Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training in Mumbai

When:21/12/2013 - 22/12/2013
Duration:2 days
Contact:Sonali / Megha
Mobile:+91 983 310 5660 / +91 983 315 6932

Great training.  Course material and Templates were comprehensive and useful.  I found the videos were well made. Keep it up! – Hitesh Shah

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is a foundation course, designed to confirm that a participant gain sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Lean Six Sigma processes to become an active team member in a process improvement project executed using Lean Six Sigma methodology in an organization.

This training leads participants to take  APMG Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam.

“On behalf of my entire team, I take this opportunity to thank you for making us Six Sigma Yellow Belt holdersand this is happen due to your quality of teaching Techniques and in-depth knowledge of relevant field …. . ” Prashant. U, Senior Manager – Operations, SIFY

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The purpose of Yellow Belt qualification is to confirm that participants:

  • Understand the basic concept of quality and its definition and importance
  • Has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • Able to work effectively as a member in a process improvement project team
  • Pass the APMG Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam

Total Duration : 12hours
Day 1
Duration: 6 hours

Quality Overview

  • Introduction to Quality
  • Defect, Process Variation& Types of variation

Lean Six Sigma Overview

  • Six Sigma history, philosophy and Benefits
  • Understanding Continuous Improvement
  • Lean Six Sigma Key Principles
  • Six Sigma Methodologies – DMAIC, DMADV & DFSS
  • Six Sigma Problem Solving Approach
  • Lean Six Sigma Organization – Roles & Responsibilities

Define Phase

  • Voice of Business – Project Charter
  • Voice of Customer – Critical to Quality (CTQ)
  • Voice of Process – SIPOC
  • Voice of Stakeholders – VOC to CTQ Mapping

Measure Phase

  • Data Types – Discrete and Continuous Data
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Data Collection, Planning and Techniques
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Process Sigma Capability
  • Deployment Maps and Transportation Diagrams

Day 2
Duration: 6 hours

Analyse Phase

  • Value Analysis, Value Stream Mapping and Theory of Constraints
  • Cause and Effect Analysis – Ishikawa, 5 Whys and Hypothesis Testing Correlation

Improve Phase

  • Stabilisation and TPM
  • Jidoka
  • Rapid Improvement Approach
  • Creating Level Work Flow and Setup Reduction
  • Work Cells and Product Family Analysis
  • Solution Selection – Impact/Effort Evaluation

Control Phase

  • Statistical process Control
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
  • Control Planning
  • Visibility Principle
  • Project Handover & Closure

ProjectingIT Certification Exam for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt:

  • Exam type: Online Evaluation
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Pass mark: 50 %
  • Question pattern: Closed Book; Objective type multiple choice questions On passing, participants will be provided with ProjectingIT Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate.

APMG Certification Exam for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt:

  • Exam type: Paper based evaluation

ProjectingIT will facilitate this exam for participants or participants can directly coordinate with APMG to take the exam or through British Council

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Pass mark: 50 %
  • Question pattern: Closed Book; Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Exam Syllabus:
Areas Basic Level Advanced Level
Enterprise Overview 4 7
Define Phase 3 6
Measure Phase 3 5
Analyse Phase 3 5
Improve Phase 2 6
Control Phase 2 4
17 33

Assess Yourself

  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certified Trainers with Industry Hands-on experience
  • Subject Matter Experts with Consultation experience in implementing quality initiatives in large Corporations
  • Training based on real time project scenarios and case studies
  • Checklists and templates with step by step instructions manual

What is Yellow Belt and how it is different from Green and Black Belts?
Yellow Belt – Provides an overview about quality and basic understanding about Six Sigma methodology.
Green Belt – Provides in depth knowledge of Six Sigma DMAIC methodology including tools, techniques, templates and checklists that will help the participant to start taking up improvement projects.
Black Belt – This is an advanced training with an objective to prepare the Green Belts to the next level. It provides a thorough understanding of all aspects of the DMAIC model in accordance with Six Sigma principles. It also provides the basic knowledge of Lean concepts help them to identify non-value-added elements and activities to improve the process efficiency by bringing down the cost.

How Yellow Belt course can benefit me?
Yellow Belt Certification course gives sufficient knowledge of Lean Six Sigma that the participant can start contributing to a Process Improvement project.
Yellow Belt qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner Green Belt 1 qualitification.

Is the Yellow Belt certification is recognized by any institution?
With our training you can comfortably take APMG’s Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification exam offered by APMG International UK.

How can I take the APMG Yellow Belt certification process?

APMG Yellow Belt Certification is a paper based evaluation that the participants need to give the exam through an ATO (APMG Accredited Training Organization).
Following three options are available to the participants to appear for the APMG Yellow Belt Certification exam.
a. ProjectingIT can coordinate and facilitate the exam
b. Participants can directly coordinate with APMG to schedule their exam
c. Participants can coordinate through British Council to schedule their exam

Will I be able to initiate and execute a Process Improvement Project with Yellow Belt knowledge?
No. Yellow Belt gives only the basic understanding of Six Sigma and DMAIC methodology. You can contribute to a process improvement project using Six Sigma methodology. You need to be a Green Belt trained or certified to initiate and execute a Six Sigma project.

Do I need to do any further reading to prepare myself for the APMG Yellow Belt Exam?

It is highly recommended that besides the courseware, you can refer the following books to gain additional knowledge that will help you to score better in the certification exam
a. “Lean Six Sigma for Dummies”, 2nd Edition, John Morgan and Martin Brenig-Jones, Wiley
b. “Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook”. M.George, McGraw Hill
c. “The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook”, Pande et al, McGraw Hill