Corporate Education Group

Lean Six Sigma Certification

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Program

  • Traditional Classroom: 3-day
  • Virtual Instructor-led: Six 3.5-hour sessions

This three-day instructor-led course is intended to provide participants with a clear, simple, and applicable understanding of how Lean concepts, mindsets, and toolsets can create a culture of continuous improvement with processes that are efficient and effective. At the end of the class, participants can chose to become certified Yellow Belts by passing a 30-question exam based on course content.

Target Audience

The primary audience for this course is anyone working in a culture that emphasizes effective and efficient quality delivery of processes, products, and services.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain Lean principles.
  • Identify eight common sources of waste in an organization.
  • Identify a value stream and define opportunities for improvements.
  • Build basic skills in continuous improvement and related tools.
  • Identify and calculate flow rates and bottlenecks.
  • Practice the implementation of “error-proofing.”

Key Takeaways

  • Ability to determine eight common forms of process waste
  • Confidence to reduce or eliminate waste through simple improvements
  • Ability to identify process performance, improvement, and control

Course Outline

Mindset and Concepts
Module 0: Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Goals
  • Agenda
Module 1: Continuous Improvement
  • What Is a Lean Enterprise
  • Illustrate Eight Forms of Waste (TIMWOOD Plus)
    • Exercise: Identify Examples in Your Environment
  • What Is Six Sigma DMAIC
    • Exercise: Identify Examples in Your Environment
Module 2: Value Stream Mapping
  • What Is a Value Stream?
  • Benefits of Process Mapping
  • How to Create a Value Stream Map
    • Exercise: Create a High-Level Value Stream Map
Module 3: Visual Management
  • What Is Visual Management
  • 5S
    • Exercise of application on 5S
  • Visual Control
    • Exercise: Process Control
Module 4: Error-Proofing
  • What Is Poka-Yoke?
    • Exercise: Common Causes for Human Error
Module 5: One-Piece Flow
  • What Is One-Piece Flow?
  • One-Piece Flow Benefits
    • Exercise: One-Piece Flow Simulation
Module 6: Standard Operations
  • Definition
  • Steps to Finding Work Commination
  • Takt Time and Takt Rate
  • Bottlenecks and Constraints
    • Discussion: Is There a Constraint?
    • Exercise: How to Reduce Constraints
Skillset and Certification
Module 7: Introduction to Kanban Pull Systems
  • Kanban Pull Systems
  • Just-in-Time Manufacturing and Kanban
  • Withdrawal Kanban
  • Discussion: Pull Systems
    • Kanban Team Exercise
Module 8: Summary, Exam Preparation, and Review
  • Practice Questions for Certification Exam
  • Review of Answers and Testing Tips
  • Action Planning for Application of Continuous Improvement
  • and Storyboard

Duke Continuing Studies

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification ProgramYou can also earn this certificate through CEG’s alliance with Duke Continuing Studies to build professional credibility with quality training backed by a renowned higher-education institution.

Participants who opt for the CEG/Duke Continuing Studies Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Program are required to pass a 30-question exam at the end of each 3-day session to earn a co-branded certificate of completion jointly issued from CEG and Duke Continuing Studies.

MDI895-3 Course Code

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