Hybrid—October 25–November 13, 2023
Live Session—November 10, 2023
Program FeeOnline: $99 | Hybrid: $199
- Registration for the online course closes one week after the course start date.
- Registration for the hybrid course closes one week after the course start date.
- If you miss the registration deadline, please consider registering for the next upcoming course.
Gain the essential skills to analyze complex problems, eliminate waste, and reduce process variation by enrolling in the Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering’s Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Course today!
Originally developed during the post-WWII industrial boom, Lean and Six Sigma have evolved into a dynamic approach that drives efficiency, productivity, and excellence. As a Yellow Belt, you'll develop the skills to identify opportunities for process improvement and tackle challenges with precision and efficiency. Elevate your problem-solving capabilities and become a highly sought-after asset in the job market, with the expertise of Lean Six Sigma!
Our learner-focused Yellow Belt Certification program is designed to prioritize your success and growth. With both online and hybrid options available, we have options to suit your schedule and learning style.
During this course, you'll learn how to:
- Optimize Process Flows - Utilize process maps to enhance efficiency and productivity.
- Make Data-Driven Decisions - Engage with quality tools to make data-driven decisions and drive strategic improvements.
- Streamline Operations - Implement Lean methodologies to remove waste, streamline operations, and boost performance.
- Identify Root Causes - Become proficient in root cause analysis to identify and eliminate issues.
- Practice Continuous Improvement - Utilize basic control methods to monitor stability and continuously enhance processes.
Earning a Certificate
As one of the world's top-ranked engineering schools an ASU Certification is recognized globally as a premier qualification.
To earn your Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate:
With this certification you’ll also qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU) and Professional Development Units (PDU).
Who Should Enroll
This open enrollment course is designed to develop technical skills needed to become a highly sought-after asset in today’s job market, with the expertise of Lean Six Sigma. Ideal audiences include:
Don't worry about prerequisites! Our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification course is open to everyone, regardless of your technical background.
Lean methods focus on streamlining processes, removing wasteful practices, and increasing process efficiency. Lean creates systems that produce results very quickly and at a low cost per unit.
Six Sigma methods focus on reducing the variation in process results, and centering the process on a specific performance level. Six Sigma creates high quality, defect-free products and services.
Combined, Lean and Six Sigma represent a powerful and comprehensive set of organizational and process improvement tools
Yellow Belt is an introduction to the foundational concepts of Lean Six Sigma and provides a series of tools used to make process improvements. The online course features videos, activities and discussion posts followed by a final exam. The hybrid course also includes a 3-hour, virtual, live training to practice using the tools.
Green Belt is an extensive training in Lean and Six Sigma methodology. The online course consists of 10 weeks of instructions with videos, quizzes, online discussions and a final exam. The Green Belt also requires a 60-day applied project where participants will utilize the tools and methodology to implement changes in their organization.
Black Belt furthers the training from the Green Belt program. Participants learn how to effectively lead teams in Six Sigma methodologies and work with stakeholders on projects. The Black Belt program trains on advanced statistical methods and analysis, and includes an applied project where participants will lead a team in utilizing the tools and methodology to implement changes in their organization.
Master Black Belt is the final level of certification and is for participants looking to deploy Six Sigma at the top levels of an organization. Participants learn how to manage large scale organizational improvement units, practicing advanced statistical analysis, and leading six sigma strategy.
The Yellow Belt Online program is completely asynchronous and participants have 2 weeks to complete all of the material. Participants can work at their own pace to complete the videos, activities and final assessment.
The Yellow Belt hybrid program offers the same material as the online program but also includes a 3 hour interactive instructor led session. During this session participants will have the opportunity to participate in active learning exercises and work directly with the faculty.
The Yellow Belt online program has start dates every 2 weeks. The Yellow Belt hybrid program is offered once a month.
The Yellow Belt program takes around 8 hours to complete. The online program is asynchronous and you can complete it at your own pace.
Registration is open for 1 week after a program starts. The first week consists of introductions and learning the platform so participants can easily catch up.
We offer full refunds up until the start of the program.
Yellow Belt Online: $99
Yellow Belt Hybrid: $199
We offer discounts for ASU employees, alumni and students. We also offer discounts for military veterans and groups of 5 or more people. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our discounts.
We offer custom programs for organizations that are looking to get several members of their team certified. Our team can work with you to come up with a program that fits your needs. Please email us at email@example.com for more information on our discounts for large groups and custom, in-person training.
You will receive an email inviting you to join the course on Canvas a few days before your program starts. The welcome email will contain any additional information you need. If you don’t hear anything by the start date of your program please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The online programs are all asynchronous and do not have scheduled meetings. If you would like to meet with the instructor for your course they can schedule an appointment with you.
The Yellow Belt hybrid program will meet on the last day of the course for a 3 hour interactive session. There will be more information about this available in your course.
Make sure you have completed all the requirements of the course you are taking. Once the course end date has passed Global Outreach and Extended Education will verify completion of all requirements. Once your certification is verified you will receive an email with a digital copy of your certification and instructions on accessing a digital badge. Physical certificates will also be sent when applicable.
Please be aware that for courses with applied projects the verification process may take longer as instructors will need to review the final project reports. Please email us at email@example.com if you have any questions.