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Achieve Operational Excellence with Six Sigma Principles

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate

Get an introduction to Six Sigma, one of the most popular and effective methods for process improvement in the business world today.

Six Sigma is a tried and true methodology used by today’s top companies to improve manufacturing processes, reduce variability and ensure quality management. As a result, companies attain measurable improvements and quantifiable increases in revenue.

The St. Thomas Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate is perfect for professionals who are new to the world of Six Sigma and need foundational knowledge of the concepts, including how to:

  • Identify processes that need improvements
  • Reduce variability to increase overall quality
  • Gain the ability to make insightful contributions and work alongside Six Sigma Green and Black Belt team members
  • Employ numerous process improvement techniques within the DMAIC model
  • Learn methods for both qualitative and quantitative analysis of processes
  • Get familiar with Six Sigma tools, techniques and practices to reduce costs and improve quality

Have Questions?

Contact Alison Thompson, program manager. She can help you determine if this program is the right fit for you, and answer any questions you have.

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Alison Thompson

Program Manager
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Phone Number
651-962-4602
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Is This Program Right for You?

Whether you’re an entry-level employee or a manufacturing executive with many years of experience under your “belt,” this certificate program is for you. It’s also an excellent option for anyone looking to advance or change their career. Anyone who needs an overview of Six Sigma, DMAIC process and the basic tools of process improvement is encouraged to attend.

Common job titles of program participants include:

  • Operations Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • General Manager
  • Functional Project Lead
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Operating System Specialist
  • Lead Manufacturing Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Business Process Manager
  • Compliance Structural Engineer
  • Director of Operational Excellence
  • Warehouse operations manager
  • Lead Analyst/Project Manager
  • Business Process Improvement Consultant
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners

Benefits of This Program

Introduce Yourself to the Six Sigma Process

This one-day investment provides the foundation of Six Sigma methodology and can help determine if you wish to pursue a career in Six Sigma.

Become More Effective on Six Sigma Projects

Understand the terms and processes used by Green Belts and Black Belts. You will be able to provide better input as a team member after the course.

Earn a Certification

Receive a certification in Six Sigma Yellow Belt to move your career to the next level.

Susan Campion, program instructor and founder of Camponovo Consulting, gives some background on what Six Sigma is and why someone would start the Yellow Belt certificate course.

Executive Education: Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate

Six Sigma is a tried and true methodology used by today’s top companies to improve manufacturing processes, reduce variability and ensure quality management. As a result, companies attain measurable improvements and quantifiable increases in revenue.

Curriculum

Through this program, you will learn the basic principles of Six Sigma such as data collection, data analysis and process mapping.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Six Sigma and continuous process improvement
  • The relationship between quality management principles and how to select the right process
  • Fundamental Six Sigma tools and their applications:
    • Pareto diagrams
    • Scatterplots
    • Data-check sheets
    • Line plots
    • Process maps
    • Histograms
    • Cause and effect diagrams
  • Introduction to the concept of statistical Six Sigma principles
  • Potential barriers to success with quality management systems

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St. Thomas Executive Education programs give you cutting-edge, practical knowledge and real-world skills you can apply at work the very next day. Gain the tools and techniques to be a more effective, strategic leader.
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