DAELP Lean Six Sigma Champion Certification
Along with a certificate from UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, participants also earn a Champion Level Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Champion's certificate from North Carolina State University.
The curriculum for the DAELP Lean Six Sigma for Executive Champions has been designed to incorporate lectures from academia and private sector executives, online and reference manual distance study, plant and benchmarking tours, and practical application exercises.
Residency 1 Overview:
- Gain an understanding of the purpose and general content of the Champion Certification program.
- Receive a brief overview of the schedule of events that make up the curriculum, describing how the program has been designed to achieve the body of knowledge required for the certification.
- Discuss the content of the academic lectures, plant tours, private sector presentations, practical application exercises, reference publications, hand books, and online modules for the material to be covered during the program to enhance understanding of the curriculum.
- Demonstrate the online registration process and access to the program modules, provide an outline for the LSS curriculum using the online modules and reference manuals to achieve the body of knowledge for the certification.
- Discuss the LSS reference manual, provide an outline for the LSS curriculum using the reference manual to achieve the body of knowledge for certification.
- Introduction and background for Lean as it applies to Manufacturing, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) processes.
- Introduction and background for Six sigma as it applies to MRO processes.
Residency 2 Overview:
- Provide the formal instruction required to achieve the lecture portion of the body of knowledge required for champion level understanding of lean processes in MRO processes.
- Provide the requisite information required to conduct a Value Stream Mapping (VSM) exercise.
- Coordinate with host depot to identify the processes for the VSM exercise.
- Determine the VSM deliverables for VSM exercise debriefing to the host depot leadership for future process improvement and use.
Residency 3 Overview:
- Provide the formal instruction required to achieve the lecture portion of the body of knowledge required for champion level understanding of six sigma processes in MRO processes.
- Provide the participants the academic instruction to complete the remainder of the distance curriculum and champion certificate completion.
Residency 5 Overview:
- Provide the formal instruction on quality models, refinement techniques, and available tools to determine process selection and priorities.
- Discuss effective utilization of personnel, expertise, and assets available to them across industrial facilities in MRO processes.
- Provide examples to facilitate organizational decision making and prioritization.