Lean Sigma Yellow Belt

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Organisation profile

As multidisciplinary Continuous Improvement specialists, Mark and the team use their previous corporate business management experience to deliver practical, hands-on Lean Sigma education, mentoring and consultancy to organisations. We provide the skills and tools to implement a structured approach to business improvement and operational excellence resulting in significant client savings.

Training aim

On completion the participant will be capable of applying basic Lean Sigma principles and tools as part of a team to drive improvements and show measurable results.

Learning objectives

At the end of the course participants will be familiar with the following:

The concepts and terminology of Lean Sigma                                                   

Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement

Applying DMAIC and basic analysis tools for problem solving 

Understand how improvement is made through team effort

Course outline

  • Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma and its Synergy
  • DMAIC Methodology
  • Lean Sigma Concepts
  • Continuous Improvement Tools
  • Improving service processes
  • Tools for eliminating Waste
  • Understand Voice of the Customer
  • In-class project work

Trainer's profile

Mark is a subject matter expert in Lean Sigma and a Master Black Belt practitioner. He specialises in mentoring organisations with a focus on developing continuous improvement environments using Lean Sigma.Mark graduated in 1986 from the University of Limerick with a B.Eng. in Production Engineering. Prior to setting up Stockil CI, Mark worked as Business Unit Manager in Moog, Corporate Supplier Engineering Manager in Logitech and held Engineering positions in both Apple and Western Digital.

Course duration

5 days over 10 weeks

Assessment & certification

QQI Level 6, 10 ECTS Credits 182 CPD Points

Who should attend

It is recommended for all staff who work as part of a team driving improvements in their organisation