Pass Your Yellow Belt Certification Exam

Universally accepted IASSC BOK (Body of Knowledge) to acquire Yellow Belt Certification

The IASSC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification BOK lists all the essential areas and key concepts with which you need to be acquainted to pass the respective Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification.

The “International Association for Six Sigma Certification” (in short IASSC) is a globally recognized Lean Six Sigma Certification. IASSC has been conducting Professional Credentialing in Lean Six Sigma based on its mission of bringing Certification Best Practices to the industry since 2009. At the start of 2018 more than 7000 professionals have earned an IASSC Certification. IASSC Certification is accepted within many industries and companies like HP Inc, BMW, Microsoft, Tesla, Amazon, GE, Google, ABB, Pepsi, IBM, Nestle, Coca-Cola, Vodafone and more…

Exam Format

Sections: Define, Measure, Control (3 phases of DMAIC)

Time: 2 Hours allotted time for closed book proctored exam

Number of Questions: 60 questions (20 from each section), consisting of true/false & multiple choice

Passing Score: 230/300 points (ie: 77% – 46 of 60 questions correct)

Cost: $195 USD

Validity Period: 3 years

1.0 Define Phase

1.1 The Basics of Six Sigma
1.1.1 Meanings of Six Sigma
1.1.2 General History of Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement
1.1.3 Deliverables of a Lean Six Sigma Project
1.1.4 The Problem Solving Strategy Y = f(x)
1.1.5 Voice of the Customer, Business and Employee
1.1.6 Six Sigma Roles & Responsibilities

1.2 The Fundamentals of Six Sigma
1.2.1 Defining a Process
1.2.2 Critical to Quality Characteristics (CTQ’s)
1.2.3 Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)
1.2.4 Pareto Analysis (80:20 rule)
1.2.5 Basic Six Sigma Metrics
a. including DPU, DPMO, FTY, RTY Cycle Time

1.3 Selecting Lean Six Sigma Projects
1.3.1 Building a Business Case & Project Charter
1.3.2 Developing Project Metrics
1.3.3 Financial Evaluation & Benefits Capture

1.4 The Lean Enterprise
1.4.1 Understanding Lean
1.4.2 The History of Lean
1.4.3 Lean & Six Sigma
1.4.4 The Seven Elements of Waste
a. Overproduction, Correction, Inventory, Motion, Overprocessing, Conveyance, Waiting.
1.4.5 5S
a. Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Self-Discipline, Sort

2.0 Measure Phase

2.1 Process Definition
2.1.1 Cause & Effect / Fishbone Diagrams
2.1.2 Process Mapping, SIPOC, Value Stream Map
2.1.3 X-Y Diagram
2.1.4 Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA)

2.2 Six Sigma Statistics
2.2.1 Basic Statistics
2.2.2 Descriptive Statistics
2.2.3 Normal Distributions & Normality
2.2.4 Graphical Analysis

2.3 Measurement System Analysis
2.3.1 Precision & Accuracy
2.3.2 Bias, Linearity & Stability
2.3.3 Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility
2.3.4 Variable & Attribute MSA

2.4 Process Capability
2.4.1 Capability Analysis
2.4.2 Concept of Stability
2.4.3 Attribute & Discrete Capability
2.4.4 Monitoring Techniques

5.0 Control Phase

5.1 Lean Controls
5.1.1 Control Methods for 5S
5.1.2 Kanban
5.1.3 Poka-Yoke (Mistake Proofing)

5.3 Six Sigma Control Plans
5.3.1 Cost Benefit Analysis
5.3.2 Elements of the Control Plan
5.3.3 Elements of the Response Plan

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