Yellow Belt Certification via BIS 197A

BIS 197A: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Overview

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.

What

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.

Why

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.

When

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 6 week format starting approximately 1 month into the semester. 

Where

Grawn Hall, Central Michigan University

Who

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

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