Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Specialist Certification
Accreditation Partners and Associations:
- This course is accredited by the globally renowned CPD Certification Service. Accredited CPD Course means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development Standards and Benchmarks. The learning value of this course has been scrutinized to ensure integrity and quality. This course has been recognized and granted independent CPD Accreditation compatible with the global CPD requirements.
- AIGPE™ is the Authorized Training Partner (ATP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The PMI® Authorized Training Partner seal is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
- CPD / CEU Credits are available upon request.
- PDUs (Professional Development Units) are available upon request.
Who is this for?
- Professionals with a work experience of 0 to 10 years
- Lean Practitioners who are looking to specialize in the Value Stream Mapping technique
- Professionals who belong to manufacturing as well as the service industry
- Professionals working in any location worldwide
- For mid-to-senior level managers who wish to understand how to focus on value and create a value stream
- Six Sigma Certified White, Yellow, Green, and Black Belts
- Project Managers, Scrum Masters, and Process Improvement Experts
- Consulting Organizations and Independent Consultants who wish to use Value Stream Mapping to solve the client business problem
- Process Improvement Freelancers who wish to add the Value Stream Mapping Credential to their Freelance portfolio
The Role of a Value Stream Mapping Specialist
The AIGPE™ Certified Value Stream Analysis Specialist demonstrates the ability to create an end-to-end Value Stream Map (current and future state). The Specialist can list the terminologies and symbols used in Value Stream Mapping (VSM). Examine and Evaluate the Current State Value Stream Map, Design a Strong Foundation to build the Future State Value Stream Map (VSM). Demonstrate the ability to identify and eliminate waste using this prominent tool called Value Stream Map. They can identify and eliminate waste in any business process using their knowledge and expertise as defined by the AIGPE™ Value Stream Mapping Specialist Body of Knowledge.
The AIGPE Lean Expert Certification Course consists of:
- Course Duration: 3 hours On-Demand Video
- Number of Lectures: 72
- Activities: Yes
- Downloadable Resources: 72
- Certification Exam: Yes
- Program Certification: Yes
Certification Exam Requirements
To achieve the professional designation of a Certified Value Stream Mapping Specialist from the Advanced Innovation Group Pro Excellence, you must:
- Have completed AIGPE’s Value Stream Mapping training to 100%
- Sit for AIGPE’s Value Stream Mapping Certification Exam and achieve a minimum score of 60%
There is no other prerequisite to achieving your Value Stream Mapping Certification.
Those who wish to apply for the certification exam must complete the relevant AIGPE VSM Specialist training to 100%. In training, you are provided several activities, downloadable content, and practice questions. In addition, AIGPE offers an optional Value Stream Mapping Simulation Exam. This simulation exam may help you determine if you are ready to sit for the official Value Stream Mapping Specialist Certification exam.
The AIGPE™ Value Stream Mapping Certification Exam is an online exam. It consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. Each question carries 1 point. There is no negative marking for any incorrect answers. The minimum percentage required to pass the exam is 60%. That means you need to correctly answer at least 18 out of 30 questions to pass the exam. It is an open book exam. And there is no time limit for the exam. The certification exam link is available in one of the final lectures of the course material.
Although there is no time limit, it is mandatory to complete the exam in one-seating. That is, your exam responses will get stored in our exam servers only after hitting the Submit button after the last question. If you X out of the exam window in between the exam OR your internet connection gets troubled, you may be required to start over the complete exam from the beginning.
Mandatory Requirement: Uploading the Course Completion Certificate in the Certification Exam Form
Professionals who wish to apply for the AIGPE Certification Exam must complete the outlined AIGPE™ course(s) to 100%. After completing the training course(s), you will receive a Course Completion Certificate with a unique Certificate ID. This Course Completion Certificate is automatically issued by the platform where you take the relevant AIGPE™ course. If you are NOT issued the course completion certificate, please get in touch with the customer service team of the relevant platform, and they will have the certificate issued to you.
You must keep this course completion certificate handy before you start the certification exam. You are required to upload this Course Completion Certificate in the online Certification Exam form. Before you upload this certificate in the exam form, please ensure that:
- Your course certificate of completion has your correct name displayed
- The certificate belongs to the correct course
- The Certificate ID is clearly visible
The Certification Exam Form Verification Process will halt if you upload an incorrect course completion certificate.
Certification Exam Cost
When you take the AIGPE™ provided Video Training Course either using our online learning platform (https://elearn.aigproexcellence.com) or through any of our authorized training platform partners such as Udemy:
- The First Two Attempts of the AIGPE™ Certification Exam are FREE
- If you are unable to pass in the first two attempts, each subsequent exam attempt will cost USD 100
Purchase AIGPE’s Value Stream Mapping Specialist Certification Training Course on Udemy (link provided below).
Please note that if you fail on the first attempt, you can take the second attempt only after one week. For example, if you first attempted the certification exam on August 22nd and failed it. You can apply for the second attempt only after seven days, i.e., after August 29th.
Professionals who apply for the AIGPE™ Certification Exams are expected and required to follow all the standards, policies, and procedures outlined by AIGPE™.
Upon successfully completing the Value Stream Mapping Specialist Training Course and passing the Value Stream Mapping Certification Exam, you will receive the VSM Specialist Certification issued by the Advanced Innovation Group Pro Excellence, a Global independent Certification Accreditation in the Lean Six Sigma Industry.
As a Certified Value Stream Mapping Specialist, you will be issued:
- A Certificate (PDF) which includes a Certification Number
- Your name is added to the Official AIGPE™ Certification Records
- You are granted the right to use the AIGPE™ Certification Credentials (in accordance with the AIGPE™ Certification Credentials Use Policy). AIGPE™ Certification Credentials can be used as a professional designation in your personal branding material such as resumes, business cards, email signatures, personal website, social media sites or public profiles such as LinkedIn, Job Portals, etc.
The VSM Specialist Certification kit is emailed to you in 4 weeks after completing your VSM Specialist Certification exam. Please note: AIGPE™ issues only electronic copies of certification. We do not issue a physical copy.
If you have any questions, you can email us at [email protected]
(Optional) Digital Credentials:
Professionals who achieve their Value Stream Mapping Specialist Certification can optionally purchase the Certified VSM Specialist Digital Credential. The digital credential includes the following benefits:
- Unique URL: Get access to a unique URL for your Value Stream Mapping Certification
- Digital Badge: The unique URL includes both the certificate and the digital badge
- Digital Verification: Verify the credential digitally at the click of a button
- LinkedIn Enabled: Showcase your credential on your LinkedIn profile – under the Education section
- Share Your Credential Digitally: Share your credential with several other social media sites as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
- Blockchain Security: Your Digital Credential is Cryptographically Sealed using Blockchain Security
- Unique QR Code: Your Certificate will have a unique QR Code that recruiters can scan and digitally verify. When submitting a physical copy of your certificate, print the High-Quality Certificate with the Unique QR Code. Your recruiters can scan the QR Code and verify your credential instantly.
- Personal Branding: Add your Credential to Job Portals, Email Signatures, embed it in your Personal Website, or easily Email it to recruiters
- Display all AIGPE Credentials: Visitors of your AIGPE credential page can view all the credentials you have earned from AIGPE™ on one page
- Lifetime Access: Access your credential digitally for a lifetime
Please click here to access the demo link of the digital credential.
Purchase the Value Stream Mapping Specialist Digital Credential for USD 6.99 through the link provided below (after you have successfully achieved the AIGPE™ Value Stream Mapping Specialist Certification). This feature is NOT included in the course fee.