This two-day course is for those interested in becoming SEI-Certified Instructors of the Designing Products and Processes Using Six Sigma (DPPSS) course. The DPPSS course introduces a method and toolbox originating from the Design-for-Six-Sigma paradigm called Define-Measure-Analyze-Design-Verify (DMADV). The method can be used for designing products and processes based on performance. This instructor training course is composed of lectures and participant presentations of DPPSS course material. Candidate instructors must demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the DPPSS material and have effective instructional and facilitation skills. Other required qualifications are specified at http://www.sei.cmu.edu/certification/measurement/dppss/.
This training provides an opportunity for experienced trainers and measurement professionals to become SEI-Certified Instructors of the DPPSS course. To be eligible, participants must have the following skills:
Students must bring a personal computer equipped with:
Participants will receive a DPPSS instructor workbook, including instructor notes, several weeks in advance of the course to prepare for in-class module delivery and exercise facilitation. Each candidate instructor must acquire their own latest version of the tools (Excel spreadsheets, SAS JMP, Crystal Ball, ProcessModel, and SMERFS^3) and bring the software installed on their laptop for use in this class.
Days 1-2, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (U.S. locations)
Days 1-2, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (non-U.S. locations)
The last day includes time for individual face-to-face feedback sessions.
Training courses provided by the SEI are not academic courses for academic credit toward a degree. Any certificates provided are evidence of the completion of the courses and are not official academic credentials.
Course Fees [USD]
U.S. Industry: $4700
U.S. Government/Academic: $3800
Carnegie Mellon University/Software Engineering Institute offices will be closed for winter break, December 23, 2016-January 2, 2017. SEI course registrations received during this period will be confirmed and enrollment completed on January 3, 2017.
This course may be offered by special arrangement at customer sites.
Registration is not available for this course without completion of the application process to become an SEI-Certified Instructor for DPPSS. Candidates will receive a registration form for this course with the certification acceptance packet.