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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Course Details

Name Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
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Location:
Birmingham
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Price:
£659.00 +vat
was £899.00
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Course ID:
403132
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Overview

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training is designed to provide delegates with a good understanding of the basic Lean Six Sigma methods and prepare them not only to participate as contributors to Lean Six Sigma projects, but also to start to address simple improvements in their own working area. Yellow Belts are not experts in the methodology, but understand the activities, deliverables and key concepts of Team problem-solving.

Yellow Belts are expected to improve processes in their own day-to-day work processes and provide Subject Matter Expertise to support Green and Black Belts. Following the use of the Lean Six Sigma methodology for several months, Yellow Belts can choose to continue on their Lean Six Sigma journey by attending the Green Belt training (LSSPGB). This will provide a refresher to what they have learnt and develop a greater understanding of the methodology by introducing more tools. The Green Belt also offers the opportunity for certification.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the key principles of Lean Six Sigma
  • Identify improvement opportunities in your organisation (projects)
  • Understand and use the Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control (DMAIC) model and key activities
  • Use the basic tools and techniques
  • Understand the role of Yellow Belts in Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Be able to run small improvements in their day-to-day work processes

Pre-Requisites

There are no prerequisites for this course except a willingness to participate and an open mind.

Course Content

Lean Six Sigma Overview (history and main concepts)

  • Lean Six Sigma as a Management philosophy
  • Roles in Lean Six Sigma
  • Steps of Lean Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma metric
  • Effective teamwork
  • Case Study - Swan Hotel

Define Phase

  • Problem Statements and goals
  • The Voice of the Customer (VOC)
  • Kano
  • Critical to Quality
  • Lean Six Sigma Projects

Measure Phase

  • Introduction and measurement challenges
  • Process Performance Baseline
  • Process Mapping
  • Value Stream Mapping

Analyse Phase

  • Exploratory Data Analysis (visual)
  • Value Analysis
  • Types of waste
  • Root Cause Analysis - 5 Why's / Ishikawa diagrams

Improve Phase

  • Selecting Improvement Solutions
  • Ease & Effect matrix
  • Risk Management - FMEA (overview)

Control Phase

  • Sustaining improvement
  • Ongoing process measurement
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) - overview

Conclusions

  • Example of Yellow Belt improvement
  • Case Study (Financial Services)

Birmingham - Hill Street

Description:

Centre City Tower

  • Easy access from main travel routes
  • Spacious, comfortable air-conditioned classrooms
  • Drinks and snacks available
  • Internet access
  • Choice of hotels and accommodation available nearby
  • Compliance with Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) building access requirements.

Location:

10th Floor
Centre City Tower
5-7 Hill Street
Birmingham
B5 4UA

 

Directions:

This Birmingham Training Centre is situated in the centre of Birmingham, close to New Street Station and Shopping Centre. The entrance is on Hill Street.


Travelling by Rail:

From Birmingham New Street Train Station:
From New Street Station turn right into Smallbrook Queensway and take the second right into Hill Street. The offices are on the right.


Travelling by Car:

Parking - A number of NCP car parks are within easy walking distance.


From M1/M6 North and South/M40 and M42 - Leave the M6 at Junction 6 onto the A38(M) Aston Expressway signposted Birmingham Central. Follow signs for City Centre until end of motorway then keep right onto flyover - signposted A38 Bromsgrove. Continue following A38 Bromsgrove signs under two underpasses. Take exit onto Suffolk Street (past the Alexandra Theatre) to Holloway Head island. Take first exit onto Smallbrook Queensway signposted Stratford A34 and Solihull A41. After 100m, immediately after the Holiday Inn, take the first left at traffic lights into Hill Street. Centre City Tower is on the right

 

From M5 - Leave motorway at Junction 3. Take third exit (A456) signposted City Centre. Follow City Centre signs for five miles along the Hagley Road to Five Ways. Keep left (ignore City Centre underpass sign and follow Other Routes) up to Five Ways Roundabout. Take third exit signposted Inner Ring Road South and East and New Street Station. Bear left onto B4127, following signs for New Street Station, past sports ground to first roundabout (Holloway Circus). Go straight over roundabout onto Smallbrook Queensway. After 100m, immediately after the Holiday Inn, lights into Hill Street. Centre City Tower is on the right.

There is no exam at the end of the LSSYB. A certificate of attendance is issued upon completion of the training.

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