Full Program Listing

Talent development programs may be taken individually to develop a particular competency or in combination with other programs to earn a certificate. Kent State's Center for Corporate and Professional Development can also work with you to tailor any program and deliver it onsite for your employee group.

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training and Certification

Kent State’s Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training and Certification is a focused, intense program for continuous improvement change agents looking to advance beyond the Green Belt level. These change agents will possess a thorough understanding of all the Lean Six Sigma methods and gain a high-level of competence in the subject matters contained within the DMAIC project phases. Read More About This Program

Lean Problem Solving

Problems exist in all organizations. In the fast-paced and high-stress levels of today’s professional environments, the ability to solve problems quickly and effectively is an essential skill. In this program, participants will learn a simple but proven step-by-step approach for attacking and solving problems. Within the time-honored Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) framework, participants will learn how to develop a standardized, yet flexible process that integrates easily into any current company format. To prepare for this program, participants will be asked to bring a simple, real-life problem to work on as they utilize the practical tools and techniques of PDCA in a series of hands-on exercise. Read More About This Program

Lean Practitioner Certificate

In Kent State’s Lean Practitioner Certificate, participants will gain the skills necessary to make significant process improvements. You will learn to identify waste in your processes, as well as utilize the tools and techniques needed to eliminate them.   Read More About This Program

Lean Office

Lean Office is an initiative that utilizes Value Stream Mapping, workplace teams and office-based Kaizen projects to greatly shorten business process lead times and drastically reduce wastes commonly found within office functions. This program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge to facilitate the leadership and implementation of Lean Office and to build a culture of continuous improvement. Read More About This Program

Lean Leadership Executive Overview

In this program, the facilitator provides executive leadership with an overview of Lean management concepts that will enable them to lead and support a Lean business transformation.   Read More About This Program