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ZLSS-1003 Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt to Black Belt

8 CEU’s

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified as Lean Six Sigma Black Belts. Black Belts are trained experts in Lean, Six Sigma and statistical process control techniques. The LSS Black Belt course teaches the effective use of DMAIC principles needed to improve business processes as well as Lean tools to reduce waste and increase productivity. Participants will gain the necessary tools to lead cross-functional project teams through implementation. This course uses MINITAB statistical software for all project calculations. The course uses MINITAB statistical software for all project calculations; participants should bring their own laptops to download the provided software.

Contact hours: 80

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1010 Lean and the Supply Chain

0.8 CEU’s

This hands-on workshop provides participants with and understanding of problem solving tools and develops a consistent approach to applying them in their daily work. Upon initial explanation of individual tools, the Instructor will facilitate the class through their implementation to real world examples.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1011 Lean Six Sigma Refresher Course

0.8 CEU’s

This program will provide an initial introduction and overview to the philosophy, tools and benefits of a Continuous Improvement program. Participants will learn the fundamentals required within any organization to establish and maintain a continuous improvement culture. The course will focus on leaderships responsibility, organizational culture, proven methodology and outcome assessments.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1012 PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)

3.5 CEU’s

The Certified Associate in Project Management(CAPM)® program is aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This hands-on course provides participants with knowledge and understanding of the project management skills and processes used to plan, execute, control and close successful projects in construction, information technology, marketing or any other field. The CAPM is an entry-level certification for project managers with little or no experience.

Contact hours: 35

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1027 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Healthcare - Comprehensive

6.8 CEU’s

This course is customized to meet the unique needs of current and future health care professionals. Upon successful completion, participants will be certified as Lean Six Sigma Green Belts in Healthcare. Green Belts in Healthcare work directly with cross-functional project leaders to carry out identified improvement projects using LSS methodologies within a health care organization. Green Belts can implement all of the appropriate tools to lead independent local projects when necessary. This course contains both Yellow and Green Belt content.

Contact hours: 68

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1032 Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt

2.6 CEU’s

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training is ideal for all individuals within an organization. Yellow Belts are familiar with the Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools necessary to identify opportunities for eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving processes, and they have the skills to represent individual departments or organizations as active members on LSS project teams. This blended-learning course includes two in-class sessions that incorporate hands-on activities and  discussion. Lunch is provided for both in-class sessions.

Contact hours: 26

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1033 Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt to Green Belt

3.8 CEU’s

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified as Lean Six Sigma Green Belts. Green Belts work directly with cross-functional project leaders to carry out identified improvement projects using LSS methodologies and can implement the appropriate tools to lead independent local projects when necessary. This course uses QI Macros software; participants should bring their own laptops to download the provided software.

Contact hours: 38

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1055 Introduction to Agile Project Management

0.8 CEU’s

Agile is a revolutionary project management method that empowers teams and promotes value-based team management with a focus on continuous improvement, scope flexibility, team input and the delivery of essential quality products. Mainly applied to project management in the software development arena, it also applies to product R&D and engineering disciplines. Participants in this course will learn the basics and principles of the Agile project management approach and discover how to use it when leading projects.

Contact hours: 15

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1063 Lean Essentials Boot Camp Basics (Manufacturing)

0.8 CEU’s

Participants will learn the foundations and ideology behind Lean methods and how they integrate with organizations to achieve process improvement. Upon completion of this course participants will have a firm understanding of what Lean is, how it can benefit organizations and what some of the basic tools are such as Eight Wastes, 5S and Kaizen Event.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1071 PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Prep

3.5 CEU’s

Project Management Institute (PMI®) credentials will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working with project teams. This new combined exam prep boot camp will help you prepare for either the 2016 Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Exam. The PMP credential recognizes demonstrated knowledge and skill in leading and directing project teams and in delivering project results within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources. Preparation for a PMI credential requires study and review of current project management processes. This course will also prepare new project managers for the CAPM exam. The CAPM is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working with project teams.

Contact hours: 35

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1073 Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Health Care

2.6 CEU’s

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Health Care is ideal for all individuals working within a health care environment. Yellow Belts are familiar with Lean Six Sigma methodologies and the tools necessary to identify opportunities for eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving processes. This blended-learning course will give you the skills needed to represent individual departments or organizations as an active member on Lean Six Sigma project teams.

