Lean Six Sigma is a management approach to business performance improvement that has blended the two individual specialisms of Lean and Six Sigma. Both management strategies are among the most used worldwide and have experienced proven success in a wide variety of industries and services.
This Yellow Belt course introduces the candidate to the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma which is a combination of Lean methods and Six Sigma approaches. It covers the basics of Lean and Six Sigma and shows you the tools and approaches for eliminating waste whilst improving quality within an organisational process. This belt is suitable for anyone who wants to learn basic Lean Six Sigma principles and the most important Lean Six Sigma instruments. The course follows the syllabus as set down by the APMG Group and the ILM:
Push and Pull
Process & Value Stream Mapping
Theory of Constraints
Metrics and Cost
Elimination of Waste
Six Sigma Approaches/techniques
The People Factor and Lean
11th - 14th
Individuals achieving the Yellow Belt will have the experience with processes in daily practice and will often be involved in leading Kaizen projects or they are a team member in a Green or Black Belt project. They will add value for customers, employees and shareholders by minimising process variation and waste. Improve performance and reduce timescales for Lean Six Sigma projects.