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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an online high-level awareness course that will teach you the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma process improvement.
Yellow Belt Training is a great way for you, your team or your entire organization to learn the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma. This Lean Six Sigma training is a high level overview that quickly and effectively builds awareness and covers the Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools.
In the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course, you will learn about the origins of Lean Six Sigma and why organizations benefit from it, the Lean Six Sigma roles, each of the 8 wastes, the improvement method known as DMAIC, and the main tools and techniques used in each of the five phases of DMAIC. You'll see the world with new eyes and understand how Lean Six Sigma can transform your workplace or home. Finally, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification exam after successful completion and financial obligation. The exam cost is included in your enrollment.
What you will learn
How you will benefit
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Ken Maynard is currently the Director of Client Success at GoLeanSixSigma.com. He has over a 30-year record of driving improved quality and higher profitability with organizations in a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, healthcare, financial services, medical devices, government, food & beverage, automotive, and consumer products.
Ken has also worked with leaders to complete successful enterprise-wide continuous improvement, reengineering, and product design projects that resulted in high-value transformations.
Can I register for a course if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Does this course prepare for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification and be able to sit for the exam after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.
When can I start the course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
How long does it take to complete this course?
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive three (3) months to complete the course.
What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
What kind of support will I receive?
The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will be able to sit for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.
Am I guaranteed a job?
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Can I get financial assistance?
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Contact Us" form.
Are those with Lean Six Sigma certification in demand?
Yes, demand for professionals with Lean Six Sigma certifications is high and continuing to rise not just in large corporations where we've seen these jobs historically but also in mid-sized organizations as well. In fact, many of the jobs with the highest salaries as well as highest increases in job openings in the United States are related to process improvement.
Where do certified Lean Six Sigma professionals work?
Certified Lean Six Sigma professionals can work in almost any industry. Some of the more common industries for Lean Six Sigma jobs include healthcare, technology, retail, finance, hospitality, and government. Your work environment will depend largely on the industry in which you work, but you will work with closely with other people to improve processes and solve problems regardless of the industry you choose.
What qualities should a good certified Lean Six Sigma professional have?
In order to be a good Lean Six Sigma professional, you will first and foremost have to be a great communicator. It is your job to sell the need for process improvement and change to stakeholders, team members, and those financing your work. You must communicate with everyone affected throughout the process, and ensure that you keep momentum moving in your favor. You must pursue perfection in order to find and eliminate flaws in processes, and you must always have a determined focus on the customer. You must also be a person who champions simplicity and ensures that no details are left uncovered in your understanding of the business as you design a process.
Why is Lean Six Sigma so important?
In our global economy, organizations constantly face rising costs of doing business and increasing competition in the marketplace. Lean Six Sigma principles and methodologies work to help organizations by streamlining processes to increase profit, cutting down on waste to decrease costs, improving effectiveness and efficiency to deliver more products and services, and providing ownership and accountability to help build effective teams.
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