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Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt Course

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The MetaPM Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt training is designed to provide a basic working knowledge of both Six Sigma and Lean as well as the skills to be a valuable key contributor to a business improvement project team.

The program ensures that the team members in projects teams understand the aim of Lean Six Sigma and what their role will be within projects.

The MetaPM Yellow Belt program is an interactive training course that will provide background information about the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Gain a basic working knowledge of the Six Sigma DMAIC process
  • Develop an understanding of Lean concepts and tools and their practical application
  • Develop an understanding of the use of Six Sigma and Lean to deliver business improvement projects

Recommended for

  • Business improvement team members
  • Team leaders & managers

This course has proven to be equally relevant to manufacturing and service/transactional environments.


Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt completion certificates will be issued to program participants who have successfully completed the training.

MetaPM also offer the following Lean Six Sigma Courses:

  • Lean Six Sigma Practitioner
  • Green Belt
  • Black Belt

Course Content

Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt is a one-day introductory course. Elements covered in the course include:

Six Sigma Rigour

  • Six Sigma overview
  • The 5 phases of Six Sigma – DMAIC
  • Define: managing project expectations
  • Measure: selecting product characteristics
  • Analyse: calculating current capability
  • Improve: piloting solutions
  • Control: project handover

Lean Framework

  • Lean overview
  • The 8 forms of waste
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Establishing a Lean measurement system
  • Mistake proofing
  • 5S

Course Includes

  • Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt courseware folder
  • Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt Quick Reference Guides
  • Completion certificate
  • Refreshments
  • Experienced instructors

To Register

Upcoming course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email

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