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Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (ASQ BOK)

Course No. e113

This course is designed for personnel who desire Green Belt Certification. Green Belts support Six Sigma Black Belts and also conduct small projects for improvement.

Course Benefits:

Attendees learn to integrate methodologies, to implement breakthrough improvements, to manage small Six Sigma projects and to support Black Belts in the deployment of Six Sigma techniques to achieve bottom-line success.

Prerequisites:

High School Diploma or GED.

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$670 includes materials and certification

Topics Covered:

Overview 

  • Six sigma orientation 
  • Six sigma terminologies 
  • Six sigma metrics 
  • Teambuilding 

Define 

  • Project charter 
  • SIPOC 
  • Stakeholder Analysis 
  • Roles & Responsibilities 
  • Project Plan 

Measure 

  • Basic statistics 
  • Process capability 
  • Process mapping 
  • Probability 
  • Measurement system analysis 
  • Quality and management tools 
  • FMEA 

Analyze 

  • Graphical tools & techniques 

Improve 

  • Introduction to DOE 
  • Project deliverables 

 Control 

  • Control charts 
  • Mistake Proofing 
  • Managing change 

Instructor:

The seminar leader will be a Master Black Belt with 20 years of experience in implementing these methodologies.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in supporting Six Sigma efforts should attend this course. This is an ideal course for those who might want to become Black Belts.

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Course No. e113A

This course is designed to integrate Lean with Six Sigma and prepare you for the contemporary Lean Six Sigma Green belt Certification requirements for supporting Black belts. Lean Six Sigma Green belts are very important support in undertaking Small Improvement projects (SIPs) in your organization. Lean Six Sigma is not only for manufacturing alone but also for any industry you belong to.

Course Benefits:

Attendees learn to integrate Lean Six Sigma methodologies, to implement breakthrough improvements, to manage small scale Six Sigma projects and to support Black Belts in the deployment of Six Sigma techniques to achieve bottom-line success.

Prerequisites:

High School Diploma or GED.

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$1170 includes materials and certification

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Lean 
  • How to Implement Lean 
  • Process Mapping & Value Stream Mapping 
  • Kaizen 
  • Standardized Work 
  • Team Management 
  • General Terminology 
  • Symbols, Acronyms & Abbreviations 
  • Lean Six Sigma Goals 
  • Toll Gate Review Process 
  • Define Teams & Customers 
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis 
  • Data & Process Analysis 
  • Probability 
  • Basic Statistics & Capability 
  • Measurement System Analysis 
  • Analyze Phase 
  • Improvement Techniques 
  • Control Concepts 

Instructor:

The seminar leader will be a Master Black Belt with 20 years of experience in implementing these methodologies.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in supporting Lean and/or Six Sigma efforts should attend this course. This is an ideal course for those who might want to become Black Belts.

For More Information:

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Lean Expert in Logistics

Course No. e419

As the competitive environment changes the way we do business, companies are embracing Lean and Six Sigma initiatives to support cost reductions and quality improvements. Therefore Logistics function cannot exist in isolation. The union of Lean Six Sigma methodology with that of logistics leverages the strengths and opportunities of each discipline to create a cultural and operational model that will aid the logistician to solve age-old issues while improving operations and contributing to business success at all levels. Lean logistics also strives to involve the management of inventory, whether it is in the form of hard goods (materials, people) or soft goods (information). If there is no inventory to move around, there is no need for logistics.

Course Benefits:

The course covers more than 40 tools & techniques for logistics management. This course will prepare you for this certification and achieving it. The course will help you repositioning yourself on new path in your career as certified Lean expert in Logistics.

Prerequisites:

High School Diploma or GED.

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$1170 includes materials and certification

Topics Covered:

  • Integrated logistics operations 
  • DMAIC Methodology 
  • DMAIC Tool Box 
  • Lean Logistics Terms 
  • Logistics Cost Levers 
  • The Logistics Bridge 
  • Logistics Guiding Principles 
  • Cost Of Holding Inventory concepts 
  • Inventory Carrying cost breakup 
  • Transportation Management techniques 
  • Warehousing Management techniques 
  • 3PL concepts 
  • Packaging as Visual Control 
  • Managing the Knowledge flow 
  • 3 Key LSS Logistics Principles 
  • Asset Flow Management 
  • Information Flow Management 
  • Finance Flow Management 
  • Cycle & Safety stock Management 
  • Fixed Resource Management 
  • Communication management 
  • Hoshin Planning- “catch ball” 
  • Income statement management 
  • Balance sheet management 
  • Cash Flow Management 
  • Logistics Capabilities development plan 
  • Logistics organization plan 
  • The Pillars of 5 S 
  • Visual Control tools 
  • Logistics co-ordination plan 
  • Standardization of Processes

Instructor:

The seminar leader will be a Master Black Belt with 20 years of experience in implementing these methodologies.

