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Lean Six Sigma-Yellow Belt

Yellow Belt is the introductory level of Lean Six Sigma certification, which is suitable for everyone who has an interest in learning and practicing continuous improvement. This course is designed with generalized contents applicable to all sectors, such as healthcare, banking, manufacturing, and general office operations.

Conducted by faculty from the UTSA College of Engineering, this course is offered as an open-enrollment certification program. Customized on-site training at your organization’s facility (for the convenience of organization’s employees) is also available.

Course Description

Lean and Six Sigma, two methodologies evolved separately, share the same ultimate goal: answer voices of customers by achieving process excellence. While Lean is famous for its continuous pursuit of perfection, Six Sigma provides a structured data-driven methodology to achieve world-class operational capability. Integrating the two methodologies synergizes the improvement efforts for enhanced results.

This short course consists of two (2) days of lecture-based coverage of topics in Lean and Six Sigma, from fundamental concepts to practical skills and case studies. The training course consists of lectures, discussions, hands-on simulation games, video clips, and review quizzes

Who Should Attend

  • Personnel in all levels are welcome, including company executives, managers, engineers, and staff of all areas.

  • Personnel in all sectors (e.g., service providers, manufacturers, and general offices) are welcome to take this generalized course.

  • No prerequisite course is required. Basics of systems engineering and statistics will be introduced/reviewed.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the participants are expected to:

  • Understand the core concepts and terminology of Lean and Six Sigma

  • Independently practice fundamental skills of the Lean Six Sigma tool set

  • Perform in process improvement project teams

  • Pursue higher level Lean Six Sigma certifications (e.g., Green Belt, Black Belt)

Course Schedule

Day I - Thursday, May 21, 2020, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Day II - Friday, May 22, 2020, 8:30am - 4:30pm


Upon successful completion of the course, participant will receive UTSA Continuing Education Units (1.4 CEU for 2-day course) and a CAMLS Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt Certificate.

Registration Fee

Registration Deadline Fee Per Person
Early Bird Friday, April 17
Regular Registration Wed., May 20
Group Registration 3+ Wed., May 20
UTSA/UT Health Employee Wed., May 20

What's Included?

  • All workbooks and course handouts

  • Catered breakfast and lunch

  • Visitor's parking pass

  • Classroom learning and discussions

  • Multimedia demonstrations

  • Hands-on simulations

  • Review and discussion of case studies


Course Information:

May 21-22, 2020

Thursday & Friday

8:30am - 4:30pm

UTSA Downtown Campus

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