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    12 credit hours

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

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  • CT iconLearn to minimize waste and improve quality in businesses through Six Sigma and Lean principles. This 12-credit-hour Green Belt certificate focuses on the concepts, theories and tools of the Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma concepts used in the manufacturing and service industries. These include management, service delivery, design, production and customer satisfaction.

  • What you will learn

    This program covers the methods used in Lean and Six Sigma, including:

    • Continuous flow
    • Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
    • Kaizen
    • Process mapping
    • The 5S’s: Sort, Simplify, Sweep, Standardize and Sustain
    • Total productive maintenance (TPM)
    • Cellular manufacturing
    • Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC)
    • Self-directed work teams
    • Kanban system
    • Design for manufacturing
    • Value steam mapping
  • Continuing your education

    These courses are part of and apply towards the Quality specialization of the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology.

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  • Careers

    Professionals with Lean and Six Sigma skills will remain in demand as businesses seek to improve competitive and strategic opportunities in changing economic times. This certificate prepares you for the following careers:

  • Facilities

    A long-time leader in workforce education, St. Petersburg College developed the Tampa Bay area’s first Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies as an open manufacturing factory work environment to simulate skills needed in emerging technologies in August, 2012.

    SPC's SolidWorks Design Center was the first of its kind in Florida developed through the collaborative efforts of local industry and makes use of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment, 3-D scanners and 3-D printers.

    In all, SPC has four state-of-the-art labs, including additive manufacturing-rapid prototyping, quality measurement and electronic instrumentation.

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