Yellow Belt Certification via BIS 197A

BIS 197A: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt


Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt introduces students to continuous improvement project management and problem solving. It will provide the opportunity to achieve an entry level industry recognized certification that illustrates to prospective employers that students are prepared to be significant contributors to improvement projects.


Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt includes practical experience utilizing three performance elements: Project, team and information management. It blends the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology of Six Sigma with the principles of Lean Manufacturing to deliver product or process performance improvement.


Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification illustrates to potential employers that the student has illustrated skills and competencies utilizing improvement methods, tools, and techniques. The class prepares the students to be an immediately productive contributor to improvement activities in the capacity of a LSS Yellow Belt team member.


Students who successfully complete certification components of BIS197A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (1 credit) earn Yellow Belt level certification. The course is offered in a 4 week format. 

This course will be offered from 6:30-9:30 pm over four Thursdays during the Fall 2020 semester. These are:
  • October 15
  • October 22
  • October 29
  • November 5
  • Exam due November 12




Any student interest in learning about continuous improvement problem solving methods, tools and techniques. No prerequisites.


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