What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my course?
All of our instructors have over 20 years world class experience including deep expertise in the implementation of best practice in work optimisation, supply chain management and the use of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
What do The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?
We provide pre-course reading, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, certificates and refreshments.
Is there pre-study work?
Yes, following confirmation of booking The Knowledge Academy will send the Pre-Course work to the delegate. This work consists of; Course Preparation Guide & Pre-course Reading PDF
Are there any prerequisites for the examinations?
There are no prerequisites for the Yellow Belt examination, however, candidates must achieve a pass at the Yellow Belt level before completing the Green Belt examination.
What is the structure of the exams?
The Yellow Belt exam is multiple choice and the Green Belt exam is multiple choice
Are there exams included
Yes, both Yellow & Green Belt exams are provided
What time shall I arrive at the venue?
Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am
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The Knowledge Academy Materials and Trainers
The Knowledge Academy’s Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course materials are designed to ensure delegates receive a consistently high
standard of training. Our Green & Master Black Belt trainers have over 20 years world class experience including deep expertise in the implementation of best practice in work optimisation, supply chain management and the use of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. They have worked at leading management consultants working on high profile assignments with significant experience managing & implementing Lean Six Sigma best practices in the manufacturing, utilities, retail, life sciences, engineering, construction and central Government sectors.
The Knowledge Academy Lean Six Sigma Green Belt events are designed to maximise delegates’ potential in the Lean Six Sigma training
Following confirmation of booking The Knowledge Academy will send the Pre-Course work to the delegate.
This work consists of - Course Preparation Guide & Pre-course Reading PDF
The Knowledge Academy’s Lean Six Sigma event training event is an intensive 5 days course that includes the Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt examinations within the course. Upon booking, Joining Instructions that describe the course location and other administrative details will also be emailed.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Examination
A 50 question multiple choice examination with a pass mark of 70%. Success in this examination indicates that the candidate would be able to act as a practitioner member of an improvement management team using the Lean Six Sigma method within a process improvement environment supporting Lean Six Sigma. Please note that success in the Foundation examination (yellow belt) is a pre- requisite for that candidate to move forward to the Lean Six Sigma green belt examination.
During The Knowledge Academy’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt 3 day course, delegates will spend time preparing for both the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt examination and a case study project taken on the final day of the course (please note case study on the final day is optional, dependent on group size).
The Knowledge Academy Lean Six Sigma Green Belt 3 day course covers the following topics:
- Project Charter
- Business Case
- Stakeholder Analysis Communication Plan Voice of the Customer
- Identify and Segment Key Customers
- Critical to Quality (CTQ) Requirements Verifying CTQs
- House of Quality
- Hi-level Process Map (S.I.P.O.C)
- Project Plan
- Understanding Variability
- Measurement Basics Measurement Process and Plan Selecting Measures
- Data Definition and Sources
- Measuring Yield and Capability
- Implementing the Measurement Plan
- Data Analysis
- Pareto Charts
- Frequency Charts Run Charts Scatter Diagrams
- Variation and Defect Analysis
- Process Mapping and Analysis
- Value Stream Analysis
- Cause and Effect Analysis
Improve Process Vision Brain Storming Lean Principles
- Enabling the Flow
- Level Scheduling
- Visual Management
- Theory of Constraints Selecting Solutions Developing Solution Options
- How to Run Kiazen events and Improvement Teams
- Risk analysis
- FMEA Risk Analysis
- Implementation Planning
- Simple and appropriate documentation
- Mistake Proofing
- Statistical Control
- Control Charts
- I, X Bar and R Charts
- Process Management
- Lean Six Sigma Scorecards
- Project Close and Handover
- The Knowledge Academy Lean Six Sigma courseware folder
- Experienced Instructors
- “The training was delivered professionally and efficiently. This has given me the knowledge and confidence to take on lean sigma improvement projects. Will probably look at more training in the near future. Thank you!”By Kenny Tong (Rating: 4.8 out of 5, 23/04/2012) from Croydon
- “I personally found the trainer’s style and delivery both motivating and engaging. I also enjoyed that the trainer was willing to share with the group their significant knowledge and experience to bring to life the theories and explain them on a practical level. I found this incredibly inspirational. I hope to do additional courses with the Knowledge Academy and will be seeking to progress with more training in 2012.”By Connie Hooper (Rating: 5 out of 5, 01/05/2012) from London
- “The trainer was both informative and encouraging, and did an excellent job going through a lot of difficult material.”By Jeet Singh (Rating: 4.8 out of 5, 06/03/2012) from Leeds
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SIX SIGMA AND its QUALITY CONTROL!
Six Sigma Certification degrees has come out to be one of the best fact based and data driven philosophy in order to help the professionals to reach at the quality improvement of the values that lead to the defect prevention and defect detection in companies. With the implementation of the certification degree, the professionals are able to react at the better level of customer satisfaction and bottom line results with the reduction of the variation and wastes in the projects, thereby helping in the promotion of a competitive advantage in companies. The Six Sigma Certification degree applies the variation in the wastes and brings out the involvement of every professional when it comes to the project management!
The implementation of the Six Sigma Certification determines the quality performance of the projects to no more than 3.4 defects per million opportunities in a project. Also, with the implementation of the certification degree in companies, the professionals are able to involve the teams which have been assigned the well defined projects in order to have a direct impact on the bottom line of the companies!
The Six Sigma Certification degree lays an emphasis on the DMAIC approach for project management which stands for (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) towards problem solving. Also, the certification degree paves the way for the management environment in order to support these initiatives in the business strategy of the companies.
The major working of the Six Sigma philosophy is measures on the prospective viewing of the work as the processes what require the input from the professionals and leads to the production of the outputs. Also, the certification degree uses the qualitative as well as quantitative techniques in order to drive the ways for the process improvement in the projects!
The Six Sigma Certification degree uses the Statistical Process Control (SPC), control charts. Failure mode as well as the effects analysis and flowcharting in order to reach at the proper management of the projects without the chances of errors in projects! Also, the Six Sigma Certification degree recognizes the underling as well as the rigorous approach towards the starting of the problem identification in the projects. This ends with the implementation of the long lasting solutions in the projects!
The success stories which revolve around the Six Sigma Certification degree have made it a success in companies all over the world. Getting the Six Sigma Training is the first step which the professionals can take in order to win their certification degree. The training sessions will make them aware of the major terminologies, concepts as well as the basics of the certification degree! Therefore, if you think that it’s time for you to gain your certification degree, then come out to The Knowledge Academy for your Six Sigma Training with our expert trainers and we will make it simple for you to win your certification degree and be the leader for the running and management of the projects in companies all over the world, sans errors!