Six Sigma Yellow Belt

$799 $649

Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification training equips you with basic knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean methods. It develops a fundamental understanding to improve the process, reduce defects, control costs, and deliver faster.

Note: Discounted registration fee is based on Early Bird Price promotion. Volume discount is applied in the cart.

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Six Sigma Yellow Belt training is one of the most popular courses on process improvement.  This course equips participants with the understanding of what Six Sigma and Lean are and how these can help in bringing far-fetched improvements.

This training provides a walk-through of main Six Sigma concepts so that the participants can not only engage in productive discussions but also become well versed in how a Six Sigma project is executed.

It helps the participants acquire the knowledge required to use basic Six Sigma tools for data collection and analysis; consequently, followed by the identification of multiple alternatives for improvement and selection of the most optimum solution. In addition, participants will also learn how to ensure that the selected solution is implemented successfully and the success is sustained for a longer period of time.

This Six Sigma Yellow Belt course is an 8-hour, in-class training deploying lecture, case scenarios, examples, exercises, and open discussion, followed by online component and the certification exam.

In this Six Sigma Yellow Belt course, you will…

    • Understand the basics of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
    • Develop an understanding to become an effective contributor to Lean and Six Sigma projects
    • Learn some common techniques of how to collect and analyze data to identify the root cause of a problem
    • Master the basic tools and learn advanced techniques to solve process/product issues
    • Develop skills to identify and qualify the most optimum solution
    • Ensure stability of the solutions and improvements

You get…

  • 1-day, in-class instructor-led, learning through an extensive review of examples and case studies
  • Detailed class notes in a binder
  • 8 PDUs that contribute to PMP’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR)
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate (on completing the requirements)
  • Follow-up email support to help pass the exam

Group options and discounts

  • Group and corporate discounts are available. Please contact us for more information
  • If you are a group of 5 or more, call/email us to discuss flexible scheduling options that can meet your group’s specific needs.
  • Explore the best value membership option

Agenda

Introduction to Six Sigma

  • What is Six Sigma?
  • What is Lean?
  • Why Six Sigma and Lean approaches are so important?
  • Advantages and challenges of Six Sigma methods
  • Success stories of Six Sigma initiatives
  • Common terms used in Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma roles and responsibilities

Define Phase

  • Identifying true customer needs
  • Histogram, Pareto Chart, and Stratification
  • Project Charter for a Six Sigma Project
  • Drawing high-level process map

Measure Phase

  • What is a variation and how to measure it?
  • Two types of data and their significance
  • Basic statistical concepts
  • Understanding control charts
  • Value stream mapping
  • Recognizing process wastes

Analyze Phase

  • Root cause analysis approach
  • Identify non-value adds in the process
  • Fishbone diagram method
  • Scatter diagrams

Improve Phase

  • Identify the best solution
  • Corrective action metrics
  • Introduction to FMEA Risk Analysis

Control Phase

  • Control planning
  • Force field diagrams
  • Ensuring long term process stability
  • Course Feedback & Wrap Up

Online

  • Online 1-hr exam

Can I Attend?

There are no pre-requisites for this course and certification. Anyone looking to learn the methods and techniques to improve the performance of an organization, a process, a product, a service, a transaction or the people should attend this course.

This course will be highly valuable for all participants coming from private/public/not-for-profit sector, from all industries/departments and any level of an organization.

Schedule

CityCoursecoursedatehiddenCourse Start DateEarly Bird Deadline
TorontoSix Sigma Yellow Belt (1d)6/7/2019Jun 7, 2019May 17, 2019
MississaugaSix Sigma Yellow Belt (1d)8/7/2019Aug 7, 2019Jul 17, 2019
KitchenerSix Sigma Yellow Belt (1d)8/8/2019Aug 8, 2019Jul 18, 2019
HamiltonSix Sigma Yellow Belt (1d)8/8/2019Aug 8, 2019Jul 18, 2019
LondonSix Sigma Yellow Belt (1d)8/8/2019Aug 8, 2019Jul 18, 2019
TorontoSix Sigma Yellow Belt (1d)8/30/2019Aug 30, 2019Aug 9, 2019
TorontoSix Sigma Yellow Belt (1d)10/29/2019Oct 29, 2019Oct 8, 2019

FAQ

Absolutely. We encourage our clients to hold in-house training session if they have 5 or more participants. The main reason is that it helps focus on your organization and your industry specific issues, problems, and challenges. Your employees will find it easy to discuss their specific issues.

However, there are also benefits in attending a public course. The biggest value is that you get to see what are best practices, issues, and challenges being faced by other organizations and/or industries.

The venues are communicated at least 2 weeks before the session. Our venues are close to highways and public transport and are easily accessible from various directions.

Please contact us if you wish to find out the venue before registering for the course.

Yes. If you are a group of 3 or more professionals, you can get discount on top of the Early Bird Discount. A larger group can get up to 35% discount on the regular fee.

We can give a long list of reasons but here are some reasons pointed by many of the several thousands professionals we have trained in the past.

  • Highly focused effective sessions
  • A lot learned in a short time
  • Real life examples made the difference
  • Very intense material but personal stories kept the group interested
  • Scenarios and examples helped learn complicated concepts

 

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Attending the course is just the beginning. We like to develop a lifelong relationship with our course participants. We strongly encourage our trainers to develop professional relationship with participants that goes beyond the class in months and years to come.

 

The six Sigma certifications are for lifetime and never expire. So there is no renewal required.

Having said that, as a six sigma professional, you should always be looking to improve your knowledge and skills.

No. There is no retake fee for the exam. The exam access is provided for 90 days from the date of the course and you are allowed 4 retakes within the 90 days. No one has ever used all 4 retakes.

In case you took the exam 5 times within 90 days and failed all attempts, we will allow you to come and attend a future Six Sigma session free of cost.

There are no prerequisites to join a Six Sigma Yellow Belt training. The only thing required is a desire to learn.

A Six Sigma Yellow Belt is someone who is well familiar with the concepts and terminology of six sigma and can take up small process improvement projects. Such projects are usually restricted to a single function or operation.

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