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PRJ 167 - Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate Preparation Course

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PRJ 167 15 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 167 19 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 167 23 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 167 28 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 167 02 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an individual who has attained a basic knowledge of Six Sigma, but does not lead projects on their own. They are often responsible for the development of process maps to support Six Sigma projects. A Yellow Belt participates as a core team member or subject matter expert (SME) on a project or projects. In addition, Yellow Belts may often be responsible for running smaller process improvement projects using the PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) methodology. PDCA, often referred to as the Deming Wheel, which enables Yellow Belts to identify processes that could benefit from improvement. 

This is a course preparation for certification exam/procedure. The fee doesn't include exam fee. The exam date and application should be done by participant(s) themselves. Please contact us for details and further clarification.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the key principles of Lean Six Sigma
  • Identify improvement opportunities in your organisation (projects)
  • Understand and use the Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control (DMAIC) model and key activities
  • Use the basic tools and techniques
  • Understand the role of Yellow Belts in Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Be able to run small improvements in their day-to-day work processes

Who Should Attend?

  • Project managers 
  • Business people 
  • Team leaders 
  • Anyone who is interested to learn more about this topic

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • What is Six Sigma?
  • When to use Six Sigma
  • Data driven processes and decisions
  • Common Six Sigma principles 
  • Challenges of Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma history and application 
  • The development of statistical process control
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Continued growth of Six Sigma
  • Applying Six Sigma knowledge 
  • Other process improvement and quality methods

Day 2

  • The seven Muda
  • Other forms of waste
  • Two types of Muda
  • Just-in-time manufacturing
  • Basic Six Sigma concepts 
  • Standard deviation 
  • The Pareto principle voice of the customer
  • Basic metrics
  • Approaching the problem 
  • Problem Functions: y = f(x)
  • The 5 Whys
  • Creating a problem statement

Day 3

  • Projects and processes
  • What is a process?
  • What is a process? 
  • Major process components process owners
  • Data defining process components: the SIPOC 
  • Tips for a SIPOC brainstorming session sample SIPOC diagrams
  • Quality critical to quality characteristics
  • The CoQ and the CoPQ
  • Quality is critical to success 

Day 4

  • Selecting the right projects 
  • Juggling the right amount of projects
  • Enterprise-level selection process see for yourself
  • Basic Six Sigma team management
  • Building a Six Sigma team 
  • Timelines, scheduling, and milestones 
  • Budgets 

Day 5

  • Introduction to DMAIC and DMADV
  • DMAIC versus DMADV
  • Measure analysis 
  • Improvement
  • Control design 
  • Verification