Operational excellence

Yellow Belt Programme (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme)

Deliver improvements that tackle the root cause of the problem by understanding the core principles of Lean Sigma.

18 hours

Members: £900 + VAT
Non-members: £990 + VAT

Course Location & Date
Yellow Belt Programme (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme)

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Members:
£900.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£990.00 Plus vat

Summary

Deliver improvements that tackle the root cause of the problem by understanding the core principles of Lean Sigma.

Ideal for employees who wish to understand the core principles of Lean Sigma to enhance their ability to achieve sustainable improvement results for simple projects.

This course focuses on the application of DMAIC to ensure that problems are correctly defined, and solutions developed that tackle the real root cause of the problem.

Delivery format:

This course will be delivered using interactive live virtual classroom technology.

Session

Date

Time (GMT)

Intro to Structured Problem Solving

25 Feb

9:00 – 12:00 

Using DMAIC to drive your thinking

26 Feb

9:00 – 12:00

Core tools and techniques

1 Mar

14:00 – 17:00

Managing simple projects

2 Mar

14:00 – 17:00

Managing the change

12 Mar

9:00 – 16:00


Extra funding Sheffield City Region businesses

Find out more at imeche.org/ssbtrainingsupport.

Who should attend?

  • Businesses looking to develop the critical mass of employees within the organisation who can apply Six Sigma principles to deliver improvements that tackle the root cause of the problem.
  • Individuals who wish to understand the core principles of Lean Sigma to enhance their ability to achieve sustainable improvement results for simple projects.

How will I benefit?

  • Understand the fundamentals of Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma
  • Explore the basic Six Sigma tools that are most suitable for Yellow Belt projects
  • Understand how to select and scope a suitable Yellow Belt project
  • Understand up to set-up and manage a Yellow Belt project in a team-based environment

Progressing to Certification

After attending the Yellow Belt Programme, you can choose to achieve the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification, which would require you to:

  • Successfully complete a work-based project
  • Deliver a Return on Investment presentation to a panel made up of key sponsors and the training team
  • Pass the project assessment done by the Institute of Six Sigma Professionals

Coaching support is available to help you as you develop your confidence in the use of the tools covered within the programme.

For more information on fees and how to proceed, contact us at training@imeche.org.

Contributes 18 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Introduction to Six Sigma and Lean
  • Introduction to DMAIC
  • Defining a strong Problem Statement
  • Tools to understand the current ‘As-is’ state
  • Using root cause analysis to support identification of the improvement levers
  • Development and Selection of improvement ideas
  • Controlling improvements
  • How to engage with others to support the improvement activity

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Yellow Belt Programme (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme).

  • The Lean Sigma Team

    A team of specialist consultants with experience of deploying Lean and Six Sigma principles across a broad range of industry sectors. Their wealth of knowledge has been amassed by directly managing improvement projects and helping others to gain benefit from the effective use of the right tools within their operating environment. The key to the Lean Sigma Team's success is their ability to simplify complex issues and guide and coach others to build confidence in applying Lean and Six Sigma in their own work environment.

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  • Duration:
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  • CPD Hours:
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