Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (LSSYB)

This course provides an overview of Lean Six Sigma and the DMAIC methodology (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) of reducing process variation. Participants learn about tools for problem solving and how to work as a team.  

Topics include: 

  • Project selection and chartering
  • Managing change
  • Process mapping
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Determining root cause
  • Sustaining the improvement

Hours: 16

Learning Outcomes

  • Contribute more effectively on process improvement teams with a basic knowledge of Lean Six Sigma fundamentals
  • Conduct team meetings

Intended Audience

Range of positions at any type of organization, from shop floor employees to executives



Course Schedule

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 29 and 30, 2019

UB Baird Research Park

Instructor Bio: Peter Baumgartner, CSSMBB

As UB TCIE’s Operational Excellence Director, Peter is a resident expert in the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools who has delivered substantial, validated hard and soft savings across a variety of projects in finance, medical devices, insurance, food services, building materials, publishing, and other service-related industries, as well as manufacturing. He has nearly 10 years of experience with a global company in serving as the lead on a multitude of process improvement project teams that have delivered record performance in yields, cost reduction, quality and safety. With an M.S. in statistics, Peter has an advanced understanding and application of statistics, and develops the potential in others through helping them understand Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.



Another session may be scheduled if there is enough demand. Contact Mariah Glass at mariahgl@buffalo.edu 
if interested.