Lean Six Sigma Core Programmes

Lean Six Sigma

Yellow Belt

2 – 4 Days

  • Learn Lean Six Sigma methodology and basic problem solving tools
  • Successfully apply this methodology and tools in Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt projects

Lean Six Sigma

Green Belt

8 – 10 Days

  • Learn Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools from problem-solving to process improvement
  • Successfully apply this methodology and tools in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt projects
  • Learn how to coach Yellow Belts

Lean Six Sigma

Black Belt

20 – 22 Days

  • Learn Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools for process improvement and optimisation
  • Successfully apply this methodology and tools in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt projects
  • Learn how to coach Green Belts

Lean Six Sigma

Master Black Belt

5 Days

  • Understand the power of Lean Six Sigma and how to facilitate Lean Six Sigma as a leadership philosophy
  • Facilitate the development of a plan for your site
  • Facilitate the Goal Setting and Goal Alignment process
  • Facilitate the Identification, Selection and Charter for improvement projects
  • Learn how to coach and guide Lean Six Sigma projects

Lean Six Sigma

Champion Development

3 Days

  • Understand the power of Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control – DMAIC
  • Develop a plan for your site – Goal Tree and Goal Alignment
  • Identify, Select and Charter improvement projects
  • Learn how to manage and review Lean Six Sigma projects

Lean Six Sigma

Executive Sponsor

2 Days

  • Understand the power of DMAIC
  • Develop a plan for your site
  • Select and Charter improvement projects
  • Learn how to manage and review Lean Six Sigma projects

Yellow Belt Certification Novel Idea

Novel Idea Certification

To certify as a Novel Idea Yellow Belt, the delegate will have to complete one project and pass an exam. Project reviews, final assessment, certification and moderation = two hours per project, per person.

Yellow Belt Certificate Example

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is a professional who is well versed in the foundational elements of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology, who leads limited improvement or problem-solving projects and / or serves as a team member as a part of more complex improvement projects, lead by a Green Belt or Black Belt, typically in a part-time role.

A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt possesses a basic understanding of the elementary aspects of the Lean Six Sigma Method, including application competence in the subject matters contained within the phases of Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control (DMAIC).

A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt understands how to implement, perform, interpret and apply Lean Six Sigma in a skilled yet limited and / or supportive context.

Yellow Belt Training Programme Duration: Four days of eight hours per day = 32 hours.

Day 1: Define Phase

Day 2: Meaure Phase

Day 3: Analyse and Improve Phase

Day 4: Control Phase

Green Belt Certification Novel Idea

Novel Idea Certification

To certify as a Novel Idea Green Belt, the delegate will have to complete two projects and pass an exam. Project reviews, final assessment, certification and moderation = two hours per project, per person is part of our application process.

Green Belt Certificate Example

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

The Green Belt is expected to deliver the agreed benefits of a Six Sigma project to the organisation. These improvement activities will often be within the Green Belt’s usual field of employment and operation. Green Belt participants receive a thorough exposure to the tools and methods that are necessary to successfully contribute to DMAIC improvement projects in all environments.

Green Belts:

  1. Training and development of Green Belt in the application of the Six Sigma DMAIC Methodology.
  2. The Programme consist of training, application, review (coaching and assessment) and certify process.
  3. It is an active, hands-on learning process, which consists of a training component as well as an assessment process.
  4. Green Belt candidates must complete two documented improvement projects in order to achieve Green Belt Team Leader certification.
  5. Project coaching and assessment and certification of Green Belts on work-related projects.

Outcomes:

  1. Six Sigma Green Belt Project (estimated financial benefit of R150k per project).
  2. Meeting all requirements of the technical utilisation, as well as practical application within the business environment.
  3. These include the outcomes of the certification requirements.
  4. Green Belt candidates must complete two documented improvement projects, in order to achieve the formal Green Belt Team leader certification.
  5. Green Belts candidates must pass the Novel Idea’s Green Belt certification examination upon completion of the training.

Green Belt Training Programme Duration: Eight days of eight hours per day = 64 hours. The programme takes place over a period of two weeks of four days per week, and over a period of two months of one week of four days per month.

Week 1: Define and Measure, Analyse Phase

Week 2: Improve and Control Phase

Black Belt Certification Novel Idea

Novel Idea Certification

To certify as a Novel Idea Black Belt, the delegate will have to complete two projects and pass an exam. Project reviews, final assessment, certification and moderation = four hours per project, per person is part of our application process.

Black Belt Certificate Example

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training

A Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is an individual that is well-versed in Six Sigma methodologies and is qualified to serve as an agent of change within an organisation. Whereas Six Sigma Green Belts are sometimes referred to as the worker bees of the organisation, Six Sigma Black Belts are Senior Managers.

They are involved in solving complex to advanced problems. They are also involved in talent management. Black Belts must understand team dynamics. They are responsible for assigning roles and responsibilities to team members. They direct and supervise the activities of Green Belts. They are responsible for communicating and implementing changes within the organisation that are designed to eliminate deviations from quality standards, and to improve overall quality and profitability.

Black Belt Training Programme Duration: 20 Days of five days per week of eight hours per day = 160 hours. The 20 days training takes place over a period of four weeks of five days per week, over a period of four months of one week per month.

Week 1: Define Phase

Week 2: Meaure Phase

Week 3: Analyse and Improve Phase

Week 4: Control Phase