Yellow Belt

  • 14 Courses | 13h 1m 49s
  • 11 Books | 47h 37m
  • 4 Audiobooks | 12h 13m 15s
  • Includes Test Prep
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Lean Six Sigma is a powerful methodology and toolset enabling breakthrough process improvements.  Learn about Six Sigma and DMAIC concepts, methodologies, and tools, and how they are applied in organizations.

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Six Sigma and Lean: Foundations and Principles

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Six Sigma and Lean: Foundations and Principles
This course covers the foundations and principles of Six Sigma and Lean. You'll learn how, when used together, they can enable a system of process control and process design that will transform your business. This course includes the key Lean tools that are used in the typical Six Sigma project, and how they can be integrated into one business process improvement methodology called Lean Six Sigma.  
17 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma: Team Basics, Roles, and Responsibilities
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies. When used together, they are called Lean Six Sigma and can become a transformational strategy that enables a system of process control and process design to supercharge your business. In this course, you'll learn about Six Sigma team roles and responsibilities. You'll also explore aspects of communication, as well as key tools used as part of more effective communication and decision-making.
15 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma: Quality Tools
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies. When used together, they are called Lean Six Sigma and can become a transformational strategy that enables a system of process control and process design to supercharge your business. In this course, you'll learn about the analytical tools, charts, and diagrams that are used by Six Sigma practitioners. The course covers Pareto charts, flowcharts, run charts, cause and effect diagrams, check sheets, scatter diagrams, and histograms.
11 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma: Metrics
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies. Used together, and called Lean Six Sigma, they become a transformational strategy that enables a system of process control and process design that energizes your business. This course covers common performance metrics used in Six Sigma. It covers defects per unit, defects per million opportunities, the first time yield and rolled through yield, as well as looking at the cost of low quality, and inefficient cycle and takt times.
12 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma: Identifying Projects
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies that, used together,  are called Lean Six Sigma. In concert, they can become a strategy for business transformation that enables a system of process control and process design that supercharge an organization. This course discusses how to capture Voice of the Customer and the Voice of the Business feedback, and how to capitalize on the information they provide. It also covers the project selection process that enables a Six Sigma team to decide which projects to pursue and what methodology to use to best effect. 
14 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma: Project Management Basics
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies that, when used in concert, are called Lean Six Sigma and can become a transformational strategy that enables a system of process control and process design to make your business more effective and efficient. This course covers tools that are available for use when planning and managing a Six Sigma project. It explores  the work breakdown structure, Gantt chart, activity network diagrams, affinity diagrams, matrix charts, tree diagrams and tollgate reviews.
16 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Basic Six Sigma Statistics
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies. Used together, they are called Lean Six Sigma and they can transform form a strategy that enables a system of process control and process design to make your business more effective and efficient. This course introduces you to the measure stage of a six sigma project and the basic statistical tools used for measuring its performance. The DMAIC methodology enables performance-related data to be summarized in a meaningful way by using statistical measures.
12 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
Classifying and Collecting Data
This course covers business process improvement and data – specifically, how to collect it and classify it. Both of these are critical skills for process improvement. With this data, you can use Lean, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma concepts and practices to measure and improve each stage of your process. This course introduces process control and the basic types of data, such as qualitative and quantitative data, as well as measurement scales. You will learn the elements of a data collection plan, and how to use data collection tools, such as surveys and checklists, to improve process design. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge, and is designed to assist Yellow Belt candidates toward achieving their certification.
14 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma Measurement System Analysis
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies. When used together, they are called Lean Six Sigma and can become a transformational process improvement strategy that enables a system of process control and process design to supercharge your business. This course covers concepts and basic methods for measurement system analysis and GR and R studies. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge, and is designed to assist Yellow Belt candidates toward achieving their certification.
11 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Lean Tools and FMEA
In order to conduct an effective process improvement initiative within your organization, you’ll need to research the process that’s currently in place. It’s vital that you also implement a robust process control system. This course introduces common Lean tools that can help you when carrying out business process improvement. You’ll learn how to use some common tools that Six Sigma has adapted from Lean, such as 5S and value stream mapping. You’ll also explore other Lean Six Sigma techniques, such as how to conduct a Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), which is used to identify potential failures in a process design and assess the risk they pose.
11 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Data Analysis and Root Cause Analysis in Six Sigma
A critical success factor when carrying out business process improvement is the ability to understand the vast amounts of data related to process design and process control. This course covers the data analysis and root cause analysis techniques used in Lean Six Sigma to implement process improvement. You’ll explore different Lean tools, such as probability distribution charts and normal and binomial distributions. You’ll also learn about other techniques used in Six Sigma, including the five whys, process maps, matrix charts, and force field analysis. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge, and is designed to assist Yellow Belt candidates toward achieving their certification.
12 videos | 55m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma Correlation, Regression, and Hypothesis Testing
If you’re planning to carry out a Lean process improvement within your organization, you’ll need a strong understanding of some key Six Sigma statistical analysis tools. These analysis tools are vital for enhancing process design, as well as for creating an effective process control system. In this course, you’ll learn about correlation analysis, a business process improvement technique that can help you identify relationships between variables. You’ll explore regression analysis, which enables you to predict outcomes. Finally, you’ll learn about the Lean Six Sigma tool of hypothesis testing, which is used to test for significant improvements in a process. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge, and is designed to assist Yellow Belt candidates toward achieving their certification.
13 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma Techniques for Improvement
To carry out business process improvement successfully, it’s important that you understand how to use some tools that are commonly used in Lean Six Sigma projects. This course covers common Lean tools used to improve process design and facilitate process control, including kaizen, kaizen blitz, and the plan-do-check-act (PDCA) cycle. You’ll also learn how to carry out a cost-benefit analysis, which is an important tool used during the process improvement process. This course is aligned with ASQ’s 2015 Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge.
11 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Six Sigma Control Tools and Documentation
A key part of Lean process improvement is the process control phase, which aims to ensure that agreed actions for the new process design are being carried out correctly and consistently. This course covers common Lean Six Sigma control tools used in business process improvement projects such as control plans. You’ll also learn about control charts, how they're developed, and how they’re used to monitor process performance. Finally, you’ll find out why documentation is so important to maintaining process control. This course is aligned with ASQ’s 2015 Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge.
12 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to Nearly 100 Tools for Improving Process Quality, Speed, and Complexity
The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook discusses the tools for producing lasting improvements to business processes and production inefficiencies. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 11m Book Authors By David Rowlands, John Maxey, Mark Price, Michael L. George

