Center for Quality

The Center for Quality's certificate programs offer you the opportunity to develop your career and improve your marketability in the workplace. Contact Beth Stoner at 734.487.8285 for more information and to register. Upon acceptance to your program you'll receive a discounted rate on all applicable courses.

Featured Certificate

Six Sigma Green Belt — Online

Quality Systems Manager |  Apply Now
Gain a basic understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation and implementation. The core requirements focus on a basic understanding of the audit process and the development and implementation of quality programs, including tracking, analyzing and reporting the cost of poor quality.

Courses

 

  • Quality System Basics*
  • Process-based Auditing*
  • ISO 9001
  • Cost of Poor Quality* 
  • Project Management
  • Seven Quality Tools
  • Team Problem Solving
  • Leadership Principles and Practices*
  • Building Effective Teams

Manager of Continuous Improvement Certificate (Fully Online)  |  Apply Now
This certificate is designed for those who lead process improvement initiatives in their organizations. The program focuses on teaching the skills needed to facilitate and lead teams to plan, deploy and monitor organization improvements.

Courses
  • Quality System Basics*
  • Cost of Poor Quality*
  • Leadership Principles and Practices*
  • Building Effective Teams*
  • Team Problem Solving*
  • Project Management*
  • Strategic Planning*
  • Seven Quality Tools*
  • Lean Operations with 5S*
  • Value Stream Mapping*

Quality Leadership Series  |   Apply Now
This certificate focuses on helping mid-level managers to become effective leaders in a high-performance organization. Learn to understand and build on core leadership strengths, focus time and energy on high priority tasks, communicate effectively and strategically, build high-performance teams, gain a strong, loyal customer base and plan for the future.

Courses
  • Leadership Principles and Practices*
  • Building Effective Teams*
  • Time Management and Productivity*
  • Strategic Planning*
  • Creating a Customer-Focused Organization*
  • Leadership Communication*

LEAN Change Leader |  Apply Now
Get the skills needed to drive lean transformation. Learn lean principles and tools for effectively changing an organization such as how to analyze the current state and direct site teams to deploy lean methodologies by reducing waste leading to improved organizational performance. The core requirements focus on lean implementation including plan, pilot and deploy.

Courses
  • Lean Operations and 5S*
  • Value Stream Mapping*
  • Kaizen and A3*
  • Seven Quality Tools*
  • Cost of Quality
  • Time Management and Productivity
  • Project Management
  • Building Effective Teams

*Required core courses

Contact Us

Health and Safety or Quality

Beth Stoner:         estoner@emich.edu        734.487.8285

 

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

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