Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Gain a foundational understanding of Lean Six Sigma, developing the critical thinking acuity to aid your organization in process improvement projects.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Gain a foundational understanding of Lean Six Sigma, developing the critical thinking acuity to aid your organization in process improvement projects.


Utilize Lean and Six Sigma to build your problem-solving skills.

Aimed at those new to Six Sigma, this self-paced online Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course introduces the fundamentals of Operational Excellence. Learn how Lean Six Sigma aids in problem-solving and builds efficiency into processes to consistently deliver value to the customer. No prior knowledge of Lean Six Sigma is needed.

Our customer support team is available as you navigate your courses, ensuring you have all you need to get the most out of your online training. Should you have any content-related questions or technical concerns, we provide exceptional customer service.

Course Type online
Time to Complete 27 Hours
CEUs 2.7
PDUs 27
The average Yellow Belt annual Salary is
Average Yellow Belt project savings:
*As of 2021, reported in "Salary Surge with Six Sigma Training," Quality Progress, December 2021.

Included in this course

  • 28 hours of training

  • Robust technical tools that enhance your ability to track your progress, take notes, and bookmark lessons

  • Eight Language Options: English, Chinese, German, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, and Polish

  • Deeper Dives, Take-2 Learning videos, and more in-depth content to walk you through the more difficult lessons

  • One year of access to EngineRoom®, MoreSteam's continuous improvement-based statistical analysis software

  • Access to materials for 365 days, allowing you to work at your own, self-guided pace

  • Course customizations for a personalized learning experience

  • Lessons developed by industry-leaders with over 20 years of Lean Six Sigma training

Example Course Sessions & Topics

Puzzle pieces

SESSION 1: Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

5 Lean Principles, 8 Forms of Waste, Lean Six Sigma Framework

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SESSION 2: Tools to Define — Introduction to the Define Phase

Voice of the Customer, Affinity Diagrams, Source of Value

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SESSION 3: Tools to Measure — Introduction to the Measure Phase

Baseline Performance, Trend Charts, Pareto Charts, Histograms

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SESSION 4: Tools to Analyze — Introduction to the Analyze Phase

Cause & Effect Diagram Toolset, 5‐Why, Scatter Plots and more

Surgical Tools

SESSION 5: Tools to Improve — Introduction to the Improve Phase

Brainstorming, FMEA Toolset, A3 Report, and Continuous Flow

Sticky notes

SESSION 6: Tools to Control — Introduction to the Control Phase

Control Charts, 5‐S, Standardized Work, and Control Plans

Get Started By Customizing Your Journey


Industry Options*

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Choose an option below to earn the Yellow Belt Certification Credential

Yellow Belt Certification

Cost & Enrollment

Your Price: $750(Course)

Corporate or Academic Pricing Available

Contact us for volume pricing, LMS integrations, and more.

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  • The course is well worth it. It gives you step-by-step examples and is very, very helpful with getting you Lean Six Sigma certified.

    Terrance, College of Lake County

  • I was worried about losing 28 hours out of my busy schedule. Now that I have completed the course, I am happy to say it was time well spent. I will put these learnings to work immediately.

    Joseph, Hewlett–Packard

  • The practical examples were very helpful. They made it easier to learn and apply the concept.

    Amy, Constellation Energy

  • The course was more professional, thorough, and the closest simulation to traditional teaching than anything else I have experienced.

    Noah, PPG Industries

  • I really enjoyed the course. The interaction between the theory and practice sessions was helpful. I would recommend it to any company wanting to introduce Six Sigma to their employees.

    John, Manitowoc Company

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the system requirements for this course?

The following are system requirements for MoreSteam eLearning:

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  • Audio: Optional audio in course.
  • Disable any pop-up blocker while in the course content.
  • Microsoft 365®
  • Note: Courses supporting Minitab® or JMP® contain Microsoft Excel® templates for the template tools not provided in those software packages.

    Additional system requirements for Minitab and JMP courses include:

    • Macro Security: Microsoft Excel macro security must be set to medium or lower.
    • Toolpaks: The Microsoft Excel Analysis Toolpak and Analysis Toolpak VBA must be installed.

How do I access the course?

You can access the course anywhere you can get on the Internet — simply log in to the portal from your computer, tablet, or phone.

How long does Yellow Belt training take?

You have 365 days to complete the course, which represents about 28 hours of training, not including any external project work you may choose to complete.

Is there a score requirement to pass?

The course itself does not have a score requirement. Should you choose to take the exam for certification, the minimum passing score is 75%.

Do I need a project to complete the training?

No. We do not require a project for training, though we strongly recommend that you accompany the coursework with a meaningful project. A real-world project will significantly enhance the learning experience because you can use it to directly practice the concepts and tools as you complete the course. Successful project work is also required for any certification process.

Will I receive certification when I'm done with this course?

You will receive certification if you (1) purchase the certification add‐on which adds the exam to your account and (2) pass the exam with a minimum score of 75%.

Do you offer pricing discounts for groups, students, or military?

Of course! Many of our larger customers send tens to hundreds of employees through Yellow Belt training. Please contact us directly to discuss your specific needs.

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