Process Improvement

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Process Improvement Certificate

This certificate program is designed to provide a solid foundation in the techniques and methodologies used to perform fundamental process analysis and improvement activities. The basis for this certificate program is Six Sigma and Toyota Production System-based methodologies that are prevalent in manufacturing and service industries worldwide. Students who complete this certificate program will be fully prepared to assume roles as process improvement professionals in a wide variety of manufacturing, service, government, or not-for-profit organizations.

Candidates for this certificate are required to be formally admitted to Purdue University North Central. Students may apply credit earned in this certificate program towards an associate or bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering technology or engineering technology as appropriate.

A certificate will be awarded to those who successfully complete the required coursework.

Required Courses (21 credits)

3

IET

10400

Industrial Organization

3

IET

36400

Total Quality Management

3

IET

34400

Introduction to Simulation

3

IET

41100

Applications of Lean and Six Sigma Methodologies

3

OLS

27400

Applied Leadership

3

MA

15300

Algebra and Trigonometry I

3

IET

25000

Fundamentals of Production Cost Analysis

Total credits required for certificate: 21