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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
Name
SEF-3001CN1
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 27 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
224590 Northern Wake Campus 03/04/2020 04/01/2020 SOLOMON EOS $1,008.00 20/20
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Natural candidates to become Yellow Belts are people whose current positions are routinely associated with or directed at problem solving. Individuals identified for this intense training should be those who will be expected to become continuous process improvement team members.
Description
This course introduces the core methodologies of the Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement Model (D.M.A.I.C.), which combines the disciplines of Lean and Six Sigma. The course provides an overview of Lean Six Sigma and introduces the core concepts of the LSS process improvement methodology: cost of poor quality, voice of the customer, core, LSS project tools, process mapping, core Lean tools, data collection, and error proofing. This course emphasizes interactive simulations, small group interaction, and a comprehensive real-world project in order to gain the distinction of Certified Yellow Belt.
Course Objectives
  1. be able to function as part-time members of Lean Six Sigma process improvement action teams within their functional area
  2. be able to work under the supervision and mentorship of a Green Belt
  3. be able to be associate team leaders in a closely scoped project or sub-project
  4. be able to demonstrate the ability to implement process improvement using Lean Six Sigma methodologies
Outline of Instruction
  1. Describe the nature an purpose of Lean Six Sigma
  2. Define Lean and identify the 8 Wastes
  3. Identify internal and external customers and stakeholders
  4. Understand the elements of a Project Charter and their importance
  5. Apply DMAIC methodology to organize project thinking and work
  6. Understand the concept of Value and Value Steam Mapping (VSM)
  7. Understand the importance of operational definitions and standard work
  8. Construct Cause & Effect (Fishbone) Diagrams, Spaghetti Diagrams, and Location Plots
  9. Apply 5 Whys and Brainstorming
  10. Interpret Pareto Charts
  11. Describe Kaizen Event and discuss its purpose, process, and application
  12. List and describe 5S
  13. Define Visual Management and describes its purpose and benefits
  14. Explain the importance of Standard Work
  15. Apply workplace design and layout to minimize waste
  16. Describe Flow from a Lean perspective
  17. Describe the concept and importance of Point of Use Inventory (POUS)
  18. Describe the concept and importance of Quality at the Source
  19. Apply basic Error Proofing (Poke Yoke) concepts
  20. Understand the importance of the Control Phase
  21. Understand and follow a Control Plan
Contact Hours
40
CEU's
4
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 80% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Natural candidates to become Yellow Belts are people whose current positions are routinely associated with or directed at problem solving. Individuals identified for this intense training should be those who will be expected to become continuous process improvement team members.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Professional Development Coordinator
919-335-1017