Apr 17, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
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Manufacturing and Continuous Process Improvement Certificate


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Description

This certificate is designed for the student interested in continuous improvement systems for quality, productivity, waste, and cost in a manufacturing environment. Principles of Lean manufacturing and automated work cells are emphasized. Coursework in modern manufacturing technologies is combined with plant visits. Completion of the certificate will prepare the student for the ASQ Certified Quality Process Analyst examination.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Apply ethical leadership and management skills in personal and professional lives
  • Create professionally written documents with a manufacturing management and leadership focus
  • Demonstrate how Lean manufacturing systems are used to eliminate non-value adding activities/waste in industry
  • Utilize basic quality assurance tools to analyze and improve a process
  • Demonstrate employability skills
  • Employ safe work practices in the manufacturing environment

Graduation Credits Required: 16

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