Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Earn your lean six sigma yellow belt today and become a skilled and valuable employee.
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Published 7/2016 English

Course Description

10/24/2016 - UPDATES IN PROGRESS. **LEGACY MATERIAL TRANSFERRED TO LEGACY SECTION UNTIL UPDATES ARE COMPLETE.

The six sigma yellow belt course is developed exclusively for individuals seeking to gain an understanding of lean, six sigma and continuous improvement strategy and techniques. The course has been setup in such a way that it is affordable for everyone.  Lean six sigma is a great way to show your employer you are ready for more, and have the skills and desire to help support a strategic journey. Learn to improve quality and reduce defects and find and eliminate waste within your organization.  The average lean six sigma yellow belt makes between 10 and 15% more than individuals who are not yet certified.

Six sigma yellow will gain a proficient understanding of basic problem solving methods and core concepts and principles of both lean and six sigma.  Additionally the course is equipped with key take aways and quizzes to ensure that you retain your new skill set and are ready to support lean and six sigma activities.  Courses are equipped with key terminologies and templates for you to utilize at your organizations.  So what are you waiting for, enroll today.

What are the requirements?

  • It is recommended you take white belt prior to yellow belt however it is not necessary.
  • Students will be provided with all necessary curriculum and tools to be considered a lean six sigma yellow belt.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • History of Lean and Six Sigma.
  • Updated terminology and language regularly.
  • Learn about the breakthrough formula and how it relates to the concept of determinism.
  • Understand methodologies such as DMAIC, DMADV, PDCA, ©TREAT 1,2,3 and ©REDUCE.
  • Identify, choose and participate in improvement projects
  • Understand your roles and responsibilities as a lean six sigma yellow belt.
  • Understand what constitutes a problem and learn methods of closing gaps.
  • Basic Lean and Six Sigma Tools.
  • Basic elements of teamwork, culture and change management.
  • Regular updates on: Materials, Templates, Quizzes and Curriculum based on customer feedback.

What is the target audience?

  • Engineers
  • Operations (Planning, Production)
  • Quality Engineers
  • Employees Looking to further Their Careers
  • Continuous Improvement Specialists/Managers/Directors
  • Manufacturing and Service Employees
  • Consultants
  • Health industry employees
  • project managers
  • production employees
  • Owners and Executives

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
00:34

Students will be introducted to their coach from Lean Strategies International LLC in this section.

Section 2: Overview of Continuous improvement strategies, Six Sigma and Lean - DEFINE
18:40

This Lecture will Introduce the four major strategies associated with continuous improvement.

6 questions

This quiz will test students retention of the knowledge taught in the continuous Improvement section.

Section 3: The Basics of Six Sigma
09:58

 This lecture will outline some of the important concepts of a six sigma strategy.  Students will discuss what the term sigma means and the various levels of sigma.

2 questions

This quiz will test students retention of information given and shared in the overview of six sigma.

06:19

Students are taught by Lean Strategies International's Master Coach Cameron Hansen the history of Six Sigma, They are also given a handout which provides students with the Key Take away from this section.

4 questions

This section will test students understand of the history of Six Sigma.

08:58

 In this section students will learn about the general benefits associated with six sigma.

08:08

 In this section Lean Strategies International LLC will discuss the core statistical concept used in six sigma.  

4 questions

 This Quiz will test students understanding and retention of information shared in the problem solving formula lecture.

07:03

 In this lecture Lean Strategies International LLC will define what the VOC, VOB and VOE are and why they are so important.  Students will also have the opportunity to take a VOC survey.

Section 4: General Roles and Responsibilities (Define)
03:37

This lecture explains the belt structure of Lean and Six Sigma to students.  It will also introduce a basic understanding of some of the skills each belt should obtain.  

3 questions

This quiz will test participants retention of the information shared in relation to a Lean Six Sigma Belt system.

05:09

In this section students will be introduced to some of the roles and general responsibilities they may have as a yellow belt in their organization.

2 questions

This section will test students retention of the materials shared pertaining to the general roles of a yellow belt.

06:28

  In the overview of roles and responsibilities Lean Strategies International LLC talks about how many of each belt should be in your organization, three other major roles in your strategy and how each and every organizations structure will be unique depending on a few elements.  

Section 5: Fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma (Define)
07:35

 Students will learn in this section what a process is, why applying lean and six sigma techniques is beneficial and we will discuss dependent and independent variables.

2 questions

This quiz will test students retention and understanding of information discussed on processes.

