Lean Six Sigma Professional Certification Program

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The UP NEC Lean Six Sigma Certification Program, a comprehensive course of both Lean and Six Sigma, is an intensive 30-day training program designed to equip participants with both managerial and technical skills to be able to: • Deploy lean six sigma as a business excellence platform in organizations • Align and fuse lean six sigma improvement projects with the organizations’ strategic intent • Successfully initiate, execute and implement lean six sigma projects • Lead and manage lean six sigma improvement teams • Coach and train would-be lean six sigma experts • Promote a culture of continuous improvement in organizations


This certification program is designed for professionals in both manufacturing and service organizations and enterprises who are engaged in or planning to be: • Continuous Improvement Facilitators • Lean Six Sigma Change Leaders • Process Excellence/ Business Improvement Specialists • Managers/ Business Change Leaders • Supervisors/ Team Leaders • Product/ Process/ Quality/ Industrial /Information Technology Engineers • Quality managers and engineers • Consultants • Supply Chain specialists • Project managers and engineers • In the academe • Customer service specialists • Master Black Belts


A certification exam will be administered at the end of each module. Different levels of certification will be awarded as follows:


Master LSS Expert

• Completed at least 95% of the 10-module LSS program • Passed the certification examination with a grade of at least 95% (maximum of 3 attempts) • Completed improvement project with a grade of > 95% to be judged by a panel of experts

Associate LSS Expert

• Completed at least 95% of the 10-module LSS program • Passed the certification examination with a grade of at least 80 % but below 95% (maximum of 3 attempts) • Completed improvement project with a grade of 80% but less than 95 % to be judged by a panel of experts.

Assistant LSS Expert

• Completed at least 95% of the 10-module LSS program , • Passed the certification with a grade of at least 70 & but less than 80% (maximum of 3 attempts) • Completed improvement project with a grade of 70% but less than 80% to be judged by a panel of experts


SOFTWARE SUPPORT

• MINITAB ® Software

• DESIGN EXPERT®

• PROMODEL ®


COURSE OUTLINE


Module 1: Lean Six Sigma Management (March 4, 5, 6, 2010)

Module 2: Lean Six Sigma Strategy (March 11, 12, 13, 2010)

Module 3: Lean Six Sigma Project Management (March 18, 19, 20, 2010)

Module 4: Lean Methods and Implementation (March 25, 26, 27, 2010)

Module 5: Value Engineering and Analysis (VE/VA) (April 15, 16, 17, 2010)

Module 6: LSS Improvement Methodology and Tools – Define Phase (April 22, 23, 24, 2010)

Module 7: LSS Improvement Methodology and Tools – Measure Phase (April 29, 30, May 1)

Module 8: LSS Improvement Methodology and Tools – Analysis (May 6, 7, 8, 2010)

Module 9: LSS Improvement Methodology & Tools – Improve (May 13, 14, 15, 2010)

Module 10: LSS Improvement Methodology and Tools – Control (May 20, 21, 22, 2010)

LSS Project Implementation and Presentation