Frequently Asked Questions

Following are the 10 most frequently asked questions from our clients, potential clients, and online and public workshop registrants.

Q: How do I register for a public workshop in Southern California?

A: The vast majority of our attendees register online. Visit our Training page and click the date for the class for which you would like to register.

Q: How long has EMS Consulting Group, Inc. been offering lean certification and training to the public?

A: Since 2003. To view a representative list of clients and public workshop customers, please visit our client list.

Q: What is the pricing for our public or online training? Are discounts available?

A: Online training pricing is on our online training page; there is a 10% discount for 4 or more registrants for any of our programs. Early registration discounts are also available.

Q: What is your refund policy for public workshops?

A: Please visit our refund and cancellation policy here.

Q: How does the online training work? Is there a schedule?

A: All of the online training is self-paced. You can work on it at any time, and it is generally available 24 hours a day 7 days per week.

Q: How are your certification programs different from others we see offered?

A: Our programs, whether online or instructor led, allow for interaction/access to the instructor. The instructors are highly experienced (Master Black Belt level) in lean/TPS and lean six sigma. Most other online programs do not even have an instructor. Our program is also aimed at educating- not simply giving a certificate for a price.

Q: What is your pricing for consulting services or on-site training?

A: All of our on-site services are priced per project/job. We would be happy to provide a proposal for you. Please contact us.

Q: How long have you been in business?

A: EMS Consulting Group, Inc. was founded in 2003.

Q: What is involved in completing the certification program and from whom is the certification?

A: The certification is from EMS Consulting Group, Inc. It is a one time certification, and it does not require renewal. We do maintain records and can provide verification of certification to employers. Certification programs require completion of coursework, passing a test (for all online programs), and completing a project (for most programs).

Q: Who are some of your clients/customers?

A: We have clients from multiple industries. Please visit our client page for details.