Certification Exam and International Certification
Upon completing this course, you will have the opportunity to take the Yellow Belt certification exam. Passing the exam demonstrates your mastery of Lean Six Sigma principles and methodologies and leads to an international certification jointly awarded by Lean Six Sigma Institute (LSSI) and the Council for Six Sigma Certification (CSSC). This prestigious certification is recognized worldwide, providing validation of your problem-solving skills.
What You Will Learn
Who Is This Course For?
What’s The Difference Between
Self-paced and Instructor Led?
Whether you choose the self-paced or instructor-led Lean Six Sigma training modality, rest assured that both pathways provide identical learning content and lead to the same internationally recognized certifications upon successful completion.
Introduction to Yellow Belt
Get acquainted with the essentials of Lean Six Sigma and the role of a Yellow Belt. This course sets the stage for your journey towards becoming a problem-solving expert with a focus on process improvement.
Learn how to analyze and categorize issues using the 4-quadrant method, allowing for systematic and data-driven problem-solving.
Project Definition – A3
The A3 method is a powerful tool for problem-solving and project management. You’ll gain insights into creating clear and concise project definitions, ensuring that your initiatives stay on track.
Master the art of data collection, analysis, and interpretation. You’ll learn how to gather the right data to make informed decisions and drive process improvements.
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
OEE is a key performance metric in Lean. Discover how to measure, analyze, and enhance OEE to optimize equipment and asset utilization.
Current Value Stream Map (VSM)
Value Stream Mapping is a cornerstone of Lean. You’ll explore how to create current state maps to identify inefficiencies and areas for improvement.
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Gain insights into FMEA, a structured approach for identifying and prioritizing potential failure modes in a process and their effects.
Kaizen, meaning “continuous improvement” in Japanese, is at the heart of Lean. You’ll understand how to foster a culture of continuous improvement within your organization.
Discover how to eliminate bottlenecks and create smooth and efficient continuous flows within your processes.
Quick Setups (SMED)
Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) is a powerful technique for reducing setup times. You’ll learn how to implement SMED and minimize downtime.
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
TPM focuses on equipment maintenance for improved productivity. You’ll explore TPM principles and practices for optimal asset performance.
Kanban is a just-in-time production system. Learn how to implement Kanban systems and streamline processes.
Future State Value Stream Map
Explore how to create a future state value stream map to outline the ideal state of your processes after improvements.
Standard Work is crucial for process consistency and improvement. Discover how to establish and maintain standard work procedures.
Poka Yoke, or “mistake-proofing,” is essential for quality control. Learn how to implement Poka Yoke methods to prevent errors.
Kata is a structured practice for improvement. You’ll gain insights into Kata principles and how to apply them to your organization.