Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Training Course

Training Summary – Yellow Belt

This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course is designed to provide delegates with a good understanding of the basic Lean Six Sigma methods to improve their own day-to-day work processes and provide support to Green and Black Belts. Yellow Belts will gain the tools and techniques to capably assist in the implementation of projects, developing a common language and way of working which will encourage efficiency and drive productivity.

Our professional, quality training expertly delivered with insightful context builds a solid foundation of knowledge needed to understand the various topics, techniques and tools.

Rather than “Death by PowerPoint” or skimming through material in an effort to lightly cover the most ground in the quickest time, our well-balanced training is interactive, engaging and thought provoking.

Please consider the value of the training you are paying for. Good lean six sigma training should offer a return on investment and provide you with applicable knowledge and tools you can implement confidently right away.

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a methodology used to improve business processes, based on the combination of two management ideologies, Lean and Six Sigma. Lean removes waste from any process to maximise customer satisfaction, whilst Six Sigma improves quality and reduces the probability of defects and errors.

Yellow Belt Course Content

For the Live Online (Instructor Led) Four Day Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training our expert development coaches will guide you through various elements of Lean and Six Sigma, providing you with contextualised understanding of a broad range of topics spread across the four days including;

Day One (Introduction):

  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • Quality Improvement PDCA and DMAIC Models
  • 5 Lean Principles
  • 8 Wastes
  • Customer Value, Value Add, Value Enabling and Non-Value Add
  • Essential Lean Tools and Techniques
  • 5S & Visual Management Systems

Day Two (Define & Measure):

  • Voice of Customer
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Process Capability
  • OEE
  • Project Management
  • Team Working

Day Three (Analyse & Improve):

  • Problem Solving
  • Process Flow
  • Brainstorming

Day Four (Control):

  • FMEA
  • Control Charts
  • Poke Yoke

This will form a solid foundation to progress onto the Lean Six Sigma Green belt training. For more in-depth and tailored delivery, see our Tailored Training approach and make an enquiry today.

Benefits of Yellow Belt Training

Through undertaking this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course you will be introduced to DMAIC methodology, statistical background to Six Sigma and the infrastructure of a Six Sigma programme, including the different roles and responsibilities.

Below are some of the benefits and learning outcomes. You will;

  • Boost your CV/Resume to support job prospects and career advancement
  • Understand fundamentals of lean and six sigma
  • Develop the tools and techniques to assist implemention of improvement projects that make a real measurable difference
  • Feel more confident in approaching and discussing continuous improvement
  • Be able to demonstrate learnings right away, benefiting both you and your organisation
  • Receive a CQM certificate which you can add to your professional profile, along with accredited Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certificate via Instructus Skills (Knowledge for Live Online Instructor Led course)
  • Receive an exclusive voucher for further training with CQM, including progression onto Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Why Choose CQM

We have been delivering world class, business focussed solutions for more than 30 years.

With our award-winning, high quality training, development, and apprenticeship programmes, we challenge the ambitions of our clients and learners to develop themselves beyond all expectations.

We’re Specialists At What We Do

Our core expertise is in Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, and Management Development, supporting businesses across all sectors in their journey towards Operational Excellence.

Our development coaches are not just highly qualified to teach and coach, they have been responsible for leading cross-functional process improvements themselves. They will use their vast industry experience of delivering on what they say and real life examples to explain in simple terms the various elements of the programme.

Unrivalled Learner Experience

Our delivery is live, interactive and flexible to suit your needs. With new live online instructor led programmes, it means our programmes are accessible for all.

The learner experience and outcomes therefore are significant. Each of our programmes will provide learners with a certificate of completion that they can use to boost their professional profile. We have also worked with external accrediting bodies so that on successful completion of our programmes, such as the Lean Six Sigma belts, learners will also receive specific and widely recognised certification.

Yellow Belt Delivery

There are two types of training delivery method we provide for our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course; Live Online (Instructor Led) & Tailored Training.

Live Online Lean Awareness

Our Four Day Live Online Instructor Led training allows learners to access training wherever they are in the world. The training is conducted virtually, with an expert delivery coach who brings the training to life. Being virtual can be less intrusive and more flexible for learners, but still with the same benefits of interactivity, peer learning and insights and networking opportunities.

This is most suitable for individuals or small groups of learners from a particular organisation.

Tailored Lean Awareness

Our tailored training can adopt on-site or virtual training allowing it to remain flexible, however it benefits most by being able to be tailored and relevant to a particular organisation and its needs. It is typically delivered over two days, to allow for this but also incorporate a more in depth exploration of concepts including value streams and managing change.

Whether on-site, virtual or a blend of the two, our training programme will speak to the requirements of both the organisation and the specific group of learners. Training Programmes can be combined too, creating a truly adaptable and bespoke business solution.

Ideal for larger groups (usually six or more) of learners from a particular organisation, whether on the same site or across multiple different sites.

Employees at All Levels:

Yellow Belt training is ideal for anyone regardless of position who has a basic working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and wants to build on this and develop further.

Cross-Functional Teams:

Individuals who work across different functions or departments can benefit from Yellow Belt training to understand how Lean Six Sigma can be applied to improve processes within their areas of responsibility.

Project Team Members:

Those who are part of larger Lean Six Sigma projects but don’t have a leading role can benefit from Yellow Belt training to contribute effectively to the project and understand the methodologies being applied.

Managers and Supervisors:

Managers and supervisors who want to understand the basic concepts of Lean Six Sigma and how it can benefit their teams and wider organisation can also find significant value in Yellow Belt training.

Choose Your Preferred Delivery

Live Online (Instructor Led)

  • Four day Yellow Belt £599
  • Instructor led via MS Teams
  • Typically run between 09:30 to 16:00 (GMT/BST) unless otherwise specified.
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Tailored Training

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Need Guidance

Lean Awareness

This course will explain how, by focussing on customer value, you will get to grips with the fundamentals behind this widely accepted and proven business improvement philosophy.

This is a must take, essential course, for anyone interested in continuous business improvement and the difference it can make.

Need Advice

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

This course equips participants with the necessary tools and techniques to lead and utilise both quantitative and qualitative process analysis. The course uses a blend of theory and practical exercises to develop the confidence of participants to deliver their own improvement project and provides a real opportunity to deliver realisable quick wins.

Need to Improve

Free Lean Report

For a limited time only we are offering the opportunity for one of our experienced and qualified Lean Consultants to perform a free structured ½ day Waste Walk at your organisation.

This will provide you with an eye-opening overview, contained in a detailed report which also outlines relevant recommendations.