Six Sigma Yellow Belt
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Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Your first step to the world of Six Sigma.
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4.5 (599 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.
2,946 students enrolled
Created by Sandeep Kumar ­
Last updated 7/2017
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Will understand the history and basic terminology of Six Sigma approach.
  • Will be able to use the DMAIC approach of improvement on smaller projects.
  • Will be able to use the basic quality tools for improving your work processes.
  • You will be able to identify the root cause of the problems.
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  • Preferably you should have completed the Six Sigma White Belt

Are you new to Six Sigma and failed to understand the basics of Six Sigma?

Are you planning to go for Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt, but want to start with basic concepts in simple and plain terms?

Are you a manager and want to implement the concepts of Six Sigma in your work area?

Reading Wikipedia and watching YouTube did not help you to understand what is Six Sigma and how can you use it in your work area.

Your organization does not want to spend money on this.

This course would be your first step to the wonderful world of Six Sigma. After completing this course you would be able to handle small improvement projects in your organization independently. In addition you will be able to support a Green Belt or Black Belt in solving medium to highly complex problems.

  • No need to pay $1000.
  • No need to take a day off from your work.
  • Certificate of Completion provided.
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed. Get your money back in 30 days if you are not satisfied. No Questions Asked! There is no reason to delay because I am taking all the risks. There is no risk to you.

This course is prepared based on my 30 years of practical experience in Quality Management.

This course teaches the basics of Six Sigma approach to improvement.

You will learn the Six Sigma improvement skills through short and easy to understand video lessons and quizzes. Discussion forum on the right side of this course would be used to discussed specific problems and issues.

Here is a summary of topics covered in this course.

In this course you will learn about:

  • History of Six Sigma
  • DMAIC Approach
  • Types of Belts
  • How to select an improvement project
  • Tools to start your next improvement project

This course is priced at great introductory price of just $48.

This Course will continue to grow with new lectures.

However, if you enroll Today you are “locked in" – you will get all the new lectures and materials at NO extra cost – EVER!

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Who is the target audience?
  • This course will help you in improving your problem solving skills.
  • If you support the improvement team in data collection, problem identification or any other way, this course is for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
38 Lectures
3 Lectures 10:04

The purpose of Six Sigma is to save money for the company and at the same time improve customer satisfaction.

Preview 01:32

This topic explains the role of management in implementing Six Sigma.

Management Involvement

Six Sigma was started by Motorola in 1987. This topic covers the history of Six Sigma.

History of Six Sigma
Basic Concepts
4 Lectures 23:33

This topic explains the concept of the Cost of Quality. Just as in an iceberg, a large portion of the cost of quality is the hidden cost. Quality Guru Feigenbaum called this as hidden factory.

Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)

This topic explains the concept of a process. It explains why you should be controlling the inputs (independent variables) to improve the output (dependent variable)

What is a Process?

CTQ characteristics for the process, service or process. These are measure of “What is important to Customer”

Critical to Quality (CTQ)

Whenever we talk of Six Sigma, we think of 3.4 DPMO. But what is DPMO (Defects per Million Opportunities) and how do we calculate that? Also how do we convert the DPMO value to a Sigma value?

Defects per Million Opportunities (DPMO)
What is Sigma?
2 Lectures 14:26

Calculating Mean and Standard Deviation
7 Lectures 19:18

Comparison between DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) and DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design and Verify)

Preview 02:32

This section introduces the DMAIC approach of process improvement.
What is DMAIC?

Who wants the project and why ? The scope of project / improvement (SMART Objective), Key team members / resources for the project, Critical milestones and stakeholder review, Budget allocation


Ensure measurement system reliability, Prepare data collection plan, Collect data


•How well or poorly processes are working compared with Best possible / Competitor's
•Shows you maximum possible result
•Don't focus on symptoms, find the root cause


•Present recommendations to process owner.
•Pilot run
•Develop implementation plan.


Don't be too hasty to declare victory. How will you maintain to gains made? Change policy & procedures, Change drawings, Change planning, Revise budget, Training

Six Sigma Roles
6 Lectures 15:13

Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, Master Black Belt

Six Sigma Roles

What is the role of Champion on a Six Sigma project?


What is the role of a Master Black Belt in a Six Sigma organization?

Master Black Belt (MBB)

BlackBelt leads business process improvement projects using Six Sigma approachthat result in tangible benefits.
Black Belt (BB)

Green Belt is the part-time Six Sigma change agent. Continues to perform normal duties while participating on Six Sigma project teams.

Green Belt (GB)

Yellow Belt applies Six Sigma concept to simple small size improvement projects.

Preview 02:43
Selecting a Project
5 Lectures 16:02

How to select an improvement project from internal and external resources? What qualifies to be a Six Sigma project?

Selecting a Project

External Sources

Internal Sources

Six Sigme Fruits

What qualifies a Six Sigma project?
Seven Basic Quality Tools - All Quality Professionals Must Master
8 Lectures 40:04

This section provides a simple explanation of seven basic quality tools. These tools were used by Japanese companies as back in 1960s to put Japanese quality on world map.

Seven Basic Quality Tools

Check Sheet

Cause and Effect Diagram


Pareto Chart

Scatter Diagram

0 Lectures 00:00
Six Sigma Basics
5 questions

Calculating Mean and Standard Deviation
5 questions

A quiz on seven basic quality tools

Seven Basic Quality Tools
10 questions
Slides and Other Resources
1 Lecture 00:00
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Lecture Slides
65 pages
Certificate of Completion
2 Lectures 10:19
How to Download Your Certificate of Completion?

BONUS Lecture - What Next?
About the Instructor
Sandeep Kumar ­
4.4 Average rating
3,969 Reviews
20,958 Students
11 Courses
Best Selling Udemy Instructor- Six Sigma/ISO 9001/Statistics

PMI-PMP, IRCA Registered Lead Auditor, ASQ - CSSBB, CQA, CQE, CMQ/OE, IIA - CIA

Sandeep Kumar has around 30 years of Project Quality Management (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) experience in power, oil/ gas, and mining industry. He has worked as Quality Manager on a number of projects including Power, Oil and Gas and Infrastructure projects.

Currently, he is working as Project Quality Director on multiple projects in Alberta, Canada.

His areas of specializations include Quality Assurance, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015, Six Sigma, QMS Audits, Supplier Quality Surveillance, Supplier Pre-qualification, Construction Quality, Welding, NDT, Mechanical Inspection and Quality Training.

He has authored and presented a number of Quality Management courses for organizations he has worked for.

Professional Qualifications:

His professional qualification/certifications include: IRCA registered Lead Auditor (QMS), ASQ-CSSBB, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), ASQ-CSSGB, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), ASQ-Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), ASQ-Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and ASQ-Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Internal Auditor - IIA (CIA).