Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CLSSYB)

Certification Overview

Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CLSSYB)

Exam Code: CLSSYB-001

Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CLSSYB)® exam comprises of basics of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology and supports improvement projects as a part of a team. A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt possesses an understanding of the aspects within the phases of D-M-C. They apply this knowledge to all aspects of their primary functions. Six Sigma is a business strategy that focuses on product and service excellence, to create a culture that demands perfection and customer needs (internal and external)

The DMAIC methodology is the road-map to achieving this target. This e-Learning course attempts to train novices on the principles of Six Sigma and takes them through the DMAIC process. The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma who have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge. Yellow belts can be entry-level employees who seek to improve their world or executive champions who require an overview of Six Sigma and define, measure, analyze, improve and control model (DMAIC).


  • Recognize the advantages of Six Sigma
  • List the industries where it can be applied
  • Explain the use of the DMAIC methodology to achieve process excellence
  • Describe the use of statistics in applying the DMAIC methodology

E-Course Duration: 20 to 25 Hours

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 50 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (35 correct out of 50) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam held via ProcorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

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  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

The Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CLSSYB)® Certificate is valid for life.

CLSSYB® is a Registered Trademark of GAQM.

Successfully passing the CLSSYB® exam will also earn candidates a total of 25 Learning Hours and 2 Credits towards MBA in Six Sigma (Master’s Degree) offered by Charisma University.

The Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CLSSYB)® Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline


  • Six Sigma: Concept and History
  • Six Sigma: A Breakthrough Improvement
  • Three Sigma vs. Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma – Roles and Responsibilities
  • How Six Sigma Works

Module 2 – DEFINE

  • Team Charter
  • Business Case
  • Problem Statement
  • Goal Statement
  • Project Scope
  • Milestone
  • Resource Plan
  • Team Charter Format

Module 3 – MEASURE

  • Tools for Measure
  • Process Mapping – Definition
  • Process Mapping – Need and Benefits
  • Process Map – Elements
  • High-level Process Map
  • Process/product Drill-down Tree
  • Data Collection Plan
  • Process Capability Analysis


  • Definition – Statistics
  • Data Types – Discrete and Continuous
  • Data Types – Differences
  • Normal Curve
  • Distribution and its Types
  • Descriptive Statistics

Module 5 – ANALYZE

  • Tools for First Stage – Histogram
  • Tools for First Stage – Pareto Chart
  • Tools for First Stage – Stratification
  • Tools for Second Stage – Brainstorming
  • Tools for Second Stage – CED
  • Tools for Second Stage – Control Impact Matrix
  • Tools for Second Stage – Five Why Analysis

Module 6 – IMPROVE

  • Identify Vital Causes – Scatter Diagram
  • Identify Vital Causes – Correlation Coefficient
  • Identify Vital Causes – Regression Analysis
  • Propose Solutions – Pugh Matrix

Module 7 – CONTROL

  • Control Plan
  • Control Charts
  • Control Charts – Appropriate Selection
  • Control Chart – Types
  • Individual and Moving Range Charts
  • Attribute Control Charts

Module 8 - Lean Process Improvement

  • Understanding Lean
  • The Toyota Production System
  • The Toyota Production System House
  • The Five Critical Improvement Concepts
  • Understanding Value with the Kano Model
  • Types of Waste
  • Creating a Lean Enterprise
  • Understanding Lean
  • The Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycle
  • Using the R-DMAIC-S Model
  • Lean Thinking Tools
  • Kaizen Events
  • Data Gathering and Mapping

Target Audience

Members of the service sector who need familiarity with the Lean Six Sigma process and basic process improvement tools; individuals who are on teams and in organizations that are beginning to deploy Six Sigma, one who is looking to be a member of the Six Sigma Project.

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

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  • Valid for 40 days
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  • The E-Voucher/Access Key can be used via ProctorU Globally.
  • Includes E-certificate and Digital Badge if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 38 Days
  • Price: 170 USD


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  • E-Course is Valid for 20 days
  • This Package doesn't includes E-Voucher for Certification Exam.
  • Candidate has to purchase the E-Voucher separately to take the Certification Exam.
  • Course Duration: 20 Days
  • Price: 85 USD


  • Validity: 240 Days
  • Price: 128 USD
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