The IAASC Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt™ (ICYB™) is a professional who is well versed in the foundational elements of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology, who leads limited improvement projects and / or serves as a team member as a part of more complex improvement projects lead by a Certified Green Belt or Certified Black Belt, typically in a part-time role. A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt possesses a thorough understanding of the elementary aspects of the Lean Six Sigma Method including competence in the subject matters contained within the phases of Define, Measure, and Control (DMC) as defined by the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge™. A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt understands how to implement, perform, interpret, and apply Lean Six Sigma in a skilled yet limited and/or supportive context.
There are no prerequisites for this certification.
Delegates will learn how to
On this course you will learn how to:
- Structure a DMAIC process improvement project
- Define a problem, investigate its impact on the customer and identify the process within which it exists
- Identify the elements of Cost of Poor quality and waste in a process and measure project financial and operational benefits
- Structure and assess a measurement system and identify the appropriate metrics to support quantitative process improvement efforts
- Understand root cause analysis and value analysis methods
- Describe a process using different process mapping strategies
- Communicate with key stakeholders and drive change in the organisation
- Use descriptive statistics (numerical and graphical) to summarise process data
- Use many of the common process improvement tools such as 5S, KANBAN and Poka-Yoke
- Sustain the gains with a Control and Response plan
- The Basics of Six Sigma
- The Fundamentals of Six Sigma
- Selecting Lean Six Sigma Projects
- The Lean Enterprise
- Process Definition
- Six Sigma Statistics
- Measurement System Analysis
- Process Capability
- Lean Controls
- Six Sigma Control Plans
- Case Study
- Practical Process Capability and MSA with Minitab
Exams are taken online via remote proctor. You will be sent an email invitation within 48 hours of your purchase to register on the PeopleCert portal. Once registered you will be able to book your online exam at a date and time of your choice. You are responsible for booking your own exam.
Important note: Holders of Lean Six Sigma - IASSC® Certified Yellow Belt™ are required to be re-certified within 3 years from their original certification.
The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt exam consists of:
- 60 questions
- Duration is two hours
- Closed book
- Multiple choice questions
- True/false questions
- Pass mark of 70%
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