Lean Six Sigma is a framework that aims to reduce types of waste such as time, skills and inventory. This is done by streamlining process within any organisation to ensure the business gets the maximum amount of performance, for the given resources. A wide variety of organisations, including multi-national ones, adopt Lean Six Sigma. Organisation such as Dell, Amazon.com and General electric use Lean Six Sigma.
The practises came about as a result of Motorola, a famous mobile phone manufacture, who found that the agreed practises to ensure quality throughout the business were not up to standard. So they developed the framework, Lean Six Sigma, which was up to their standard. It was also fortunate, it had not been tailored around Motorola, so most organisations can benefit from it.
There are three main belts within Lean Six Sigma, which are yellow belt, green belt and black belt. Lean Six Sigma yellow belt is used by all employees within a company. It is used to focus on the processes that occur in the field and making them more efficient. Project leader uses green belt or team leaders, who want to develop process maps. It is only used about 25% of the time. Black belt is used by the highest level of management within the company. It will include both green belt and yellow belt as well as black belt.
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt has no entry requirements but you are required to read some pre-course materials as they help to provide you with a solid foundation to start the course on. All you need is to have a interest in business performance sector. The course lasts 2 days and during theses 2 days you will cover the foundation of lean six sigma. On the last day you will do the exam. The exam consists of 40 questions and you are required to get 70% in the exam in order to pass. It also has a duration of 1 hour.
There are three types of training you can use to take the Leans Six Sigma Yellow Belt. They are classroom, online and onsite.
Classroom training is the most popular method of taking Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, as you can choose out of one of our high quality locations nationwide. Our instructor are highly experienced in lean six sigma and training in it. This gives you the confidence to pass the exam. One of the immediate advantages of this method is that the instructors will host a Q and A sessions that gives your the opportunity to ask questions you might have with the course content. Another benefit of this method is you are in a 'safe' environment so you can ask any questions you might have in confidence, rest assured it will not be disseminated beyond the classroom. Also, the classroom environment is distraction-free, so this allows you to fully focus on the course content.
Another method is online training where the teaching sessions and the exam are provided over the internet with a secure link. One of advantages of this method is you can the place in any time or place that suits you. Also, you don't need to travel to one of our state of the art locations, which saves you time and money. Also, you have access to message boards, where you can discuss issues you might be encountering.
The final method is onsite training. This is where one of highly experienced instructors are sent to your place of work. One of the immediate advantages of this method is you don't need to travel to one of our state of the art location, which saves your time and money. In addition, employer can overview the training process, so they can evaluate their performance. Furthermore, employer can control costs as the limit the number of people attending the course.,
Here below, is a list of the topics that will be covered during the Course Bargains Course:
Lean Six Sigma Introduction
Defining Customer Value
How to Reduce waste
DMAIC and lean methodology overview
Cost of Poor Quality
Critical to Quality requirements
Collecting data Basic data analysis—Pareto, histograms and run charts
Process mapping Cause and effect — Ishikawa diagrams
Identifying, evaluating and developing solution
Statistical Process Control overview
The 5s tool
Kaisen and improvement events.
The instuctors you be will be provided with will have a wealth of knowledge both in Lean Six Sigma and teaching it.
The course will start at 9am on both days of the course, so you should aim to arrive at the venue at 9am or earlier.