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Earn 4 Certifications
Achieve the LSSP-I Designation
SSGI Certification offered through organizations such as the Baldrige Foundation, Air Canada, Murray State, Miami Date College, IRS & U.S. Army
Dr. Shore has consulted for companies such as GE, Doosan, Hyundai and Air Canada. He has been a guest lecturer at some of the world’s leading business schools in England, Italy, South Korea and China.
Developed By Prof. Barry Shore PhD. | Award Winning McGraw Hill Author| Over 40 Years’ Experience
Dr. Barry Shore is an outspoken advocate on the role of Project Management and Lean Six Sigma as metaphors for driving company performance to not only develop the right products and services but for creating efficient and competitive organizations capable of excelling in world markets.
His recent course material, prepared specifically for SSGI, has been acclaimed for its ability to present complex material in a very straight–forward and easy-to-understand style. When asked about this work he says, “One of my greatest pleasures is to help professionals move their careers to the next level and gain the skills that industry needs to compete on a global scale.”
Dr. Shore has written extensively in these areas, including over 100 peer reviewed papers published in leading scholarly journals, four books published by McGraw Hill Book Company and Holt, Rinehart and Winston, and hundreds of articles in trade publications. McGraw Hill honored him as a prize winning author for his book on Operations Management.
The Lean Six Sigma Expert (LSSP-II) Career Track, developed Dr. Barry Shore, Prof. Emeritus UNH, is a career based certification program consisting of 3 certification courses. The program has been designed to teach you the principals and tools necessary to master both Lean and Six Sigma methodologies while becoming a Lean Six Sigma Expert. Through this Career Track you will earn the exclusive LSSP-II Designation.
The program consists of the following 3 core certification courses:
1.) Lean Six Sigma Black Belt | Earn (91 PDUs, 45 PDCs)
2.) Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt | Earn (96 PDUs, 45 PDCs)
3.) Agile Leader | Earn (15 PDUs, 15 PDCs)
Through these 3 courses, hand picked by Dr. Shore as the most critical skills for in-demand quality management professionals looking to master the domain of Lean Six Sigma, you will learn the ins and outs of process optimization, quality management and how to use problem solving to minimize waste, delays and create efficient processes that are applicable to every industry.
After completing all 3 courses and passing the respected certification exams, you will earn the exclusive Lean Six Sigma Expert (LSSP-II) certification, which is the final step in validating your ability.
In today’s competitive business environment, continuous improvement is an absolute necessity and one that every company values. Organizations seek out those professionals who have the ability to apply problem solving skills and technical-know-how to improve business processes, from the way that projects are management to the way customer service is handled.
This Career Track program will equip you with the knowledge, tools and credentials to take the lead role in quality management projects and become a viable option for promotions, new job opportunities and higher salary.
Recommended Experiance: This program is intended for those with pre-existing experience in the field of Process Improvement.
Lean Six Sigma is a framework that is not limited to a particular industry. Any professional who has pre-existing experience or education, and is looking to learn how to improve organizational efficiency can become a Lean Six Sigma expert. Specific professionals who typically take this course include:
You will have to complete all the courses (3) outlined in the learning path. To ensure you get the certification, you should pass the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and the Agile Leader certification exams. At that time you will earn your LSSP-II certification and can start using your new designation!
Course 1.) Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: DMAIC, Process Design and Improvement, Sampling and Process Control, Basic Control Charts, Advanced Control Charts, Customer Expectations: USL and LSL, Risk Mitigation, Hypothesis Testing, Non-parametric Statistics, Regression, Design of Experiments, and more.
Course 2.) Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Project Requirement: Must submit project for approval
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Project Management, Leadership, DMAIC, Process Design and Improvement, Sampling and Process Control, Basic Control Charts, Advanced Control Charts, Customer Expectations: USL and LSL, Risk Mitigation, Hypothesis Testing, Non-parametric Statistics, Regression, Design of Experiments and more.
Course 3.) Agile Leader
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Agile, Leadership, Teams, Managing Diversity & Inclusion, Change Management, Negotiating, Scrum, and more.
Upon completing all 3 Career Track Certification courses, you will be awarded the LSSP-II Certification/Designation. You will also be able to share your certification and have employers verify it as shown below.
Our Career Track program is fully comprehensive and this certificate is proof that you have developed professional level working knowledge in the subject areas of Lean and Six Sigma. Upon completing all 3 certification courses, you will be award with the title of LSSP-II.
In this Career Track program you will complete 3 separate certification courses: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Agile Leader. With these 3 unique certifications as well as the knowledge and skills gained along the way, you will set yourself ahead of the competition.
Instantly attach your certificate & new designation to LinkedIn while giving your resume a boost. Your credential will be hosted on its own unique URL where employers can verify your achievements and PDF copies can be dowloaded. You will also receive digital badges upon exam completion which can be attached to your email signature and more. Start promoting your talents today with SSGI Career Tracks!
Becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Expert can open up a plethora of new career opportunities and an accompanying salary increase. Lean Six Sigma Expert Certification gives dedicated professionals a fast track to a more successful career in quality management and global project optimization.
The Baldrige National Quality Award, established by the U.S. Congress in 1987, is the highest formal recognition of the performance excellence of both public and private U.S. organizations given by the President of the United States. It is administered by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, an offical partner of Six Sigma Global Institute (SSGI).
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SSGI is accredited by the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) to maintain training standards, and by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development Accreditation), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Project Management Institute (PMI-ATP) as an Authorized Training Partner. You can find more information here.
If you have previously taken one of the selected Career Track courses through SSGI, but still wish to earn the LSSP-II certification/designation, please contact us directly and we can assist you in purchasing the remaining courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the LSSP-II.
Absolutely! Reviews from students who’ve taken SSGI courses and the LSSP-II® certification program include many stories about how alumni have been able to advance their careers. There is a proven track record of SSGI alumni making successful transitions into the careers of their dreams, receiving promotions and increased salary. Our training is designed to be fully practical and gives you the toolset needed to become a successful Lean Six Sigma Expert.
The LSSP-II (Expert) program is for professionals with prior experience and/or education in the field of Lean Six Sigma and Process Improvement. This program is not intended for those new to the discipline. To take the courses and complete the exercises, students will only need access to a PC and/or Mac and a stable internet connection.
This depends on your learning style and the amount of time you have to dedicate. Some finish the program in a matter of weeks and others take months. On average, you should expect to spend 5 months to complete the entire program. However, you are given the freedom to complete all of the training at your own pace as there is no expiration.
Exams are fully online and can be taken at your own convenience. In order to receive certification you must pass the exam associated with the specific course your are taking. Please note that course exams can be repeated as many times as you need.
Yes, you may order a physical copy of your certificates by mail. Printed certificates are printed in high quality, large size certificate paper that measures 11.0 x 14.0 inches. The fee is $25 per certificate. Please email us if interested.
None! The program cost includes everything and there are no additional fees required to earn your certification. There are also no renewal fees as all certifications have lifetime value.
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