Six Sigma Principles

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Six Sigma Principles

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About this course: This course is for you if you are looking to learn more about Six Sigma or refresh your knowledge of the basic components of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes and performance. This course will introduce you to the purpose of Six Sigma and its value to an organization. You will learn about the basic principles of Six Sigma and Lean. Your instructors will introduce you to, and have you apply, some of the tools and metrics that are critical components of Six Sigma. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge of the principles, …

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  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: This course is for you if you are looking to learn more about Six Sigma or refresh your knowledge of the basic components of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes and performance. This course will introduce you to the purpose of Six Sigma and its value to an organization. You will learn about the basic principles of Six Sigma and Lean. Your instructors will introduce you to, and have you apply, some of the tools and metrics that are critical components of Six Sigma. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge of the principles, roles, and responsibilities of Six Sigma and Lean. Every module will include readings, videos, and a quiz to help make sure you understand the material and concepts that are studied. You will also have the opportunity to participate in discussions and peer review exercises to give you the opportunity to apply the material to your daily life. Our applied curriculum is built around the latest handbook The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition) and students will develop /learn the fundamentals of Six Sigma. Registration includes online access to course content, projects, and resources but does not include the companion text The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition). The companion text is not required to complete the assignments. However, the text is a recognized handbook used by professionals in the field. Also, it is a highly recommended text for those wishing to move forward in Six Sigma and eventually gain certification from professional agencies such as American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Who is this class for: This course is aimed for those who have an interest in process improvement, business, or engineering. The course is geared for beginners or experienced professionals.

Created by:  University System of Georgia
  • Taught by:  Bill Bailey, PhD, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

    Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering
  • Taught by:  Gregory Wiles, PhD, Interim Chair and Assistant Professor

    Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering
  • Taught by:  David Cook, PhD, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology

    Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Taught by:  Christina Scherrer, PhD, Professor of Industrial Engineering

    Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering
Basic Info Course 1 of 4 in the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Specialization Level Beginner Language English Hardware Req Required Companion text: The Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Handbook (2nd edition) How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.4 stars Average User Rating 4.4See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Six Sigma Foundations, Principles, Roles and Responsibilities



Welcome to the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Specialization! Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills help to improve business processes and performance. Your team of instructors, Dr. Bill Bailey, Dr. David Cook, Dr. Christine Scherrer, and Dr. Gregory Wiles, currently work in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University. They have collaborated to create a specialization that is all encompassing of the Six Sigma methodologies for both Yellow and Green belt. Completion of this specialization will provide you with the knowledge to either continue to full Six Sigma certification or simply advance your knowledge professionally. In this module you will be introduced to the foundations of Six Sigma, the purpose of lean, and the value to the organization as a whole.


11 videos, 3 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Reading: Highly-Recommended Text
  2. Reading: Six Sigma Foundations and Principles - Recommended Reading
  3. Video: What is Quality - Origins of Six Sigma - David Cook
  4. Video: Six Sigma Foundations and Principles
  5. Video: Purpose of Six Sigma
  6. Video: Six Sigma Methodology
  7. Video: Evolution of Six Sigma
  8. Video: Value of Six Sigma
  9. Practice Quiz: Six Sigma Foundations and Principles Practice
  10. Reading: Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities - Recommended Reading
  11. Video: Individual Contributors
  12. Video: Yellow and Green Belt
  13. Video: Roles and Responsibilities of Black Belts
  14. Video: Role of Master Black Belts
  15. Video: Role of Champions
  16. Practice Quiz: Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities Practice

Graded: Six Sigma Foundations and Principles Quiz
Graded: Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities Quiz

WEEK 2


Quality Tools and Six Sigma Metrics



In this module Dr. Bill Bailey will introduce you to the different types of quality tools as well as important Six Sigma metrics that can be used throughout the DMAIC process. Quality tools and metrics are a critical tool for process improvement. This module will introduce you to some of the most common quality tools as well as the most important Six Sigma metrics.


10 videos, 5 readings expand


  1. Reading: Intro to Quality Tools - Recommended Reading
  2. Video: Introduction to Quality Tools
  3. Video: Pareto Charts
  4. Video: Cause and Effect Diagrams
  5. Reading: Flow Charts and Process Mapping - Recommended Reading
  6. Video: Flow Charts and Process Mapping
  7. Peer Review: Process Mapping Exercise
  8. Video: Checksheets
  9. Reading: Scatter Diagrams - Recommended Reading
  10. Video: Scatter Diagrams
  11. Video: Histograms
  12. Peer Review: Data Exercise
  13. Reading: Six Sigma Metrics - Recommended Reading
  14. Video: Six Sigma Measure - pt1
  15. Video: Six Sigma Measure - pt2
  16. Reading: Cost of Poor Quality - Recommended Reading
  17. Video: Cost of Poor Quality

Graded: Quality Tools and Six Sigma Metrics Quiz

WEEK 3


Team Basics



Teamwork is an essential component of successful quality improvement work. Many successful organizations have leaders who work in teams. In this module you will learn about why teams are so important to the Six Sigma process, the different types of teams and their different objectives, the different stages of team development, decision making methods for use in teams, and team communication methods.


6 videos, 4 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Importance of Teams
  2. Reading: Types of Teams - Recommended Reading
  3. Video: Types of Teams
  4. Reading: Stages of Team Development - Recommended Reading
  5. Video: Stages of Team Development
  6. Practice Quiz: Team Basics Practice
  7. Reading: Decision Making Tools - Recommended Reading
  8. Video: Brainstorming
  9. Video: Team Decision-Making
  10. Reading: Communication Methods - Recommended Reading
  11. Discussion Prompt: Inefficient Meetings
  12. Video: Agendas, Minutes, and Status Reports

Graded: Team Basics Graded Quiz

WEEK 4


Lean Foundations and Principles



In this module you will be introduced to the purpose of lean and its methodologies. You will learn about the value of lean to an organization. This module will build off of what you have learned in the previous modules and help you to better understand how to better serve customers.


6 videos, 6 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Reading: Purpose of Lean - Recommended Reading
  2. Video: Purpose of Lean
  3. Reading: Useful Resources
  4. Reading: Value Stream Mapping - Recommended Reading
  5. Video: Value Stream Mapping
  6. Video: Interview: Real World Value Stream Mapping
  7. Reading: JIT and Kan Ban - Recommended Reading
  8. Video: JIT & KanBan
  9. Practice Quiz: Lean Foundations and Principles Practice Quiz
  10. Reading: Poka Yoke - Recommended Reading
  11. Video: Poka Yoke
  12. Discussion Prompt: Poka Yoke
  13. Reading: Value to the Organization - Recommended Reading
  14. Video: Value to the Organization

Graded: Lean Foundations and Principles Graded Quiz

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