Six Sigma Yellow Belt: A Beginner's Guide to Six Sigma

A basic understanding of how Six Sigma framework works in delivering successful projects
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 39 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Six Sigma is a popular and effective methodology to assist businesses to improve products and processes. Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an introductory level course aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma who have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge.

This course is tailored to help anyone interested to know what Six Sigma is; learn key concepts in Six Sigma; and to get a basic understanding of how Six Sigma framework works in delivering successful projects. 

This course divided into two sections. The first section includes introduction, evolution, goals, approach, and Mathematical Interpretation of Six Sigma. It also describes roles and reasons for adoption of six sigma in an organization. This section has seven video lectures of total 17 minutes duration. The second section includes seven basic quality tools of Six Sigma, Understand various types of data and Design for Six Sigma. This section has eight video lectures of total 22 minutes duration. The entire course is about 39 minute’s video duration.

What are the requirements?

  • There is no formal prerequisite for this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know what Six Sigma is
  • Learn key concepts in Six Sigma
  • Get a basic understanding of how Six Sigma framework works in delivering successful projects

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in knowing more about Six Sigma can take up this course

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Six Sigma
02:34

This video provides an introduction to Six Sigma, and specifically the information and knowledge needed for the Yellow belt certification.

02:21

This video provides the most prominent goals of Six Sigma with an illustrative example. 

02:53

This video provides the relationship between Sigma level and Defect percentage, and the major roles played in a Six Sigma Organization (Executive Leadership, Champion).


02:13

This video provides the other major roles: Master Black Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt, Project Team, and Team Members and key stakeholders. 

02:27

This video provides an overview of DMAIC (D  stands for DEFINE the problem, M is to MEASURE the outcome (Y) to determine the current process performance (baseline) and validate the measurement system, A is for ANALYZE, identify X’s (root causes of the defects, variation sources), I stands for IMPROVE the process by eliminating the defects, C means to  Control X’s for sustained performance). It illustrates the inputs, tools and outputs for the Define and Measure phase. 



02:18

This video provides the inputs, tools and outputs of the Analyze, Improve, and Control phase. 

02:26

This video provides a detailed illustration of DMAIC Methodology. It illustrates the significance, usability and importance of each phase in a Six Sigma project. 

Section 2: 7 Basic Quality Tools
02:54

This video provides a list of seven basic quality tools used in Six Sigma projects, types of data with illustrative examples, and detailed discussion of Tally sheets.

02:45

This video provides detailed discussion of Histogram and Process Map. It covers the definition, application, benefits, important aspects and steps involved in creating Histogram and Process Map.

02:31

This video continues from the previous video to further illustrate the various types of process map, symbols used in process map, steps involved in creating a simple flow chart and Cross-Functional Process Map.

03:11

This video starts with “As-is” high level processes (i.e., processes as they exist now) and “To-be” process map (after improvement). It also covers the definition and application of Cause and Effect Diagram.


02:23

This video describes the steps involved in creating Cause and Effect Diagram and an introduction to Pareto Analysis. 

02:56

This video provides the definition, application of Pareto Analysis and the steps involved in creating Pareto Analysis with an illustrative example.  

02:30

This video provides the definition and application of Scatter Diagram and Control charts, steps involved in creating a Scatter Diagram with an illustrative example.

02:48

This video discusses various components of control chart namely mean, Upper and Lower Specification Limits and Upper and Lower Control Limits. it also covers the concept Design for Six Sigma. 


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Instructor Biography

6sigmastudy is the global certification body for six sigma certifications. The quality of its study resources, credibility of certifications, use of technology to create user-friendly processes, simplified partner registration, and the focus on interactive training methodologies distinguishes it in the world of six sigma certifications.

6sigmastudy's extensive experience in managing Six Sigma certifications has made it an established and reputable brand in the industry

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