Getting certified as a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is your first step on your journey to becoming an expert in problem solving, business improvements and giving you greater marketability and earnings potential.
Before you decide whether you want to become certified, simply watch the videos below to determine whether this is for you.
You may simply want to get a better understanding of the subject and if so, the videos below will be perfect for you.
INTRODUCTION & AGENDA
Lean Sigma Awareness – Yellow Belt Training
Standard Business Roadmap – Steps to follow in ANY Improvement activity
Basic Problem Solving
Lean works in any repeatable process, it is a fundamentally different way of managing and developing processes
Originally Based upon Japanese manufacturing methodologies
= Doing the most with the least, consistently to a set quality level
World Leader in Lean seen to be Toyota
What Lean is NOT -
Getting colleagues to work faster and faster
Blindly implementing a set of improvement tools
Only of value in high volume processes
Having a ‘tidy-up’
Incompatible with other improvement methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma).
What is Six Sigma?
6 Sigma manufacturing philosophy came from Motorola
They recognised that sufficient process improvement would not occur using a conventional approach to quality. It was developed to help them reduce variation within a process by focusing effort on improving inputs to a process rather than reacting to outputs. (Standardised Inputs = Standardised Outputs)
The process was failing the customer expectations
Traditionally, processes aimed for process capability of 3 to 4 sigma (93% to 99.3% acceptable)
The customer received 6200 defective product per million at best
Processes now aim for 6 sigma
The customer would receive 3.4 defective products per million