Contact hours: 26

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1077 Lean for Education: Introduction (Online)

0.4 CEU’s

Begin with the fundamentals of Lean for Education to understand how Lean principles can be applied to education. In the Lean for Education series, participants will learn the tools necessary to identify and remove waste from a process, sustain the gains made and improve the operation and safety of their organization.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1078 Lean for Education: Comprehensive (Online)

0.8 CEU’s

Gain a more comprehensive understanding of how to apply process improvement methodology in the education environment. This online course combines introductory topics with additional Lean modules to take your process improvement implementation one step further. Discover how to make the most of Lean methodologies and tools to help your organization see rapid improvements to process flow while eliminating waste.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1080 WorkOut: GE Change Acceleration Process

1.6 CEU’s

WorkOut is a process for involving large numbers of people in process improvement. The process captures the collective creativity of an organization on critical business issues and translates those ideas into action. WorkOuts can be simple, focusing on eliminating bureaucracy and rework, or rigorous, using advanced analytical tools. GE invented WorkOut in the late 1980s, primarily to eliminate red tape and to encourage employees to get involved and take action. Increasingly, the focus of WorkOut shifted to business processes, then to customers and suppliers, then to change acceleration. By the late '90s, WorkOut had become the basis for the company's push into Six Sigma. It has since served as the foundation for GE's work on digitization and e-business.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1081 Problem-Solving (Blended learning)

2 CEU’s

Problem-solving is a critical skill for any professional in today’s business environment. Successful problem-solvers use innovation and creativity, along with powerful tools, to understand a problem and get to the true root causes. This blended learning course combines online modules with in-person classroom sessions to help participants enhance their problem-solving effectiveness by applying creative thinking, logic and analysis to product- and process-related problems.

Contact hours: 20

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1090 Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Education

2.6 CEU’s

This blended learning course is ideal for all individuals within an education environment who wish to become familiar with Lean Six Sigma methodologies and the tools necessary to identify opportunities for eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving processes. Yellow Belts have the skills to represent individual departments or organizations as active members on Lean Six Sigma project teams.

Contact hours: 26

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1096 Lean Essentials for Healthcare: Foundational Skills (Online)

1.2 CEU’s

Process excellence is achieved through understanding, engagement, skills, behaviors, processes and results. Our Lean/Process Improvement curriculum accelerates your drive to peak performance by preparing everyone to contribute to your success and ROI. This interactive, self-paced online course helps you transform culture by enabling you to engage, develop consistent competencies and improve project results while providing the foundational skills of Lean. Learn about Lean and the foundational techniques for Lean, including Eight Wastes, Flow/Pull, Kaizen events and process mapping.

Contact hours: 12

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1097 Eight Disciplines (8D) Problem-Solving Team Approach

1.2 CEU’s

The 8 Disciplines (8D) problem-solving model was implemented by Ford in the 1980s as part of its Team Oriented Problem Solving (TOPS) program. 8D is a robust and structured approach to identifying, correcting and eliminating recurring problems. Though it originated in the automotive sector, it can be applied to any industry. This course provides an overview of the formalized 8D problem-solving approach, utilizing the most frequently used techniques. Students will learn how to select the techniques that work best for different types of problems. Practical exercises will show students how to use the techniques effectively and become a culture of thinkers. 8D provides team synergy and offers strategies to identify the root cause and implement containment actions as well as corrective and preventive action plans to get rid of the problem.

Contact hours: 12

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1098 Breakfast Series: Lean and Continual Improvement

1.3 CEU’s

This series of five breakfast seminars provides high-quality professional learning for continuous improvement/quality personnel from all sectors. Each event includes continental breakfast and a two-hour workshop. Topics will vary from month to month. Network with your peers and discover new ways to improve your business. 

Contact hours: 13

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1100 Breakfast Series Session 1: Lean/Eight Wastes

0.25 CEU’s

Session 1: Lean/Eight Wastes - This breakfast seminar provides high-quality professional learning for continuous improvement/quality personnel from all sectors. Session includes continental breakfast and a two-hour workshop. Network with your peers as you discover new ways to improve your business.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1101 Breakfast Series Session 2: Kick-Starting 5S Into Sustainability

0.25 CEU’s

Session 2: Kick-Starting 5S Into Sustainability - This breakfast seminar provides high-quality professional learning for continuous improvement/quality personnel from all sectors. Session includes continental breakfast and a two-hour workshop. Network with your peers as you discover new ways to improve your business.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1102 Breakfast Series Session 3: A3 Problem-Solving

0.25 CEU’s

Session 3: A3 Problem-Solving - This breakfast seminar provides high-quality professional learning for continuous improvement/quality personnel from all sectors. Session includes continental breakfast and a two-hour workshop. Network with your peers as you discover new ways to improve your business.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1103 Breakfast Series Session 4: Process Mapping

0.25 CEU’s

Session 4: Process Mapping - This breakfast seminar provides high-quality professional learning for continuous improvement/quality personnel from all sectors. Session includes continental breakfast and a two-hour workshop. Network with your peers as you discover new ways to improve your business.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1104 Breakfast Series Session 5: Guidelines for Deployment: What It Takes

