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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.

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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As an instructional designer with 30 years of experience in education and adult learning, this is one of the best e-learning experiences I have had the pleasure of completing.

Dave Stilchen

I have participated in at least 2 other Lean Six Sigma training courses but they dragged on due to the dry presentation and irrelevant content. About a year ago I received the link for GoLeanSixSigma.com’s Yellow Belt course. I completed it in one day.

With GoLeanSixSigma.com’s training, my Quality Management Department was able to complete our first Lean Six Sigma Project in 6 months.

Pre-project, audits were taking about 12 hours to complete. After taking the Yellow Belt Training & Certification and applying the techniques taught, we were able to get that down to 4 hours to complete and increase our accuracy by 40%. As a bonus, employee satisfaction with my department went up to 100%.

The CEO, who is also my boss, saw the results from this project and put me in charge of a project to take Lean Six Sigma agency-wide. Since then, we have completed the FastPitch Workshop which has had the highest satisfaction scores of any training my department has hosted. I have subsequently completed the Green Belt course with my 3 other team members and am currently completing the Black Belt course.

If you are looking for a culture shift, GoLeanSixSigma.com’s trainings are the vehicle that can take you there. The results speak for themselves.

Lynne Emmons

Using Lean Six Sigma, I streamlined the process and eliminate Non-Value Added Activities which increased monthly production by 50% within 3 months.

Wesley Tam

I started a new job at a Construction Company right after getting my Yellow Belt Certification from GoLeanSixSigma.com and was able to begin using the tools. I used Lean to identify waste, create a visual job board and increased my team’s productivity by 30% – I was also given a pay raise just two months after starting my job.

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GoLeanSixSigma.com’s Yellow Belt Training & Certification was very useful at our hospital as it helped us use Lean Six Sigma Tools to successfully improve the care we provide to our patients by increasing chemotherapy patient education & screening by 40% and improve communication hand-offs between nurses regarding patients in their care.

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At the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, we learned to use process mapping and work standardization techniques in our Specialty Care Clinic to decrease the wait time of appointments by creating a separate clinic for new patients. This enabled us to also serve more existing patients needing wound care.

Donna Richardson

Register today and you'll learn how to solve problems and improve processes using Lean Six Sigma – in any industry or function.

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In Yellow Belt Training, you’ll play interactive games and get plenty of relatable examples that will help ensure you can understand and apply Lean Six Sigma to improve processes.

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.

Module:Description:Time:
IntroductionLearn 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 WastesLearn what The 8 Wastes are, how to identify them and how to eliminate them from a process.45 minutes
DMAIC OverviewLearn 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
    • Champion
  • The 8 Wastes (DOWNTIME)

    • Defects
    • Overproduction
    • Waiting
    • Non-Utilized Employees
    • Transportation
    • Inventory
    • Motion
    • Extra Processing
  • DMAIC Overview

    • 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 Five 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

Ready to get started? Sign up for free by subscribing using the form on the top right of this page.

We guarantee your satisfaction, or you can request a full refund within 30 days.*

We know you’ll love our courses as much as we do. Although if for any reason you’re not completely satisfied (and the course has not been completed), please email [email protected] to request a refund within 30 days of your course purchase.

For individual (single license) purchases, if it is within 30 days and the course has not been accessed, we offer a full refund. For group purchases, licenses can be exchanged for other courses. For example, Green Belt licenses can be exchanged for Yellow Belt licenses. Refunds are not available for group purchases.

*Course must not be completed.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth Swan

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.

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Tracy O’Rourke

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


View the complete Lean Six Sigma Training & Certification FAQ here.

Simple

We’ve simplified Lean Six Sigma to make process improvement easier – while still covering a comprehensive body of knowledge.

Fun

Enjoy learning in an engaging environment with plenty of games and examples that helps ensure effective knowledge transfer.

Practical

Save time by learning how to use the most valuable Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools and begin improving right away!

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Great Course!

Excellent course, well structured and easy to follow with good practical examples.

Learning experience was structured and very thorough. I look forward to continuing Lean Six Sigma Training in the future!

It is a good course.Appreciate if it can be downloaded.

Outstanding course!

Simple and interactive!

by Devon Kessler on Free Lean Six Sigma Training

Very structured and informative.

This is a great course. Quick, simple and very easy to follow. I would highly recommend to others.

by Justin Scarbro on Free Lean Six Sigma Training

Great tutorial, easily understood, good pace

An interesting format. Good info on process refinement.

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