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Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy, Second Edition
Gemba Kaizen, Second Edition presents an elegant and simple approach to improving quality within your organization. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Masaaki Imai

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The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Guide XL: Combining the Best of Both Worlds Together to Eliminate Waste!
Written for all levels of employees to gain a working knowledge of the Lean tools within the Six Sigma structure (and its quantitative analysis tools), this quick-reference guide will help them get their ideas into improved, more productive work processes.
Book Duration 3h 4m Book Authors By Jaideep Motwani, Rob Ptacek

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Six Sigma +Lean Toolset: Mindset for Successful Implementation of Improvement Projects, Second Edition
Presenting a comprehensive collection of all the tools necessary for project work and running workshops when improving processes, this book guides users to select the appropriate tool using questions and guides them to solve given task formulations quickly and in a sustainable way.
Book Duration 3h 4m Book Authors By Alexander John, Christian Staudter (eds), Olin Roenpage, Renata Meran, Stephan Lunau

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Six Sigma for Powerful Improvement: A Green Belt DMAIC Training Course with Excel Tools and a 25-Lesson Course
Using hundreds of figures and tables to illustrate key concepts, this authoritative book clarifies the long-accepted statistical and logical processes of Six Sigma and provides you with tools you can use again and again in your own real world projects.
Book Duration 10h 9m Book Authors By Charles T. Carroll

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Today's Lean Leader: A Practical Guide to Applying Lean Six Sigma and Emerging Technologies to Leadership and Supervision
Providing valuable insight into the "How To's" of leadership and supervision, this hands-on training and reference guide will assist the supervisor, front-line or team leader with the time-proven tools and practices to be more effective in helping an organization in meeting its performance goals.
Book Duration 3h 39m Book Authors By Mark Coats, Rob Ptacek, Todd Ptacek

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Epiphanized: A Novel on Unifying Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma, Second Edition
Uing a compelling novel format to demonstrate how to achieve superior on-time delivery along with unprecedented levels of profitability, this book arms readers with a proven method for convincing management that using the improvement methodology outlined in the text will lead to significantly higher levels of profitability.
Book Duration 7h 7m Book Authors By Bob Sproull, Bruce Nelson

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Strength-Based Lean Six Sigma: Building Positive and Engaging Business Improvement
Combining the leading approaches to business improvement with those of organizational change, this practical guide provides fresh ideas and tools to ensure that short-term achievements in process improvement become long-term benefits.
Book Duration 3h 42m Book Authors By David Shaked

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The Success or Die Ultimatum
Detailing a proven recipe for applying Lean, Six Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints in a manner that will maximize return on investment, cash flow, and net profits, this book uses a compelling story format to guide readers through a collection of stories that illustrate best practices for finding and fixing common issues found in today’s organizations.
Book Duration 5h 29m Book Authors By Daniel Borris, Steven Borris

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The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook: Tools and Methods for Process Acceleration
Filled with diagrams of the tools you’ll need, this insightful book supplies a comprehensive framework to help you organize and process the vast amount of information currently available about Lean, quality management, and continuous improvement process applications.
Book Duration 8h 15m Book Authors By Chuck Mignosa, Frank Voehl, H. James Harrington, Rich Charron

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Lean Six Sigma for Optimal System Performance in Manufacturing and Service Organizations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Featuring coverage on topics such as direct model technology, performance rework, and quality management methods, this book provides upcoming research on the strategies to improve processes in business while using Lean Six Sigma principals and applications.
Book Duration 2h 47m Book Authors By Edem G. Tetteh, Hans Chapman (eds)
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