Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Introduction to Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Six Sigma Green Belt 

Six Sigma Green Belt course focuses on providing students with an understanding of the various Six Sigma tools and techniques useful to improve the production process and minimize defects in the end product with a greater focus on the practical implementation of these tools and techniques in the organization.

Audience Profile

This course is highly recommended for employees and organizations requiring a standardized approach to problem-solving for the purpose of continuous improvement in Quality Management.

There are mainly two methodologies of Six Sigma namely DMAIC and DMADV.

DMAIC is a data-driven Six Sigma methodology for improving existing products and processes. The DMAIC process should be used when an existing product or process can be improved to meet or exceed the customer’s requirements. DMAIC methodology consists of five phases: D – Define, M – Measure, A – Analyze, I – Improve, C – Control.

Define – Define the project targets and customer (internal and external) deliverables.

Measure – Measure the process to determine the current process performance (baseline).

Analyze – Find out the root causes of the defects.

Improve – Improve the process by eliminating defects.

Control – Control the future performance.

DMADV is a common DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) methodology used to develop a process or product which does not exist in the company. DFSS is an application of Six Sigma which focuses on the design or redesign of the different processes used in product manufacturing or service delivery by taking into account the customer needs and expectations. DMADV is used when the existing product or process does not meet the level of customer specification or Six Sigma level even after optimization with or without using DMAIC. DMAIC methodology consists of five phases: D – Define, M – Measure, A – Analyze, D – Design, V – Validate.

DEFINE the project goals and customer deliverables

MEASURE the process to determine the current performance level

ANALYZE and determine the root causes of the defects

DESIGN the process in detail to meet customer needs

VALIDATE the design performance and its ability to meet the customer needs


Preferably Six Sigma Yellow Belt (But Not Mandatory)

Certification Exam Format

Multiple Choice

90 questions per exam

One mark awarded for every right answer

No negative marks for wrong answers

120 minutes duration

Proctored online exam

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