Lean Sigma Yellow Belt for Service and Operational Productivity Improvement (Cork Intake Lean Sigma Yellow Belt 1)

Cork Institute of Technology (CR_ELSYB_6 - Cork 1)
Key Programme Details
Award

SPA

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom, Blended

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

10

General Information
Contact

Mark Stockil

Email

mark.stockil@camms.ie

Phone

021 432 6264

Address

CIT, Bishopstown, Cork

Important Dates
Application Deadline

25/07/2020

Start Date

05/10/2020

End Date

18/12/2020

About this Course

This entry-level course to our suite of Lean Sigma programs has been developed with industry demands for an understanding in staff of a practical approach to problem-solving and improvement. The course is unique in blending its practical approach and delivery by academic and industry partners. Lean Sigma is applicable in all industry sectors. Our clients include; Medical Devices, Fisheries, Finance, Healthcare, Software, Charities, Education, Manufacturing, and Beverage, to name a few sectors. Lean Sigma is based on, elimination of waste, reduction of variability and engagement/respect for all staff. The Lean Sigma Yellow Belt course introduces the methods and tools for interpretation of customer requirements for service design and operations in all industry sectors.

A certified Lean Sigma Yellow Belt is will be capable of applying basic improvement principles and tools show measurable results. The programme consists of an assessment of theory by examination, as well as an assessment of practice by portfolio.

Industry commitment has been very strong to support attendance on a daily schedule and not fully online where practical interaction of workshop elements is not repeatable. It is also seen as a commitment to employee support to attend on work time. The course is a single accreditation and requires no further exams or projects for completion. It has no third-party external exams required.

What our Students say
"The course was very interesting, from learning about the history of Lean and Six Sigma to participating in a project with classmates over the five days. This was very helpful in learning how to apply Lean and Six Sigma. Both the lecturers and study material provided were excellent." Susan Barrett, Irish Guide Dogs
"The material was excellent, Back-up, books and references were very good."
"Easy to participate in"
"Simple and common-sense approach"
“Class gave ample opportunity for discussion.”

Objectives

A certified Lean Sigma Yellow Belt has the knowledge to identify opportunities for continuous improvement in their workplace. A Yellow Belt can apply Lean Sigma principles and problem solving tools to eliminate waste and reduce variation in a process. A Yellow Belt understands how improvements are made through team effort.

Course Content
Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma, DMAIC Methodology and Tools, Lean Sigma Concepts, Continuous Improvement Tools, Voice of the Customer Improving service processes, Eliminating Waste, Reduction in Variation, In-class project work

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have a total of at least four years combined academic and industrial experience in a suitable working environment with proven ability. It is suitable for all staff.

Long Description

This entry-level course to our suite of Lean Sigma programs has been developed with industry demands for an understanding in staff of a practical approach to problem-solving and improvement. The course is unique in blending its practical approach and delivery by academic and industry partners. Lean Sigma is applicable in all industry sectors. Our clients include; Medical Devices, Fisheries, Finance, Healthcare, Software, Charities, Education, Manufacturing, and Beverage, to name a few sectors. Lean Sigma is based on, elimination of waste, reduction of variability and engagement/respect for all staff. The Lean Sigma Yellow Belt course introduces the methods and tools for interpretation of customer requirements for service design and operations in all industry sectors.

A certified Lean Sigma Yellow Belt is will be capable of applying basic improvement principles and tools show measurable results. The programme consists of an assessment of theory by examination, as well as an assessment of practice by portfolio.

Industry commitment has been very strong to support attendance on a daily schedule and not fully online where practical interaction of workshop elements is not repeatable. It is also seen as a commitment to employee support to attend on work time. The course is a single accreditation and requires no further exams or projects for completion. It has no third-party external exams required.

What our Students say
"The course was very interesting, from learning about the history of Lean and Six Sigma to participating in a project with classmates over the five days. This was very helpful in learning how to apply Lean and Six Sigma. Both the lecturers and study material provided were excellent." Susan Barrett, Irish Guide Dogs
"The material was excellent, Back-up, books and references were very good."
"Easy to participate in"
"Simple and common-sense approach"
“Class gave ample opportunity for discussion.”


Timetable Info

Monday 5 October 2020
Monday 19 October 2020
Monday 2 November 2020
Monday 16 November 2020
Wednesday 9 December 2020

Classes take place on the above dates 9-5 and online support/additional learning also.

Delivery Location

Cork

Delivery Notes

Blended

Admissions Contact Details
Phone

0214335040

Email

Admissions@cit.ie