Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Earn your lean six sigma yellow belt today and become a skilled and valuable employee.
4.3 (140 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
869 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2017
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Includes:
  • 8 hours on-demand video
  • 273 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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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.
Description

2017 Updates - Overview of Lean Updated (course activities added).

                           Overview of Waste Updated (course activities added).

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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.

Who 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 For This Course
89 Lectures
07:57:14
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Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
1 Lecture 01:51

  Updated 2017 - In this first lecture students will learn about their coach and Lean Strategies International LLC. After getting to know your coach the introduction lecture will outline some of the course materials in the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

Preview 01:51
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Overview of Lean
2 Lectures 10:33

Updated 2017 - In this lecture students will learn about concepts of lean, principles associated with lean and some of the common tools used in lean.  By the end of this lecture you will be able to:

  • Define what a lean strategy is.
  •  Identify the 5 core principles of lean.
  • How lean relates to the Toyota Production System.
  • General Benefits of Lean.
Overview of lean part 1
01:08

Updated 2017 - In this lecture students will learn about concepts of lean, principles associated with lean and some of the common tools used in lean.  By the end of this lecture you will be able to:

  • Define what a lean strategy is.
  •  Identify the 5 core principles of lean.
  • How lean relates to the Toyota Production System.
  • General Benefits of Lean.
Overview of lean part 2
09:25

UPDATED 2017 - In this quiz students will test their retention of information shared in the lecture titled: Overview of Lean.  Students will also be asked to answer one question

Overview of Lean Quiz
8 questions
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Overview of Six Sigma
3 Lectures 15:16

Updated 2017 - In this lecture students will learn about the objectives of the overview of six sigma.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also discuss: General History of Six Sigma.

Preview 02:17

Updated 2017 - In this lecture students will turn in their answers from part 1 and learn what six sigma is along with general concepts of the strategy.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also discuss:

  1. What six sigma is.
  2. Introduced the concept of standard deviation.
  3. How to read a sigma level.
  4. Sigma Shift.
  5. General Benefits.
  6. General Roles.
Overview of Six Sigma Part 2
06:51

Updated 2017 - In this lecture students will turn in their answers from part 2 and learn about the core formula used in six sigma.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also discuss:

  1. The problem-solving formula.
  2. Cause and Effect Philosophy.
  3. Students will be asked to complete a “tasty” project.
Overview of Six Sigma Part 3
06:08

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

Overview of six sigma quiz
2 questions
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Overview of Continuous improvement strategies, Six Sigma and Lean - DEFINE
1 Lecture 18:40

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

Preview 18:40

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

Continuous Improvement Quiz
6 questions
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The Basics of Six Sigma
4 Lectures 30:28

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.

Preview 06:19

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

History of Six Sigma
4 questions

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

Benefits of six sigma (Define)
08:58

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

The Problem Solving Formula (Define)
08:08

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

The Problem Solving Formula (Define) - Quiz
4 questions

 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.

The Voice of the Customer, Business and Employee (Define)
07:03
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General Roles and Responsibilities (Define)
3 Lectures 15:14

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.  

Overview of Lean Six Sigma Belt System (Define)
03:37

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

Lean Six Sigma Belt System
3 questions

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.

General roles of a yellow belt in lean six sigma (Define)
05:09

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

General roles of a yellow belt
2 questions

  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.  

Organizational Roles and Responsibilities (Define)
06:28
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Fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma (Define)
3 Lectures 18:52

 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.

Introduction to Processes (Define)
07:35

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

Introduction to processes - Quiz
2 questions

 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.

Critical to Quality Characteristics (Define)
04:29

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

Critical to Quality Characteristics - Quiz
2 questions

  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.

The Cost of Poor Quality (Define)
06:48
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The Pareto Concept (Define)
2 Lectures 14:27

 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.

The Pareto Concept and Building a Pareto Chart (Define)
09:47

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

The Pareto Priority Index (Define)
04:40
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Basic Lean and Six Sigma Metrics
6 Lectures 43:39

 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.  

Time is of the essence (Lead, Cycle and Takt) (Define)
10:11

 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.  

Defects Per Unit (Define)
03:48

 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.  

Defects Per Opportunities (Define)
03:36

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.  

Defects per million opportunities (DPMO) (Define)
07:05

 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!

First time yield (Define)
08:27

 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.

Rolled throughput yield (RTY) (Define)
10:32
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Selecting Six Sigma Projects
2 Lectures 27:15
Building a business case: What, Why, How, When and Where explanation.
09:25

 This lecture will explain to students what a project charter is, why we use a project charter and how to build a charter.  

***Be sure to complete the charter assignment****

Everything you need to know about a Project Charter (Define)
17:50

  This quiz will test students understanding of the information that Lean Strategies International LLC shared in the lecture titled: Everything you need to know about a project charter.

Project Charter Quiz
6 questions
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Lean Strategies International LLC
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  Lean Strategies International LLC is a community for Lean and Six Sigma professionals that was founded early in 2015.  It began as a contracting and consulting firm and later the vision transformed to give other lean and six sigma professionals and those who share the belief that the two continuous improvement strategies can work together for the benefit of the world a place to interact and learn.  Whether you are looking to share your skills, ideas or network to find answers Lean Strategies International LLC. is a place where everyone is welcome.  In 2015 development of Online courses began.  After collecting feedback from almost 5,000 students around the world, significant improvements were made and 2017 marked a special year of our newly formated courses.    Today, almost all courses are being updated to include interactive activities that help individuals and organizations alike drive results at the bottom line.  We continue to collect the voice of the customer and improve our online content regularly. If you're a lean or six sigma professional and you would like to share your wealth of knowledge with others or learn more about lean or six sigma and interact with others to spread the power of lean and six sigma enroll in a course by Lean Strategies International LLC today.  See you in Class!