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SSGI Career Tracks Certification Benefits

Industries #1 Online Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Certification Bundle

SSGI Certification offered through organizations such as the Baldrige Foundation, Humana, USC, Miami Date College, Florida Health & Teva

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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.

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How the Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Professional (LSSHP) Certification Program Works

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Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Professional (LSSHP) Program Overview

The Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Professional (LSSHP) Career Track, developed Dr. Barry Shore, Prof. Emeritus UNH, is a career based certification program consisting of 4 certification courses. The program has been designed to teach you the principals and tools necessary to master both Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and apply them to the healthcare environment. Through this Career Track you will earn the exclusive LSSHP Designation.


The program consists of the following 4 core certification courses:


1.) Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Yellow Belt | Earn (21 PDUs, 21 PDCs)

2.) Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Green Belt | Earn (60 PDUs, 45 PDCs)

3.) Certified Lean Healthcare Professional (CLHP) | Earn (20 PDUs, 20 PDCs)

4.) Project Management Healthcare | Earn (15 PDUs, 15 PDCs)


Through these 4 courses, hand picked by Dr. Shore as the most critical skills for in-demand healthcare quality management professionals, 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 the healthcare industry.


After completing all 4 courses and passing the respected certification exams, you will earn the exclusive Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Professional (LSSHP) certification, which is the final step in validating your ability.


In today’s competitive healthcare environment, continuous improvement is an absolute necessity and one that every healthcare organization 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 within the healthcare industry.

Why earn the LSSHP Certification/Designation?

Want to know an eye opening fact? Well, 40% of the managers in top companies are Lean certified, and Lean Six Sigma Professionals earn 40% more than their non-certified peers. You’ll learn how to apply Lean Six Sigma tools, techniques and concepts to improve efficiency, reduce waste, increase throughput, and standardize complex business/technical processes within a healthcare organization.

Who Should Enroll in this Program?

Healthcare professionals including executives, administrative staff, physicians, nurses, engineers, service staff, clinical staff, insurance company staff, pharmacy staff and all others interested in applying Lean concepts within a healthcare system.

How do I become a Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Professional (LSSHP)?

You will have to complete all the courses (4) outlined in the learning path. To ensure you get the certification, you should pass the Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Yellow Belt, Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Green Belt, Certified Lean Healthcare Professional and Project Management Healthcare certification exams. At that time you will earn your LSSHP certification and can start using your new designation!

Course Outline & Topics

Course 1.) Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Yellow Belt
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: DMAIC, SIPOC Diagram, Value Stream and Process Maps, Seven Wastes, Five Ss, Control Charts, Concept of a Six Sigma process, Process Control, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Poka-Yoke, Process Capability and Stability, Control and Response plans.


Course 2.) Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Green Belt

Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: DMAIC, Six Sigma, Lean Healthcare, Value Stream Maps, SIPOC, X-Y Matrix, Multi-Vari Charts, Six Sigma Tools, Designing Six-Sigma Processes, Control Charts, Alpha and Beta Errors, Risk Mitigation, Hypothesis Testing, Regression Analysis and more.


Course 3.) Certified Lean Healthcare Professional

Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Creating a Lean Culture, Managing Healthcare, Process Flow, Kanban, Eliminating Waste, Lean Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Lean Product Development, Charting and More.


Course 4.) Project Management Healthcare

Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Projects & Deliverables, Stakeholders, WBS, Project Life-Cycle, Scheduling, Project Charter, Project initiation, Governance, Monitoring, Project Risk, and much more.

SSGI LSSHP Designation
Upon completing all 4 Career Track Certification courses, you will be awarded the LSSHP Certification/Designation. You will also be able to share your certification and have employers verify it as shown below.

Supercharge Your Career with the SSGI LSSHP Certification

Earn Your LSSHP Designation

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 applied to healthcare. Upon completing all 4 certification courses, you will be award with the title of LSSHP.

Differentiate Yourself With 4 In-Demand Certifications

In this Career Track program you will complete 4 separate certification courses: Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Yellow Belt, Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Green Belt, Certified Lean Healthcare Professional and Project Management Healthcare. With these 4 unique certifications as well as the knowledge and skills gained along the way, you will set yourself ahead of the competition.

Share Your Achievement Online

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!

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SSGI’s Impact in the Healthcare Industry

From organizations such as Humana to Mount Sinai Hospital, SSGI delivers state-of-the-art training & certification programs that make a substantial impact in day-to-day operations. Our partnerships with prestigious groups such as the Malcom Baldrige Foundation, as well as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) illustrate the value of SSGI certification.

The Highest Level of Recognition

SSGI is the official Lean Six Sigma Partner of the Baldrige Foundation, known for the highest level of recognition for performance excellence in the U.S. given by the President of the United States (Baldrige National Quality Award).

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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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Are SSGI Courses Accredited?

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.

What if I've already taken one or moe of the courses in the career track, but still want the LSSHP certification?

If you have previously taken one of the selected Career Track courses through SSGI, but still wish to earn the LSSHP certification/designation, please contact us directly and we can assist you in purchasing the remaining courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the LSSHP.

Will these courses help me advance my career?

Absolutely! Reviews from students who’ve taken SSGI courses and the LSSP-I® 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 Professional.

Enrollment Requirements

All of our certification programs are open to students and professionals in various industries and levels of experience. Our curriculum is designed to teach what you need to know from basic fundamentals to the advanced levels. To take the courses and complete the exercises, students will only need access to a PC and/or Mac and a stable internet connection.

What is the Duration of the Program?

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 2-4 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.

How are the exams conducted?

All exams are fully online and can be taken whenever you are ready to proceed. You will have to earn a passing score in order to receive the certification associated with each course. Please note that course exams can be repeated as many times as you need.

Can I order a physical copy of my certificate?

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.

Are there any additional fees or recertification costs?

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.

Still have questions?

Email Us and we’ll be happy to answer any of your questions!

Supercharge Your Career with the LSSHP Certification Program