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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included)

Yellow Belt Training is a great way for you, your team or your entire organization to learn the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma. This Lean Six Sigma training is a high level overview that quickly and effectively builds awareness and covers the Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools.

In the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt program, you will learn about the origins of Lean Six Sigma and why organizations benefit from it, the Lean Six Sigma roles, each of the 8 wastes, the improvement method known as DMAIC, and the main tools and techniques used in each of the five phases of DMAIC. Upon completing the course, you’ll see the world with new eyes and understand how Lean Six Sigma can transform your workplace or home.

3 Months / 10 Course Hrs
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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included)

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES276

You Will Learn
  • Learn how to define what Lean Six Sigma is, where it came from and why organizations benefit from it
  • Be able to list and describe the Lean Six Sigma Roles
  • Be able to list and define each of the 8 Wastes
  • Learn how to summarize the Lean Six Sigma improvement method known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control)
  • Be able to describe the main tools and techniques used in each of the five phases of DMAIC
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 3 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 10 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification exam
  • Jump-start your career in healthcare, hi-tech, government, retail, finance, or hospitality industry
  • Understand how Lean Six Sigma can transform your workplace or home for the better
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included) Outline
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Introduction to Lean Six sigma

Receive an overview of what Lean Six Sigma is, its origins, and how it became widely used and popularized.

Lean Six Sigma Roles

Understand the various Lean Six Sigma roles including yellow belt, green belt, black belt, master black belt, and champion.

The 8 Wastes (Part I)

Begin learning about the eight wastes and initially covering defects, overproduction, waiting, and non-utilized employees.

The 8 Wastes (Part II)

Continue learning about the eight wastes by understanding transportation, inventory, motion, and extra processing.

DMAIC Overview (Part I)

Cover define phase: how to define the problem, measure phase: how to measure the current process, and analyze phase: how to identify the cause of the problem.

DMAIC Overview (Part II)

Complete the course by learning about improve phase: how to implement and verify the solution, and control phase: how to maintain the solution.

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included) Instructors
Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy O’Rourke is a Master Black Belt with over 15 years of success helping organizations like the Department of Veterans Affairs, the State of Washington, Cisco, DC Shoes, GE and Motorola learn and apply Lean and Six Sigma. Tracy is an accomplished facilitator, trainer and presenter. She has trained over 1,000 people, mentored 300+ people and has helped complete 300+ projects with results that range between $50,000 and $8 million dollars in savings. Her facilitation expertise runs the gamut, from facilitating leadership retreats with top executives, to facilitating Process Walks, Kaizen Events and project team meetings.Tracy has a BA in English Literature from San Francisco State University and an MBA with emphasis in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change from Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth Swan is a Master Black Belt with over 20 years of success helping organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab, Burt's Bees, Microsoft and Starwood Hotels & Resorts learn and apply Lean Six Sigma. As an accomplished business process improvement consultant, designer, change leader and executive coach who is an expert in training, process-based organization design, problem-solving and change management for organizations large to small. Elisabeth is a Certified Interactive Leadership Executive Coach from Burnham Rosen, Boston, MA and Improvisational Facilitation Instructor from APQC, Houston, TX. She has a BA in English Literature from Barnard College/Columbia University, New York, NY.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included) Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose. The materials for this program are all available online.

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How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive three (3) months to complete the program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will be able to sit for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

Yes, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification and be able to sit for the exam after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

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