Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Course Description

This course serves as a solid first step in providing you with insight into the Lean Six Sigma competency area. With this foundation and appreciation of the competency, you may choose to pursue further training on specific statistical techniques and other aspects of Lean Six Sigma while beginning to apply Lean thinking in your daily operations. You’ll develop an understanding of what is involved in becoming a Lean Thinker, understand the purpose of Lean and Six Sigma, learn to see waste and problems, and connect to customer value.

This course is also available as a private or corporate offering. Visit the Supply Chain and Logistics Corporate Training page to learn more.

Course Content





Requirements & Materials



  •   Computer with speakers and internet access


  • Access to online course content and optional reading materials until the course end date

Session Details

  • Special Discounts: All residents of the State of Georgia are eligible for a 50% discount while funds last thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration. Use of this discount is subject to verification of GA residency. Enter coupon code SCL-GAAIM at checkout (cannot be combined with other discounts).

    Non-Georgia residents can register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate and receive a discount of 17% off per course. Enter coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout. Review coupon instructions for more information.

    If you have 3 or more participants from your organization, please contact us for volume discounts at course@scl.gatech.edu.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for individuals who want to improve their company’s processes and bottom line using the Lean Six Sigma approach or are interested in understanding the role of Lean Six Sigma as a competency for further educational pursuits.

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What You Will Learn

  • How to see waste and problems, and connect to customer value
  • The purpose of Lean and Six Sigma
  • What is meant by a Lean Enterprise System
  • Process Entropy and PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
  • Customer value, the three types of processes, and the eight wastes
  • How to define a problem with emphasis on eliminating waste
  • Root cause identification
  • The components of Lean thinking
  • The role and components of Six Sigma
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How You Will Benefit

  • Learn to see waste and problems, and connect to customer value.
  • Understand the purpose of Lean and Six Sigma.
  • Identify the elements of a Lean process within the workplace.
  • Apply DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) in the workplace.
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We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

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