This Lean Yellow Belt course is an introduction to Lean. The participants will be introduced to key foundational elements of Lean – including concepts of Lean, basic tools and techniques, and the integration of Lean culture, Kaizen (rapid process improvement), Lean metrics and ideas for sustaining Lean within any organization. The course reviews the importance of teamwork; safety; standardization; PDCA; Kaizen; and more! Please review the PDF for the Schedule options: Lean Yellow Belt Certification Schedule
An online 30 question quiz that is multiple choice and select from 3 to 4 options to fill in the blank is required. A passing score is 70 out of 100 total points.
Instructor-led interactive LIVE ONLNE (via WebEx meeting) five 4-hour+/- sessions (19 hours) with breaks, or 3 days at approximately 6.5 hours contact time per session plus lunch and breaks. On-site is 3 days. Blended training is also available.
Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth will issue a certification to participants who complete the course attendance and pass the take home quiz. The certificate from Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth will be in pdf format.
Course delivery: Via WebEx with dial in toll call or Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP); headset with microphone is not provided. Classroom is typically onsite. Blended is a combination of onsite and WebEx delivery.
Materials provided: All modules are provided in pdf form for download from a drop box with participant easy access. Quiz is in WORD format and will be emailed back to the administrator. Live online lectures are recorded. These recordings are provided in the drop box for download to the participant’s computer in the event of a missed session, or for review after the lecture(s). The format is MP4 and plays on virtually any computer. Classroom sessions are NOT recorded.
Instructor / Administrator access: Access is provided via email and cell phone for the instructor and the administrator. We typically take content related questions up to 3 months beyond the course at no additional charge.
Lean Yellow Belt Certification Training Delivery Methods
Recordings of all instructor-led sessions are included
Half-day training sessions, live online, allow you to still work half days
Receive certification from Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering
Lean Yellow Belt Certification Training Course Benefits
How to engage and contribute on teams to establish the journey to LeanCreate the motivation within teamsWhere to begin/select projectsHow to effectively link Lean values into the organization’s culture
Lean Yellow Belt Course Outline
Key Session Topics
Journey to Lean
The 8 Wastes
Value Stream Mapping
Lean Culture – 5 Lean Principles
JIT & Kanban
CQI Kaizen (Rapid Process Improvement Courses)
Building A Culture Of Kaizen
A3 Thinking and Problem Solving
Sustaining Lean Culture