Who Should Attend?

Lean expert in logistics certification is necessary for participating in Lean or Six Sigma initiatives in the organization if you are aiming at such opportunity. As a pre requisite to participating in Lean Six Sigma initiative as Logistics professional, this certification is a must if you are aiming at further upgrading your existing skill sets.

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Lean Expert in Service

Course No. e422

The potential for lean application in a service sector can be gauged from the fact that there is huge percentage (more than 70 %) of the service sector contribution in the GDP figures of all major economies of the world. This course is specifically designed to prepare you for application of Lean & Six Sigma principles in service sector to take this advantage. Here “Service” comprises sectors such as government, banking, tourism, retail, education, restaurants, consulting, media, entertainment, healthcare, software, hospitality, and so on. Our training provides a practical approach to understanding Lean principles applicable in the service sector.

Course Benefits:

This course will prepare you for this certification and achieving it. Participants will acquire the skills needed to improve speed, flexibility, throughput and productivity and to reduce costs. You will be prepared to be powerful change agents within your business domain and undertake vital improvement projects under your leadership in the organization. The course will help you repositioning yourself on new path in your career as certified Lean expert.

Prerequisites:

High School Diploma or GED.

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$1170 includes materials and certification

Topics Covered:

  • Waste elimination techniques 
  • The Pillars of 5 S 
  • Key Service aspects 
  • Key service performance modal 
  • Total productive maintenance modal 
  • Establishing Lean & Six Sigma metrics 
  • Process & organizational metrics 
  • SMART model 
  • Value Stream Mapping 
  • Quick and Functional Solutions 
  • Stakeholder metrics analysis 
  • Lean service model 
  • Service wastes identification 
  • Roadmap to Lean Management system (LMS) implementation 
  • Model for assessing readiness for implementation 
  • Demand management 
  • Service project charter analysis 
  • Creating project charter for LMS implementation 
  • Identify key lean anchors 
  • Synopsis of special lean for service tools 
  • Creating organization structure 
  • Creating key lean implementation roles 
  • Team tools 
  • Team Life cycle analysis 
  • LMS team management 
  • Addressing key challenges of lean office 
  • Building LMS implementation capabilities 
  • Data collection technique 
  • Lean office processes dissection 
  • Standardization 
  • Creating standardized work sequence 
  • Standardization tools 
  • LMS deployment techniques 
  • LMS processes measurements 
  • LMS audit systems 

Instructor:

The seminar leader will be a Master Black Belt with 20 years of experience in implementing these methodologies.

Who Should Attend?

Lean expert certification is recommended for participating in Lean or Six Sigma initiatives in the organization if you are aiming at such opportunity. If you are interested to learn Lean methodologies and want to deploy any Lean tools in any organization this course will help you do so.

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Auditing to ISO 9001

Course No. e101

This is to understand ISO 9001:2015 requirements, improving your QMS. It covers how to plan, conduct and report system, process and product audits.

Course Benefits:

Participants will be able to learn and understand the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. Participants will get an official copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard, CD with the procedures, processes, forms and templates.

Prerequisites:

High School Diploma/GED

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$265 includes materials, ISO 9001:2015 standard, certification plaque

Topics Covered:

  • Module 1: Principles of Quality Management 
  • Module 2: ISO 9001:2015 requirements 
  • Module 3: Documentation 
  • Module 4: Effective CAPA & Management Reviews 
  • Module 5: Auditing basics and process (Includes role of the audit participants, types of the audit and audit basics) 
  • Module 6: Audit planning ( Audit schedule, plan and developing the documentation) 
  • Module 7: Conducting system, process and product audits ) actual audit exercises and workshops) 
  • Module 8: Continual improvements of your auditing process ( How to create an improvement culture, and the procedure) 
  • Module 9: Internal auditing and Supplier auditing procedures, Procedures, Forms, Checklists, turtle diagram and Audit Report ( CD will be provided) 
  • Module 10: Sample Exam 
  • Final Exam 

Instructor:

The instructor will be RAB Certified Auditor, ASQ Certified Quality Auditor, and ASQ Certified Black Belt with experience in implementing ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, AS 9100, Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

Who Should Attend?

Internal auditors, external auditors, document controls, individuals and managers interested in learning how to transition to ISO 9001:2015 with new robust system.

