Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Library, Manufacturing Version

Course Name

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Library, Manufacturing Version

Contact Hours: 17

Course Description

A suite of introductory Lean Six Sigma (L6S) courses to provide the learner with a foundation in L6S concepts and tools oriented to manufacturing processes.  Yellow Belts typically have a basic knowledge of L6S, but do not lead projects on their own.

Four courses:

  1. Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
  2. Overview of Lean
  3. Mistake Proofing Training
  4. 5S's: Workplace Organization

Outcome

The learner will attain a basic understanding of the scope, principles and practices of Lean Six Sigma.

Assessment

  1. Introduction to Lean Six Sigma: 1 assessment test
  2. Overview of Lean: 1 assessment test
  3. Mistake Proofing Training: 3 assessment tests
  4. 5S's: Workplace Organization: 2 assessment tests

Outline

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

Lesson 1 - What is Lean Six Sigma
Lesson 2 - Improvement Methodologies
Lesson 3 - Supporting Infrastructure
Lesson 4 - Application of Lean Six Sigma

Overview of Lean

Lesson 1:  Why Lean?
Lesson 2:  Eliminate Waste with Lean
Lesson 3:  Components of Lean

Mistake Proofing Training

Unit 1 - Mistake-Proofing Primer
Lesson 1 - What is Mistake-Proofing?
Lesson 2 - Mistake-Proofing in Everyday Life
Lesson 3 - Why Errors Are Made
Lesson 4 - Inspecting vs. Mistake-Proofing
Lesson 5 - How Mistake-Proofing Works

Unit 2 - Effects of Mistake-Proofing
Lesson 1 - Approaches to Mistake-Proofing
Lesson 2 - Forced Control Devices
Lesson 3 - Shutdown Devices
Lesson 4 - Warning Devices
Lesson 5 - Sensory Alert Devices

Unit 3 - Implementing Mistake-Proofing Solutions
Lesson 1 - Integrating Mistake-Proofing & Problem-Solving
Lesson 2 - Practical, Feasible, & Cost Effective Solutions
Lesson 3 - How to Keep Solutions from Being Overridden
Lesson 4 - How Robust Is Your Solution?
Lesson 5 - Complementary Tools

Unit 4 - Mistake-Proofing in Action
Lesson 1 - Mistake-Proofing in High Volume Manufacturing
Lesson 2 - Mistake-Proofing in Assembly Operations
Lesson 3 - Mistake-Proofing in a Job Shop Environment
Lesson 4 - Mistake-Proofing in Process Industries
Lesson 5 - Mistake-Proofing in Equipment Set-up
Lesson 6 - Mistake-Proofing in the Office

5S's: Workplace Organization

Unit 1 - 5S’s Step-by-Step
Lesson 1 - What is 5S All About?
Lesson 2 - Sort: Clearing the Work Area
Lesson 3 - Set in Order: Designated Locations
Lesson 4 - Shine: Cleanliness & Workplace Appearance
Lesson 5 - Standardize: Everyone Doing Things the Same Way
Lesson 6 - Sustain: Ingrain It in the Culture

Unit 2 - 5S Implementation
Lesson 1 - An Organization-Wide 5S Effort
Lesson 2 - Tackling 5S’s on Your Own
Lesson 3 - Success Stories: Sorts
Lesson 4 - Success Stories: Set in Order
Lesson 5 - Success Stories: Shine, Standardize, & Sustain