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Lean Systems Certificate

Give Edge to Your Industry

The Lean Systems Certificate prepares participants to learn and apply lean concepts to process improvement situations in a variety of industries. Explore concepts like the core Lean System Principles (value stream mapping, PDCA, 5S, pull, leveling process stability, standardized work, root-cause problem resolution and A3 Reporting), Six Sigma, Lean Culture & Skills Development, and Leadership through experiential projects with industry partners. The Lean Systems Certificate prepares you to increase productivity in any industry, from the operating room to the manufacturing floor.

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ONLINE AND ON YOUR SCHEDULE

Work on your classes when and where it works for you with the flexibility and convenience of online classes. The online option isn’t just traditional classes with an internet spin. It is web-native, built specifically for the online learning environment by our industry expert faculty and course designers. Engage in lectures and collaborate with your peers and instructors wherever you are.

You also have the option to complete this program in-person at our main campus Big Rapids for a unique hands-on learning experience.

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Admission Requirements

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

New Student Admission Requirements

  • 2.35 HS GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and/or 16/900 ACT/SAT
  • Applicant should show proof of high school graduation with a 2.35 GPA (on a 4.00 scale). If it is determined by the College of Business Dean’s Office/Student Academic Affairs that regular program admission criteria should be met in order to complete the certificate successfully and be a contributing member of the course, all college transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions Office.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • 2.35 College GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • No more than 50% of the credits may be transferred from another institution.

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