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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Event Type:Seminars
Location:Building 50, Room 3104 (3rd Floor)
Monday, March 18, 2013
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Sponsor:Division of Continuing Education

This two-day overview course provides a general understanding of Lean Six Sigma. The primary focus is on assisting participants to understand how Lean Six Sigma drives organizational improvement and how the actual Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology employed by Lean Six Sigma Green Belts and Black Belts works. Key issues such as factors that drive program and project success, roles and responsibilities and project selection techniques are discussed. Both manufacturing and transactional case studies are used to demonstrate effective Six Sigma project.

Who should attend

Individuals who will be involved with the planning, managing or implementing a Lean Six Sigma Program or those who are considering becoming a Black Belt or Green Belt and would like to learn more about Lean Six Sigma.



CEU Credits



16 Hours – 2-day course

Course Content

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

  • What is Lean Six Sigma
  • The Concept of Variation Reduction
  • Process vs. Product Thinking
  • The Concept of Waste
  • Merging Lean and Six Sigma
  • DMAIC Process Overview
    • Define
    • Measure
    • Analyze
    • Improve

Implementing Lean Six Sigma

  • Cultural, Strategic and Process Considerations
  • The Lean Six Sigma Deployment Roadmap
    • Project-Related Processes
  • Lean Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities
    • The Role of the Champion
    • Black and Green Belts
  • Success Factors and Potential Pitfalls

The DMAIC Process


  • Voice of the Customer
  • Project Selection
  • Project Charter
  • Process Mapping


  • Measurement System Concepts
  • The Measurement Plan
  • Measurement System Assessment


  • Transactional and Manufacturing Process Tools
  • Core Quality Tool Concepts
  • Statistical Tools and Methods


  • Lean Tools and Techniques
  • Generating and Selecting Solutions
  • Making Change
  • Verifying Effectiveness


  • The Control Phase Checklist
  • Updating Documentation
  • Monitoring the Process
Summarizing the Gains

Case Studies

  • Manufacturing
  • Transactional

Please note: This course will be videotaped.

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3/18/2013 Mon
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Lean Six Sigma Yellow BeltBuilding 50, Room 3104 (3rd Floor)
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