Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Lean Six Sigma can be compared to a marathon runner: a professional athlete may analyse their performance to identify and remove any unnecessary actions or inefficiencies with the goal of improving their performance in both time and success.
The Lean Six Sigma methodology is a globally recognised management approach to business performance improvement that has blended the individual specialisms of Lean and Six Sigma: the focus of Lean is on speed, efficiency, and removing waste from the process, while Six Sigma centres on effectiveness and the removal of errors.
The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt offers an introductory basis for developing your skills as a team leader or team member that seeks to resolve inefficiencies or solve problems in a way that maximises results and minimises waste. You can run smaller improvement projects with this certification before working your way up to more senior prospects.
Once completing their Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, most students looking to become specialists progress to the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and validate their skills as credible Process Improvement Professionals.
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- Official Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam
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Certification: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendor: APMG International
Course prerequisite: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification
Study time: 20 – 30 hours
Key learning objective: Once you have completed the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt you will have gained an introduction to Lean Six Sigma and how it can be utilised by individuals and teams to increase customer satisfaction, reduce errors, improve efficiencies, and work more effectively with teams to solve problems.
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The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is accredited by the APM Group, otherwise known as APMG International: a leading accreditation and exam institute. This qualification has also been accredited by the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS), the only National Accreditation Body in the UK responsible for assessing the standard and quality of organisations offering accredited qualifications.
The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your project management and process improvement portfolios.
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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
What You Will Learn
The Lean Six Sigma approach blends the individual specialisms of Lean and Six Sigma. The Yellow Belt serves as an introductory course to this methodology.
World Class Performance
You will gain an understanding of the principles and benefits of world-class performance, including the concept of the “voice of the customer” and the importance of data-driven decision-making.
Process Improvement Deployment
You will learn how to deploy process improvement tools, including process flow diagrams, process maps, and value stream maps.
You will gain an understanding of the basics of project management, including project scope, time, cost, quality, and risk management.
Level I – Creating a Solid Foundation
You will learn the basic concepts and tools of Lean Six Sigma, including process mapping, data collection, and statistical analysis.
Level II – Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture
You will gain an understanding of how to create a culture of continuous improvement within an organisation, including the importance of leadership, employee engagement, and the use of process improvement teams.
Level III – Creating Stable and Efficient Processes
You will learn how to create stable and efficient processes, including the use of statistical process control and process control charts.
Level IV – Creating Capable Processes
You will gain an understanding of how to create capable processes, including the use of statistical design of experiments and process capability analysis.
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Career and Progression Prospects
Process Improvement is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:
Business Improvement Specialist
Process Improvement Analyst
Continuous Improvement Analyst
Quality Assurance Specialist
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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Frequently Asked Questions
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Lean Six Sigma is a methodology that combines the principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma to improve business processes and reduce waste. It focuses on identifying and eliminating non-value added activities, reducing variation, and increasing process efficiency and effectiveness. The goal of Lean Six Sigma is to deliver high-quality products or services to customers while minimising costs and increasing profitability. It uses a data-driven approach to identify and solve problems, and it relies on statistical analysis and process control to achieve continuous improvement.
Anyone who wants to learn the basics of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and achieve effective process improvement, such as Continuous Improvement Managers, Operations Managers, Team Managers, Project Managers, Change Managers, Finance Managers, IT Managers, and HR Managers.
The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is assessed and awarded by means of an examination. This exam comprises of 50 multiple choice questions (meaning you will have to select your answers from the options you are provided with). Your exam will be 60 minutes long, and you will be required to score 64% (32 out of 50) or higher in order to pass. This is an open-book exam, and so you will be able to make use of Climbing the Mountain – Mindset, skill set and toolset for Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Orange Belts manual should you wish.
The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification will provide you with the knowledge you require in order to become an effective process improvement team member. Even if you are not working within process improvement, the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt will enhance your analytical thinking, strategy, communication, and stakeholder engagement skills.
Our Lean Six Sigma certifications are accredited by APMG International in partnership with the Lean Six Sigma Academy (LSSA) and so they do not expire. You can use this certification throughout your career!