Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Outline

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

    Session 1: Lean Six Sigma Introduction
    Higher Standards for Higher Performance
    Lean Six Sigma Defined
    What's In a Name?
    The 5 Lean Principles
    The 8 Forms of Waste
    Success Stories
    Input Determines Output
    The 99.9% Problem
    The Sigma Level
    DNA of a Champion
    Lean Six Sigma Framework
    DMAIC - The Improvement Process
    Lean and DMAIC
    Organizing for Success
    Working Relationships
    Skill Check
    Session 2: Tools To Define
    Introduction - Define
    Project Charter Toolset
    Focus on The Customer
    Capturing The Voice Of The Customer
    Where to Go For Customer Requirements
    Affinity Diagram Toolset
    CTQC Tree Diagram Toolset
    Voice Of The Customer As Specifications
    Process Thinking
    The Source of Value
    The Source of Value: Gemba
    Process Mapping - Overview
    Process Mapping (SIPOC) Toolset
    Flow Charts
    Value-Added Flow Charts
    Spaghetti Charts
    Value Stream Mapping Toolset
    Skill Check
    Session 3: Tools To Measure
    Introduction - Measure
    Measurement & Metrics
    Measurement as a Process
    Baseline Performance
    Calculating the Sigma Level - Toolset
    Trend Chart Toolset
    Histogram Toolset
    Measuring Central Tendency
    Quantifying Process Variability
    SPC - Introduction and Background
    X and Moving Range Charts - Toolset
    Pareto Chart Toolset
    Skill Check
    Session 4: Tools To Analyze
    Introduction - Analyze
    Cause & Effect Diagram Toolset
    5-Why, 1-How
    Scatter Plot Toolset
    Correlation and Regression Analysis
    Skill Check
    Session 5: Tools To Improve
    Introduction - Improve
    FMEA Toolset
    Continuous Flow Toolset
    Quick Changeover Toolset
    Pull Scheduling
    Prioritizing and Selecting a Solution
    The A3 One-Page Report
    Piloting a Solution
    Skill Check
    Session 6: Tools To Control
    Introduction - Control
    Control Charts Revisited
    5-S Approach
    Visual Management
    Control Plan
    TPM Objectives & Benefits
    Standardized Work - Documenting Process Changes
    Skill Check
    Course Completion
    The Lean Six Sigma Journey