Professional Development

Office of Professional Development

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Innovate your future.

The Wright State University Office of Professional Development in the College of Engineering and Computer Science is a leading choice for workforce development in Ohio. We do this by connecting you with a world-class educational institution and giving you access to some of the region’s top academic and industry leaders.

By gaining new skills, knowledge and ideas you can have a competitive advantage among your peers, advance your company, your career and set yourself apart as a leader. Our mission is to offer the highest quality classes and instructors.  Bringing you new skills and training in the most in-demand areas. We look to bring workforce development in Ohio to the forefront. We’re here to help you, innovate your future.


Upcoming Courses

August 2016

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

    Location: Rike 058
    Date(s):
    Monday, August 22, 2016 to Friday, August 26, 2016
    Cost: $3,995
     
    Course Description:
     
    The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course covers the knowledge needed to lead a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt process improvement project team or work with a Champion Team in identifying opportunities for improvement within an organization. The course includes pre-work and in-class and post-class learning of the Six Sigma Body of Knowledge.
     
    Attendees will learn:
     
    Instructors take students through a Lean Six Sigma process improvement project utilizing the DMAIC roadmap, concepts and tools needed to lead successful black belt projects.
     
    Topics include:
    • The Six Sigma Business Management methodology and the role of a Black Belt project leader
    • Working within an organizational structure to help guide Six Sigma Champions in improvement opportunity identi-fication and project selection
    • Leading the Six Sigma process improvement team through the DMAIC methodology, tools, and concepts
    • Planning and leading a Six Sigma pilot implementation and how to sustain the improvements over time
    • The basic LEAN (Learn, Examine, Amend, Note) principles
    • Team dynamics and situational leadership
    • Project management principles
    • Advanced Return on Investment analysis methods
    • Statistical Analysis Tools
    Included in this class:
    • Project Pre-work Package
    • In Class Project Application, Out of Class Project Homework
    • Certification Exam on last day of class
    • All class training materials, including the Indiana Quality Council CSSBB Primer which is widely considered as the best body of knowledge about Six Sigma that includes Project Management.
    • Mentoring sessions within 6 months of the last day of class
    Students must identify a real-world project which they will work on during the course to apply the concepts of Six Sigma.
     
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