IASSC Six Sigma Yellow Belt (exam not included)

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What is Six Sigma?

Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. It was introduced by engineer Bill Smith while working at Motorola in 1986. Jack Welch made it central to his business strategy at General Electric in 1995. Today it is used in many industrial sectors.

Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality of the output of a process by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes. It uses a set of quality management methods, mainly empirical, statistical methods, and creates a special infrastructure of people within the organization, who are experts in these methods. Each Six Sigma project carried out within an organization follows a defined sequence of steps and has specific value targets, for example: reduce process cycle time, reduce pollution, reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction, and increase profits.

The term Six Sigma originated from terminology associated with statistical modeling of manufacturing processes. The maturity of a manufacturing process can be described by a sigma rating indicating its yield or the percentage of defect-free products it creates. A six sigma process is one in which 99.99966% of all opportunities to produce some feature of a part are statistically expected to be free of defects (3.4 defective features per million opportunities). Motorola set a goal of “six sigma” for all of its manufacturing operations, and this goal became a by-word for the management and engineering practices used to achieve it.

It is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, flash cards, and mock tests to help you prepare for your certification exam. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

About the certification

Upon successful passing of the official IASSC exam, you will receive a Certificate, suitable for framing, issued by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification. You will also receive the IASSC Marks/Logos and IASSC Marks/Logos Usage Policy which may be used on public profiles such as LinkedIn. You may use the designation ICYB (International Association for Six Sigma Certification Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt), and IASSC Certified Yellow Belt or any approved variation of the designation after your name in accordance with the IASSC Marks Usage Policy.

Key Points

  • Provided by an IASSC fully Accredited Training Organisation (ATO): Hudson
  • Official exam can be sat at home or in the office (exam fee not included)
  • Upon successful completion of the final exam, you will receive a certification from the IASSC confirming you are fully Six Sigma Yellow Belt certified
  • Course can be completed in 30-60 days
  • 12 months access to course material
  • Earn 10 PMI-PDUs (Professional Development Units) for doing this course. Ideal for someone looking to keep their PMI certification up to date)

 

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