Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training Course

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Achieving your Yellow Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma (based on the IASSC standard exam) demonstrates a certain command of Six Sigma and Lean processes and principles.

The PD Training Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification preparation and training course will empower you to contribute to any continuous improvement (CI) initiative. During the course you will learn both techniques and strategies and how to put them into practice using a range of activities and case studies.

The tools you master will prepare you for the exam, and empower you to support continuous improvement projects in your workplace. Lean Six Sigma is the most highly regarded CI and Management System ever developed - Yellow Belt Certification is your ticket to enter the world of CI with credibility, respect and ability.

The training course provides comprehensive training and exam preparation to achieve Yellow Belt Certification with the International Association of Six Sigma Certification. No prior knowledge of Lean Six Sigma is necessary to participate in this course. Course duration is 21 hours with an additional six hours of self-study required to understand the content. Total duration is 27 hours.

This LSS Certification program is now available throughout Australia, including Brisbane, Sydney, Parramatta, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth.

Please click on the Public Class tab below to view our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training course schedule by city or click the In-House Training tab to receive a free quote for courses delivered at your preferred location.

Your Learning Outcomes
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training

After completing this course you will have learned:

  • Complete understanding of Six Sigma
  • Ability to improve processes for enhanced product quality
  • Understanding of the tactical and strategic aspects of Lean Six Sigma
  • Understanding of process capability
  • Skill to Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control (DMAIC) processes
  • Understanding of process discovery
  • An accurate system of predicting outcomes, measurable and quantifiable
  • Clear understanding of goals
  • A highly effective methodology to improve processes drastically
  • Methods to minimise variability in processes
  • Capability to maximise production by fully utilising the potential of processes
  • Ability to reduce waste through the identification and removal of present and potential errors
  • Control over defects for their effective prevention
  • Means to build strong managers and leaders
  • A highly effective quality management system
  • Smoother, faster and error-free processes
  • Effective means to drastically increase savings through reduction in waste and improvement in processes
Duration: 3.0 day course



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Course Outline
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training

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Foreword:

The PD Training Yellow Belt Certification Training course is a practical training experience that includes the use of many LSS tools and techniques in a range of activities and scenarios outlined in the IASSC authorised training materials.


You will learn Lean Six Sigma theory and practice applying the techniques, so that you will be well prepared to take the IASSC exam and be ready to contribute as a respected member of Continuous Improvement (CI) Projects. Course duration is 21 hours with an additional six hours of self-study required to understand the content. Total duration is 27 hours.


The implementation roadmaps within each phase provide you with a clear path for putting into practice the problem solving methodologies and measurement tools. Various group exercises using training activities, data sets and templates facilitate interactive group learning and collaboration.


Our expert LSS trainers look forward to welcoming you to the class and empowering you with skills and techniques you can put into practice on the job, and advance your career.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 1
What is Quality (Introduction)
  • Understand the history of quality
  • Gathering the voice of the customer
  • Garvin's five definitions of quality
  • Definitions of quality from quality gurus
  • Differences in quality between products and services
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 2
Enterprise-wide View (Introduction)
  • Understand the history of continuous improvement
  • Six Sigma as a Value
  • Six Sigma as a Measure
  • Six Sigma as a Metric
  • Rolled Throughput Yield
  • Six Sigma Approach
  • Six Sigma Process
  • Six Sigma System
  • Six Sigma System
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 3
Lean (Introduction)
  • Understand the history of Lean and the value it brings to an organisation
  • The philosophy and goals of Lean Manufacturing
  • Understand how Lean integrates with Six Sigma
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 4
Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities (Introduction)
  • Understand Six Sigma key players
  • Understand team stages in six sigma projects
  • Understand the different modes of team communication
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 5
Understanding the Define Phase of Six Sigma (Define Phase)

LSS Yellow Belt Define Phase - The Define Phase of the DMAIC methodology is constructed to introduce the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma.

  • Describe the two stages of the Define phase<
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 6
Six Sigma Important Stakeholders (Define Phase)
  • Describe the stakeholders in Six Sigma projects
  • Understand how the changeover to Six Sigma implementation affects stakeholders
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 7
Voice of the Customer (Define Phase)
  • Understand the importance of the Voice of the Customer is Six Sigma projects
  • Comprehending the Voice of the Customer
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 8
Critical to Quality Flowdown (Define Phase)
  • Understand the definition and purpose of Critical to Quality
  • Understand the Critical to Quality steps or flowdown
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 9
Selecting Six Sigma Projects (Define Phase)
  • Understand the core components of project selection: Business case, Project Charter, Benefits Analysis
  • Understand the components of the project charter
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 10
Wrap Up & Action Items (Define Phase)

 

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 11
Processes and Process Characteristics (Measure Phase)

LSS Green Belt Measure Phase - The Measure Phase of the DMAIC methodology is constructed to introduce important Lean Six Sigma tools for characterising your business issues.

