The Quality Champion Credential

The AIGPE™ Quality Champion Credential is a recognition achieved by passionate professionals like you dedicated to using your skills and expertise to better our world. It is a credential that will help you outshine your competition and put you in the driver’s seat of your career growth. 

The Quality Champion Credential can be achieved by completing the Quality Champion Roadmap.

This Quality Champion Roadmap enables you to earn and accomplish five distinct and unique credentials: The Gold Standard, Diamond Standard, Platinum Standard, Titanium Standard, and Plutonium Standard Credentials. More details below.

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What will you learn as you earn your Quality Champion Credential?

As a Quality Champion, you are a well-rounded Quality and Project Management Professional with knowledge and skills of all levels in Six Sigma, Lean Management, Project Management, Quality Management, and Minitab Statistical Software.  

To become a Quality Champion, you complete:

  1. All levels of Six Sigma Certification (White, Yellow, Green, and Black Belt)
  2. All levels of Lean Certification (Lean Specialist, Lean Expert, Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Specialist, and Just-In-Time (JIT) Specialist)
  3. All levels of Minitab Certification (Minitab Beginner, Minitab Proficient, and Minitab Expert)
  4. All levels of Project and Quality Management Certification (Project Charter Specialist, Brainstorming Specialist, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Specialist, Process Mapping Specialist, Kano Analysis Specialist, Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Specialist, Five Forces Analysis Specialist, Pareto Analysis Specialist, and the Seven Basic Tools of Quality Expert)

You complete these learnings in a systematic manner. The roadmap is divided into 5 Levels, 23 Courses and 21 Certifications. In this learning journey, you:

  1. Master 1,000+ Quality and Project Management Tools and Techniques.
  2. Consume 60+ hours of video content and several hundred hours of practical activities, exercises, and numericals.
  3. Become a certified professional in Six Sigma, Lean Management, Minitab Analytics, and Project and Quality Management.
  4. Add leading edge CPD Accredited Certifications to your resume.
  5. Demonstrate your process improvement, project management, data analysis, and Quality management skills by earning the required digital credentials. These digital credentials are a social proof of your diligent and focused efforts to learn skills that will help your organization and you succeed.

The Quality Champion Roadmap

The Quality Champion roadmap involves a rigorous and systematic path of completing:

5 Levels

23 Courses

21 Certifications

Quality Champion Program Overview (The 5 Levels)

To become a Quality Champion, you go through a rigorous path of completing 23 courses, 21 certifications divided in 5 unique and distinct levels. These 5 levels are:

AIGPE Gold Standard Credential

Level 1: Gold Standard (Six Sigma Professional)

AIGPE Diamond Standard Credential

Level 2: Diamond Standard (Lean Management)

AIGPE Platinum Standard Credential

Level 3: Platinum Standard (Minitab Analytics)

AIGPE Platinum Standard Credential

Level 4: Titanium Standard (Project Management)

AIGPE Plutonium Standard Credential

Level 5: Plutonium Standard (Quality Champion)

Each standard or level is dedicated to the critical process improvement and project management areas. You have to achieve multiple certifications to complete each standard/level and advance to the next.

Which Courses and Certifications are to be achieved at each of these levels? (The 23 Courses and 21 Certifications)

The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard is level 1 of your journey dedicated to becoming a Six Sigma professional. To achieve the Gold Standard Credential, you must complete the following AIGPE™ courses and certifications. 

The Diamond Standard

The Diamond Standard is level 2 of your journey dedicated to becoming a Lean Management Expert. To achieve the Diamond Standard Credential, you must have achieved the Gold Standard Credential. You must then complete the following AIGPE™ Courses and Certifications. 

The Platinum Standard

The Platinum Standard is level 3 of your journey dedicated to becoming a Minitab Analytics Expert. To achieve the Platinum Standard Credential, you must have achieved the Gold and Diamond Standard Credentials. You must then complete the following AIGPE™ Certifications. 

The Titanium Standard

The Titanium Standard is level 4 of your journey dedicated to becoming a Project Management Expert. To achieve the Titanium Standard Credential, you must have achieved the Gold, Diamond and Platinum Standard Credentials. You must then complete the following AIGPE™ Courses and Certifications. Please note: We will continue to add more certifications in this category. 

The Plutonium Standard (Quality Champion)

The Plutonium Standard is level 5 and the final level of your Quality Champion journey. Completing this level helps you achieve the Quality Champion Credential. To achieve this Credential, you must have achieved the Gold, Diamond, Platinum and Titanium Standard Credentials. You must then complete the following AIGPE™ Courses and Certifications. Please note: We will continue to add more certifications in this category. 

Steps to achieve each Level (Credential Standard)

You need to complete three steps to achieve each Level (Credential Standard):

Step 1: Complete the AIGPE™ Course(s) to 100%

Step 2: Pass the Official AIGPE™ Certification Exam

Step 3: Fill out the Credential Request Form

The Gold Standard

Steps to achieve the Gold Standard (Six Sigma Professional) Credential:

Step 2: Pass the Official AIGPE™ Certification Exam

Step 3: Fill out the Credential Request Form

After completing all the certifications in this level, please fill out this Gold Standard Credential Request form and pay the processing fee:

Credential Request Form
Fill this form after completing Steps 1 & 2

The Diamond Standard

Steps to achieve the Diamond Standard (Lean Management) Credential:

Step 3: Fill out the Credential Request Form

After completing all the certifications in this level, please fill out this Diamond Standard Credential Request form and pay the processing fee:

Credential Request Form
Fill this form after completing Steps 1 & 2

 

Note: If you have access only to the trial version of Minitab, you may face an issue that the trial version expires after a limited time. Hence, to avoid this issue, it is advisable to complete the Platinum Standard Courses before proceeding to the Diamond Standard Courses. You can apply for the Diamond and Platinum Standard Credentials (together) after you complete the requirements of both the standards. This does not apply for students who have paid access to the Minitab Statistical Software.

