Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

Industry Trusted and Accredited Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification course introduces professionals to the basic framework, skills and tools of Lean Six Sigma and process improvement. You’ll learn how Lean Six Sigma can be used to establish efficient processes, while delivering consistent levels of customer quality. Above all, through this course, leaders, managers and staff will be positioned on the same page.

The Yellow Belt program equips you to collaborate effectively within Lean Six Sigma teams, focusing on identifying opportunities for process improvement. The SSGI Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is used to certify teams at organizations such as Deloitte, GE, Disney and Tesla.

Industry Leaders Trust SSGI for Yellow Belt Training

From University of Southern California to healthcare innovators such as Mass General Brigham, leading global brands trust SSGI as the premier choice for pursuing Yellow Belt certification.

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Learn & Get Certified from an Acclaimed Expert and Recognized Figure in Six Sigma

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Prof. Barry Shore PhD | SSGI Founder

Prof. Barry Shore PhD, Award Winning McGraw Hill Author in Operations Management, 40 years’ experience as a University Professor, MBA Director, Consultant and Employee at General Electric and Hewlett Packard.

In addition to teaching across the globe at universities such as Henley Business School, Renmin University China and Naples Federico Segundo, Dr. Shore has consulted at many top organizations throughout the world including Westinghouse, Chase Manhattan Bank, Timberland, United States Navy, Deutsche Telecom (Germany) and Doosan Heavy Industries. He is the Chief Learning Officer and Content Developer at SSGI and is responsible for certifying over 100,000 professionals.

Embark on your Lean Six Sigma journey with SSGI and get Dr. Shore’s signed approval on your resume!

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Program Specs

Perfect for Those New to Lean Six Sigma

Average Completion Time: 1-3 Weeks

100% Online & Self-Paced Training Included

No Renewals Needed

No Extra Fees for Exam Retakes

Yellow Belt Certification Exam Included

Earn 21 PDUs & 21 PDCs – Pre-Approved

✓ Lifetime Access. No Expiration

Includes Certification, Digital Badge & ID#

No Prior Experience Needed

Yellow Belt Program Overview

How it Works

View our simple 3-step process below.
Your purchase includes online training and access to the Yellow Belt certification exam.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt CertificationCourse Topics: Lean Basics, Six Sigma Basics, DMAIC, SIPOC, Value Stream Maps, 5 S’s, Multi-Vari Analysis, X-Y Matrix, Control Charts, Process Capability and Stability, Control and Response Plans, and more.

View: Full Course Syllabus Here

Note: SSGI is a PMI® (Project Management Institute) Authorized Training Partner (ATP) and a SHRM® (Society for Human Resource Management) Recertification provider for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training. You will be able to claim 21 PDUs and 21 PDCs.

What is Included?

Training material is hosted online via the SSGI Learning Dashboard
All materials have been developed by Dr. Barry Shore, Prof. Emeritus University of New Hampshire.

Upon enrolling, you will have access to the following:

  • Full Course (audio presentations, case studies, templates, quizzes).
  • Digital Flash Cards.
  • Access to the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam.
  • SSGI Yellow Belt Certification & Digital Badge upon passing examination.

Yellow Belt Certification Details

Certification Details

Yellow Belt Certification Exam (Included in Purchase)

Exam: 75 multiple choice & true/false questions.
Passing Score: 70%
Retakes: Unlimited retakes until passed.
How to Take Exam: Online, at your own convenience, 2-hour time limit.
Re-Certification/Renewal: Not needed, certification has lifetime value.

SSGI Certification/Exam is included in the package. No additional fee.

Test can be taken online at your own convenience. You do not need to go to an exam center. If you fail to pass the exam, you will have unlimited retakes for no additional fee. By passing the exam you will receive an official industry recognized Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification and ID license number.

What You Will Receive:

  • Industry Recognized and Approved Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
  • Verifiable ID License Number
  • Yellow Belt Digital Badge
  • Digitally Hosted Credentials – Attach to LinkedIn
  • 21 PDUs & 21 PDCs Preapproved by PMI and SHRM

Globally-Recognized and Industry-Trusted Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification from Six Sigma Global Institute will help you stand out from the competition, open new career opportunities and increase your salary. As a Certified Yellow Belt Professional, you will be qualified to work on improvement projects within your company. Our organization trains and certifies employees from top companies around the world such as Amazon, Deloitte, Nintendo, Fedex and Tesla.