  • Define a process
  • Explain different types of processes
  • Explain different process characteristics
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 12
Process Maps and Flow Chart (Measure Phase)
  • Understand how to create a process map
  • Understand the different types of process maps
  • Describe process flow metrics and how they are used
  • Describe what an X-Y Diagram or X-Y matrix is and how to construct one
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 13
Fishbone Diagram (Measure Phase)
  • Understand the purpose and meaning of the Ishikawa or Fishbone diagram
  • Apply the Fishbone diagram
  • Apply non-probability sampling strategies
  • Know how to calculate and determine sample size for continuous and discrete data
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 14
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Explain the of conducting FMEA and its various elements
  • Explain and calculate Risk Priority Number
  • Understand procedures involved in conducting FMEA
  • Understand differences of design and process FMEA
  • Explain advantages and disadvantages of conducting FMEA
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 15
Basic Statistics (Measure Phase Module)
  • Explain the various statistics used to express location and spread of data
  • Describe the characteristics of a Normal Distribution
  • Explain the measures of dispersion
  • Understand and use measures of symmetry
  • Explain the Central Limit Theory
  • Explain frequency distribution
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 16
Measurement System Analysis (Measure Phase)
  • Describe the difference between attribute and variable data
  • Understand the difference between continuous and discrete data
  • Understand different data collection methods
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 17
Data Integrity and Accuracy (Measure Phase)
  • Describe and define data integrity and accuracy
  • Understand the principles of gauge repeatability and reproducibility
  • Understand the characteristics of accuracy, precision, linearity, stability and bias
  • Complete a linearity example in Minitab
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 18
Process Capability Analysis (Measure Phase)
  • Understand causes of variation
  • Estimate Capability for Continuous Data
  • Describe the impact of Non-normal Data on the analysis presented in this module for Continuous Capability
  • Calculate process performance metrics
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 19
Wrap Up & Action Items (Measure Phase)

 

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 20
Graph and Data Analysis (Analyse Phase)
  • Construct a scatter diagram
  • Understand the principles of a Pareto chart
  • Construct a Pareto chart testing proportions against each other and against a specified value
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 21
Five Whys (Analyse phase)
  • Explain the 5 Whys process
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the 5 Whys process
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 22
Non-Value Added Activities (Analyse Phase)
  • Understand the seven types of process waste
  • Understand the difference between value and non-value added activities
  • Identify non-value added activities from process maps
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 23
Wrap Up & Action Items (Analyse Phase)
  • Understand the seven types of process waste
  • Understand the difference between value and non-value added activities
  • Identify non-value added activities from process maps
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 24
5S (Improve Phase)
  • Understand the 5 concepts in the 5S model
  • Understand the effect of 5S on improvements
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 25
Kanban and Poka-Yoke (Improvement Phase)
  • Understand the concept of Kanban and the Push vs Pull system of production
  • Understand the concept of poka-yoke (mistake proofing)
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 26
Maintain Controls (Control Phase)
  • Understand the benefits of a control plan and how to create one
  • Understand the elements of a control plan: Documentation plan, monitoring plan, resource plan, a training pan, aligning systems and structures
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 27
Documentation Plan
  • Understand the importance of maintaining documentation on projects
  • Lessons learned and the benefits of them
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training - Lesson 28
Wrap Up & Action Items (Control Phase)

 


In-House Training We’ll focus on what matters most to you and tailor to your context


Delivery Options for In-house training

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Conferences
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We’ll make things easier so you can focus on adding more value

We provide the Trainng Management Centre which takes care of a heap of things before, during and after training.
(Let us know if there’s parts you don’t want to use)

Invites people to training

(So you don’t have to)

Generates Sign in Sheet

(So you don’t have to)

Generates Branded Flyer

If you if you want to ‘promote’ internally

PDF’s of Certificates

(can be co-branded with your logo)

Collects and Reports feedback

(So you don’t have to)

Complete Results Dashboard

(including trainer insights)


What are people going to do differently?

At the completion of training participants are encouraged to create an action plan, and invite an accountability buddy via their Orgmenta App.

In your Training Management Centre you have transparency to the action plans so you can see what people are going to do differently.

Want to get clear on impacts and measure success? Our system and expert consultants support you.


