Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified (SSYBC)™
The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification course developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute is designed to give the student a basic understanding of Six Sigma principles and effectively assist a Six Sigma team. Learn to improve quality and reduce defects within your organization.
Six Sigma Yellow Belts typically have a small role or need to develop foundational knowledge for a Six Sigma project. Yellow belts can be entry level employees that seek to improve, or more senior members who act as SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) in a particular phase of the Six Sigma project.
Why choose the Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training material included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam done 100% online
- Competency based: Take the exam as soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working for top companies
- Professional certificate mailed to you after you pass exam [example]
Frequently asked questions:
Are There Prerequisites?
No, the Yellow Belt training course includes all of the course work required to study for and pass the final exam.
Is the Yellow Belt Certification Test Difficult?
Yellow Belts must have a basic understanding of the Six Sigma principles so that they can accomplish tasks assigned to them by Green and Black Belts. This test is open book, however it is also timed, so you will not have much time to look up answers to questions. It is very important that you study and understand the material prior to taking the test or you will not pass.
How in-depth is the training?
The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification course, by definition, is an entry-level certification. It is not designed to make you an expert on all facets of the Six Sigma. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with little to no knowledge of Six Sigma the basic skills needed to function as a Yellow Belt on a Six Sigma team. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of Six Sigma. For an example, click on this [Job Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "Six Sigma".
How long is the training course?
The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Is there an additional study guide I can order?
Yes, MSI offers the "Six Sigma Yellow Belt Core Concepts Guide" for those who would like to order a book to assist with their studies. This pocket guide not only helps prepare you for the exam, but also makes the perfect reference book for future use. Remember, this book is not required since digital study material is included for free with your purchase. This book can be ordered here.
Is the test proctored?
No, the test for the Six Sigma Yellow Belt course is not proctored. It is timed, with a limit of 1 hour. You may take the test online, from home or work whenever you are ready.
Professional Competency Units (PCU):
Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive 10 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.
This course also qualifies for Recertification credit through HRCI.
Recertification Credit: 1 Hour (Business)
What will I receive after I pass my test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. [View Example]
How would I list this certification on my resume?
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
- Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified (SSYBC)™
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
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