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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Coaching for Change
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2 days
750 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Our 2 day Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training course is endorsed by the ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management). Also known as Business Improvement Techniques (Yellow Belt), it is designed to give individuals an insight into lean six sigma and an understanding of their role as a “yellow belt” in a team supporting a “green belt” project lead.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is recommended for those new to lean six sigma or needing to support a wider strategy of deployment within an organisation.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt programme that is structured around a learner’s real life project. This means the individual is accountable for delivering improvements linked to achieving the qualification; they are offered coaching support, peer networking and success ceremonies to help them succeed.

This programme will lead to:

  • Projects being realistic and aligned to key objectives.
  • Improvements focused on delivering value aligned to the needs of the Customer and Business.
  • Waste and variability being driven out of the system.
  • Your business developing the capability to replicate and transfer knowledge internally.
  • Individuals getting recognised through a formal qualification with the Institute of Leadership and Management - UK's largest awarding body for Leadership and Management qualifications.

Training Course Content

This is a four-to-six month long commitment to learning.

The programme is split into three blocks, gaps in between these blocks of learning are flexible but a minimum of four weeks are scheduled. This time allows delegates to apply course learning to their business improvement projects. At the start of blocks 2 and 3 there are project report outs from the delegates. A final report out and assessment post the course is required for qualification.

Block 1:

  • You will understand what lean six sigma is all about.
  • How to choose a project and generate a problem statement.
  • The pre-requisites of good measurement system
  • Understand the seven quality tools through 8D case study work
  • Have an understanding of DMAIC and the elements within it

Outcome: Be in a position to apply learning, challenge/confirm with your sponsor the project, start data collection, define problem statement, and identify team and metrics.

Block 2:

  • Group reviews of define and measure stage of your project
  • Lean introduction - Mass to lean business simulation
  • Value stream mapping techniques
  • Process Mapping and ICOR mapping techniques
  • Lean assessment tools
  • Understanding process variation and capability
  • Workshop design.

Outcome: Be in a position to apply learning, organise workshops to analyse processes and systems associated with your project.

Block 3:

  • Group reviews of analyse stage of your project
  • More depth on the lean tools - Visual Management, Standardised work, JIT, SPC, Mistake proofing
  • Implementation of control tools on the lean business simulation
  • FMEA
  • Value Stream Mapping - Future State

Outcome: Be in a position to apply learning, apply improve and control tools to your project and understand the expectations for qualification.

Assessment Day:As a learner group you will agree a due date for project assessment. We will schedule a choice of two dates to present your project - between 20 and 30 mins

Outcome: Achievement of Level 5 Certificate in Service Improvement or points for improvement.

Why choose Coaching for Change

99% of happy clients

Over 3000 people trained

Delivered in 20 countries


Course - £750 per person

Payment plans are avaiable to help spread the cost, please contact us to discuss further.  

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Coaching for Change -   Coaching and Consultancy Training, Leadership & Management, Sales & Marketing, Lean Six Sigma, Change Leaders Development, 

Specialists in developing skills and behaviours for our client’s leaders to facilitate sustainable performance improvement. We have a unique approach to re-shaping organisation design for lean operations. As triple-accredited training providers, we advise and deliver business improvement techniques that are...

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