Why should lean performance initiatives and continuous improvement be a part of any business or organizational strategy? Because lean translates to value and accomplishing "more with less".
Organizations that want to excel in today’s marketplace must foster a culture of strategic agility, lean performance and continuous improvement. The modern enterprise across every sector is seeking ways to streamline operations and align practices with changing priorities and values.
Be introduced to lean strategies and tools for organizational problem solving and lean performance improvement in non-manufacturing environments. Using real-world examples and case studies, this certificate can help you and your organization reduce costs, waste, workplace stress, employee dissatisfaction, inefficiencies and redundancies.
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|LEAN MANAGEMENT & CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT EXTENSION CERTIFICATE|
|Required Courses||Length (Hours)||Prerequisites||Semester Offered||Grade Mode||Cost|
|Implementing & Sustaining Lean||15||No||All||Attendance||$459|
|Lean Process Improvement: Final Assessment Paper||30||Yes (previous 4 courses)||All||Letter Grade||$319|
|Prices subject to change without notice|
Please Note: The program can be completed in a minimum of two semesters or extended up to three years.
|FREE! Lean Management Information Night|
Date: Fall Information Night Date TBD
Location: Mount Royal University
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Room: EC 2045, Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning - see map
Interested in finding out more about the Lean Management program? Attend this free information session (parking not included). Presenters will be available to answer your questions.
Information will be shared by program instructors and industry professionals on the importance of creating a culture of continuous improvement in an organization, who the program is designed for, and how our program(s) can help you achieve your professional development goals. Presenters will be available to answer your questions in person.
To register for the Information Night please e-mail us with your name and put Lean Management in the subject line.
Lean Production Simplified, 2nd Ed., 2007
The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook, 2004
All textbooks can be purchased from the BookStore.
All required course materials are distributed online. To download required course materials, please visit the Course Materials page.
|Subject code: XCIM 10001||15 Hours. Fee: $459|
|CRN 50368||2 classes||May 24-25||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
Discover techniques to gather ideas, evaluate processes and identify the root cause of business problems. Discuss alternative problem solving and process improvement techniques, including cause and effect diagrams, value stream mapping and data collection.
|Subject code: XCIM 10002||This revised course will be offered in Fall 2013.|
Discover strategies to successfully implement and sustain lean transformation and continuous improvement for your organization. Appreciate the important role that culture and people play in successfully achieving continual performance improvements.
|Subject code: XCIM 10003||This revised course will be offered in Fall 2013.|
Implementing and Sustaining Lean
Get a roadmap for measuring performance, sustaining success and leading lean and continuous improvement after implementation, including practical tools, best practices and pitfalls to avoid. Review requirements for the Final Assessment Paper.
|Subject code: XCIM 10004||15 Hours. Fee: $459|
|CRN 30673||2 classes||Mar. 22-23||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
|CRN 50515||2 classes||Jun. 7-8||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
Lean Process Improvement: Final Assessment Paper
Integrate and apply principles, tools, techniques and strategies acquired throughout the program. In a written paper, identify a process for assessment, assess customer value, apply lean tools to evaluate the process and cultural setting, identify root causes, make recommendations for improvement and outline a plan for implementing and sustaining improvements.
Prerequisite: Previous four (4) certificate courses.
Note: Deadline for submission is 12:00 p.m., June 28, 2013. No refunds after May 6, 2013.
|Subject code: XCIM 10005||30 Hours. Fee: $319|
|CRN 50369||Independent Study||May 6-Jun. 28|