Lean Six Sigma Combined Yellow & Green Belt Training Course

Apply Lean Six Sigma Methods To Make A Real Difference To Business Performance And Customer Satisfaction

Introduction

Our 5-day Lean Six Sigma Combined Yellow & Green Belt training course is designed to provide you with a good high level understanding of Lean Six Sigma methods and prepare you to participate, as a contributor, to Lean Six Sigma Projects.Those who hold the Yellow Belt are not experts in the methodology, but understand the activities, deliverables and key concepts of team problem solving.

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt section of the course is designed to assist you as part of the exam preparation, so if you're just starting out on the Six Sigma ladder then our course is for you…

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
5 Days
£1695Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Outline:

  • Introduction to Lean 6
  • Sigma Lean, 6 Sigma, and Lean 6 Sigma
  • The DMAIC cycle The Lean Triad (5s, Poka Yoke, SMED)
  • Voice of the Customer
  • Understanding Value Stream Maps
  • Heijunka
  • Introduction to Variation & SPC
  • Identifying the Root Cause
  • Solving Problems
  • Kaizen Events
  • Lean Teams

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Outline:

Define:

  • Project Charter
  • Business Case
  • Key Customers
  • House of Quality
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Voice of the Customer
  • Critical to Quality Requirements (CTQ)
  • Verifying CTQs
  • Identify and Segment
  • Hi – Level Process Map
  • Project Plan

Measure:

  • Understanding Variability
  • Measurement Basics
  • Measurement Process and Plan
  • Selecting Measures
  • Data Definition and Sources
  • Sampling
  • Measuring Yield and Capability
  • Implementing the Measure Plan

Analyse:

  • Data Analysis
  • Scatter Diagrams
  • Run Charts
  • Pareto Charts
  • Frequency Charts
  • Variation and Defect Analysis
  • Process Mapping and Analysis
  • Value Stream Analysis
  • Complexity
  • Cause and Effect Analysis (CNX)
  • Hypotheses Analysis
  • Verifying Causes

Improve:

  • Brain Storming
  • Process Vision
  • Lean Principles
  • Enabling Flow
  • Level Scheduling SMED
  • Kanban
  • Visual Management
  • Selecting Solutions
  • Theory Constraints
  • Developing Solution Options
  • How to run Kaizen events and improvements
  • FMEA Risk Analysis
  • Implementation Planning

Control:

  • Simple and necessary documentation
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Statistics Control
  • Variation
  • Control Charts
  • Bar and R Charts
  • Process Management
  • Lean Six Sigma Score Cards

Description

Our Lean Six Sigma Combined Yellow & Green Belt course has been developed using the expertise of our Green, Black and Master Black Belt tutors and consultants to provide a fast paced practical guide to the subject.

The philosophy is that Lean 6 Sigma is a living evolving methodology full of simple tools which can be quickly deployed to make a real difference to your company. Our course focuses on practical techniques which you can start using right away. You will be provided with a comprehensive course workbook which can act as a reference for you after you leave the classroom. Our formal exercises and discussion within the classroom will help you learn to apply your new knowledge when you return to your workplace.

About the Course

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt section of the course will provide you with a basic understanding which is required to take part in improvement initiatives under the guidance of a Green Belt or a Black Belt and you will feel fully prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination.

Please Note: If you wish to participate in the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt section of the course, you will need to have successfully passed the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt examination.

Who Should Attend

We recommend this course for anybody interested in business performance improvement.

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Examination
  • Highly skilled and knowledgeable tutors
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Train staff in a proven business improvement approach, equipping them with the tools to improve existing processes and develop effective new processes.
  • Add value for customers, employees and shareholders by minimising process variation and waste.
  • Improve performance and reduce timescales for Lean Six Sigma projects.

Individual Benefits

  • Improve your understanding and awareness of Lean Six Sigma.
  • Gain sufficient understanding of Lean Six Sigma to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a process improvement team working in an environment supporting Lean Six Sigma.
  • Learn to analyse and refine processes to improve efficiency and remove waste using Lean.
  • Apply Six Sigma principles and techniques to reduce process variation and improve quality and consistency.
  • Contribute to your continuing professional development.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites are required, prior to attending this course.

Prereading

We will provide you with a few handouts to read before the course starts. It is advised you read these, as they will give you the best possible start to your training.

Exam Overview

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination:

  • 40 Questions
  • 1 Hour Open Book Examination
  • Pass Mark of 70%

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Examination:

  • 30 Questions
  • 2 Hours Open Book Examination
  • Pass Mark of 70%

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no professional qualification credits.

Qualifications

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt & Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Next Steps

We recommend that you attend our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade training course.

Conclusion

Congratulations! You will be awarded the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate. You will now be able to demonstrate the required level of technical expertise, application experience and managerial skills to implement Lean and Six Sigma projects.

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