Lean Sigma Yellow Belt

Special Purpose Award,
QQI Level 6, 10 ECTS Credits
Awarded by Cork Institute of Technology

Description

A certified Lean Sigma Yellow Belt is a professional who will be capable of applying basic Lean Sigma principles and tools as part of a team to drive improvements and show measurable results. The programme consists of assessment of theory by examination, as well as assessment of practice by portfolio. The portfolio is based on the achievement of class project assignments by candidates. The course draws on both the basic problem-solving tools and waste identification in processes.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Lean Sigma
  • DMAIC Methodology
  • Lean Sigma Concepts
  • Continuous Improvement Tools
  • Improving service processes
  • Tools for eliminating Waste
  • Understand Voice of the Customer
  • In-class project work

Mentoring and Support

Students will receive project and study support and mentoring from their tutors as part of the course.

Online Support

Online resources are provided for students to support classroom learning.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have a total of at least four years combined academic and industrial experience in a suitable working environment with proven ability.