Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Library, Transactional Version

Course Name

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Library, Transactional Version

Contact Hours: 14

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 transactional (office) 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. Error-Proofing Business Processes
  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. Error-Proofing Business Processes: 2 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

Error-Proofing Business Processes

Unit 1 - Error-Proofing Primer
Lesson 1 - The Error-Proofing Mindset
Lesson 2 - Error-Proofing in Everyday Life
Lesson 3 - Why Errors Are Made
Lesson 4 - How Transactions (Can) Go Wrong
Lesson 5 - How Error-Proofing Works

Unit 2
- Effects of Mistake-Proofing

Lesson 1 - Forms of Error-Proofing Solutions
Lesson 2 - Error-Proofing Solutions
Lesson 3 - Evaluating Solutions
Lesson 4 - Error-Proofing & the Seven Wastes
Lesson 5 - Complementary Error-Proofing Tools

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