This certificate prepares students for job advancement in manufacturing through greater understanding of skills applicable to core manufacturing processes including quality monitoring, teaming and problem-solving, safety, and the basics of Lean manufacturing strategies. This certificate emphasizes project-based learning and builds the skills and perspectives needed for success in both manufacturing and post-secondary technical study.
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