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 how to effectively assist a Six Sigma team. You’ll learn how to assist in the gathering of measurements and metrics and act as a subject matter expert on the processes being reviewed within your daily job role.
A Yellow Belt will usually be a general member of the workforce, utilized for their skills, knowledge, or experience within the process that is being reviewed by the Six Sigma project. Yellow belts help ensure the Six Sigma project uses correct terminology relevant to the business in describing the process. Working with Green Belts, you’ll create communication plans that will explain the improvements and process changes to employees and departments affected by the project. Communicating with work colleagues and acting as a change agent for the Six Sigma project is just one of the many functions a yellow belt may take on.
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 their knowledge, or more senior members who act as SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) in a particular phase of the project. Having a Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification will allow you to understand the different phases of a Six Sigma project and how those phases improve the processes within your organization.
The study material included with this program will help you understand the following Yellow Belt roles and responsibilities:
Now includes the Management and Strategy Institute’s exclusive YBsim™ simulation. This Six Sigma simulation walks you through the role of a Six Sigma Yellow Belt so you’ll gain valuable experience. In this Six Sigma simulation, you’ll look at a simulated company working on a project. You’ll look at the company’s current Sigma level and gain an understanding of team roles as the project charter is developed.
No other certification body provides a simulation at the Yellow Belt level! With MSI, you get training material & project simulation with the certification exam for one low, incredible price. This certification is aligned with the MSI Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge.
No, the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification training includes all of the course work required to study for the final exam.
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 may not pass.
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 process improvement 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 link to see how many positions mention the words “Six Sigma”.
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.
Yes, MSI offers several options for those who would like to order a book to assist with their studies.
If you prefer a physical book, we offer the “Six Sigma Yellow Belt Core Concepts Guide”. This pocket guide not only helps prepare you for the exam, but also makes the perfect reference book for future use.
MSI also offers digital books which can be purchased or rented at a significantly discounted rate. You get instant access. These books are perfect for digging deeper into the beginner concepts of Six Sigma:
This certification exam is timed with a limit of 1 hour. The exam is completed online from home or work. You may take the exam as soon as you are ready, it does not need to be scheduled in advance. All questions are multiple choice.
Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive 10 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.
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.
You are registering for the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified (SSYBC)™ certification program through the Management and Strategy Institute (MSI). This certification is exclusive to MSI and you will be certified directly by the Institute upon passing, not a 3rd party certifying or accrediting body.
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)™