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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 is designed to ensure effective use of DMAIC principles needed to improve business processes and the Lean tools to reduce waste and increase productivity. Individuals completing this course will have all the necessary tools to lead cross-functional project teams through implementation. This course uses MINITAB statistical software for all project calculations; it is preferable that participants bring their own laptop for software download since the MINITAB software will be provided.

Contact hours: 80

Not financial aid eligible.

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

3.5 CEU’s

The Certificate in Applied Project Management(CAPM)® program is a hands-on program that is aligned with the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This program is designed to help the student understand and pull together all the knowledge areas and processes of project management necessary to plan and execute, control and close successful projects whether those projects are in construction, information technology, marketing, or any other field. If you are new to Project Management, train and earn your PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®. The CAPM® certification is designed as an entry-level certification for project managers with little or no experience.

Contact hours: 35

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1027 Lean Six SigmaGREEN BELT for HealthCare Comprehensive

6.8 CEU’s

This course has been customized to meet the unique needs of current and future healthcare professionals. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified as Lean Six Sigma Green Belts in Healthcare. Lean Six Sigma Green Belts in Healthcare work directly with cross-functional project leaders to carry out identified improvement projects using LSS methodologies within a healthcare 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-1029 Basic Statistics for Lean Six Sigma Practitioner

2 CEU’s

This is a blended-learning course that will focus on building skills for determining and understanding data distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion. In addition, participants will see how Microsoft Excel functions and Data Analysis ToolPak can be used for descriptive statistics and graphical display of data. Participants will spend approximately 4 hours in the Corporate College eLearning portal. The online learning modules will cover the topics; “Measures of Central Tendency”, “Measures of Dispersion” and “Descriptive Statistics”. The classroom sessions will consist of two, 8 hour sessions where the instructor will review the online topics and demonstrate the use of statistical tools, specifically Excel, to prepare graphical displays of data

Contact hours: 20

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 Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools that are necessary to identify opportunities for eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving processes. Yellow Belts have the skills to represent individual departments or organizations as an active member on Lean Six Sigma project teams. This is a blended-learning course: blended-learning reduces time away from home or work and ensures that class time is spent reinforcing learning through hands-on activities and class discussion. Lunch will be 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. Lean Six Sigma Green Belts work directly with cross-functional project leaders to carry out identified improvement projects using LSS methodologies. Green Belts can implement all of the appropriate tools to lead independent local projects when necessary. This courses uses QI Macros; it is preferable that participants bring their own laptop for software download since QI Macros software will be provided.

Contact hours: 38

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1047 Lean Six Sigma: Executive Champion Belt

1.2 CEU’s

This course provides a concise introduction to Lean and Six Sigma for employees that have been identified as leaders of organizational change and will manage Lean Six Sigma Project Teams. Champion training will provide a firm understanding of the foundations of Lean, the opportunities that a lean culture will provide for the organization as well as provide a firm understanding of the resources employees will need to successfully implement lean projects. Participants will understand what their role as Leaders/ Champions are and ensure that they are identifying key projects that will ensure that Lean project teams are successful in implementing projects that will result in process improvements that reduce costs, enhance services and eliminate the waste of organizational resources. Champion training is a blended learning course which includes approximately 4 hours of on line instruction to be completed prior to class instruction.

Contact hours: 12

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1049 Lean Six Sigma - GREEN BELT (Virtual Online)

5 CEU’s

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified as Lean Six Sigma Green Belts. Lean Six Sigma Green Belts work directly with cross-functional project leaders to carry out identified improvement projects using LSS methodologies. Green Belts can implement all of the appropriate tools to lead independent local projects when necessary. This course includes both Yellow and Green Belt content. Course Requirements: Must be comfortable with mathematics through college algebra Must have a laptop or desktop that is away from distractions (class times need to be quiet and distraction free) Must have a phone (cell or landline) Must be able to download statistical software, such as SigmaXL Must be comfortable with Microsoft Excel

Contact hours: 50

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1053 Understanding Statistics through Data

0.6 CEU’s

This is a blended-learning course that will focus on providing a solid foundation in the understanding of statistical terms and concepts and an overview of how data analysis relates to an organization. This will enable the team members to analyze data, identify trends and transform data and information that is meaningful to internal and external stakeholders. Participants will spend approximately 1.5 hours on the Corporate College eLearning portal prior to attending a 4 hour in class session. The in-class session will demonstrate the practical use of statistics in a business environment.

