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Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

8/2/2021 (Monday)

Overview

Lean Six Sigma Process

Six Sigma is a business management strategy originally developed by Motorola, USA in 1986. Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimising variability in manufacturing and business processes.

It uses a set of quality management methods, including statistical methods, and creates a special infrastructure of people within the organization (e.g. "Black Belts" and "Green Belts") who are experts in these methods. Each Lean Six Sigma project carried out within an organisation follows a defined sequence of steps and has quantified financial targets (cost reduction or profit increase).

This is the only certified two-day Yellow Belt course in the world. The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is a Lean Six Sigma 'survival-kit'. This will help you understand the Lean and Six Sigma approach, concepts and tools required for business improvement.

This course has been developed for managers responsible for implementing Lean Six Sigma. It may also be used to raise awareness of Six Sigma within a large group of your staff.

A Six Sigma process is one in which 99.99966% of the products being manufactured are expected to be free of defects (3.4 defects per million)

Estimates place the quality levels of key processes in successful businesses today within the three - four sigma range. But an entire world operating at a four sigma level would incur:

  • At least 20,000 wrong drug prescriptions dispensed per year
  • Ninety-six crashes per 100,000 airline flights
  • Unsafe drinking water for almost one hour each month
  • No telephone service or television transmission for nearly ten minutes each week

A world operating at a six-sigma level would be much safer, with far fewer errors and far more happy customers.

The course covers both Lean and Six Sigma methodology, meaning that activities focused around the speed and quality of business processes are addressed.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online Yellow Belt courses
  2. You'll be Yellow Belt certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be Yellow Belt trained in record time
  3. Our Yellow Belt course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass Yellow Belt first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn Yellow Belt faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying Yellow Belt with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 77,104 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

On the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course, you will learn the following:

  • Lean Six Sigma Introduction
  • DMAIC Cycle
  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Project Charter and Problem Definition
  • 7 Basic Quality Tools
  • Critical to Quality (CTQ)
  • Stakeholder Mapping
  • Process Mapping and Rolled Throughput Yield (RTY)
  • Root Cause Analysis, Y = f(X)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Lean and Cycle Time Reduction
  • Data Collection Plan, Gauge R&R

Exam Track

As part of the course you will sit the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt exam.

This is a multiple choice exam, which requires a 70% pass mark. You will walk away with proof that you are competent in process management and improvement.

What's Included

Included:

  • Official Firebrand Yellow Belt courseware
  • The Six SIGMA Memory Jogger II: A Pocketguide of Tools for Six SIGMA Improvement Teams
    ISBN: 9781576810446

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

This is an introductory course suitable for supervisors, project leaders, team members and managers.

You will have an interest in business process improvement as part of your job role. No relevant experience in this field - or project management - is necessary.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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