Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Overview

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Lean 6 Sigma

  • What is Lean 6 Sigma?
    • Two Parts of Lean 6 Sigma
    • Focus of Lean
    • Lean Temple
    • Focus of Six Sigma
    • Making Customers Happy
    • How They Complement Each Other?
    • Key Principles of Lean 6 Sigma
  • Lean 6 Sigma Belts
    • TKA Lean 6 Sigma Belt Structure
    • Training Roadmap and Role of the Yellow Belt
    • L6S Support Network
  • Processes
    • Different Ways of Looking at Process Improvement
    • What is a Process?
    • Process Concepts
    • Types of Process
    • Comparing Process Types
  • Customers, Value, and Waste
    • What are Customers?
    • Who Wants the Outputs?
    • Tension Between the VOB and VOC
    • What Do We Mean by Value?
    • Path to Value
    • Dealing with Values
    • Muda (Waste)
    • Wastes (Muda) of Lean
    • Types of Demand
    • Case Study Exercise
  • Key Metrics

Module 2: DMAIC Cycle

  • What is DMAIC?
  • Define
    • Common Tools for Define Phase
    • Gemba Tools
    • Process Stapling
  • Measure
    • Common Tools for Measure Phase
    • Spaghetti (Movement/Transportation) Diagrams
    • Measure Tool: Measles Charts
  • Analyse
    • Common Tools for Analyse Phase
  • Improve
    • Common Tools for Improve Phase
  • Control
    • Common Tools for Control Phase

Module 3: Yellow Belt Tools and Techniques

  • Lean Triad
    • 5s
    • Poka Yoke
    • SMED
  • Voice of the Customer (and CTQ’s)
    • Customer Chains
    • Steps of VOC
    • Affinity Diagrams
    • Kano Diagrams
    • CTQs and Requirements
  • SIPOC
    • What is a SIPOC?
    • CSandF Web Fulfilment SIPOC
    • Creating a SIPOC
    • Top Tips – SIPOC
  • Value Stream Analysis
    • Value Stream Terminology 
    • Process Maps
    • Aim of Value Stream Mapping
    • Swim Lanes and Typical Process Map Contents
    • Value Stream Maps
    • Headache Tablets: Value Stream Mapping
  • Heijunka
    • Heijunka in a Nutshell
    • Single Piece Flow
    • Pull
    • Kanban
    • Three-Bin System
    • Andon
  • Variation and SPC
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • Two Types of Process Variation
    • Red Bead Experiment
    • Standard Deviation (SD) and Understanding Control Charts
  • Defects and Process Capability
    • Conversion Table
    • Process Capability
    • Identifying Process Efficiency
  • Key DPMO Terms
  • Identifying the Root Cause(s)
    • 5 Whys
    • Fishbone Diagram
  • Solving Problems
    • Problem Solving Framework
    • Prioritisation Tools
    • Tools and Techniques to Generate Needed Solutions
  • Introduction to Kaizen
    • Kaizen in a Nutshell
    • Kaizen in a Business Setting
  • Lean Teams
    • Introduction to Lean Team
    • Managing Progress and Demonstrating Control

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Who should attend this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course?

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Course in Canada is designed to provide delegates with a fundamental understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles and methodologies across various industries and sectors. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Supervisors
  • Directors
  • Process Operators
  • Junior Project Managers
  • Quality Control Technicians
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Manufacturing Professionals

Prerequisites of the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Course. However, if you have a basic understanding of Business Performance Development concepts, proceeding with the course will be beneficial.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Overview

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training in Canada introduces the fundamental methodologies of Lean Six Sigma, focusing on the essential concepts and tools for process improvement. This approach combines Lean's efficiency techniques with Six Sigma's focus on quality, aiming to reduce waste, improve workflow, and enhance business performance. Understanding these principles is increasingly relevant in competitive and quality-driven business environments.

Proficiency in this Lean Six Sigma Training in Canada is crucial for professionals seeking to contribute to their organisation's continuous improvement initiatives. It benefits team leaders, project managers, quality assurance staff, and anyone involved in operational, manufacturing, or service improvement processes. Lean Six Sigma proficiency helps professionals eliminate non-value-adding activities, making their projects more efficient and effective.

This intensive 2-day Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training in Canada is designed to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to support improvement projects within their organisations. Delegates will gain practical skills to improve performance and customer satisfaction by applying Lean Six Sigma tools. The course is an excellent opportunity for professionals to kick-start their process improvement and operational excellence journey.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce the fundamental principles of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • To enable understanding of key concepts such as waste reduction, process flow, and variation minimisation
  • To provide insights into the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control) methodology
  • To equip delegates with the tools necessary for identifying and solving quality problems
  • To enhance problem-solving and analytical skills applicable in a variety of business contexts

After completing this Lean Six Sigma Certification Course in Canada, delegates will receive certification recognising their understanding of Lean Six Sigma fundamentals. This certification validates their proficiency in the methodologies and enables them to contribute effectively to process improvement projects.

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What’s included in this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course?

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam information:

To achieve the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40 
  • Pass Mark: 70%, or 28/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes

Delegates are required to attend the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Training Course before sitting this exam.

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt FAQs

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Course, offered by The Knowledge Academy, provides foundational knowledge in Lean Six Sigma methodologies, equipping individuals with skills to support improvement projects within organisations.
A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Online from The Knowledge Academy offers foundational knowledge in process improvement methodologies, enhancing employability and contributing to organisational efficiency.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training. However, if you have a basic understanding of Business Performance Development concepts, proceeding with the course will be beneficial.
This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is a 2-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is suitable for individuals seeking an introductory understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodologies, including professionals and employees across various industries.
Organisations across various industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, finance, and service sectors, use Lean Six Sigma to improve processes, reduce waste, and enhance efficiency. It is widely adopted by companies like Toyota, General Electric, and Amazon to streamline operations and achieve quality excellence.
The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training offered by The Knowledge Academy covers fundamental concepts and tools of Lean Six Sigma methodology, equipping participants with skills for process improvement and waste reduction.
Yes, delegates can take this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Course without prior experience. It provides foundational knowledge suitable for beginners.
Yes, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training can enhance your career prospects by equipping you with problem-solving skills and process improvement knowledge. The Knowledge Academy offers comprehensive Yellow Belt courses for professional development.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers 24/7 support for delegates before, during, and after completing the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course. Our customer support team is available to assist and promptly resolve any issues you may encounter.
In this course, you'll learn foundational principles and techniques for process improvement, including basic problem-solving methodologies and an understanding of key Lean Six Sigma tools.
Completing the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Online from The Knowledge Academy can lead to job opportunities in process improvement, quality assurance, project management, and operational roles across various industries.
The average salary for individuals completing a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification is approximately £30,000 per annum.
The training fees for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification in Canada starts from CAD2595
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
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