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Process Mapping & Process Management

Course No. e102

This course has been designed to help you understand the process approach, concepts, how to map the processes and managing process focused approach. In most of Quality Management standards, process approach is required and it is an effective way to design and deploy the QMS.

Course Benefits:

Participants will learn process concepts and how to manage process approach. Also, they learn to develop a process map from scratch or from existing procedures and work instructions. Any process can be mapped to enhance understanding, reduce complexity and improve effectiveness. The document pages will be reduced by at least 50% and the documents will be more user friendly.

Prerequisites:

High School Diploma/GED

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$135 Includes materials, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments

Topics Covered:

  • Module 1: Process concepts 
  • Module 2: Process Metrics 
  • Module 2: How to develop flow charts and process maps (Flow charts Vs process maps) 
  • Module 3: Mapping Level II and Level III (exercises in converting existing documents to different types of process maps) 
  • Module 4: Improving QMS documentation 
  • Module 5: Process Management 
  • Module 6: Examples and Workshop 

Instructor:

The instructor will be ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and ASQ Certified Black Belt with 20+ years experience in implementing these methodologies.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in reducing, simplifying and improving their documentation and developing process management concepts.

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PMI – Project Management Professional Certification – ( Project Management Professional®) Preparation

Course No. e221

This course has been designed to understand fundamentals, processes, tools and techniques in Project Management and to prepare you for the PMI Certified Project Management Professional Exam. The course covers all the required areas of the Body of Knowledge, as specified by Project Management Institute. This knowledge will increase your competency in Project Management and prepare you to take PMI’s PMP or CAPM Certification Exam.

Course Benefits:

- Participants will learn all the required areas of the body of knowledge, as specified by the PMI Body of Knowledge. 
- Measure your knowledge at every step with access to over 1500+ exam questions 
- Access to knowledgeable instructors – every day 
- Comprehensive materials 
- Take 4 hours, three Practice and three Final exams besides questions covered after each module 
- Certificate of course completion and meeting education requirements (45 PDU contact hours against 35 hours requirement). 
- Discussion, interaction, class exercises would help understand different aspects in Project Management Profession 
- Guaranteed satisfaction (additional classes, coaching and mentoring at no charge until you pass the exam, QPS pays exam fee). 98% of students passing first attempt. 
- The cost includes all fees, classroom materials (PMI BOK, PMP exam Prep Book, QPS binder, practice Exams, Forms, and templates CD) and access over 1000 questions 

Prerequisites:

See PMI’s Project Management Professional certification requirements

Duration:

Five Days

Cost:

$2000 Includes classroom materials (PMI BOK, PMP exam Prep Book, QPS binder).

Topics Covered:

PMI’s PMP Body of Knowledge
  • Introduction, Exam details, BOK,
  • Practice exam
  • The project management framework
    • Introduction
    • Organization & life cycle of the project
  • The project management processes
    • Initiating Process Group
    • Planning Process Group
    •  Executing Process Group
    •  Monitoring & Controlling Process Group
    •  Closing Process Group
  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project time management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project human resource management
  • Project communications management
  • Project risk management
  • Project procurement management
  • Project stakeholder management
  • Professional and social responsibility
  • Review of Projects and exercises
  • Practice questions and Exams

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers, engineers, analysts, associates, project managers, and any other professionals who deal with projects directly or indirectly. 
  • Anyone who is seeking PMP certification. 
  • Mid-career professionals who seek to further develop their project management skills where certification would enhance their chance of getting jobs. 

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Agile Certified Practitioner SM Certification Preparation

Course No. e356

This course follows PMI’s Body of Knowledge and has been designed to understand the Agile fundamentals, processes, tools/techniques. It also prepares you for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner PMI-ACP)SM Exam.

Course Benefits:

Describe agile methodology/practices, how to implement agile successfully/apply agile methods to rapidly changing requirements & priorities, recognize ways to increase team performance through better communication & close involvement of customers, use agile techniques to estimate project work more accurately, identify/prevent common pitfall organizations encounter when adopting agile practices.

