Frequently Asked Questions about The Institute for Strategic Improvement
Why the Institute for Strategic Improvement is the best! We have years of experience in training through project management, Six Sigma, business continuity, mentoring, coaching, strategy development and audits in both the private and public sectors. Our instructors are inherently familiar with and experienced in the mechanics and processes in audits and reviews by the leading certification entities. We build our courses on the successes and challenges we have learned from through years of industry experience and expertise.
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Our goal is to help you accomplish all of these by providing quality improvement and operational management training that will help propel your personal life and business life to the next level.
Why are we different? It’s in our approach. Our courses are an infusion of lean management and corporate sustainability in a blue ocean setting. We understand the changing landscape of quality improvement and always provide our students with current, relevant information, which facilitates the best learning experience, in the shortest timeframe, with the greatest quality and highest reliability.
Our courses are simple in design and easy to understand while providing you faster knowledge of the course material and applying what you have learned. Courses are an infusion of lean six sigma and corporate sustainability in a blue ocean setting. We understand the changing landscape of quality improvement and always provide our students with the latest in information. Through our teaching experience and industry knowledge we also understand the aspect of combined energy provided by complementary programs, initiatives, and strategies which help to complement individual, businesses, and organizational entities in their quest for continual improvement.
We understand that the most effective Quality Improvement initiatives and training do not have to be complicated or expensive. In order for the best infusion of quality improvement into your organization. Training must be both engaging, memorable, and cost-effective. Our experience in organizational improvement shows this to be true. In order for students and companies to most effectively incorporate improvements in their workplace quality improvement training must incorporate these three key values:
1. The content is easily understood at all levels across the organization.
2. The information is easily understood and retained.
3. The course is enjoyable and the information learned is easy to share.
4. Obtaining the training is cost-effective for individuals, businesses, and organizations.
Our Mission is to improve lives through performance improvement as the Industry leader in strategy development and process improvement opportunities.
Our Goal is that each and every tool, tip, or course provided through the Institute for Strategic Improvement helps you to build synergy within your own life, business, or organization.
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Improving quality, performance, and efficiency leads to better results.
Our courses are available at reasonable prices because better performance should be within reach for everyone.
“Flexible, Affordable, and Respected” We support and give back to the community and we support those who defend our country with frequent special offers such as our “Free Yellow Belt for Veterans” and other discount offers. For more information on these programs contact us here https://www.instituteforstrategicimprovement.com/contact-us.html. For more information on issues we support see https://www.instituteforstrategicimprovement.com/we-support.html or visit us at https://www.tifsi.com/
What happens if I don't pass my certification test on the first try?
No worries, we work with each student to gain the necessary knowledge to apply their certification and all learners absorb materials at different rates. Our instructors work with you until you are Certified.
What if I am not satisfied? Our Courses have a 100% satisfaction guarantee with refunds available for all courses prior to certificate receipt. For certifications we offer refunds until 50% of the certification is complete.
What training material is included with my purchase? All certifications include free study material with the purchase of your course or certification. All study material is accessed online and is available immediately after purchase.
How long do I have access to the course? You have 1-year to access the study material and complete the exam.
Do you have a free sample of a course that I can try? Yes! You can register for our Free White Belt Certification and have a certificate emailed upon completion. https://www.instituteforstrategicimprovement.com/store/p22/Six_Sigma_White_Belt_Certification.html
Do I need to take the Six Sigma Belts in-order? (Yellow, then Green, then Black)?
No, we recommend that you start with the program you are most interested in. If you need advice on which bet is best suited for you contact an instructor at https://www.instituteforstrategicimprovement.com/contact-us.html.
Are projects required? Some of our courses and certifications require a project or publishable white paper. Our analogy uses an automobile mechanic or surgeon. Just because you read a manual or take a test does not mean you can repair a car or perform a surgery. We want to be sure you can apply the knowledge before we award a certificate or certification. Knowledge has little value without application.
What about Privacy and Information security? Your privacy is extremely important to us! We do not sell or release your information to anyone. All information provided to us by you is used strictly for the processing of your training and certification tests. All credit card transactions are secured using 128bit SSL technology.
Six Sigma Black, Green, and Yellow Belt Certifications
The expectations for our Six Sigma courses is that the Certified Belt can: demonstrate knowledge of Six Sigma tools and processes, are involved in quality improvement projects, and analyze and solve quality problems at an advanced level from the green belt by using more complex six sigma tools and on multiple projects.
Six Sigma is an improvement methodology which uses the stages of Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control to make improvements. "Six Sigma" measures the capability of a process to perform defect free work with a failure rate of 3.4 parts per million or 99.9997%.
The Six Sigma methodology uses proven strategies, tools, and statistical methodologies to improve the financial bottom line of companies. The goal of Six Sigma is to improve profits through variability and defect reduction, improved process performance, and increased customer satisfaction through consistent services, products, or processes.