04:29

 In this lecture Lean Strategies International LLC will discuss what critical to quality characteristics are.  We will also share examples of CTQ and a tool you can use to translate the voice of the customer into CTQ measures.

2 questions

This quiz will test students retention of materials shared in the lecture and handouts from the lecture entitled Critical to Quality Characteristics.  

06:48

  In this lecture we will learn about the 4 areas associated with the cost of poor quality.  We will discuss benefits of tracking COPQ and share some examples to help your understanding of COPQ.

Section 6: The Pareto Concept (Define)
09:47

 In this lecture Lean Strategies International LLC will discuss the Pareto Concept and principles.  Students will learn about a few key examples they can use the pareto principle on and we will build a Pareto Graph in excel as we analyze our home expenses.

04:40

 Students will learn how to use a pareto priority index in this lecture.  They will also be challenged to use the PPI tool.

Section 7: Basic Lean and Six Sigma Metrics
10:11

 Establishing metrics and times is a critical point in a strategic journey that often get's overlooked.  In this section we will discuss three elements of time that are critical to the success of strategy.  

03:48

 Students will learn in this lecture what defects per unit is and how to calculate the metric.  We will also discuss the difference between a defect and a defective unit.  

03:36

 Students will learn about an important preliminary measurement used in calculating DPMO.  We will walk through one example together and students will receive an automated template.  

07:05

This lecture will share with students what DPMO means and how to calculate it.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also walk through an example using the excel sheet in the attachments to help make calculations much easier.  

08:27

 In this lecture students will learn about first time yield and concepts of the hidden factor.  We will walk through a pizza factory and see how the yield is much more accurate using first time yield and we will test our bike tires in preparation for the tour de france.  DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE TEMPLATE!

10:32

 When looking at processes that are interlinked we need to be able to see the cumulative effects that the hidden factory has on a process.  Rolled throughput yield is the measurement that will quantify these effects.  Learn what RTY is and how to calculate this metric in this lecture. DOWNLOAD TEMPLATE AND DON'T FORGET THE HOMEWORK.

Section 8: Selecting Six Sigma Projects
Building a business case: What, Why, How, When and Where explanation.
09:25
Section 9: The Lean Enterprise
12:28

  Lean Strategies International LLC discusses the main elements of a Lean Strategy.  Students will learn about the 5 core principles of lean, the Toyota house, and some common tools used.

7 questions

In this quiz students will be tested on information shared in the lecture titled introduction to lean.

06:43

This module will introduce students to some of the founders of the Toyota Production system and show timelines of Lean and TPS's development here in America.

3 questions

This Section will test students understanding and retention of the information shared pertaining to the History of Lean.

08:18

In this lecture students will discuss 7 of the main reasons that organizations pursue a lean strategy.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also discuss deliverable elements of lean and benefits.

Core Principles in Lean
06:27
3 questions

Students will be tested on their retention of the information taught in this Lecture.

Section 10: Systems and Methods that assist in managing quality
01:56

This Lecture will introduce the Customer focus of SIx Sigma.  The Lecture will also introduce two other Quality Management systems commonly used along with Six Sigma.

1 question

This section will test students knowledge and retention of curriculum shared in the Six Sigma Opportunities Lecture.

02:34

In this lecture students will be given an overview of ISO 9000 as a QMS system.  The Lecture is meant for students only to understand ISO and its similarities to Six Sigma.

3 questions

This quiz will test the retention of information shared with students in the ISO lecture.

02:30

Lean Strategies International LLC gives an introduction to another method of Managing Quality known as TQM or Total Quality Management. 

2 questions

This section will test students retention of the overview of TQM.

Section 11: Core Concepts of a Lean or Six Sigma Organization
02:38

  Kaizen refers to continuous incremental improvement.  This section describes kaizen to students and helps them understand how kaizen is more of a culture than an event.

02:23

This lecture will address how Lean is a customer focused strategy.

1 question

This section will test the retention of information shared in the Customer Focus lecture.

10:08

Students will be taught about the three classifications of work.  They will learn about VA, NVA and BVA.

3 questions

This quiz will test students retention of the information shared in the Value Added and Non Value Added section.

07:07

In this lecture we will look into standardization and define exactly what the term means.  We will also discuss standard operating procedures and share two templates that Lean Strategies International LLC uses ourself.



3 questions

In this section students will be tested on their retention of the information taught in the Standardization lecture.

