Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course
Our free Lean Six Sigma Training will help you understand what Lean Six Sigma is and how it works so you can begin improving processes right away.
This engaging course draws on 25 years of success helping the world’s leading organizations create happier customers and save millions of dollars.
- Prerequisite: None
- Training is FREE (sign up on the right)
- Certification is $199 (includes PDF certificate)
- 8 hours, self-paced, completely online
- Globally recognized
- Earn 8 PDUs / 1 CEU
Yellow Belt Training includes:
- What Lean Six Sigma is
- Why organizations use Lean Six Sigma
- How Lean Six Sigma works (DMAIC methodology)
Yellow Belt Certification includes:
- Exam: 50 multiple choice questions (unlimited re-takes)
- PDF Certificate to add to your LinkedIn profile
- Membership to our Yellow Belt Certified Group on LinkedIn
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Our Lean Six Sigma Training Is Free
We want you to have confidence in the quality of our globally recognized Lean Six Sigma courses – so we’ve made our Yellow Belt Training absolutely free. This allows you to get a hands-on experience of our practical approach to learning. All of our courses help ensure you not only know Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools, but that you’re able to apply them and begin improving processes immediately.
After completing your free Training, you can get your Certification for $199 by registering for the exam.
Yellow Belt Course Timing Breakdown
Below is a breakdown of the course and estimated time required to complete each section. You may complete the course at your own pace within 1 year.
No pre-requisites are required for the Yellow Belt Training.
|Introduction||Learn what Lean Six Sigma is and where it came from.||30 minutes|
Lean Six Sigma Roles
|Learn the key roles and responsibilities of people involved in a Lean Six Sigma project.||15 minutes|
|The 8 Wastes||Learn what The 8 Wastes are, how to identify them and how to eliminate them from a process.||45 minutes|
|DMAIC Overview||Learn the 5 phases of a Lean Six Sigma project: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control.||6.5 hours|
|Total Time of Yellow Belt Training:||8 hours (FREE)|
|(Optional) Yellow Belt Certification Exam:||1.5 hours ($199)|
Yellow Belt Course Learning Objectives:
After completing Yellow Belt Training you will be able to:
- Define what Lean Six Sigma is, where it came from and why organizations benefit from it
- List and describe the Lean Six Sigma Roles
- List and define each of the 8 Wastes
- Summarize the Lean Six Sigma improvement method known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control)
- Describe the main tools and techniques used in each of the five phases of DMAIC
Improvements to Yellow Belt Training for 2017
- New Fully Responsive Player: Easily navigate through the course on any device
- New Detailed Q&A Feedback: Learn why responses are correct or incorrect
- Improved Section 508 Compliance: Accessibility for visually impaired learners
- Improved Certification Exam: Updated for better knowledge transfer and retention
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Outline
Here’s what you’ll learn in GoLeanSixSigma.com’s Yellow Belt course.
Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
- What is Lean Six Sigma?
- Where did it originate?
- Why is it so effective and popular?
Lean Six Sigma Roles
- Yellow Belt
- Green Belt
- Black Belt
- Master Black Belt
The 8 Wastes (DOWNTIME)
- Non-Utilized Employees
- Extra Processing
- Define Phase – Define the problem.
- Project Charter (Tool)
- Defining Value: Voice of the Customer (VOC) (Tool)
- High Level Process Map: SIPOC (Tool)
- Measure Phase – Quantify the problem.
- Selecting Measures
- Data Collection Planning
- Operational Definitions
- Capturing Baseline Data
- Analyze Phase – Identify the cause of the problem.
- Process Analysis
- The 5 Whys and the Fishbone Diagram (Tool)
- Pareto Charts (Tool)
- Develop a Hypothesis
- Improve Phase – Implement and verify the solution.
- Optimize Flow
- Mistake-Proofing: Poka-yoke (Tool)
- Visual Management and 5S
- Control Phase – Maintain the solution.
- Process Control Plan (Tool)
- Monitoring and Response Plan (Tool)
- Documentation and Storyboard
- Define Phase – Define the problem.
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Elisabeth is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. For over 25 years, she’s helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Starwood Hotels & Resorts build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.
Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor at University of California San Diego and teaches in San Diego State University’s Lean Enterprise Program. For almost 20 years, she has helped leading organizations like Washington State, Charles Schwab and GE build problem-solving muscles.
Which Training course (White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, Lean) is right for me?
To help you determine which course is right for you, please visit our Lean and Six Sigma Course Comparison page. We clearly break down the courses by your goal, content, duration and price.
Are there any prerequisites required for Yellow Belt Training?
No. There are no prerequisites required for the Yellow Belt course.
How long will Training take to complete?
Yellow Belt Training will take approximately 8 hours (1 day) to complete.
How long do I have access to Training?
Yellow Belt Training is accessible anytime.
Can I access the Training via mobile device or tablet?
Yes! All of our courses are fully compatible with your tablets and mobile phones. This includes iOS, Android and Windows devices that support HTML5.
Why should I get my Training through GoLeanSixSigma.com?
We provide the most practical, fun, effective Lean Six Sigma Training available. We take a different approach than other training and certification providers – we aim to help you effectively apply Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools, not just learn about them. Learn more.
Do you offer Group Pricing Discounts on Training & Certification?
Yes. Please contact us for information.
Do you offer Government, Student/Educational or Non-Profit Organization discounts?
Yes, we provide discounts to government, educational and non-profit organizations. Please contact us for information.
Do I have to pay again if I do not pass the Certification exam?
No, you do not have to pay again. We allow unlimited, immediate re-takes.
How long is Certification valid for?
Forever. Once you receive your Certification, you do not need to renew it.
How long is the Certification exam?
The Yellow Belt Certification exam is 50 questions and must be completed in 1.5 hours.
Is there a sample Yellow Belt exam?
Yes, the sample Yellow Belt exam can be found here: Yellow Belt Sample Exam
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Solid course and straight forward at a good pace. Would definitely recommend.
Well written, easy to follow process
Easy to follow course. Can’t wait to put the 5-S into place in my classroom!
Great examples! Someone obviously used VOC to develop a good training program. Thank you for keeping it interesting instead of dull..MUCH easier to learn the material.
gives great examples
A well structured, online course.
Great point to start Lean six sigma. Excellent example and presentation
The course was very well structured and easy to follow and understand