The Platinum Standard

Steps to achieve the Platinum Standard (Minitab Analytics) Credential:

Step 1: Complete the AIGPE™ Course(s) to 100%

Step 2: Pass the Official AIGPE™ Certification Exam

Step 3: Fill out the Credential Request Form

After completing all the certifications in this level, please fill out this Platinum Standard Credential Request form and pay the processing fee:

Credential Request Form
Fill this form after completing Steps 1 & 2

 

Note: If you have access only to the trial version of Minitab, you may face an issue that the trial version expires after a limited time. Hence, to avoid this issue, it is advisable to complete the Platinum Standard Courses before proceeding to the Diamond Standard Courses. You can apply for the Diamond and Platinum Standard Credentials (together) after you complete the requirements of both the standards. This does not apply for students who have paid access to the Minitab Statistical Software.

The Titanium Standard

Steps to achieve the Titanium Standard (Project Management) Credential:

Step 1: Complete the AIGPE™ Course(s) to 100%

Step 2: Pass the Official AIGPE™ Certification Exam

Step 3: Fill out the Credential Request Form

After completing all the certifications in this level, please fill out this Titanium Standard Credential Request form and pay the processing fee:

Credential Request Form
Fill this form after completing Steps 1 & 2

The Plutonium Standard (Quality Champion)

Steps to achieve the Plutonium Standard (Quality Champion) Credential:

Step 3: Fill out the Credential Request Form

After completing all the certifications in this level, please fill out this Plutonium Standard (Quality Champion) Credential Request form and pay the processing fee:

Credential Request Form
Fill this form after completing Steps 1 & 2

Cost of the Quality Champion Roadmap

The overall cost of the Quality Champion Roadmap ranges between $300 to $475. The cost is mainly the Discounted Course Fee and the Processing Fee of the Digital Credential. Also, you are not required to pay the entire amount at one time. You can pay for one course at a time, complete its certification, then move on to purchase the next.

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Certification Requirements

Achieving each AIGPE™ Certification is a two-step process.

  1. Step 1: Complete the AIGPE™ provided training to 100%
  2. Step 2: Pass the official AIGPE™ Certification Exam with a minimum score of 60%

Once you achieve each certification, you proceed to the next. Once you complete all the certifications of a particular level, you unlock the specific Level (Credential Standard).

What do you get after completing the requirements of each Level / Credential Standard?

After completing the requirements of a Level / Standard, you will be issued:

  • Digital Credential of the respective Level / Standard
    • Click here to review the Live Version of Gold Standard Credential
    • Click here to review the Live Version of Diamond Standard Credential
    • Click here to review the Live Version of Platinum Standard Credential
    • Click here to review the Live Version of Titanium Standard Credential
    • Click here to review the Live Version of the Quality Champion Credential
  • Your name is added to the Official AIGPE™ Credential Holder Records
  • You are granted the right to use the AIGPE™ Digital Credentials (in accordance with the AIGPE™ Certification Credentials Use Policy). AIGPE™ Digital 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.
  • You receive digital credentials only. We do not issue a pdf certificate or a physical certificate for any Level / Credential Standard.

Is there an expiration for these Levels / Credentials?

The following standard do not have an expiration date. These are available for a lifetime.

  1. Gold Standard
  2. Diamond Standard
  3. Platinum Standard
  4. Plutonium Standard

The Quality Champion Credential is valid for 3 years from the date of issue. In these 3 years, you will be required to complete the renewal process to maintain the Credential.

Credential Renewal

The renewal process involves accruing 10 new CPD Credits by taking CPD Accredited AIGPE™ programs or CPD Accredited programs of any other institution.

  • These CPD Credits should not include the CPD’s you have accrued by completing the 23 Courses and 21 Certifications in this Quality Champion roadmap.
  • The CPD Credits must be accrued within the three year period of you receiving the Quality Champion Credential.
  • While submitting the CPD Credits, you are also required to pay a processing fee of $6.99 to renew the Quality Champion Credential.
  • The Quality Champion Renewal Request form will be rolled out shortly. More details on the Renewal process will be added shortly.

Where can you buy AIGPE™ courses?

AIGPE™ hosts all of its official Training and Certification Programs on Udemy. Udemy is the world’s largest eLearning marketplace and provides excellent environment for students to learn in an online self-paced mode. 

Click on the course links provided above OR hit the SALE button to access AIGPE™ programs on Udemy.

Expectations from Students

Students who opt to take the Quality Champion Roadmap are expected to:

1) Complete the Program and the Relevant Certification:

  • Complete each course and the associated certification
  • Fill out the Credential Request Form and pay the processing fee after completing all the requirements of a specific Level/Standard

2) Don’t Game the System

  • Comply to all the given guidelines of the Quality Champion Roadmap
  • Comply to the AIGPE™ Certification Guidelines and Protocols
  • In case of any doubt, reach us at [email protected]

3) Keep it Professional

  • We actively collaborate and communicate and have a healthy and vibrant discussion with students through the course-taking and certification exam experience
  • We ask that, in connection with those relationships, you are respectful, honest, and considerate with AIGPE™ staff

4) If you see something, say something

  • If anything you see or experience ever seems like a violation, or you are unsure about a policy, just let us know by emailing [email protected]
  • Someone from our team will review every report, answer your questions, and help you resolve the issue
  • We’re here to help you understand our policies and be successful on AIGPE™

Support and Help

If you have any questions that need to be addressed immediately, please feel free to drop a note to [email protected]. Our customer friendly team will respond as soon as possible.