Designed and taught by experts with over 30 years of Lean experience across various industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and government, this program will give you the information and skills necessary to begin your Lean journey. If you already have a baseline knowledge of Lean, it will ensure that you have the expertise to implement Lean for sustainability. The Lean Practitioner program is presented in collaboration with NW Center for Performance Excellence.
By the conclusion of this program, students know how to lead Lean improvement projects in their organizations, understand the importance of culture in Lean success, and have gained a career credential recognized across various industries.
- Lean & Six Sigma Intro and Overview
- Fundamentals of Lean
- Learning to Improve: The Kaizen Way
- Flow Design and Value Stream Management
- Standardized Work
- The Visual Workplace Lean Daily Management
Certificate Cost: $2883 (Or $3312 for full certification track; see below for more details)
7 all-day courses
Offered 2 times a year (fall, winter/spring)
Can be completed in as little as 1 terms
Must be completed within 3 years
Students who additionally enroll in BE800 complete a project and exam
Option: Project and Exam Certification Track
Want to drive your career to higher success? Consider taking our full certification option. This track adds a two-day course (BE800) that teaches project leadership skills and weaves them into the activities of the Lean Practitioner certificate courses (BE808 - BE813). Students plan and share final presentations with peers and receive coaching along the way.
Certification option required course:
Interested in bringing this program to your organization? Contact Michelle Giovannozzi.
Courses can be taken individually or can be applied to a certificate within a three-year limit. Courses completed outside of the three-year limit will need to be retaken to qualify for certificate completion.