Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

COVID-19 has changed the way we work, now and for the foreseeable future.  Our organizations must be flexible, streamlined, and cost-efficient, all the while meeting customers’ needs. Leaders that understand and can use process improvement techniques are essential to organizations who need to adapt quickly and provide value to their customers and constituents. Our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Process Improvement Specialist) certification helps you start your journey to discovering the tools necessary to lead your organization through times of change and challenge.

Earn a certification as a Yellow Belt (Process Improvement Specialist) after completing our suite of four short courses, submitting evidence of practical application of each of the courses, and successfully passing a certification exam.

Certification Requirements:

  • Complete entire suite of four (4) short courses
    • Lean Process Principles: Design a Value-Creating Processes in Your Organization
    • Creating Agile Feedback Loops for Rapid Change in the Virtual Workspace
    • Evidence-Based Decision Making in the World of Big Data: 10 Easy-to-use Practices You Can Start Today
    • Empowering Virtual Teams to Problem Solve in the “New Normal”
  • Submit evidence of practical application of tools and concepts learned
  • Pass certification exam

As organizations and processes are being jolted, leaders need to be equipped to respond to change at a moment’s notice. This workshop is designed for supervisors, team leads, and managers who need to create efficient, flexible, and adaptable processes to thrive in a remote world.

Join this highly interactive live workshop and learn:

  • How to match value-added work to the requirements of your customers and constituents
  • Define multi-dimensional performance measures in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale, and environment (SQDCME)
  • Balance SQDCME elements and use lean tools to drive efficiencies and create flexibility in your processes

At the conclusion of this workshop, you will walk away with a plan to redesign one process in your organization and achieve balance in SQDCME elements for that process.

DATES: 7/22/20 – 7/23/20

PRICE: $200

Two three-hour virtual workshops 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET

(Second wave – week of 10/12/20)

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As we are being asked to work in a virtual office, managers are finding themselves in a new paradigm for leading and managing teams. This workshop is designed for supervisors, team leads, and managers who need to develop or improve mechanisms to monitor process performance quickly and efficiently.

Join this highly interactive live workshop to learn:

  • How to use virtual huddle boards to track project and team activities
  • Define process control points
  • Develop monitoring and reaction plans using real data

At the conclusion of this workshop, you will have an easy to use template to identify key process and team metrics, process control points, and walk away with a data-based monitoring and reaction plan.

DATES: 7/29/20 – 7/30/20

PRICE: $200

Two three-hour virtual workshops 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET

(Second wave – week of 10/19/20)

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In a world of big data, managers are still challenged with how to use their data to guide their evidence-building plans and evidence-based policymaking (Evidence Act, http://businessofgovernment.org/blog/three-one-new-evidence-act). This workshop is designed for supervisors, team leads, and managers in public and private organizations responsible for collecting and monitoring performance data.

Join this highly  interactive live workshop and learn:

  • How to define what data you really need
  • How to use your data to build evidence and drive policymaking
  • How to make your data work for you
  • Data-based storytelling without expensive analysis tools or platforms

At the conclusion of this workshop, you will have an easy-to-use template to plan your data collection (evidence-building) strategy.

DATES: 8/12/20 – 8/13/20

PRICE: $200

Two three-hour virtual workshops 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET

(Second wave – week of 11/2/20)

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Have you ever experienced this classic “monkey on your back” scenario? An employee comes to you time and again to ask a solution to every new challenge s/he is facing. As a responsible leader, you feel compelled to help, but you find yourself feeling depleted, while working longer hours than ever before. You may be asking yourself, “Why did I ever sign up for this?”

It doesn’t need to be that way! This workshop is designed for supervisors, team leads, and managers who want to empower their employees to make improvements in their area of responsibility.

Join this highly interactive live workshop and learn:

  • How to give your employees the right tools to make process changes
  • Tips on coaching your employees through identifying a problem, discovering root causes, and implementing improvements
  • Begin to transition authority to your team to self-monitor their work

At the conclusion of this workshop, you will have tools to engage and empower your employees in improving their work areas.

DATES: 8/18/20 – 8/19/20

PRICE: $200

Two three-hour virtual workshops 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET

(Second wave – week of 11/9/20)

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By completing this certification, participants have the skills to:

  • Design value-creating processes using Lean principles
  • Define and manage process performance using performance measures in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale, and environment (SQDCME)
  • Measure, monitor, and control process performance to meet customer and stakeholders’ requirements
  • Utilize data to drive evidence-based decision making and policymaking
  • Empower teams to effectively problem solve and improve their work areas

DATES:

Applications received any time after completion of workshops

PRICE: $200 Certification only

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