Lean Yellow Belt Certificate Course


Course Price:

$379.00 – Course only

$595.00 – Course and Certification Process

Course Dates:

October 1, 2018 through November 19, 2018

Course Description:

With the constant changes and dynamic atmosphere of healthcare, it is essential to add evidence based tools to your skill set. The ability to communicate is a sought-after talent, whether you are an executive focused on creating and communicating your vision, a manager responsible for the mentorship and coaching of staff, or co-workers empowered to solve problems.

Learning these new skills will be the beginning of your shift towards a Lean way of thinking. This course will provide an understanding and hands-on approach to using the basic lean tools of value stream maps and the A3 problem solving format. During the course, participants will work through an actual project of their choice and be equipped to implement this project on the completion of the course.

Upon completion of implementation and the course, the final project is submitted and a participants obtains Certification as a Yellow Belt Lean Practitioner.

For further information on – Creating a Lean Culture in Healthcare, please view our past webinar on HealthTechS3’s site https://bit.ly/2BVQMBi or contact Faith Jones at faith.jones@healthtechs3.com.

Course Outline:

Module 1 – Intro to Lean and Observation
Module 2 – Current State Value Stream Mapping
Module 3 – Adding data to your Value Stream Map
Module 4 – Future State VSM, intro to A3 Problem Solving
Module 5 – A3 Problem Solving
Module 6 – Review, Report out

Course Delivery Format:

The course is divided into six (6) modules. All modules, except Module 3, will run for one (1) week; Module 3 will run for two (2) weeks. The development of lean skills occurs when knowledge and practice are combined. This Lean Yellow Belt Certificate Course will put knowledge into practice as participants are immersed in this interactive course. The education will be delivered in a virtual environment using a combination of pre-recorded didactic presentations, asynchronous discussion threads and a virtual meeting space for a live discussion at the end of each module.

Course Objectives:

Just some of the key takeaways that participants will benefit from upon the completion of this course will be:

  1.   the ability to translate lean manufacturing terms into healthcare
  2.   define the concept of ideal
  3.   verbalize the importance of studying work as it is actually done rather than work as espoused
  4.   apply the concepts of the observations process
  5.   identify the importance of gaining a deep understanding of the current state of a process
  6.   observe an organization’s activities
  7.   create an understandable, pictorial description of the current condition
  8.   identify the importance of measurements and data as related to processes
  9.   apply measurement concepts in the design of a collection tool
  10.   analyze data elements in a process and formulate a value quotient for the process and much more.

Refund / Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing prior to the start of the course will be refunded, less $50.00 administrative expense. Registration fees may be transferred to another individual prior to the start of the educational offering. Individuals who enroll in an online educational course and who open any module content will not be eligible for refunds.

HealthTech Management Services D/B/A HealthTechS3 is a Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP8769 for 18 contact hours. Participant must complete all course work – no partial credit will be given. A certificate of completion will be provided by HealthTechS3 within 30 days of successful completion of the course.