Contact hours: 6

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1055 Introduction to Agile Project Management

0.8 CEU’s

Agile project management focuses on continuous improvement, scope flexibility, team input, and delivering essential quality products. Agile Project Management is a revolutionary method introduced for the practice of empowering teams and value based team management vs. task management. This latest project management strategy is mainly applied to project management practice in software development but also applies to product R&D and engineering disciplines as well. Students will learn the basics and principles on how to lead projects with this approach.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1058 Train the Trainer Facil Wkshop

0.8 CEU’s

Trainer/facilitation skills will be further developed with the Train the Trainer Workshop so that the facilitation of Process Mapping initiatives can sustain past the training. The Train the Trainer workshop will help employees engage and facilitate colleagues so they will retain and apply lessons learned back in the workplace. Process mapping is more effective when conducted in a group setting, and good facilitation is essential. The facilitator must be able to steer the proceeding of the event, challenge conventional wisdom and keep the group focused on the objective. The group must be made up of people with domain knowledge while the facilitator manages the group. The role of facilitator will be to clarify and question the current paradigm.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1059 Process Mapping Training Delivery

2 CEU’s

This course will focus on teaching employees methods to map business processes. The blended course includes 16 hours of classroom instruction and 2-4 hours of on-line assignments (varies by individual). Through experiential instruction, discussion, group activities, and hands-on exercises, participants will learn how to identify a business process, read and create process maps, and document the process.

Contact hours: 20

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1060 Basics of Lean

0.2 CEU’s

To instill any new culture, such as lean, everyone must have buy-in and feel confident that this is a top level priority in the organization. As part of this, the organization will develop a communication and feedback channel for everyone. The first step in the transformation process is to create and share a vision of what the organization must become. We will conduct the training to demystify Lean, introducing the infrastructure for Lean Management and explain the essential tools for identifying and attacking sources of waste and inefficiency.

Contact hours: 2

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1061 Problem Solving: Introduction to Analytical Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis

0.8 CEU’s

This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the concepts and fundamental tools of problem solving and decision making. It will prepare participants to address decisions, solve operational problems and provide experience in the application of problem solving and improvement methods. Learn to apply problem solving skills and work effectively with teams or small groups as they solve problems. Participants will be able to foster an environment that promotes effective problem solving and analytical thinking. 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-1063 Lean Essentials Boot Camp Basics (Manufacturing based)

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-1066 Project Management Fundamentals- Essential Skills for Project Managers

2.4 CEU’s

Using the Steps from the Project Management Institute, learn all the basic steps needed for the new project manager or supervisor to successfully complete a project. This class supports all the charts and graphs needed for perfect implementation, and includes a full day discussing people skills and negotiation for project resource usage. The process consists of three components—Initiating, planning, and Executing —and 14 steps which are learned, practiced, and applied during the workshop. Once a step is talked about, the participants then work in teams to complete a case that leads to actually building the project in the class. After each step, each participant then works on their own project brought from their jobs.

Contact hours: 24

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1067 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to BLACK BELT (Virtual Online)

8 CEU’s

The LSS Black Belt course is designed to ensure effective use of DMAIC principles needed to improve business processes and the Lean tools to reduce waste and increase productivity. Individuals completing this course will have all the necessary tools to lead cross-functional project teams through implementation and will be certified as Lean Six Sigma Black Belts. Black Belts are trained experts in Lean, Six Sigma and statistical process control techniques.

Contact hours: 80

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1068 Lean Boot Camp for Directors, Managers and Supervisors

1.6 CEU’s

This is an introduction to the Lean Program. 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 and how it can benefit organizations. Through instruction, discussion, group activities and hands-on exercises, participants will learn lean practices.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

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

3.5 CEU’s

Project Management Institute (PMI®) credentials are recognized assets that 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 to prepare for either the new 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 Healthcare

2.6 CEU’s

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Healthcare training is ideal for all individuals within a healthcare environment. Yellow Belts are familiar with Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools that are necessary to identify opportunities for eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving processes. Yellow Belts have the skills to represent individual departments or organizations as an active member on Lean Six Sigma project teams. This is a blended-learning course: blended-learning reduces time away from home or work and ensures that class time is spent reinforcing learning through hands-on activities and class discussion.

