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Certification

Purpose and Vision for the Certification Process

To provide industry and individuals with an internationally recognized standard to assess their level of expertise of Theory of Constraints.

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Certification Commitment Package
Now available to purchase on the TOCICO site!  Click above for more information and pricing for packages.

"Practitioners"
are responsible for planning and/or execution as well as continuous improvement of TOC related applications that have already been implemented at a company.
"Implementers"
are responsible for the design and implementation of the new rules and related logistical systems, processes and metrics of one or more of the TOC applications.

"Implementer Fast Track"
means the experienced TOC implementer will be able to "by-pass” the normal qualification criteria.
"Academics"
are responsible for teaching TOC applications to practitioners and or implementers.

 

TOCICO Certification for Practitioners

TOCICO Certification for Implementers

TOCICO Certification for Academics

Step 1

Step 1 - Pass Fundamentals Exam
Demonstrate knowledge & understanding in the fundamentals of all TOC applications

Step 1 - 
Pass Fundamentals Exam

Demonstrate knowledge & understanding in the fundamentals of all TOC applications

 

Step 1 - Pass Fundamentals Exam
Demonstrate knowledge & understanding in the fundamentals of all TOC applications

 

TOC Certificate of Achievement

TOC Certificate of Achievement

TOC Certificate of Achievement

Step 2

Step 2
Pass Application Exam

Demonstrate expert level analysis & APPLICATION ability in specific TOC application by passing TOCICO Application Exam. Pay TOCICO Membership Dues.

Step 2
Pass Application Exam

Demonstrate expert level analysis & APPLICATION ability in specific TOC application by passing TOCICO Application Exam. Pay TOCICO Membership Dues.

Step 2
Pass Application Exam

Demonstrate expert level analysis & APPLICATION ability in specific TOC application by passing TOCICO Application Exam. Pay TOCICO Membership Dues.

Step 3

None- Certified Practitioners do not publish a case study

Step 3
Publish Case Study

Demonstrate expert level synthesis & evaluation ability in leading the IMPLEMENTATION of one or more specific TOC applications by submitting case study of actual implementation        

Step 3
Publish Case Study

Publish an article based on an actual TOC case study application in a peer reviewed (academic or practitioner) journal.  Similar to the tracks of the implementer track, the academic must conduct the case study analysis from on-site interviews

 

TOCICO Certified PRACTITIONER

TOCICO Certified IMPLEMENTER

 TOCICO Certified ACADEMIC