Six Sigma Yellow Belt – Six Sigma Fundamentals (4.5 Hours)



This course examines the complementary nature of Lean and Six Sigma. Course participants learn about Six Sigma and its methodology, and then explore Lean and some key tools and how they integrate with Six Sigma. Six Sigma and Lean, called Lean Six Sigma when used in concert, can become a transformational strategy that enables a system of process control and process design to supercharge a business. The course includes learning about Six Sigma team roles and responsibilities. Additionally, learners explore aspects of communication, as well as key tools used as part of more effective communication and decision-making. Course participants develop an understanding of the analytical tools, charts, and diagrams used by Six Sigma practitioners. The course covers Pareto charts, flowcharts, run charts, cause and effect diagrams, check sheets, scatter diagrams, and histograms. The course covers common performance metrics used in Six Sigma, as well as defects per unit, defects per million opportunities, the first-time yield and rolled through yield, as well as the cost of low quality, and inefficient cycle and takes times.

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Anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these standards, all potential conflicts of interests have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship   in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the course content over which the individual has control. 

The course SME reports no financial relationships relevant to the content of this course. 

Methods and CE Requirements: 

This online course consists of a combined total of 4 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 4.5 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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