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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Format Face-to-Face

Put your best foot forward with this premier instructor-led training course from ASQ. This informative and engaging 2-day classroom session covers lean tools using the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt is the first step into Lean Six Sigma training. In this 2 day classroom course you will follow the DMAIC methodology (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) while learning the tools necessary to perform at a Yellow Belt level on a project team. This course is suited to those just entering the Lean Six Sigma arena.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0
  • Length: 15 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 1.5
  • Audience: Academic, Executive, New to Quality
  • Provider: ASQ
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the Lean Six Sigma tools a Yellow Belt would be expected to use when on a project team.

Who Should Attend:

  • Anyone entering the Lean Six Sigma world.
  1. Lean Six Sigma Overview
  2. Define Phase Tools and Methods
    1. The DMAIC Team
    2. Project Types and Selection
    3. SIPOC Diagrams
    4. Project Authorization
    5. Communications
    6. Project Management Tools
  3. Measure Phase Tools and Methods
    1. Data Collection
    2. Process Maps
    3. Basic Statistics
    4. Gage R&R
    5. Basic Measurement Systems Evaluation
  4. Analyze Phase Tools and Methods
    1. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
    2. Theory of Constraints
    3. Failure Modes and Effect Analysis
  5. Improve Phase Tools and Methods
    1. Eliminating Waste
    2. Work Balancing
    3. Visual Management
    4. Total Productive Maintenance
    5. Kaizen
    6. 5S
    7. Gemba
    8. Plan-Do-Check-Act
    9. Cost Benefit Analysis
  6. Control Phase Tools and Methods
    1. Standardization & Documentation
    2. Introduction to SPC/Control Charts
    3. Mistake (Error) Proofing
    4. Control Plans



This course is two days and is instructor lead. This course is designed to follow the Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge and is suitable for those just starting their journey into Lean Six Sigma.



Digital course content and a hardcopy of the The Lean Six Sigma Memory Jogger are included with the purchase price of this course.
Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.

If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
  • Requests for cancellations or transfers to another course offering received at least 30 calendar days before the start of the course can receive a full refund or transfer.
  • There are no refunds within 30 calendar days before the start of the course.
  • Requests to transfer to another course offering received between 29 and 10 calendar days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
  • There are no transfers within 9 calendar days before the start of the course.
  • There are no refunds if the content has been accessed.
  • Enrolled students who fail to attend their registered course without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
  • IMPORTANT: Some courses are delivered by ASQ’s partners and have separate cancellation policies. Please refer to the product page for exact information or contact Customer Care at [email protected].
Andrew West CMBB
Elizabeth Keim CMBB, CMQ/OE, CQA

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Face-to-Face

An instructor-led traditional classroom experience. Classroom-based instruction involves the highest level of instructor/student interaction. We offer classroom style training in two formats. See public and on-site.

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