Six Sigma Yellow Belt – Analyze (3.75 Hours)



This course introduces common Lean tools that can help when carrying out business process improvement. The course covers how to use common tools that Six Sigma adapted from Lean, such as 5S and value stream mapping. Learners explore other Lean Six Sigma techniques, such as how to conduct a Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to identify potential failures in process design and assess the risks posed. Additionally, this course addresses data analysis and root cause analysis techniques used in Lean Six Sigma to implement process improvement. Course participants learn about different Lean tools, such as probability distribution charts and normal and binomial distributions, and other techniques used in Six Sigma, including the five whys, process maps, matrix charts, and force field analysis. The information within this course aligns with the ASQ Body of Knowledge and assists Yellow Belt candidates in achieving certification. It also covers correlation analysis, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing.

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Methods and CE Requirements: 

This online course consists of a combined total of 3 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 3.75 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests and all required course components to claim continuing education credit. 

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