08. December 2020 - 13:30

Yellow Belt Certificate/Certificat Ceinture jaune, Online, Tuesday, 08. December 2020

An introduction to the Lean structured problem solving method (DMAIC) for knowledge workers to begin facilitating improvement projects

About this Event

The Lean Yellow Belt certificate workshop is targeted to:

  • Teams and individuals overwhelmed by a backlog of work who want to identify and address breakdowns in the process to get ahead and reduce frustration
  • Employees of organizations who want to undertake a low-risk Lean experiment to build expertise before implementing large-scale improvements
  • Individuals who have recently joined an organization undergoing Lean improvement(s) who need to get up to speed on Lean

The learning objectives of this course include:

  • Develop an understanding of what Lean is and how it applies to knowledge work
  • Learn basic Lean tools and techniques to remove non-value added work and reduce frustration
  • Learn how to apply DMAIC (a structured 5-step approach to process improvement) to begin facilitating improvement projects and get results.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Lean as it applies to knowledge work
  • How to identify and eliminate interruptions to flow and waste (the 8 Lean Wastes)
  • Introduction to the DMAIC 5-step approach to process improvement
  1. DEFINE (current situation, target situation, problem statements, objectives)
  2. MEASURE (collecting process data, value stream mapping)
  3. ANALYZE (data analysis to find and prioritize root causes)
  4. IMPROVE (identify, prioritize, plan, test and implement solutions)
  5. CONTROL/CONTINUE (implement controls to sustain improvements, begin continuous improvement and manage the people side of Lean implementation)


Are there any pre-requisites for this program?

No. There are no pre-requisites for White, Yellow or Green Belt training. Each workshop builds upon a similar base of introductory Lean material and goes into an increasing level of depth depending on the duration of the workshop. (White Belt: 1-day, Yellow Belt: 3-days, Green Belt: 8-days)

Are group discounts available? 

Yes. Group discounts are offered as follows: 

  • 3-5 people: 5% discount
  • 5-9 people: 10% discount
  • 10+ people: 15% discount

If you are registering a group, please contact email to receive your discount.

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