Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate

Offered by Certificate
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Professor Shane Wentz


About this Course

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate

In this course, participants learn core principles, concepts, and methods of continuous improvement and explore the history of continuous improvement efforts. In a series of lectures, Master Black Belt in Six Sigma Shane Wentz, Ph.D., enables learners to enhance, optimize, and stabilize business processes and to augment quality control through varied methodologies. Participants gain the skills and knowledge to reimagine internal processes, engage in advanced problem-solving, and empower employees.

The course covers high-level foundational principles of Lean, Six Sigma, and DMAIC processes before diving deep into Lean Six Sigma methods. Learners will analyze the tools of process mapping, Kaizen (a continuous improvement method/tool deemed a prerequisite for Lean transformation success), Lean (a continuous improvement philosophy that emphasizes streamlined workflows and reducing waste), and the process improvement methodology driving DMAIC: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control.

Course Objectives

  • Develop skills and knowledge to advance in your career
  • Master business theories and practices that bolster your skill set and improve job satisfaction
  • Become a workplace influencer/leader with industry-shaping skills and knowledge
  • Increase your earning power
  • Understand how to identify, design, and implement improvement projects that enhance productivity, reduce stress, and boost workplace satisfaction


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Professor Shane Wentz

Chief Operating Officer and Lead Consultant, A Change in Latitude Consulting
offered by
University of South Florida
The University of South Florida's Office of Corporate Training and Professional Education works to extend the reach of USF's academic programs, promotes advanced professional development and contributes to building a world-class workforce in the Tampa Bay area and beyond.


Participants will engage with continuous improvement topics through pre-recorded video lectures and complementary knowledge checks.

Module 1: Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

  • Meet course instructor
  • Recognize the concept and applicability of continuous improvement
  • Understand Lean Six Sigma concepts and the DMAIC process from a high-level

Module 2: History of Six Sigma and Six Sigma Methodology

  • Learn the origin of Six Sigma
  • Understand Six Sigma and how it is applied in the real world

Module 3: History of Lean and Lean Methodology

  • Learn the origin of Lean
  • Understand Lean and how it is applied in the real world

Module 4: Phases, Activities, and Tools of DMAIC

  • Describe the DMAIC process: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control
  • Apply each step of the Lean Six Sigma process to real-life situations