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Advanced Studies in Lean Systems and Leadership
Why Choose Advanced Studies in Lean Systems and Leadership?
Responding to industry trends, Ferris State University's College of Business Graduate Programs has created graduate-level advanced studies certificates. These four course sequences can be used to obtain stand-alone certificates or as emphasis areas leading to master’s degrees in either Information Security and Intelligence or a Master of Business Administration.
The Advanced Studies Certificate in Lean Systems and Leadership delivers a comprehensive education for applying lean concepts to various industries: e.g. banks, nonprofits, offices, hospitals, restaurants, manufacturing. The classes prepare individuals to lead, manage, and evaluate a continuous improvement system in a complex work environment. This cutting edge approach will provide graduates with highly sought-after capabilities to improve operational & financial performance and monitor growth within any type of organization.
A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
The Advanced Studies Certificate in Lean Systems and Leadership is awarded to individuals who have completed the 3-credit prerequisite and 12 required credits with a minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and no course less than 2.0.
No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor, will this certificate be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.