Our systems and people make it easy to identify how you’ll be able to measure impacts,
and then report on the success in the weeks or months after training.

Do you already have systems and wish they were automatically up to date?

It’s surprisingly easy to make it so that your system can automatically be up to date with all the training record details you need.

More than just a training provider - we are your Learning and Development Partner, we look forward to working with you, talk to one of our friendly expert consultants today.

Public Class Dates for
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training

Details:

  • Time: 09:00:00 - 16:30:00
  • Small classes, average 5 people, max 16
  • Lunch and refreshments included
  • Pay on Invoice or by Credit Card

Questions:

  • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
  • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

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Sydney
Karstens Conference Centre, Canada House, Level 1, 111 Harrington Street Sydney NSW 2000
December 2
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$3300.00
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February 17
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May 11
3.0 day course
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August 24
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Melbourne
Karstens Conference Centre, 123 Queen Street Melbourne VIC 3000
December 2
3.0 day course
$3300.00
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February 17
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May 11
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August 24
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Brisbane
PD Training Pty Ltd, Level 2, 21 Mary Street Brisbane QLD 4000
December 2
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February 17
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May 11
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August 24
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Perth
ATI Mirage, Cloisters, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth WA 6000
December 2
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May 11
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Adelaide
International Visualisation Centre, 19 Young Street Adelaide SA 5000
December 2
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Canberra
Dialogue, 4 National Circuit Canberra ACT 2600
December 2
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When you book a Public Class with PD Training you can expect:

Activities and discussion

To Be Engaged All Day

Activities and discussion for engaged learning all day.

Real world trainer

An outstanding trainer

On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

Tailored training

Focussed on you

We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

Transfer policy

100% Transfer Policy

If an unforseen event prevents public class attendance, no problem. Transfer to new person, course, date or city.

Refresher course

Refresher Course $0

In-House and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

Confidence of booking

Acclaimed Provider

The confidence of booking with an acclaimed multi national training company.

eLearning and video

Multi-modal Reinforcement

Support, reinforcement & extension eLearning and videos in the App.

Orgmenta app

Certification Options

Six Sigma process diagram

Post-Class Competency Assessment & Certificate

As an Accredited Training Organisation for Six Sigma, PD Training will offer you the opportunity to take an assessment at the end of your class that validates your knowledge and understanding of this Lean Six Sigma belt standard – mapping to the corresponding IASSC Belt Certification.

Global Recognition

Our training, and post course assessment prepare you directly for the International Association of Six Sigma Certification Exams (http://www.iassc.org/six-sigma-certification/).

Successful completion of these exams will provide you with the only independently administered global Six Sigma credential.

Global Certification exams pricing:

  • USD $195 Yellow
  • USD $295 Green
  • USD $495 Black

IASSC Accredited Testing Centres

With 9000 testing centres worldwide, there’s sure to be one near you:

Find a six sigma testing centre near you

Embed Learning A great training course is only the beginning to lasting change.

To help you get lasting change from training we engage your participants

Before training

Pre course activity & chat with the trainer about personal learning goals

During training

At the course conclusion participants are encouraged to add an action plan and select an accountability buddy

After training

  • Participants can access course materials and extension content + more
  • If they picked an accountability buddy, they will have that meeting as well

We welcome your participants for Refresher Training on our public classes at no cost for 12-months (subject to availability)

All made easy via our orgmenta participant app

More ways we can help achieve lasting change include:

1. Make it Stick Packs - 6 months of 10-15 minute activities to run at meetings

Designed to be easy to use for Team Leaders, Managers, Trainers or other nominated Learning Champions these packs have 6 simple and quick activities to reinforce learning from the original course.

When you choose this option, we provide your nominated Learning Champions with a 3-hour session in how to run the activities so they have the resources and confidence to integrate these into your normal team meetings or as stand alone lunch 'n' learn sessions.

Make it Stick packs are available for all PDT Signature Series courses.

2. Follow-Up Coaching by our Trainers

Our Trainers can come back onsite and run coaching and reinforcment sessions for your team members. These sessions are most commonly 90-minutes long, and are designed to help people share and collaborate, helping them gain insights and confidence to apply what they learned so you see value from the investment in training with a lasting change.

Our purpose is to deliver lasting impact, and we believe this is a powerful step in achieving lasting change, so to encourage you to give your people that extra opportunity to really see change, if you book a follow up session within 90-days of the original course date, we’ll come back onsite for 1/2 price.

3. Physical Products - visual reminders to keep key concepts alive

Many of the 'aha' moments in courses can come from the increased awareness of ourselves and our colleagues, these come through the REACH Profiles that is integrated into many of our courses.

