Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Course:  SSYB
Duration:  2 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

This two day course provides an overview of the Six Sigma "DMAIC" phases. Attendees learn valuable information from each DMAIC phases that can be used in Six Sigma projects in their organizations to reduce process variation and/or costs.

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Topics Covered In This Course


  • Objectives
  • Case Study
  • History of Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma Terms

Define Phase

  • Voice of the Customer
  • Project Charter
  • Process Mapping
  • Stakeholder Identification
  • Case Study


  • Types and Definition of Measurement
  • Variance
  • Data Collection
  • Graphs
  • Six Sigma and Quantification
  • Case Study


  • Type of Analysis
  • Pareto
  • Ishikawa
  • 5 Whys
  • Case Study


  • Selecting Improvements
  • Developing Improvements
  • Implementing Improvements
  • Error Proofing
  • Case Study


  • Planning for Control
  • Control Charts
  • Managing According to Process
  • Project Selection
  • Case Study


What You Can Expect
  • Develop familiarity with the language of Six Sigma
  • Gain exposure to and practice some Six Sigma tools in the context of a real business case
  • Determine what types of projects are candidates for improvement using Six Sigma methodology
  • Identify potential projects that are candidates for the DMAIC or DFSS methods
  • Practice techniques to ensure project success
  • Develop practical Six Sigma knowledge based on application of DMAIC and DFSS to a case study
Who Should Take This Course

This course is intended for individuals that are new to Six Sigma methodology and are actively involved in Six Sigma projects.

Training Style

Participative lecture and case study based group work.

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Six Sigma Green Belt
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Schedule For This Course
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