07:24

This section will define what exactly a problem is and the three major categories that problems can be classified in.  Finally students will learn the benefits of using problem solving methodologies and they will be introduced to two very effective methods of solving problems.

1 question

This section will test students retention and understanding of the materials shared in defining problems.

07:48

The gemba is where the actual work is done.  In this lecture students will learn the benefits of going to the gemba and will learn about Lean Strategies International's Gemba methodology which can make going to the Gemba much more effective.

2 questions

This quiz will test students retention of information taught in the lecture on Gemba and Genchi Genbutsu.

Section 12: The 8 types of muda examples and general solutions
11:37

In this section students will learn about the 3 origins of waste and the 8 major forms of that fall within muda.

06:01

 Stand in the circle was an activity that a famous engineer at Toyota used to train his team members.  The activity helped Toyota employees to learn to see waste in their organization and to think with a kaizen mindset.  Students will take part in that same activity in this lecture.  

05:25

Students will learn about examples of the waste of transportation and some of the general solutions to help mitigate transportation waste.

06:34

This lecture will dive into advanced identification methods of the waste of inventory.  Examples of inventory waste will be shared and some of the common solutions used in reducing and eliminating Inventory waste will be shared.

03:53

 Lean Strategies International LLC will share the details of the waste of motion in this lecture.  Students will also be given examples of the waste of motion and the most common solutions associated with removing the waste of motion.

05:08

  In this section Lean Strategies International LLC will talk about the details of the waste of waiting.  Students will learn what some of the causes of waiting are and they will discuss examples.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also discuss some of the more common solutions associated with the waste of waiting.

The deadly waste of Overproduction
08:10
06:36

  In this section students will learn about the waste of overprocessing through a finite lense.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also share some examples and more common solutions used in reducing or eliminating the waste of overprocessing.  

08:33

This lecture will share some of the details of the waste of defects.  Examples will be shared and some of the more general solutions for the waste of defects discussed.

05:28

  In this lecture students will hear about what types of environments cause skills to go unnoticed.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also talk about a few solutions that can help to build a culture where skills flourish.  

03:15

Lean Strategies International LLC will leave students with one last activity to help you solidify the forms of waste in your mind.  

3 questions

In this section we will test students retention of the 8 major forms of waste and origins lecture.

Section 13: Beginning Lean Six Sigma
Key Principles in Six Sigma (Define)
07:13
08:56

Students will learn what is like to begin a lean six sigma strategy.  They will also be introduced to very helpful tools to use when selecting projects; the pareto priority index and the solution matrix.

Section 14: Methodologies used in Lean and Six Sigma
09:13

  In this lecture on the DMAIC method students will learn about each stage of the DMAIC process.  additionally they will be provided with suggestions of tools they can use during each of the 5 stages of the DMAIC problem solving method.

05:33

Students will be introduced to DMADV and DFSS which are used to develop new processes.  

06:10

  This section will introduce students to the PDCA cycle.  Students will also gain a general understand of each stage of the cycle.  

TREAT 1,2,3
06:12
Section 15: Tools in Lean and Six Sigma
09:31

The seven basic quality tools are used in both Lean and Six Sigma,  this introduction to those seven tools will define and introduce what and how they can be used.

2 questions

This quiz will test users retention of the information shared in the seven basic quality tools lecture.

11:11

Students will learn about the 5S system in this lecture.  Specifically they will be taught what 5S is, where it comes from and how it can empower your organization.  

3 questions

This lecture will test students retention of the information shared in the lecture on the 5S system.

Section 16: Communication, Facilitation and Culture
04:57

A lean culture is very unique in many aspects, this lecture will describe some of the elements associated with a lean culture.

Communication and relations
05:03
03:25

This section will describe to students the elements of a successful huddle and will share a format for conducting one.

1 question

This section will test students retention and understanding of what a huddle is and how it is conducted.

03:17

 Hansei is a powerful method for reviewing and improving on history and initiatives,  learn exactly what hansei is and how to conduct your own hansei in this section.

1 question

In this quiz students will be tested on their knowledge and retention of information taught in the Hansei lecture.  

03:31

This section will educate students on the elements needed to create a team culture in a lean environment.  

Section 17: Basics of Control (Control Phase)

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Lean Strategies International is a coaching and Strategy Firm, that offers comprehensive Educational Services to everyday hard working employees and organizations around the world. With a coaching team that has been involved in COntinuous improvement activities for more than 10 years you can be sure that our team of Black belts and Master Black Belts will give you Quality knowledge that can truly unlock your power.


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