Our MIssion
Introduction and Context

In the advent of workplace disruptions and accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, organizations need to rethink their organizational effectiveness in order to cope with the post pandemic disillusions. The Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge is an assembly of a comprehensive set of topics and subject matters that are intended to be representations of the universally and commonly accepted, minimum competencies and core proficiencies requisite of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belts. This is a 3 day workshop.
The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (LSSYB) certification will be aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma and have interest or need to develop foundational knowledge. Yellow Belts can be employees who seek to improve their world or executive champions who require an overview of Six Sigma and DMAIC. This certification will adopt the approach of advancing the concept and potential of using Six Sigma tools and methodologies within an organization.
The Institute of Applied Project Management Ltd. was incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap. 486) as a Limited Company on 15th November 2010. Our aim is to empower individuals and organizations with standards, knowledge, tools, methods and techniques that describe good practices.

Training Objectives
•    This training and certification provides an insight to the tools and techniques of Lean and Six Sigma and it’s business process improvement methodologies. As a Yellow Belt the participants will be ready to participate as a core team member or subject matter expert on a project within their organization.
•    Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training gives employees a stronger understanding of processes, enabling each individual to provide meaningful assistance in process improvement to achieve the organization’s objectives. Yellow Belt completion provides the stepping stones towards Green Belt and Black Belt Certification.
•    The Yellow Belt is an ideal introduction and starting point to understanding Lean & Six Sigma

Training Outline
•    The fundamental Lean principles, Six Sigma principles, and the overwhelming benefits of blending the two in a unified approach
•    Project execution based on the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology
•    Project targeting criteria and what makes a great LSS project
•    Lean & Six Sigma concepts and tools
•    Key elements of successful Lean Transformation
•    Project Selection
•    Team Roles
•    Voice of the Customer (VoC)
•    Value Stream Mapping
•    Value-Add versus Non-Value-Add
•    Root Cause Analysis
•    Fishbone Diagrams
•    Lean Flow & Work Cells
•    5S
•    Visual Tools
•    Capacity & Bottlenecks

Our Training Methodology

We use Case Study methodology that assist the participants to connect well with the workplace problems that needs to be solved. During the training, the participants will identify their own workplace process improvement projects that they will need to work on. We use power point presentations, relevant video clips, role plays and simulations in addition to the case studies, templates and group discussions.
Our facilitators have proven proposal development and programme work experience and also facilitated Process Improvement Project workshops both locally and in the East African Region.
Who should attend the training
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course is designed for a professional who requires an understanding of the basics of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology and who supports process improvement projects as a part of a team. This will include Project Engineers, Project Managers, Finance staff, Logistics, Procurement, Project Leaders, Office Administration staff and anyone who is interested in making change happen in the workplace

Training Benefits to the Individuals

After the workshop, the participants will have acquired solid process improvement skills applicable in personal life and the workplace. This workshop qualifies for the 18 PMI PDUs. Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) registered Engineers will qualify for 18 CPDs from this training.

Workshop Budget
The tuition fee is Kenya Shillings Eighty Three Thousand Seven Hundred (KES 83,700) per participant. The cost is inclusive of VAT and caters for:
1.    Soft copy of the training notes
2.    Case Studies used for the training
3.    Customised templates for use in workplace
4.    Review of developed Process Improvement projects by the participants
5.    Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (LSSYB) Global exam
We need a minimum of 10 participants to run these workshops
Globally Recognised LSSYB Certification Exam
The LSSYB certification is Computer based time constraint test which consists of 85-question exam and is offered in English only. 75 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total exam time is 2hr 30min
Not included in Budget
1.    Transport to venue
2.    Accommodation

Deliverables and Success Criteria
1.    Attendance register
2.    Certificate of course completion
3.    Process Improvement Project to work on
4.    Participants performance dashboard
Who we have trained
We have trained participants from the following organisations:
1.    Kenya National Highways Authority (KenHA)
2.    Kenya Power
3.    Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)
4.    Salaam Bank Group, Djibouti
5.    Match Electricals Ltd
6.    Life and Peace Institute, Ethiopia
7.    IREC, Rwanda
8.    Seven Seas Technologies
9.    World Vision International
10.    Ericsson Kenya

 Our Partners
1.    PMI Kenya Chapter
2.    Umma University
3.    Salaam Center, Djibouti
4.    IREC, Rwanda
5.    PMAspire Ltd, Singapore

Lead Facilitator: Clement Kitetu, PMP®

Currently Principal Consultant at the Institute of Applied Project Management. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) practitioner and trainer since 2010 with over 10 years in Project Management and Coordination and more than 8 years of Office Administration in an International NGO. Also a Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB), Adjunct Project Management Course Leader at Strathmore Business School, Project Management, Lead Adjunct Project Management Consultant at Cavendish University of Zambia. Recently approved member of Harvard Business Publishing Education community. Worked as a Senior Business Project Manager from October 2015- March 2017 at World Vision International, Process Life Cycle Manager from October 2013- September 2015, and Project Management Office (PMO) Specialist from October 2009 to September 2013. Primary responsibility were to ensure successful delivery of global solutions to field offices; supporting and ensuring the propagation and strengthening of the project management framework and discipline to deliver projects within the agreed scope, time frame and budget. Training, coaching and mentoring World Vision International Project Managers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.
April 2017 to Present: Principal Consultant at Institute of Applied Project Management
•    Lead Consultant on Project Management, Process Improvement, Grants Management and Knowledge Management
•    Developed Project Management Professional training based on Latest PMBoK Edition training content
•    Developed PMP simulation tests based on latest PMBoK Edition
•    Facilitated Project Management training for the Government of Zambia Senior Leadership in collaboration with Cavendish University of Zambia
•    Facilitating project management professional trainings in Rwanda and Djibouti
Project Management Training June ’11- Present: Strathmore University 
Adjunct Consultant: Project Management 
Mar ’11- Mar 2017    Institute of Applied Project Management
Lead trainer and Consultant, Project Management Professional
Designed the Project Management Professional training content for the institute
Academic qualifications
•    MSc. Information Technology Management
•    BSc. Computer Studies
•    Higher National Diploma: Institute of the Management of Information Systems (IMIS-UK)
Contact Person
Clement Kitetu, PMP
Email: clement@iapm.co.ke
Phone: 254722761910

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