Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Online Training
January 11, 2021 - January 19, 2021
Schedule via ZOOM:
January 11-12, 18-19, 2021
Mondays - Tuesdays
6:00 - 9:30 PM
Early Eagle Rate:
December 28, 2020
The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Online Training is an introductory program that covers the basic principles of Lean and Six Sigma. Yellow Belts participate in process improvement activities by providing support to Black Belts and Green Belts as needed. They understand the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma and support projects with process knowledge and data collection.
Who should attend
Anyone who plans to participate, contribute, or support Lean Six Sigma initiatives.
At the end of this program, you will:
Understand the basic principles of Lean, Six Sigma and the DMAIC methodology and their contributions to process improvement initiatives;
Identify Lean Six Sigma projects in their respective work area;
Learn the basics of data collection to support Lean Six Sigma projects; and
Become more effective contributors in brainstorming and problem-solving sessions through the proper use of knowledge-based tools such as process maps, fishbone diagrams and prioritization matrices.
I. DEFINE: Define a project's purpose and scope, and get background on the process and the customer
Lean Six Sigma introduction
Drafting a project charter
Process basics (SIPOC diagram)
Understanding the voice of the customer (CTQs)
II. MEASURE: Focus your improvement efforts by gathering information on the current situation
Data collection basics (stratification, operational definitions, data collection forms)
III. ANALYZE: Identify root causes
Process analysis (identifying non-value adding activities or waste)
Root cause analysis (fishbone diagram, 5 whys)
IV. IMPROVE: Develop and implement solutions that address the root causes
Generating and selecting solutions (prioritization matrix
Implementing solutions and measuring results
V. CONTROL: Maintain the gains of the improvement
- Monitoring the process
Ms. Anamaria M. Mercado is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Practitioner. She received her certification after six weeks of training in the US and a two-year full-time assignment as a Six Sigma Deployment Manager. She is also the Program Director of Six Sigma Certification Programs at the Ateneo Graduate School - Center for Continuing Education.
As a Deployment Manager, she helped launch the continuous improvement initiative in her former company. She managed multiple projects across the organization, improving process performance and customer satisfaction while delivering financial benefits.
Further, she has professional experience in sales and marketing management, as well as in training and development. Over the years, Ms. Mercado has concentrated on providing training and coaching services to various clients across industries, particularly in the areas of business process improvement and service excellence.
Ms. Mercado has a degree in Business Economics and post-graduate units in Professional Education from the University of the Philippines. She also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.