Does your organization embrace Six Sigma as a way doing business? Are you considering moving to Six Sigma as a strategy for improving organizational efficiency by improving quality, reducing waste and improving processes? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then the Six Sigma Yellow Belt could be just what you need to get started.
Six Sigma Yellow Belt provides an introduction to the Six Sigma approach, language and tools. Developing an understanding of the general principles of Six Sigma will enable individuals, regardless of functional responsibility, to contribute in a way that aligns with Six Sigma — through their specific role, day-to-day work, decisions and conversations.
Sep 10, 2019 (8:30am-4pm)
Apr 14, 2020 (8:30am-4pm)
Click here to download a PDF program brochure including an overview, benefits, facilitator information and other program details.
Companies who implement Six Sigma strive for near perfect products or services to drive customer satisfaction. This program is the first step in helping individuals play a more leading role in implementing Six Sigma through project teams and individual contributions. Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt Certification are the next steps in providing deeper knowledge and applied experience in Six Sigma.
In Six Sigma Yellow Belt you will be introduced to the world of Six Sigma — how it “works”, the language, tools, and the outcomes. Through case studies, you will learn and discuss how businesses like Motorola and GE, have reinvented their companies by meeting Six Sigma standards. You will learn how quality management has evolved into a process for sustained excellence, studying specific tools used by experts to help achieve these results. You will also develop a greater appreciation for your role in implementing Six Sigma principles and practices
Anyone who has responsibility for delivering the products or services of an organization, including senior managers, executive sponsors, project or line managers or team members who works within a Six Sigma environment. This program qualifies for Professional Development Units (PDU’s) for Project Management Professionals (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). Xavier Leadership Center is a Registered Education Provider for PMI.
Increases every individual’s ability to contribute toward delivering successful Six Sigma projects and Six Sigma strategies by:
In this 1-day program you will learn how to:
“The facilitator was fun and made the atmosphere interactive, entertaining and was full of Sigma-related stories to clarify all questions we had. It was very enjoyable. I give it a A+++!”
— Georgia, Cincinnati Bell
“The facilitator presented ‘unfamiliar’ concepts in a way that made them easy to understand. The concepts were also presented in a ‘real-world’ application. It’s a great program!”
— Tracy, Cincinnati Bell
Debbie Curl-Nagy is a facilitator with the Xavier Leadership Center and the majority owner and managing partner of Marcus Management Consultants, a boutique consulting firm specializing in evidence-based solutions that improve organizational health and effectiveness. With a focus on Workplace Civility, Leadership Development and Lean Six Sigma, Debbie helps companies to achieve desired outcomes through effective planning, facilitation, and group decision making.
Debbie brings a wealth of experience from her work in health care, education, public and non-profit organizations. She has provided Lean and Six Sigma training, coaching, and project facilitation to health care, education and social service organizations across the country. In her work with the Veterans Health Administration, Debbie has worked with Executive and Mid-level Managers to develop a Lean Management Infrastructure that transforms the organizational culture in order to promote, sustain and disseminate continuous improvement throughout the organization. She has also taught basic through advanced Lean and Six Sigma courses; and facilitated Kaizen events within public, nonprofit and private organizations. Most recently, Debbie has designed and delivered Workplace Civility Training to enable organizations to promote a culture of civility, respect and inclusion.
Debbie was previously employed as Director of Collaboration and Continuous Improvement for a national nonprofit organization providing consultation and technical assistance to community partnerships focused on improving urban education. She has worked in government as a state performance auditor and project manager to promote efficiency and effectiveness of public programs; has run programs and taught bachelor’s and master’s level courses in Social Work; and has worked in the non-profit sector providing crisis intervention and counseling services to children and families.