Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Your first step to the world of Six Sigma.
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

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.

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What are the requirements?

  • No previous knowledge of quality management is expected.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

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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Section 1: Introduction

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


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

Section 2: Six Sigma Approach
Six Sigma explained using an example of an airplane landing on the strip.
What are the challenges management is facing today? Increased globalization, competition, pressure to reduce cost, improve delivery time.

How Six Sigma helps in sustained success of the organization by reducing costs and improving customer satisfaction?

Three approaches of implementing Six Sigma - Six Sigma as Statistics (3.4 DPMO), as a Process (DMAIC) and as a Philosophy. It depends on the maturity of the organization to choose the appropriate approach.

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


Know What's Important to the Customer (CTQ), Reduce Defects (DPMO), Centre Around Target (Mean), Reduce Variation (Standard Deviation)


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

Section 3: Basic Concepts

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.


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)


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


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?

Section 4: What is Sigma?
What is Sigma?
Calculating Mean and Standard Deviation
Section 5: DMAIC
This section introduces the DMAIC approach of process improvement.

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

Section 6: Six Sigma Roles

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


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?

BlackBelt leads business process improvement projects using Six Sigma approachthat result in tangible benefits.

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


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

Section 7: Selecting a Project

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

External Sources
Internal Sources
Six Sigme Fruits
What qualifies a Six Sigma project?
Section 8: Seven Basic Quality Tools - All Quality Professionals Must Master

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.

Check Sheet
Cause and Effect Diagram
Pareto Chart
Scatter Diagram
Control Chart
Section 9: Quiz
Six Sigma Basics
5 questions
Calculating Mean and Standard Deviation
5 questions
10 questions

A quiz on seven basic quality tools

Section 10: Slides and Other Resources
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Lecture Slides
65 pages
Section 11: Certificate of Completion
How to Download Your Certificate of Completion?

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Instructor Biography

Sandeep Kumar ­, Best Selling Udemy Instructor - ISO 9001/Six Sigma/Quality

PMP, IRCA Registered Lead Auditor, ASQ - CSSBB, CQA, CQE, CMQ/OE, 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 Manager 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.

Also, he is interested in the use of technology for training and knowledge sharing. 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).


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