Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
|2 full days | 1.4 CEUs l 14 PDUs l 14 HRCIs|
This course teaches participants the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt philosophy and how to apply it in his or her role and workplace on a day-to-day basis. Participants will learn about what Six Sigma and Lean are, both separately and how they work together.
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification:
Upon successful completion of all requirements for this course, participants will receive a certificate stating that he/she is Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. There is no examination that needs to be completed for certification. Instead, certification is achieved through:
What is Lean Six Sigma?
The participants will explore each phase of Six Sigma's DMAIC methodology, including, project charters, process mapping, cause-and-effect tools, simple data analysis, change management and process improvement, and basic control methods. Topics covered in class are relevant to all levels of experience. Case studies and in-class simulations allow the participant to combine and utilize concepts learned during the course.
Because of their knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, participants who complete the course will be able to identify process improvement opportunities for escalation to Green or Black Belts and can be a valuable resource within Lean Six Sigma project teams when improving that process, if needed.
This program is ideal for any employee of an organization who desires to or is required to know about Lean Six Sigma and its DMAIC methodology without spending the time, effort and expense necessary for Green and Black Belt certification.
Program Dates / Locations
While this course is not scheduled at this time, any of the executive education programs offered by the Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education (HCEEE) can be delivered to your organization either in our classroom or at your location. Please contact us for more information.
Chris Voehl, Master Black Belt
Chris is the Chief Information Officer for Strategy Associates, a professional services firm whose Quality Policy and commitment is to help our clients win - to help design and implement courses of action and solve problems that harness sources of competitive advantage in innovative ways, thereby accelerating and expanding upon large reservoirs of value.
Mr. Voehl joined the professional services industry twenty years ago. His career is highlighted by 10 years of operations and 10 years of technical experience spanning multiple disciplines.Chris began his professional career as a Quality Counselor with Strategy Associates, Inc., attaining certifications as Team Member, Team Leader, Facilitator, Train-the-Trainer and Baldridge Examiner. Upon joining Spherion in 1996 (then known as Interim Services), Chris was instrumental as the primary Facilitator, Quality Analyst and Auditor for the ISO 9001 Certification Initiative (which included development of an ISO 9001 Training Program). In 1999, Chris joined the Spherion Information Technology Team as a Systems Conversion Analyst, then was promoted to PC Network Analyst and ultimately joined the Level 3 Implementation Team.
Chris attained his Master Black Belt – Six Sigma in 2006 and began teaching programs at Nova University in 2008. Chris was Project Manager and Master Black Belt for the training and deployment of Lean Six Sigma at ChildNet, facilitating cross-functional team training, process design and process improvement in the areas of Strategic Planning, System of Care, and Family Reunification, leading to dynamic teambuilding and breakthrough results at ChildNet.
Dr. Hal Wiggin, Master Black Belt
Hal Wiggin has been involved in government and agency organizational and process improvement activities for over 30 years. He was Director of Planning and Quality Improvement for the Broward Children's Services Council and Regional Manager of Performance and Planning for the Florida Department of Children and Families. Hal started his career as a mental health counselor and school psychologist before completing a doctoral program in educational leadership. He is a planner, trainer, and quality improvement professional. Besides Lean Six Sigma (LSS), Hal has specific expertise in strategic planning, measurement systems, situational leadership, coaching, and group facilitation. He is currently helping Nova Southeastern University develop and implement a new LSS program.
Bob Gilbert, MBA
Bob Gilbert has over thirty years of extensive professional experience in financial systems design, information technology, automated test engineering, custom technical training development and delivery, data collection and analysis, process design engineering, Lean Transformation, and activity based costing. During the past three years, Mr. Gilbert has put together a consortium of Technical Specialists who specialize in Lean Transformation and associated disciplines. This team works closely with their clients to assist them in becoming more productive and profitable. During the previous seven years, Mr. Gilbert worked as a consultant, through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sponsored program called The Florida MEP. He consulted with numerous manufacturing organizations mentoring them in their journey through the Lean Transformation. Prior to that, he worked with Motorola's Paging Products Group to assist them in elevating their SEI Level as defined by the Capability Maturity Model for Software Development. While working as a consultant for six years at Motorola, Mr. Gilbert designed, developed and delivered 29 technical training programs
Mr. Gilbert has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, an MBA specializing in Computer Systems, and is ABD for his Doctorate in Business Administration. Mr. Gilbert has also been an Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern's Graduate School of Business for the past 20 years teaching Managerial Cost Accounting and Quantitative Methods.
In addition Mr. Gilbert is Chairman of ASQ (American Society for Quality) Chapter 1515, the Chair Elect of SME (Society of Manufacturing)
Comments From Past Participants
"An extremely well facilitated learning experience organized by clear SME's in the subject matter, with relevant and well developed exercises to engage, accelerate and solidify learning!"
"Excellent instructors with outstanding knowledge base. Able to connect the concepts to our workplace with real life scenarios. Great job!"
"Excellent course! I can put the knowledge that I learned today to use at my job right away."
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.
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.
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
Toll Free: 800.672.7223, ext. 25137
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