Today, more than ever, there is a need to provide greater value and eliminate waste.
This course provides an introduction to the concepts of Lean and Six Sigma.
Collectively Lean Sigma provides a methodology to create greater value, eliminate waste, reduce variation in any process and also determine the root cause of any issues.
This course is applicable to any industry and any business, either manufacturing or service.

Finbarr Sheehy - Lean Sigma Training - Business Excellence - Lean ThinkingLean Sigma Course Outline

This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training course teaches participants about Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, and the practical application of these tools and techniques.

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training is suitable for anyone who wants to understand the fundamental principles and start to implement simple improvements.

The programme is suitable for any industry/sector. Every programme is designed specifically for the needs of your business.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the programme, the learner will,

  • Develop an overall understanding of the concepts, tools, and principles of Lean.
  • Understand the Six Sigma philosophy, the DMAIC methodology and the tools and techniques used in Six Sigma.
  • Identify the similarities, differences and practical applications of both Six Sigma and Lean approaches.
  • Describe how Lean Six Sigma can be integrated into the company’s management systems.
  • Identify some initial criteria and guidelines for selecting, reviewing and evaluating Lean Six Sigma projects.

This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training course provides the fundamental understanding of how these programs can be applied to deliver an effective continuous improvement program to reduce waste and variation in the business.

Finbarr Sheehy - Lean Sigma Training - Business Excellence - No WasteIntroduction

  • The elements of Business Success
  • Customer Service
  • Business Models

Lean Thinking

  • The concept of Value & Value Adding
  • Lean Principles
  • Lean Waste

Process Mapping & Value Stream Mapping

  • What is a Process?
  • Developing Process Maps – Excel / Visio
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Developing a Value Stream Map
  • Waste identificati
  • on in a Value Stream Map

Lean Tools

  • Improving layout us 5S
  • Achieving improved handovers/changeovers using SMED
  • Error proofing using Poke Yoke
  • Generating Triggers/Flags and Status Updates using Kanban
  • Level Loading

Six Sigma

  • Overview of Six Six Sigma – Strategy & Measure
  • Define – Defining a Problem / Opportunity
  • Measure – Understanding the current situation
  • Analyse – Determining a Root Cause
  • Improving – Developing a Solution
  • Control – Sustaining the improvements

Project Identification and Implementation

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Many organisations want to tie the training into a specific project. We can identify a project and support the implementation following the training.

Training Materials

This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training course is supported with a very comprehensive training manual and selected text books to be used as a reference source after the course.


Lean Sigma certification is provided by LeanSigma.ie. Certification is based on the successful implementation of a simple process improvement in the workplace.

Course Trainer

This course is delivered by Finbarr Sheehy.

Course Cost

Contact us today to determine the best value for you and your organisation.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Lean Sigma Learning Objectives 00:00:00
Section 2: Business Success
Business Success FREE 00:00:20
Section 3: Lean Principles
Lean Principles 00:00:05
Section 4: Process Mapping
Process Mapping 00:00:00
Section 5: Value Stream Mapping
Value Stream Mapping 00:00:00
Section 6: Lean Tools
5S 00:00:00
SMED 00:00:00
Error Proofing 00:00:00
Kanban 00:00:00
Section 7: Lean Summary
Section 8: Six Sigma Introduction
Origins of Six Sigma 00:00:00
Section 9: DMAIC
DMAIC: Define the Problem / Opportunity 00:00:00
DMAIC: Measure the Current Situation 00:00:00
DMAIC: Analyse the Root Cause 00:00:00
DMAIC: Improve the Situation 00:00:00
DMAIC: Control the Situation 00:00:00
Section 10: Six Sigma Summary

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