Yellow Belt Instructor & Course Developer

Barry Shore ssgiBarry Shore, Peter T. Paul School of Business, University of New Hampshire.

With over 40 years’ experience in industry and teaching, Professor Shore has earned a reputation as one of the leading authorities in Six Sigma and Project Management. His pioneering work in Project Management dates back to General Electric and later Hewlett Packard.

Dr. Shore has written over 100 peer reviewed papers published in leading scholarly journals, four books published by McGraw Hill book Company and Holt, Rinehart and Winston, and hundreds of articles in trade publications. McGraw Hill honored him as a prize winning author for his book on operations management.

He has consulted at many of the top organizations throughout the world including Westinghouse, Chase Manhattan Bank, Timberland, United States Navy, Deutsche Telecom (Germany) and Doosan Heavy Industries (South Korea). As the Chief Learning Officer at SSGI, Barry has been responsible for certifying over 100,000 professionals in Six Sigma.

Learn more about Dr. Barry Shore here: SSGI Founder

Why choose Six Sigma Global Institute over other providers?

Find 3 reasons below:

  • SSGI courses have been developed by Dr. Barry Shore from the University of New Hampshire. Barry has over 40 years’ experience in industry and teaching. Professor Shore has earned a reputation as one of the leading authorities in Six Sigma and Project Management. Barry has consulted for companies such as GE, Charles Schwab, Hyundai and BP.
  • Companies and educational institutions trust SSGI. We work directly with small, medium and large organizations across various industries. Firms such as Disney, Deloitte, WeWork, Tesla and Walmart trust SSGI for six sigma training and certification needs. Check out our clients page where you can find a full list of organizations who have benefited from our services.
  • Our approach towards learning doesn’t stop at concepts and tools. We focus on application. Professor Shore has designed the program to ensure that you not only learn the concepts and tools, but understand how to apply them right away through real-world examples and case studies. Don’t take our word for it, check out our customer reviews.

On average, 90% of other providers either use third party training or hire outside consultants. Because of this, providers have to charge hundreds or thousands of dollars for their online programs. At SSGI, we own all of our material and because we’re an online organization and have low overhead, we can afford to offer our programs at competitive prices.

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Yellow Belt FAQs

What is a Yellow Belt certification?

A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is an introductory level credential for those who have a developed a fundamental understanding of process improvement concepts and tools. It is achieved by passing an exam upon completing a training program. Those who hold this certification understand how to implement and apply Lean Six Sigma in a working context.

Is Six Sigma Yellow Belt worth it?

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification can serve as a bridge for those trying to break into process improvement. It is a great investment for professionals trying to advance their managerial careers and increase their opportunities in project based work environments.

What are the requirements for a yellow belt?

Yellow Belt Certification Requirements:

  • No prior experience necessary
  • Successful passing exam with 70% minimum score
  • No project requirement

How much does it cost to get a yellow belt?

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification and training program through SSGI costs $125. There are no additional fees for exam retakes or certification renewal needed. Compared to ASQ or IASSC, this program is an affordable quality alternative that includes training as well as certification for Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma.

How long is Yellow Belt course?

On average, it takes between 1 to 3 weeks to complete a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification program. The SSGI Yellow Belt program, developed by Professor Barry Shore from the University of New Hampshire, has been designed for those who are new to Six Sigma and looking to take an entry-level course.

Does Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt increase salary?

The #1 Reason to get Yellow Belt certified is to increase your Salary Potential.

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification will make you a valuable asset to any company as well as increase your salary potential opening up new career opportunities.

Can I skip Yellow Belt Six Sigma?

If you have an educational background or work experience in process improvement, but have never received formal training or certification, you can consider enrolling directly into the Green Belt or Black Belt program.

Is Yellow Belt hard?

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an introductory program designed for those new to process improvement. Through case studies and real world examples, this course and certification can be completed by any professional. Most students need 2-4 weeks of study before they’re ready for examination.

