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Lean Six Sigma

DMAIC Yellow Belt Certification





The DMAIC Way Yellow Belt

Workshop Outcomes:

  • Learn the foundational concepts of Lean & Six Sigma in everyday work
  • Ignite a culture of Continuous Improvement in all participants, empowering them to seamlessly apply it to their daily work
  • Connect Lean Six Sigma tools to a problem or & challenge to develop lasting resolution
  • Work in a group in using Lean Six Sigma tools to solve a current organizational challenge
  • Differentiate between a problem, symptom, and root cause.
  • Develop team cohesion & trust to multiply accomplishments from CI teams

Course Overview

Over a 4-day In Person Workshop at your organization

Lean Six Sigma Knowledge
  • Foundational Lean & Six Sigma concepts & the role they play in Process Improvement
    • Systems, Process, Variation, People, Policy, Customers
  • The value of both Lean & Six Sigma & when to apply each methodology
  • The DMAIC Way & how it guides the problem solving process
  • A Toolbox of over two dozen Process Improvement Tools
  • Real world application of the Toolbox's many tools in the chosen projects
Organizational Growth
  • Team of your employees learn process improvement by solving an existing challenge
  • Team members are typically introduced to lean & waste elimination methodologies for the first time 
  • Team members build new skills they apply to their work & teach their teams about waste
  • Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement starts with The DMAIC Way Yellow Belt
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Course Agenda

Course Structure


Participants will work on a CI project of leadership's choosing to go through the DMAIC process to identify solutions and present to leadership for Yellow Belt certification.

The workshop meets for four total days ending with a leadership presentation of their results & action plans.

Each team receives coaching calls to support long-term implementation & lasting impact of their project!

Day 1
Foundations & Tools


  • Introduction & Expectations
  • Systems Thinking
  • Lean & Six Sigma Principles
  • DMAIC Overview & Integration
  • Defining the TRUE  Problem
  • Analyzing the Current State
Days 2 & 3
Project Applications & Project Leadership
  • Gathering & Analyzing Data
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Facilitation Techniques
  • Team Leadership & Project Management
  • Skills & Tools Application
Day 4
Implementation & Presentation


  • Implementation Action Planning
  • Implementing the change!
  • Standardizing the Improvement
  • Preventing Backslide
  • Presentation & Feedback


Course Details:

Length: 4 days
Location: In-house at your organization

Facilitator: Michael Peterson,

Master Black Belt

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Meet Michael

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All DMAIC Yellow Belts are 100% Private for your organization

This allows us to 100% focus the improvement and growth of your team members.

We come on-site to your location to facilitate the learning experience & problem solving methodology.


Please contact Michael at to learn more about Yellow Belt Workshops. We will connect & discuss how to fit the workshop to your organization & accomplish your goals.


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