Prerequisites:

See PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner SM Certification requirements

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$500 Includes course materials

Topics Covered:

Introduction 

 o Overview/Certification/BOK/Exam Format 

Agile Framework and Terminologies 

 o Agile project managers/ facilitators 
 o Agile Manifesto 
 o 12 Agile principles 
 o Agile terms / iterative process 
 o Teamwork / collaboration 

Value Driven Delivery 

 o Maximizing value delivered and minimizing non-value-add activities 
 o Prioritizing 
 o Incremental Value, Gathering feedback / continuous improvement – the sprint retrospective 
 o The team and the stakeholders work together to define a shared definition of “done” 
 o Tailor the project methodology based on project and organizational characteristics. 
 o Reduce risk through proof of concepts 

Stakeholder Engagement 

 o Direct interaction with the stakeholders and specifically during the iteration planning and iteration 

review meetings 

 o Agile increases visibility 
 o Agile communication tools 

Team Performance: Identify the team and Agile methodology’s effects on it. 

 o Agile Values  
 o Team building, collaborating, agile retrospectives  
 o Facilitate agile teams  
 o Team tools and techniques  
 o Coach agile teams 

Adaptive Planning

 o Agile planning - occurs at multiple levels (strategic, release iteration, daily, etc) 
 o Multiple levels involve populating the Product, Release and iteration backlogs 
 o Team, stakeholders and customers are involved in planning to complete team understanding of the features and priorities 
 o Coach the team to adjust cadence and planning to adjust to size, complexity and criticality of upcoming work. 

Problem Detection and Resolution

 o Elements of risk management. 
 o Risk estimation – team involvement 
 o Risk Management - ingrained in the Agile process 
 o Compare Risk Planning in traditional vs Agile 
 o Compare Risk Identification in traditional vs Agile 
 o Compare Risk Analysis in traditional vs Agile 
 o Compare Risk Response in traditional vs Agile 
 o Compare Risk Monitor and Control in traditional vs Agile 
 o Continuous Improvement 
 o Improvement concepts, knowledge, tools and techniques 
 o Measure business results 
 o Achieve quality using Agile. 
 o Improve using improvement tools and techniques 

Who Should Attend?

Managers, developers, QA, associates, project managers, product managers, and any other professionals who deal with software development/QA/Projects directly or indirectly.

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PMI – Risk Management Professional Certification Preparation

Course No. e305

This course has been designed to understand fundamentals, processes, tools/techniques in Risk Management and also to prepare you for the PMI®-RMP® (Project Management Institute – Risk Management Professional (RMP®) Exam. This course is designed for students to experience an in-depth knowledge and learn the required skills necessary to successfully manage risk projects effectively and efficiently. This course is based on the PMI’s Credential for Project Risk Management Examination Specification and the PMI® Practice Standard for Project Risk Management.

Course Benefits:

- Participants will learn all the required areas of risk management, as specified by the Project Management Institute.
- The course measures your knowledge at every step with access to many practice questions/exams
- Access to knowledgeable instructors and comprehensive materials
- Take a simulated 4-hour Practice and Final Exam (similar to PMI RMP®)
- Certificate of course completion and meeting education requirements
- Discussion, interaction and class exercises all would help to understand different aspects in the Risk Management Profession
- Guaranteed satisfaction (additional classes, coaching & mentoring at no charge until you pass the exam).

Prerequisites:

See PMI’s RMP® certification requirements

Duration:

Self-paced, 3 months

Cost:

$670

Topics Covered:

Introduction 

 o Purpose 
 o Project Risk Management Definition 
 o Role of Project Risk Management 
 o Good Risk Management Practice 
 o Critical Success Factors for Project Risk Management 
 o Conclusion 

Principles & Concepts 

 o Introduction 
 o Definition of Project Risk 
 o Individual Risks and Overall Project Risk 
 o Stakeholder Risk Attitudes 
 o Iterative Process, Communication 
 o Responsibility for Project Risk Management 

Introduction to Project Risk Management Processes 

 o Project Risk Management and Project Management 
 o Project Risk Management Processes 

Plan Risk Management 

 o Purpose & Objectives of the Plan Risk Management Process 
 o Critical Success Factors for the Plan Risk Management Process 
 o Tools & Techniques for the Plan Risk Management Process 
 o Documenting the Results of the Plan Risk Management Process 

Identify Risks 

 o Purpose & Objectives of the Identify Risks Process 
 o Critical Success Factors of the Identify Risks Process 
 o Tools & Techniques for the Identify Risks Process 
 o Documenting the results of the Identify Risks Process 

Perform Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis 

 o Purpose and Objectives of the Perform Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis Process 
 o Critical Success Factors for the Perform Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis Processes 
 o Tools & Techniques for the Perform Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis Processes 
 o Documenting the results of the Perform Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis Processes 

Plan Risk Responses, Monitor & Control Risks 

Practice Questions & Answers, Sample Exam, Final Exam 

Who Should Attend?

Managers, engineers, analysts, associates, project managers, and any other professionals who deal with risks directly or indirectly / anyone who is seeking certification / Mid-career professionals who seek to further develop their risk management skills where certification would enhance getting jobs.

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

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