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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt – Chattanooga, TN (Feb 14, 2020)

February 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

| $600

Take the first step toward becoming a certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.  Learn proven techniques and practical tools to reduce waste, increase profitability, improve quality, and drive overall business improvement.

Event Details

Friday, Feb 14,  2020
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Training qualifies for 8 hours of Continuing Education units)

Volkswagen Chattanooga

7469 Volkswagen Drive
Chattanooga, TN 3741613


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Registration URL: tinyurl.com/YB-CHAT0220


$600 standard registration

*Registration includes breakfast & lunch, courseware, exam, and certificate

About This Event

Discover what World Class organizations such as Allied Signal, Bank of America, Dell, The Coca-Cola Company, Caterpillar, DuPont, General Electric, McKesson, Motorola and Toyota already know: Lean Six Sigma can significantly improve your bottom line and customer experience. Take the first step to becoming a certified Lean Six Sigma professional and learn how to drive better results in your business by attending this practical, tool-based workshop.

This event is a one-day introductory course designed to give participants an overview of Lean Six Sigma principles and methodology. Participants will learn the key components of the DMAIC framework, a proven method to make better data-driven decisions and problem-solve more effectively.

Subject Matter Includes:

  • Lean Six Sigma philosophy, goals and objectives
  • Six Sigma structure and organization
  • DMAIC process & key tools for each stage
  • Lean overview: tools to eliminate waste and improve cycle time
  • Understanding data and variation

Participants will be given an end-of-course, open book examination. Each attendee that scores 80% or higher will receive a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification of Completion. All attendees should bring a notepad and a basic calculator.


Other Notes

  • All attendees should bring a notepad and a basic calculator.
  • Minimum 80% grade on exam to receive certification.

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We are proud to partner with Birch Communications — a leading technology service provider to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses. We meet the needs of business customers that are under-served by other providers by offering a diverse portfolio of integrated technology solutions coupled with a relentless focus on customer service. Our mission is to  provide high-quality, reliable communications, broadband, cloud and IT services to business customers at the best possible value while giving each of our clients the personal attention they deserve.


About the Facilitator

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Peter J. Sherman
Managing Partner
Riverwood Associates

Mr. Sherman has over 20 years experience successfully designing, implementing and sustaining Lean Six Sigma enterprise deployment programs. He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional.

From 2010-14, Peter served as Director of Process Excellence for Cbeyond Communications, a publicly-traded, $500M revenue telecommunications provider, based in Atlanta, GA. Previously, Peter was a Master Black Belt with AT&T’s Product Development Group for 10 years.

Peter began his career in Japan as a visiting M.I.T. Scholar in 1986-87. There he worked with Dr. Edwards Deming, the noted American Quality expert, and learned Japanese quality practices including the Toyota Production System and Kaizen. Peter served as Lead Instructor at Emory University’s Six Sigma Program in Atlanta from 2008 -11. He also served on the iSixSigma Editorial Advisory Board from 2010—2011.

Peter has authored more than 60 articles in Quality Progress, iSixSigma, Quality Digest, Quality Magazine, APICS Magazine, Manufacturing Matters, Inside Supply Management, Hospitals & Health Networks and Institute of Business Process Management.

Peter holds a B.S. in Building Construction from the University of Florida, a Master’s in Civil Engineering from M.I.T. and an MBA from Georgia State University. He is a member of APICS and Senior Member of the ASQ.


February 14, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Peter J. Sherman


Volkswagen Chattanooga
8001 Volkswagen Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37416 United States
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