Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training & Certification 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 prerequisites are required for the Yellow Belt Training.
|Introduction||Define Lean Six Sigma and where it came from, the 8 Wastes, the Roles of Lean Six Sigma and how to effectively select projects.||1.25 hours|
|Define the problem, the process and the customer.||1.25 hours|
|Measure||Measure and baseline the current process.||1.25 hours|
|Analyze||Identify the root causes of problems and waste within the process.||1.5 hours|
|Improve||Implement and verify solutions to address root causes.||2 hours|
|Control||Maintain the gains.||1.25 hours|
|Total Time of Yellow Belt Training:||8.5 hours (FREE)|
|(Optional) Yellow Belt Certification Exam:||1.5 hours ($99)|
|Total Time for Yellow Belt Training & Certification:||
PDUs: 10, CEUs: 1, CPEs: 9.4
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
- Lean Six Sigma Roles
- The 8 Wastes (DOWNTIME)
- 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 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
YELLOW BELT TRAINING & CERTIFICATION REVIEWS
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Took maybe an hour and half. Pretty cursory overview of material.
Helpful course to take as it can be applied to everyday life
About what you'd expect
It was a good training course. The exam was tough
Overall a great course with valuable information on how to reduce waste in your own workplace. The videos and application material also make it fun to learn.