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White/Yellow Belt Training

This content will be detailed as applicable to not merely operations, but ALL business functions including: 1) Administrative and corporate, 2) Warehouse, 3) Manufacturing, 4) IT, Finance, HR, 5) Product Development, 6) Supply Chain, 7) Quality and Control, 8) Business Development, 9) Project Management and Estimating, 10) Field and Customer-facing. Common questions regarding tools and methods, getting started, involving leaders and peers, and many other practical scenarios will be shared using a variety of interactive exercises, examples, and discussions.

Content will provide foundation into both lean and six sigma principles including:

  • the DMAIC model of Six Sigma
  • the project and its stakeholders
  • setting the right culture and controls
  • Customer "Critical to Satisfaction"
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Lead Time Reduction
  • Toyota Production System
  • Problem Solving
  • Standardized Work Procedures
  • Error Proofing
  • Common Wastes (7 Ws)
  • Work Organization (5S)


  • Awareness of Lean Fundamentals
  • Tools to use for future Lean and Six Sigma work (e.g., greenbelt)
  • Checklists and Triage tools for current work environment
  • White Belt Certificate (framed)

Business & Community Institute

The Business & Community Institute
West Campus
Phone: (517) 483-1857
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