2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Lean Systems

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Program Requirements

Lean Systems, Certificate Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Certificate Courses and Elective Courses
  • Admission Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Lean Systems Certificate?

The Lean Systems Certificate prepares individuals for technical and non-technical careers in lean systems and six sigma management. It specifically integrates the Lean concepts (process efficiency), Six Sigma (process quality), and leadership techniques (employee centric) to assist the organization in achieving and sustaining optimal employee and organization/operational performance.

Career Opportunities

If you are the type of person that likes to take a process and make it better, this certificate could be for you! Have you ever performed a task and through it could be improved? This certificate content addresses how to improve tasks/processes in a repeatable and successful manner. The Lean Systems certificate has been recognized as a professional development educational tool that adds value to internal operations. The applicability of the certificate extends from hospitals to manufacturing to retail and to the front office as a method to increase overall efficiencies and organizational performance.

More Information

Ferris State University
College of Business Room 212
Management Department
119 South Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2427
Email:


Required Courses
Credit Hours

Lean Systems Certificate - 12 Credits

MGMT 412    Lean Culture and Skills Development
3
Six Sigma Process Management
3
or
Cost Mgmt. for Lean Systems
3
Lean Svc Enterprse & Leadershp
3
or
Lean Manufacturing
3
Select one course from the list below:
Managerial Leadership
3
Quality-Operations Mgmt
3
Lean Logistics and Supply Mgmt
3
MGMT Internship
1 TO 9
Supply Chain Management
3
Quality Control for Management
3
Minimum credit hours required:
12