Six Sigma Yellow Belt

This course follows the Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt body of knowledge (BoK) and explores the fundamentals of Six Sigma―including information on process improvement project roles and responsibilities, team basics, quality tools, and Six Sigma metrics. The course then moves into a series of detailed, Yellow Belt-focused topics aligned with the five phases of the Six Sigma DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control).

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6 Months / 25 Course Hrs
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Course code: GES2007

What you will learn

  • Communicate using Six Sigma terminology
  • Relate key Six Sigma concepts to overall business objectives
  • Explain a wide variety of quality, decision-making, project management, and communication tools you can use to help solve problems and improve processes during the Six Sigma DMAIC process

How you will benefit

  • Learn Six Sigma roles, responsibilities, quality tools and metrics
  • Prepare for the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification exam

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 25 course hours
  1. Welcome
  2. Introduction
  3. Pretest
  4. Six Sigma Fundamentals
    1. Six Sigma foundations and principles
    2. Lean foundations and principles
    3. Six Sigma roles and responsibilities
    4. Team basics
    5. Quality tools and Six Sigma metrics
  5. Define Phase
    1. Project identification
    2. Project management (PM) basics
  6. Measure Phase
    1. Basic statistics
    2. Data collection
    3. Measurement system analysis (MSA)
  7. Analyze Phase
    1. Process analysis tools
    2. Root cause analysis
    3. Data analysis
    4. Correlation and regression
    5. Hypothesis testing
  8. Improve and Control Phases
    1. Improvement techniques
    2. Control tools and documentation
  9. Post-Test

This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

  • Digital copy: Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Handbook

Please note that the questions in this course, are not actual ASQ exam questions.

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Yes, you will be prepared for the ASQ's Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification exam. The exam cost is included in enrollment.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. 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. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.

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