Lean Six Sigma and Lean courses


Lean Six Sigma & Lean management

Lean Six Sigma certification: what is it and how can you use it for your business or organization?

Lean Six Sigma certification

Lean Six Sigma is by far the most sofisticated toolbox for business improvements. It is a combination of two different ways of working on business improvement. Lean Six Sigma is a method used worldwide especially for business proces improvement. A method that combines speed with quality. Professionals with a Lean Six Sigma certification are trained in the foundational elements of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology. As a result they can lead limited improvement projects and /or serve as team members in projects lead by a Certified Green Belt or Certified Black Belt. A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt possesses a thorough understanding of the elementary aspects of the Lean Six Sigma Method. This includes the competence in the subject matters contained within the phases of Define, Measure, and Control (DMC) as defined by the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge™. A Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt therefore understands perfectally how to apply Lean Six Sigma in a skilled yet limited and /or supportive context.

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

You can get certified with our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course. The Lean Six Sigma certification by APMG you achieve after passing the exam successfully is accepted worldwide.

Antilles Management Advice (Smart Solutions) is an accredited training organization of APMG.

Content of the course:

  • the history of Lean and of Lean Six Sigma and the meaning of operational excellence
  • change management and leadership
  • project management and project charters
  • all Lean performance metrics and instruments
  • the Six Sigma performance metrics
  • statistical metrics and analysis and measurement system analysis
  • Root Cause analysis
  • statistical process control

This is a full 2-day training course with online exam on a third day.

Prize: 1.797 ANG. Exam, Lean Six Sigma certification and taxes (after passing the exam) are included.

To make an informed decision about this training course please check out the factsheet.

Factsheet Lean Six Sigma

Lean Management

This is the filosophy designed and deployed by Toyota (and nowadays by many many other organizations in the world). Lean Management helps you develop a structure and a culture of continuous improvement. Lean helps to eliminate waste and to increase the ‘flow’ in your business processes.

Lean Management White Belt

Get familiar with the principles and tools of Lean with our one-day training course Lean Management White Belt. After this course you will have more awareness and a basic understanding of lean thinking principles and underlying continuous improvement concepts and an ability to understand the fundamental lean ideas. You probably will have discovered several areas in your organisation that needs improvement in terms of waste and constraints. This is a good start for the Lean journey of your business. We can also give you on site support to implement Lean in your organization. This course is not about the theory of Lean Mangement alone, but contains a lot of practical applications and excercises. 

After passing the exam successfully you will achieve the White Belt certificate by Smart Solutions.

prize: 631 ANG (exam, certificate and taxes included).

Lean Management Yellow Belt

You can take our two-day training course Lean Management Yellow Belt to learn all about Lean and it’s instruments. At the end of this course you will have the proper knowledge of lean diagnostic, analytical and planning techniques. You will also the ability to use them in the workplace to understand customer/stakeholder value. You will be able to assess the current state of your proceses, solve problems and propose future states for your processes. As a result you will be prepared and able to put into practice all the instruments and techniques delivered in the training course. You are hence able to deliver a effective business improvement project.

After passing the online exam successfully you will achieve the Yellow Belt certificate by Smart Solutions.

Prize: 1.373 ANG (exam, certificate and taxes included).

Lean Management Green Belt

Our three-day training course in Lean Management Green Belt will give you the in-depth knowledge and understanding of the lean techniques and approaches required to develop a lean implementation program to achieve business improvement objectives.

This course covers the necessary knowledge to implement the Lean tools to reduce waste and improve the flow in your business processes. This is probably one of the most rewarding courses for project managers and professionals involved in busines processes and especially those in management responsible for quality management. 

Content of the Lean Management Green Belt course:

  • Organised work environment: 5S, cell design, production, preparation, process; ergonomics.
  • Creating a continous improvement culture by using daily stand up meetings, SOPs, brainstorm techniques and root cause analysis, PDCA Cyclus.  
  • Scheduling activities and capacity planning: value stream mapping,theory of constraints, pull systems, kanban, heijunka, CONWIP, just in time.
  • The use of visual management and performance measures: A3, display boards, network diagrams, andon, team communications
  • Flow and Lean performance metrics and instruments: takt time, cycle time, yield, TPM, SMED, OEE, jidoka/poka yoke
  • Management and planning: policy deployment/hoshin kanri, project management.
  • Project management; creating commitment, team development, continuous improvement, Kaizen. 

After passing the exam successfully you will achieve the Green Belt certificate by Smart Solutions. 

Prize: 2.327 ANG (exam, certificate and taxes included).