Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt)

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Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt)

Author: Frederico Aranha

In the Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt) skill path, you’ll learn the foundations of quality management from a project and services management perspective. By the time you finish this... Read more

What you will learn:

  • Understanding Quality and Management
  • Describing Lean Concepts and Practices
  • Understanding Six Sigma
  • Describing Lean and Six Sigma Integration
  • Explaining Main Six Sigma Metrics
  • Recognizing Lean Six Sigma Main Accreditation Bodies
  • Explaining the DMAIC Methodology
  • Elaborating Lean Six Sigma Metrics
  • Explaining Value Stream Mapping
  • Explaining Kaizen Tools
  • Customizing Lean Six Sigma
  • Applying Poka Yoke
  • Analyzing Project and Applying the Cynefin Framework
  • Selecting Processes and Projects
  • Managing Quality with Lean Six Sigma
  • Building a Lean Six Sigma Team

Pre-requisites

There are no prerequisites required for this path.

Beginner

In this beginner section we will cover what quality management is, as well as how to differ simple from complex challenges in project management. Lean will be presented as a philosophy and a set of agile practices altogether. Traditional Six Sigma will be introduced.

Lean Six Sigma Foundations

by Frederico Aranha

Apr 28, 2020 / 2h 30m

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Close the gap between Lean and Six Sigma with this course, and this learning path, leading up to the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. In this course, Lean Six Sigma Foundation, you will learn foundational knowledge to start working on a Lean Six Sigma improvement project. First, you will discover what quality and quality management are. Next, you will learn agile practices based on Scrum. Finally, you will explore lean history, principles, values, and Six Sigma basic structure as well as tools and its main methodology. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to connect both approaches and take your first step into Lean Six Sigma, as well as you will be ready to start working on Lean Six Sigma improvement projects.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Quality and Management
  3. Understanding Agile and Trending Practices
  4. Describing Lean Concepts and Practices
  5. Understanding Six Sigma
  6. Describing Lean and Six Sigma Integration

Intermediate

In this intermediate section we will cover Lean Six Sigma as a framework based on the DMAIC methodology and its tools. Students will learn about metrics and Lean Six Sigma customization to each improvement project.

Understanding the Lean Six Sigma Methodology

by Frederico Aranha

May 6, 2020 / 2h 16m

2h 16m

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Discover the DMAIC methodology and get ready to work in Lean Six Sigma projects as a team member and become a White Belt certified professional.

In this course, Understanding the Lean Six Sigma Methodology, you will learn foundational knowledge to participate in improvement projects based on Lean Six Sigma's DMAIC methodology.

  • First, you will discover different accreditation bodies and the reasons why the Council for Six Sigma Certification should be your first choice.
  • Next, you will learn key Lean Six Sigma metrics as well as what is and how to apply the Voice of the Costumer concept.
  • Finally, you will dive deep into the DMAIC methodology, learning it step by step.
When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of how Lean Six Sigma projects are run needed to take part in quality management endeavors.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Recognizing Lean Six Sigma Accreditation Bodies
  3. Explaining Main Six Sigma Metrics
  4. Understanding the Voice of the Customer
  5. Introducing the DMAIC Methodology
  6. Defining Problems with Lean Six Sigma
  7. Measuring with Lean Six Sigma
  8. Analyzing with Lean Six Sigma
  9. Improving with Lean Six Sigma
  10. Controlling with Lean Six Sigma

Understanding Lean Six Sigma Tools

by Frederico Aranha

May 15, 2020 / 1h 31m

1h 31m

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Learn the tools that can be combined with the DMAIC methodology in Lean Six Sigma projects. In this course, Understanding Lean Six Sigma Tools, you will learn foundational knowledge on complementary tools to Lean Six Sigma. First, you will discover Lean metrics based on Kanban. Next, you will learn more about Kaizen and why standardizing processes is so important for quality management. Finally, you will explore principles to create your own Poka Yoke systems and devices. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of supporting tools for any Lean Six Sigma process improvement project.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Elaborating Lean Six Sigma Metrics
  3. Understanding Value Stream Mapping
  4. Detailing Kaizen Tools and Practices
  5. Process Standardization
  6. Applying Poka Yoke

Advanced

In this advanced session we will cover how to form a powerful team to run Lean Six Sigma improvement initiatives. Advanced concepts will be debated and application will be examined based on a complete content review. Students will get to know White and Yellow belt exam questions and get ready to become certified professionals.

Applying Lean Six Sigma

by Frederico Aranha

Jun 3, 2020 / 2h 19m

2h 19m

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To apply Lean Six Sigma you must first choose improvement projects based on business needs and capabilities. In this course, Applying Lean Six Sigma, you will learn advanced knowledge on how to select processes based on a viability matrix. First, you will review the Cynefin Framework for classifying projects based on their complexity. Next, you will learn how to select projects based on the Council for Six Sigma Certification methodology. Finally, you will discover how to build a Lean Six Sigma team and how to create a basic process improvement project. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt professional.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Applying the Cynefin Framework
  3. Selecting Processes and Projects
  4. Managing Quality with Lean Six Sigma
  5. Building a Lean Six Sigma Team
  6. Creating Your Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Project
  7. Preparing for the White and Yellow Belt Certifications