Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt in English

Learn how to work with the international methodology Lean Six Sigma thats brings sustainable improvement by optimizing your business processes.
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Organisations are increasingly implementing Lean Six Sigma to ensure their continuity and optimise their business processes. After all, you strive for sustainable improvement in your business results. But how can you work more efficiently, generate shorter turnaround times and increase customer satisfaction? Lean Six Sigma is an international methodology that brings about this sustainable improvement. The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course enables you to make a unique contribution, bringing yourself and your organisation to a higher level. The course offers an excellent basis for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

Unique benefits

  • Swiftly contribute ideas and collaborate in Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Feel at home with the international standard for sustainable process improvement
  • Demonstrable boost for your resumé
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt diploma in 1 month


  • You gain insight into the steps in a Lean Six Sigma process improvement project according to DMAIC
  • You gain insight into the most important principles of Lean Six Sigma
  • You are familiar with the most important Lean Six Sigma methods and techniques and know in which phase of process improvement you can apply them
  • You are able to contribute to a Lean Six Sigma improvement project led by a Green Belt or Black Belt
  • You are able to identify implementation opportunities of Lean Six Sigma within your organisation
  • You are able to identify success and failure factors within your organisation
  • You increase your added value to the organisation

Target audience

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course is an excellent choice for anyone who wants to contribute to process improvement within their own organisation, led by a Green Belt or Black Belt.

The course is also extremely suitable for anyone who is looking for sufficient knowledge about Lean Six Sigma for better cooperation with a Green Belt or Black Belt within their own organisation.

Want to know if this is a match? Fill in a personal intake.

Want to know if this is a match? Fill in a Personal intake or contact one of our study advisors via 030 - 29 19 888 or info@icm.nl.


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The programme

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  • Introduction and principles of Lean Six Sigma
  • The Lean house and the five Lean principles
  • What’s a Sigma? The steps in DMAIC
  • Methods & techniques such as VOC, CTQ, JIT, FMEA, Defining a Project Charter
  • Collecting and interpreting data
  • Measuring performance
  • Analysing processes
  • Generating solutions for bottlenecks
  • Implementing improvements
  • Securing processes and guaranteeing quality
  • Function and role of Yellow Belts
  • Teamwork and communication with Green Belts
  • Practical situations and examples
Start dates and locations

Study method

We choose a thorough approach to best help you achieve the next steps in your daily practice.

Receive a ICM diploma after finishing this course!

  • Intake

    Prior to the course, you are asked to fill in an intake form including questions regarding your personal work situation. These questions help you formulate your learning objectives.

  • Experienced facilitators

    The entire course is interactive and supervised by an expert with broad experience in the applications of the Lean Six Sigma methodology.

  • Blended learning

    At ICM we believe in blended learning, where individual online learning and learning as a group is combined. By gaining knowledge in advance, there is more time during a session to learn from each other.

  • Meetings

    During the course, working according to the Lean Six Sigma methodology is central. Through theory, exercises and interaction in the meetings and in the online learning environment, you will become familiar with the subject matter.

  • Assignment

    In the online learning environment, you will work on assignments together with your fellow students and exchange experiences.

Nice to know

  • When you attend this course in the Virtual Classroom, this study method applies.

  • It is desirable to have experience in projects and be currently involved in improvement projects taking place within your own organisation.

  • Each meeting requires approximately 5 to 7 hours of study preparation. In between the meetings you will work on assignments and start working on the practical assignment in your own organisation.

  • The most up-to-date study material is used during the Lean Six Sigma -Yellow Belt course. This course includes an online learning environment with unique ICM material.

  • The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course at ICM offers you the opportunity to obtain the diploma:

    Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Diploma

    During the course you will write a practical assignment. This should show you have a good command of the subjects dealt with. If you successfully complete the practical assignment you will receive the official ICM Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt diploma.

  • ICM also offers this course incompany, tailor-made for your organisation.

Locations & date

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Locations & date

The course is comprised of 2 meetings spread over a period of 1 month. Course times are 9.30 to 16.30. This course can also be followed completely online via the virtual classroom.

The course is provided in Amsterdam, Arnhem, Breda, Eindhoven, Groningen, Online Virtual Classroom, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Zwolle.

Teaching locations

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Maximum group size: 14 persons.


The investment is € 1.195,-.

This excludes € 47,50 per day for the day arrangement or € 17,50,- per evening for the evening arrangement. For online meetings we do not charge arrangements fees.


The total investment is excl. VAT. Exemption from VAT is possible. In that case you pay 10% on top of the investment price.

More information


There are various options for subsidies for both employers and private individuals to follow training. For example: if you pay for the course yourself, you can apply for a €1,000,- STAP-budget.

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Possibilities for your employer

Many employers have a training budget that allows employees tot develop and grow in their career. You can find out what the options are within your organization by checking your terms of employment or by checking with your manager or HR.


The invoice for this course will be sent after the first meeting. If you would like to receive it beforehand, you can mention this in the comment section of your enrolment form.


For this course you can apply for the STAP-budget: a subsidy of €1,000 from the Dutch government (only for EU citizens or partners of EU citizens). A requirement is that the course starts after 4 weeks from now at the earliest. Only the start dates that meet this requirement are available. Read more about the STAP-budget or register with the link below.

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Free advice

Call for free advice from our study advisors 030 29 19 888 or ask your question by email: info@icm.nl.

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