Applied Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma

Flexible Six Sigma Certificate + Lean Thinking to Improve Operational Efficiency and Profitability

Learn to apply both analytical and interpersonal skills to problem solving with an Applied Yellow Belt introductory course for Lean Thinking and Six Sigma training. Through this two-week course, you will learn how to define business problems using proven tools to achieve greater operational efficiency and profitability for your business. This course will focus on the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) approach to problem solving. Professionals with a Yellow Belt Six Sigma certificate can develop process maps to support Six Sigma projects, participate as a team member, and assist in identifying processes that will benefit from improvement projects.

Key Knowledge Areas in Six Sigma Training

Through our Applied Yellow Lean Belt Six Sigma Certificate, you will:

  • Understand the flow and objectives of each of the DMAIC problem-solving steps.
  • Define how the gap between customer needs and process performance drives the selection of LSS projects.
  • Develop a data collection plan to characterize process performance.
  • Create a cause-and-effect diagram to identify key process input variables.
  • Use process mapping to identify waste in the process.
  • Develop an improved process that addresses the issues uncovered in previous steps.
  • Create a control plan to keep the new process on track.


  • Professionals in any sector looking to improve operational efficiency through data-driven decision-making
  • Prospective and current Six Sigma team members who want fundamental knowledge of the process
  • Professionals seeking Yellow Belt Six Sigma certificate

Course Requirements

This two-week, self-paced course includes both guided learning and interactive discussions. Expect approximately 7-8 hours of work per week.

First-time online learner? “Strategies for Success” is a one-week module that will familiarize you with our learning system before you begin your certificate program and ensure you are ready to participate. Required for all first-time, self-paced Bryant learners.

After successfully completing this Six Sigma training, you’ll receive the Applied Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma Certificate and come away with improved business processes, resulting in greater customer satisfaction and increased profitability. 

Course Format: Online, Self-Paced
Schedule: 2-week course, 7-8 hours/week
Begin the Sunday following enrollment
Tuition: $999
CEUs: 1.5
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Bryant Value


No matter how busy your schedule is, Bryant’s online, self-paced program gives you the flexibility you need.

Higher-Caliber Faculty

All of our online courses are taught by top-notch Bryant faculty or industry experts who are leaders within their field.

Fast-Track Program

Over 2 weeks, you’ll complete 7-8 hours of work per week through a structured and supportive learning experience.

Meet Your Instructor: Jud VanWyk

Jud VanWyk has 30+ years of experience as a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He has experience leading Six Sigma globalization efforts, ensuring a consistent and effective strategy worldwide. He has provided strategic guidance in the launch of Lean Six Sigma initiatives at numerous firms and has supported a diverse range of clients with deployment, project selection, curriculum development, training, and coaching. A graduate of Macalester College and the University of Minnesota, he holds degrees in mathematics and chemical engineering.

Meet Your Instructor: Jud VanWyk

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