Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Workshop

2 full days  |  1.4 CEUs l 14 PDUs l 14 HRCIs Business Management and Strategy l 14.0 CPEs Production
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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Workshop teaches the fundamentals of quality improvement concepts and techniques that can be applied at work or home. Participants will understand that by putting these concepts and techniques into practice, they can improve customer satisfaction, reduce waste, increase efficiency and improve product or service quality.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Janet Goldstein
Director, Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education

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Program Description

Participants learn to use a variety of Lean improvement and Six Sigma quality tools under a DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) framework. Specifically, participants will explore some of the steps taken within each phase, such as project charters, process mapping, cause-and-effect tools, data measurement and analysis, and basic control methods. Case studies and exercises will allow the participant to combine and utilize concepts learned during the workshop.

Learning Outcomes

Participants who successfully complete the workshop will be able to identify process improvement opportunities at work and home, and can be a valuable resource within Lean Six Sigma project teams.


This program is designed for anyone who is interested in understanding the concepts of Lean Six Sigma and wish to learn its methodology of process improvement.

Program Dates / Locations

June 25 - 26, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

NSU Miami Regional Campus
8585 SW 124th Avenue
Miami, FL 33183

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Program Fee

Fee of $795 includes tuition, instructional materials and lunch.


Ryan Atkins, Ph.D.

Dr. Ryan Atkins is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Atkins has a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management from Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland, and a Master of Manufacturing Management and Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Atkins taught as a Lecturer at the University of Georgia in the management department. His professional experience includes serving as a Supply Chain Planner for Lanxess Corporation, Procurement Intern at Bayer Corporation and a Logistics Intern at U.S. Steel Corporation. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Course Customization

Using core programs, we can customize the material to fit your corporate training needs. With our extensive resources and program facilitators, we will design a program that is tailored to fit your specified objectives and requirements.


In order to participate in any Hudson Center program, registration and payment in full is required at least one (1) business day prior to the start date of the program. Participants are strongly urged to register as early as possible in order to guarantee a seat as class size is limited and enrollment is on a space-available basis.

Register online:
Register by phone: Call us at 800.672.7223, ext. 25137 or 954.262.5137
Register by e-mail: Download registration form and send as an attachment via e-mail to execed@nova.edu
Register by fax: Download registration form and send via fax to 954.262.3188
Register by mail: Download registration form and send via mail to
Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314

We accept the following forms of payment: check (payable to "Nova Southeastern University") and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express). Payment arrangements must be made for your registration to be considered complete.

Substitution, Cancellation, Fee and Transfer Policies

We realize that occasionally you need to cancel your registration. You can substitute another individual in your place at any time prior to the first day of a program.

If you wish to receive a credit toward a future program: we will allow you to transfer you registration to a future date of the same program you are enrolled in currently, provided we receive written notice two weeks prior to the start date of the class you are currently registered in. You are permitted to re-register only one time.

If you wish to receive a refund: written cancellations received 30 calendar days before a program begins will be issued a full refund, less a $150.00 processing fee; written cancellations received 6 to 29 calendar days prior to the start of a program will get 50 percent of the registration fee refunded. We apologize but we cannot provide a refund if we receive your written cancellation in five or fewer business days prior to the start of the program.

In the event of non-payment, the responsibility for any fees incurred in collecting the payment is the responsibility of the customer.

Fees and dates are subject to change without notice.

Contact Information

For additional program information, please contact us at:

Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314
Tel: 954.262.5137
Toll Free: 800.672.7223, ext. 25137
Fax: 954.262.3188
E-mail: execed@huizenga.nova.edu

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    Program Staff

    Niemah Butler, Course Curriculum Specialist | niemah@huizenga.nova.edu
    Brian Morgan, Business Development Specialist | briamorg@huizenga.nova.edu
    Christine Belyeu, Administrative Assistant II | cmartinez@nova.edu