On-site Training

When open enrollment isn’t the right match or when you want training provided to a group, consider our on-site training. Bring one of our expert trainers to your facility. Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Professional Programs and Training (PPAT) offers on-site training in a number of quality and continuous improvement topics, while providing a cost effective and convenient way to train your employees.

What We Can Do

PPAT can provide on-site training, consulting and implementation workshops on the following topics to your group.

Classroom Courses


  • 5S and Visual Controls Overview – one day
  • 5S and Visual Controls Workshop – two days
  • 8-D Team Problem Solving – two days
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Overview – one day
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) with Production Part
    Approval Process (PPAP) – two days
  • AIAG and VDA FMEA Overview - one day
  • AIAG and VDA FMEA Workshop - two days
  • Benchmarking – one day
  • Building Effective Teams – one day
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (Root Cause Tools) – one day
  • Cost of Poor Quality - one day
  • Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) - two days
  • Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) - two days
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) - two days
  • ISO 9001:2015 Transition - one day
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standards - one day
  • ISO 9001:2015 / IATF 16949:2016 Transition - two days
  • Internal Quality System Auditing to ISO 9001:2015 - two days
  • Internal Quality System Auditing to ISO / IATF - three days
  • Internal Quality System Auditing to ISO 14001 - two days
  • Layered Process Audits - one day
  • Lean Operations with 5S - two days
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA) Overview - one day
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA) - two days
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) Overview - half-day
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) - one day
  • Project Management - two days
  • Root Cause Analysis - one day
  • Six Sigma Overview - one day
  • Six Sigma Concepts - two days
  • Six Sigma Green Belt - five days
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) Basics - one day
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) - two days
  • Supplier Quality Management - two days
  • Value Stream Mapping - one day

Online Courses


  • Building Effective Teams - eight contact hours
  • Creating a Customer-Focused Organization - eight contact hours
  • Cost of Poor Quality - eight contact hours
  • Leadership Communication - eight contact hours
  • Leadership Principles and Practices - 16 contact hours
  • Lean Operations with 5S - eight contact hours
  • Project Management - eight contact hours
  • Quality System Basics – eight contact hours
  • Seven Quality Tools - eight contact hours
  • Six Sigma Green Belt - 45 contact hours
  • Strategic Planning - eight contact hours
  • Team Problem Solving - eight contact hours
  • Time Management and Productivity - eight contact hours
  • Value Stream Mapping - eight contact hours

Our Track Record

EMU has been a leader in quality and continuous improvement training and consulting for the past 35 years, working with organizations of all sizes in Michigan and throughout the United States. Our knowledgeable instructors consistently receive top evaluation scores for their expertise, experience and teaching effectiveness.

Need More Information?

For more information or to request a quote for on-site training at your facility, give us a call at 800.932.8689 or email ppat@emich.edu.

Contact Us

Beth Stoner

For all other inquiries, contact ppat@emich.edu or call 800.932.8689.

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