0.25 CEU’s

Session 5: Guidelines for Deployment: What It Takes - This breakfast seminar provides high-quality professional learning for continuous improvement/quality personnel from all sectors. Session includes continental breakfast and a two-hour workshop. Network with your peers as you discover new ways to improve your business.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1106 Good Documentation Practices (GDP)

0.4 CEU’s

Designed to lay the foundation for Good Documentation Practices (GDP), this course provides participants with the knowledge and tools needed to bring GDP to their organizations. Participants will learn best practices involved with GDP and how to apply those techniques in written and digital settings. Real-world examples and activities will further cement the retention of knowledge gleaned in this course.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1107 Quality and Continuous Improvement Introduction

0.4 CEU’s

This course introduces participants to the principles of Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma and Quality — all of which are key tools in the mitigation of process-related issues. Participants will learn about the 7 Wastes and other basic quality methods, the benefits that continuous improvement can bring to their organization, and how to leverage a team approach to solving work problems. An interactive, activity-based learning environment allows participants to practice using the key tools and teaching points covered in this course.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1109 Building Process Excellence

0.4 CEU’s

Great companies use great systems to achieve their highest goals. Effective leaders understand how quality systems work and the importance of improving processes for successful and reliable results. In this course, participants will discover how to turn good processes into great processes, measure and track outcomes, and enable predictable results that endure beyond the leader.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1112 Lean Essentials for Manufacturing: Foundational Skills (Online)

1.2 CEU’s

Process Excellence is achieved through understanding, engagement, skills, behaviors, processes and results. Our Lean/Process Improvement curriculum accelerates your drive to peak performance by preparing everyone to contribute to your success and ROI. This interactive, self-paced online course helps you transform culture by enabling you to engage, develop consistent competencies and improve project results while providing the Foundational Skills of Lean.Learn about Lean and its foundational techniques, including 5S, 8 Wastes, Flow/Pull, Kaizen events and process mapping.

Contact hours: 12

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1113 Practical Problem-Solving

0.4 CEU’s

Problem-solving is a critical skill for managers in today’s business environment. Successful problem solvers use innovation and creativity along with powerful tools to understand a problem and get to the true root cause. In this session, participants will learn to apply tools to determine the root cause and find effective solutions. The course will also teach participants the best ways to facilitate team problem-solving.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1114 Introduction to Six Sigma (Online)

0.8 CEU’s

This Six Sigma introduction course provides an overview of the movement itself, as well as some DMAIC, control and causal methodologies.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1115 Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Prep (ASQ CSSBB) (Online)

13 CEU’s

The Six Sigma Management System has evolved into an integration of business best practices that unleashes the power of the Six Sigma tools and methods to foster focused execution and breakthrough improvements. Using the Six Sigma Management System as the overall context for driving business improvement, this course provides unique insight for Black Belts, Six Sigma leaders and all Six Sigma practitioners on how to apply a wide variety of tools and methods.

Contact hours: 130

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1117 Introduction to Lean for Product Development

0.8 CEU’s

This hands-on workshop explains the basic principles of lean that apply to non-manufacturing processes such as new product development and R&D. Learn how lean can be applied to R&D to start a lean initiative. Learn how to identify the most important components of a lean innovation process, and where to focus for NPI and R&D. This workshop examines the five stages of the Goodyear Wheel, which represents a proven path for starting and improving a lean initiative.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1119 Using Lean to be More Innovative: Lean-Driven Innovation

0.8 CEU’s

Although lean has found widespread application in manufacturing and services, there have been very few sustained implementations in R&D, and even less in the innovation process. Goodyear and many other innovative companies have proven that the benefits of applying lean principles to innovation or R&D — even at the front end of the innovation cycle — can be much higher than what has been accomplished in traditional applications, such as manufacturing and services. Benefits include greater agility, more successful new products, better delivery and much faster speed to market. This workshop is for leaders and practitioners seeking to work more innovatively. Building on the principles of lean product development and lean startups, the program provides a comprehensive framework that helps leaders and organizations figure out what to do, and how to do it, every day.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1120 Advanced Lean for Product Development

0.8 CEU’s

This workshop examines the five stages of the “Goodyear Wheel,” which represents a proven path for starting and/or improving a lean initiative. Identification of customer value and waste. Understanding the value stream through gemba observations. Application of flow methods to create a stable and faster process. Application of pull techniques (e.g., kanban) and standardization. Continuous improvement of the lean process and striving for perfection. The workshop also addresses other lean concepts related to lean product and process development and subjects such as organization forms and knowledge management.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.