Master the power of Lean Six Sigma to discover the root causes of operational and organizational problems and the tools to implement real solutions.
Creating sustainable improvement in your organization’s operations, culture, and management protocols is challenging. The large majority of companies fail in doing so, leaving precious human capital and other scarce resources on the table. In our Lean Six Sigma-based Yellow-Belt continuous improvement course, learn a proven roadmap to attack stagnant strategic initiatives with dynamic improvement methods. Learning is centered around a highly interactive and entertaining business process simulation, which serves as the foundation for hands-on application of systematic continuous improvement methods and tools.
Whether you strive to enhance your own individual responsibilities or those of an entire organization, this course will equip you with tools that are easy to apply across a broad industry spectrum. You’ll receive an overview of Lean and Six Sigma principles, management systems, and improvement tools. Discover models for effective decision- making, capacity optimization, and understand how to eliminate waste and defects. Harness the power of the Deming model to enhance organizational performance.
This course will develop a deep understanding of how to implement strategic improvements and gain front-line engagement.
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate can be taken as a standalone course or as a prerequisite for the Executive Certificate in Organizational Leadership.
All courses include:
Who should attend
- Applicable across all industries and organizations
- Individuals who want a Lean Six Sigma introduction
- Individuals who want to learn the fundamentals of continuous improvement.
- Business administrators
- Design teams
- Project-management staff
- Operations-focused staff
- Anyone involved in complicated workflows
- Non-profit staff
What you will learn
- Yellow Belt LSS fundamentals
- Improve workflow and systems
- Maximize your human capital
- Facilitate pursuit of innovative ideas
- Understand how to promote ongoing organizational change
- Correctly identifying structural problems
- Common types of waste
- Tools to identify workload and workflow
- Implementation plans for high impact solutions
These are core questions for anyone who wants to work effectively. This Lean Six Sigma course will teach you to ask the right questions and implement the correct solutions.
Julie Cady-Reh, MS, MBA, Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Executive Education Faculty, Carey Business School
Julie Cady-Reh, MS, MBA, Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, JH Bloomberg School Doctorate in Public Health Candidate, has served in senior level administrative leadership and faculty roles within the Johns Hopkins University and Health System for 14 years. She currently serves as joint faculty for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Health Policy & Management) and the Carey Business School (Business Analytics & Risk Management and Healthcare Management). Julie has received three Johns Hopkins University Excellence in Teaching awards over the past four years. She has decades of experience across a multitude of industries including Healthcare, Public Health Services, Manufacturing, and Higher Education.
Inside and outside of the classroom, Julie shares her passion by helping others, with strong focus on skill development in Healthcare Services Delivery and Leadership, Enterprise Risk Management, Operations Management, Strategic Planning, and Continuous Improvement. She has also consulted a wide array of non-profit organizations within the local Baltimore City community and currently serves on the Board of Directors at The St. Paul’s Schools in Brooklandville, MD. Julie is a published academician, authoring papers designed to assist departmental leaders and clinicians with the application of translational research in healthcare services delivery. Her innovative work in product development and manufacturing at Xerox Corporation is recognized through a U.S. Patent: Systems Using On-line Liquid Characterization Apparatus.