Contact hours: 26

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1074 YELLOW BELT (Virtual Online)

2 CEU’s

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training is ideal for all individuals within an organization. Yellow Belts are familiar with Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools that are necessary to identify opportunities for eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving processes. Yellow Belts have the skills to represent individual departments or organizations as an active member on Lean Six Sigma project teams.

Contact hours: 20

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1076 Understanding Metrics for Strategic Deployment Workshop

0.4 CEU’s

Is your organization struggling with metrics/data? What is a “good metric/data”? Has your company implemented measurement best practices? Often we focus on the wrong metrics, or the lack of focus on how metrics are used and the customers of metrics, not aligning metrics to senior management strategic objectives, and even how to define metrics.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1077 Lean for Education Introduction (Online)

0.4 CEU’s

Begin with the fundamentals of Lean for Education Introduction online to understand how the 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

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

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1079 Lean for Healthcare Comprehensive (Online)

0.8 CEU’s

In the Lean for Healthcare online 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: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1080 WorkOut: GE WorkOut Change Acceleration Process

1.6 CEU’s

WorkOut is a process for involving large numbers of people simultaneously in process improvement. The WorkOut Process captures the collective creativity of an organization on critical business issues and translates those ideas into action. Work-Outs can be simple, focusing on eliminating bureaucracy and rework or rigorous, using advanced analytical tools. GE invented WorkOut in the late 80s, 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 1990s, WorkOut had become the basis for the company's push into Six Sigma and 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 will combine online modules with in-person classroom sessions to help participants enhance their problem solving effectiveness by applying creative thinking, logic and analysis to solving product and process related problems.

Contact hours: 20

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1082 Lean Six Sigma YELLOW BELT for Healthcare (Virtual Online)

2 CEU’s

Learn the foundational principles of Lean and Six Sigma and become an informed and active participant in your hospital's improvement efforts. See how Process Improvement disciplines can address the challenges of the healthcare setting to improve patient outcomes, reduce infection rates, increase revenue, and transform workplace culture. Course Requirements: Must have a laptop or desktop that is away from distractions (class times need to be quiet and distraction free) Must have a phone (cell or landline)

Contact hours: 20

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1083 Lean Six Sigma GREEN BELT for Healthcare (Virtual Online)

5.2 CEU’s

Engage with our Master Black Belts and collaborate with fellow students as you prepare for key support roles in your hospital's improvement projects. Practice the methods of Lean and Six Sigma to improve patient outcomes, reduce infection rates, increase revenue, and transform workplace culture. This course includes both Yellow and Green Belt content. Course Requirements: Must be comfortable with mathematics through college algebra Must have a laptop or desktop that is away from distractions (class times need to be quiet and distraction free) Must have a phone (cell or landline) Must be able to download statistical software, such as SigmaXL Must be comfortable with Microsoft Excel

Contact hours: 52

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1088 Lean and the Supply Chain

0.8 CEU’s

This workshop is focused on the application of concepts and is designed for Lean Six Sigma practitioners and supply chain professionals wishing to collaborate more effectively on continuous improvement activity in the supply chain space.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1090 Lean Six Sigma YELLOW BELT for Education

2.6 CEU’s

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Education training is ideal for all individuals within an education environment. Yellow Belts are familiar with Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools that are necessary to identify opportunities for eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving processes. Yellow Belts have the skills to represent individual departments or organizations as an active member on Lean Six Sigma project teams. This is a blended-learning course: blended-learning reduces time away from home or work and ensures that class time is spent reinforcing learning through hands-on activities and class discussion.

Contact hours: 26

Not financial aid eligible.

ZLSS-1091 Introduction to Lean and Eight Wastes Workshop

0.4 CEU’s

This overview will give an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques of Lean and the Eight Wastes and the benefits associated with such an implementation. After the training topics are covered, the participants will go to the workplace “Gemba” and observe operations. This will allow the participants to understand the process of how long it may take, know who may be working within the process and understand the current conditions/original state (wastes) to look for areas of improvement.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.