LEAN Six Sigma: Yellow Belt Training – BEND

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Participants in this course will learn the fundamental Lean Six Sigma philosophy and how to apply the tools and methods in their work place on a daily basis. Participants will learn how to identify improvement opportunities and be a valuable resource within Lean Six Sigma project teams led by Green Belts and Black Belts.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Use Lean Six Sigma terms and concepts to communicate with others with an emphasis on voice of the customer, critical to quality, speed and non-value-added
  • Explain each phase of the Lean Six Sigma Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology.
  • Map a process, understand inputs and outputs and that every organization is a collection of processes.
  • Explain the role of the Yellow Belt in the context of all other Six Sigma roles (Black Belt, Green Belt, Champion, etc.)
  • Understand the organization’s improvement project pipeline strategy – selection process, prioritization and tollgate process
  • Learn the Six Sigma tools most widely used in manufacturing applications:
    • Define Tools – Metrics, structured brainstorming, SIPOC, process mapping, I/O analysis
    • Measure Tools – Cause-and-effect matrix, FMEA, data collection, cost of poor quality
    • Analyze Tools – Pareto charts
    • Improve and – Solution Design Matrix
    • Control Tools – Control Charts

Who Should Attend:
This course is for people who want to learn the fundamentals of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and the basic tools.

There are no prerequisites for this training class

Cost: 2-day class

Location: Location and driving directions will be emailed separately upon registration.


March 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am
March 15, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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Julie Black


OSU Cascades, Graduate & Research Center
650 Columbia Street
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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