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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 program 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). 

If you’re planning on taking the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification exam, this course will help you confirm your understanding of the items in the Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt BoK using industry-specific examples, interactive activities, knowledge checks, and tests built with exam-style, multiple-choice questions.


6 Months / 25 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment

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Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Learning Method

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

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Six Sigma Yellow Belt Details + Objective

Course Code: GES2007

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 the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 25 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Learn Six Sigma roles, responsibilities, quality tools and metrics
  • Prepare for the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification exam
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Outline
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  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
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Instructors
No instructor

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

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites to take this program

Requirements: This online program can only be taken on a PC or Mac. It is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems. You will need the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari and high speed internet connection. Adobe Acrobat Reader or an alternative software application to open and read PDF files is required. Adobe Flash Player 10.3 is required.


More About Six Sigma Yellow Belt

An eBook copy of the Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Handbook is included in the course resources to aid in your learning.

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

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, since ed2go programs are online, you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?
This program is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start and finish at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given six (6) months to complete this 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 course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your program on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

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.
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.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us via LIVE CHAT or by calling us at (855) 598-3856. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the Contact Us form.

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 ASQ’s Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification exam.

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