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Ferris Statewide Lean Technology

Lean Technology Certificate

Move Your Career Forward

Lean is not a tactic, but a way of thinking. From the shop floor to the front office, lean technology integrates proven concepts to increase efficiency and quality to achieve optimal performance of tech organizations.

In our Lean Technology certificate program, you will explore lean concepts like Six Sigma and leadership techniques used to achieve sustainable and optimal employee and operational performance. Immerse yourself in projects that interest you while building a foundation that moves you forward. From design to manufacturing, your Lean Technology certificate will accelerate your career in any technical organization.

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You don't have to go far from home to take your education further at Ferris. You can earn your degree at one of our Statewide locations. With many resources and a local team of dedicated staff, we're here to help you each step of the way.

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Certificate Program Features

  •  Core Classes
    • Project Management Fundamentals
    • Automation and Technology Management

    Choose 1 of 2:

    • Lean Thinking Production Flow and Plant
    • Lean Manufacturing

    Some of these courses may have prerequisites that must be met prior to enrollment.

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Lean Technology certificate program, you must have the following:

  • 2.50 overall college GPA
  • Placement into MATH 115
  • Placement into ENGL 150
  • Highly recommendable that applicants have a minimum of five years of industrial or manufacturing experience

It is important to note that some courses included in this certificate program have prerequisites that must be met before a student can enroll in them. Please consult the catalog for more information.



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