Should I get Yellow Belt or Green Belt?

The Yellow Belt will introduce you to basic Lean concepts and Six Sigma methodologies such as DMAIC. The Green Belt, is a more in-depth course designed for those looking to implement process improvement tools within project teams. For those seeking leadership roles, the Green Belt is more applicable.

Are there any requirements or prerequisites for Yellow Belt?

There are no requirements or prerequisites for the Yellow belt.

What does my purchase include?

You will receive access to our online training as well as the certification exam. There are no additional fees or purchases required. The training will prepare you 100% for the exam. You do not need to purchase any additional materials.

Is the program fully self-paced?

Yes, the program is 100% online and self paced. You can enroll into the program from our website and begin immediately. There are no enrollment dates, as we have open enrollment via our website.

How long will I have access to the training?

Our training does not expire. You will have on-going access even after completing the program. Everything is hosted digitally on our learning management platform.

How do I take the exam? if I fail, can I retake it?

The exam is taken online via a computer at your own convenience. The only requirement is that there is a 2-hour time limit in which you must complete the exam. If you happen to fail the exam, you will have unlimited attempts for no additional fee.

What is the difference between Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma?

In today’s competitive business world more and more companies are requesting lean six sigma training. At SSGI all of our programs are lean six sigma. Basically, this means that they cover the standard “six sigma” BOK, in addition to having extra sections that also cover lean methodologies.

Does Lean Six Sigma & Yellow Belt Certification apply to all industries?

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification is highly valued across all major industries. Some examples include: healthcare, manufacturing, finance, marketing, supply chain, technology, consulting, education, government and logistics. By adding a globally recognized Yellow Belt Certification to your resume, you instantly set yourself apart from the competition.

Will I receive an actual Yellow Belt Certification?

Yes, upon passing the certification exam (included in your purchase) you will receive a globally recognized Yellow Belt Certification with an ID License number so employers can verify your credentials.

Is LSSYB certification recognized?

Yes, SSGI is trusted by leading organizations and has certified professionals in over 90 countries. SSGI is a PMI® (R.E.P), which is the highest level of excellence within the project management industry. You can find our certifications in organizations such as: Amazon, Tesla, Deloitte, WeWork, Walmart, United States Air Force and many more. You can also find SSGI courses offered directly through accredited universities.

Satisfaction Guarantee

SSGI allows for full refunds within 24 hours of your purchase, if you are not satisfied.*

If for any reason you do not feel like the program is the right fit for you, we will gladly issue you a full refund if your purchase was made within the past 24 hours.

* Course must not be completed.
* Certification exam must not be attempted.

Enrollment Fee

Fee: $125

Enrollment includes training and certification/exam.

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The information was laid out in a way that made the concepts understandable. I really liked taking the quiz at each section to test my knowledge. Thank you!…I recommend to anyone looking to make efficiencies while keeping processes in control. Being in healthcare I am thankful this program is available and plan on putting it to use.

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Quality Engineer
GAP Stamping LLC

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I had a very positive experience learning lean six sigma fundamentals through this course. It was easy to navigate and the case studies were very helpful in seeing how lean six sigma can be applied in a variety of industries. I will certainly recommend this program to others.

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Steven Jensen

Agricultural Products Manager
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Incredible content for a great price. To get a Lean Six Sigma belt for 10% of what other places cost is great. Moreover, the slides are easy to get through, the examples are very helpful in understanding the point. This is a great course, very affordable, easy to navigate and loaded with rich content which I hope to use at my company. Thank you!

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Richard Hewitt

Director Process Improvement Initiatives

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I really enjoyed the training, the online delivery and the ability to learn on my schedule really fit my timeline.  The content and presentation was stimulating and got me thinking about problem solving in a very different light.  Thank you.

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Scott Pickering

General Manager / Consultant
Scopic Group

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I enjoyed the learning and course content. The examples and case studies throughout the course were extremely helpful in understanding the concepts and BOK.

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Josh Mangus

Operations Engineer
Lockheed Martin

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It was extremely easy to sign up and navigate the training. SSGI provided support to me when I had questions and I valued the lessons I learned. Happy to be certified through SSGI and would recommend it to others.

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