Measure Tollgates

Module 9: Analyze Phase

09:34
9.1 Current State Process Mapping
09:20
9.2 Defining Value Add
05:35
9.3 Eight Wastes Refresher
06:23
9.4 Root Case Analysis - 5 Whys
05:30
9.5 Root Cause Analysis - Ishikawa Diagrams
04:51
9.6 Root Cause Analysis - Affinity Diagrams
08:18
9.7 Hypothesis Development
05:52
9.8 Histograms and Defect Prioritization
05:17
9.9 Pareto Principle and Pareto Charts
07:28
9.10 Internal Benchmarking
08:30
9.11 External Benchmarking
03:09
9.12 Analyze Tollgates

Module 10: Improve Phase

08:49
10.1 Future State Process Mapping
07:06
10.2 Poka Yoke
07:58
10.3 Visual Management
06:04
10.4 Learning 5S Refresher
05:10
10.5 Andon Boards
09:07
10.6 Hypothesis Testing
07:29
10.7 Design of Experiments
09:05
10.8 Designing Effective Pilots
04:36
10.9 Improve Tollgates

Module 11: Control Phase

05:32
11.1 Process Control Plan
07:00
11.2 Monitoring and Response Plan
06:42
11.3 Project Documentation
06:08
11.4 Project Storyboards

Module 12: Key Learning and Takeaways

06:58
12.1 Key Learning and Takeaways
08:26
12.2 Getting Certified
05:32
12.3 Next Steps in LSS Education

Course Description

Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt provides individuals with an introduction to the Lean and Six Sigma process improvement methodologies. This course will equip the individual to participate on a process improvement team, identify non-value add, waste and variance in the workplace, implement small scale solutions, and utilize basic Lean Six Sigma principles. This is a beginner level course-there are no pre-requisites, experience requirements or required books for this course.

What is Six Sigma Yellow Belt?

Six Sigma is essentially a set of techniques and tools that are used to help organizations improve production procedures and reduce defects to ensure quality. Certification in Six Sigma proves that professionals have the skills to identify risks, errors, or defects in business processes and to remove them.

Six Sigma certification is broken down into various levels. These levels, or belts, are white, yellow, green, black, and master black. The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification assumes you know the basics of Six Sigma and how and where it should be applied.

What is Involved in Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training?

Our online Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course for Lean and Six Sigma will provide you with the foundational knowledge of these tools and their methodologies. You will learn how to work as part of a process improvement team, which involves identifying non-value add, waste, and variances in work settings, and implementing solutions utilizing basic Lean Six Sigma principles.

Cybrary’s Six Sigma Yellow Belt training doesn’t require that you have any specific experience and there are no prerequisites. The course is a total of 9 hours of clock time, and you will receive a Certificate of Completion upon finishing the training.

What Are the Benefits of Having a Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification?

Learning the methodologies associated with Six Sigma can impact your career positively. Being able to include Six Sigma certifications on your resume demonstrates that you are dedicated to continued learning, improving your business acumen, analytical abilities, and productivity – all of which are attributes that potential employers look for.

Additionally, there are other reasons that seeking your Six Sigma certification will benefit you, your organization, and your career:

  • It ensures compliance – Because Six Sigma demands high standards, many organizations use it when evaluating accounts or products. Individuals who are Six Sigma certified are a great benefit to their companies because they can help maintain profitability by complying with those high standards.
  • It’s valued in many industries – Six Sigma is not an industry-specific methodology. The Six Sigma tools and techniques are used in many industries including banking and financial services, electronics, aerospace, IT, telecom, human resources, marketing, and many others. Thus, the possibilities for employment are virtually unlimited.
  • It helps advance careers – Any of the Six Sigma certifications, including the Yellow Belt, demonstrate that you understand the fundamentals of Six Sigma and how and where to apply its methodologies. These skills will help you become a more appealing candidate for promotions and advancement.
  • It pays well – When you have worked through all the certification for Six Sigma, you will have a higher earning potential than your uncertified counterparts. Six Sigma certified professionals commonly earn over $100,000 annual salaries.

How Hard is the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam?

Many of the professionals who have taken the Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification exam have found it to be fairly straightforward when they have taken a training course to prepare for it. While it’s not a requirement, obtaining Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training prior to sitting the exam will certainly improve your performance on the test. The certification test contains 60 questions (some multiple choice and some true or false) that cover all sections of the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge that pertain to the Yellow Belt. The test is closed book and has a 2-hour time limit. To pass the exam and receive certification, you must have a score of at least 230 points out of a possible 300 points. The exam is currently priced at $195.

Instructed By

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Kathryn McIver
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Certificate of Completion

Certificate Of Completion

Complete this entire course to earn a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate of Completion