The insights lead us to better recognise our tendencies and strengths, understand how to be more mindful of adapting to the needs and preferences of our team and our customers.

The insights are put into practice by appreciating the benefits of our diversity and either learning to adapt or implementing a strengths-based management approach.

We have a great range of high quality products that can keep these impactful moments top of mind back in the workplace.

REACH to my Team
Visualizer / Reminder

The REACH Team Visualizer/Reminder can be used in multiple ways in both training and in the office. When displayed in a high traffic area REACH will be kept top of mind. Below are guidelines for use of the REACH Team Visualizer / Reminder which is also in downloadable format.

The REACH Team Visualizer / Reminder comes in two sizes of A0 841 x 1189 mm and A1 594 x 841 mm and is made from a sturdy 5mm corflute.

REACH to my Team Visualizer / Reminder guidelines for use

  • For this activity the simplest way to plot all participants on the REACH Grid is by generating TEAM Insights Report from the REACH Ecosystem which will give the position of everyone participating.
  • Place the REACH Team Visualizer / Reminder on a flat surface, preferably a wall, where it is clearly visible. Ask participants to mark their REACH position on the grid with a sticky dot. Recommend that participants put their initials on the sticky dot so they can easily locate themselves later. Each person’s REACH can revealed one at a time in a group activity. This allows for everyone to identify the dynamic that they will have with each other. Are they in the same quadrant or are the polar opposites? How do they "REACH" each other?
  • When you construct this activity with participants who have not seen their REACH score, they begin to develop a sense of self-awareness and their blind spots as well as of those around them.
  • The REACH Team Visualizer / Reminder is a powerful way to keep Team Dynamics and REACH alive. It can be revisited on a regular basis, people can be added, removed or moved by simply adding, removing or moving dots.
Download REACH Team Dynamic Visualiser guidelines

Keep it Alive
REACH Cubes

REACH Cubes are designed to build empathy and grow an appreciation for thinking differently. They encourage productive and positive interactions in the workplace, workshop or personal development sessions. They can be used in any creative way to grow REACH and below we have provided two recommended activities for use. The REACH Cubes pack comes with 4 REACH Cubes one representing each REACH Quadrant. Each REACH Cube is 7.5 cm squared and are made from durable EVA Foam.

Keep it Alive REACH Cubes Activity 1 – Thinking Outside the Square

When people are participating in activities during REACH workshops, training or personal development sessions provide each participant with a REACH Cube and ask them to complete the activity or interaction Thinking and Behaving based on what REACH Cube was provided to them.

Are they the Advisor focused on detail and doing?

or a Coach focused on People and Action?

This brings a whole new level of empathy building and appreciation for the strength of thinking differently.

Keep it Alive REACH Cubes Activity 2 – Grow Your REACH in your space

After REACH has been introduced using the REACH Training continue to keep REACH alive in the workplace by providing each person with a set of 4 REACH cubes to take back to their work space.

Personal REACH and the REACH of their colleagues can be grown by using these cubes on a regular basis with these great ideas:

The Desk Stack:

Stack your REACH Cubes on your desk and on top of the stack place the cube that is reflecting your current REACH zone. Ensure that you have the side that says “Thanks for dropping by, right now I am in my __________ quadrant” facing outward so those approaching your work space know how you are feeling and acting at that current time. This is designed to help those around you recognise different behaviours/responses they may or may not receive from you based on the situation and REACH zone.

Think Before I Act:

Use your REACH Cubes to be mindful of your interactions with others. Whilst interacting use the cubes to review your behaviours and actions. Take up the cube of the quadrant you currently feel you are in and review these sides: Think before I act: Is this what I need to be right now? Flip the cube over to the side of the profile overview and think about the style in which you are Communicating, Conflict-handling, Delegating etc. Is this what you need to be to REACH the person you are interacting with? If not find the REACH Cube that best suits the situation and maximises your REACH with that person and use the profile overview to help guide your interaction.

Download REACH Cubes Activity File

Learn to REACH
Labels

Learn to REACH Labels are a great low-cost substitute for the REACH Caps or REACH Cubes or the more physically interactive REACH Floor Mat. They work well in small and large team activities and can be used as a quick way to identify how others act and think through a different quadrant that is not theirs. They can learn to appreciate the different communication, conflict handling, delegating, planning and learning styles of others and through this increase their REACH.

The REACH Labels are made of a high quality fabric sticky labels that are designed to last all day training sessions.

These work well after training when stuck to people’s monitors or workstations.

View all of the REACH Training and reinforcement products Here
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