Graduate Certificate in Lean Systems
Master the methodology of Lean systems. Through this online program, gain the knowledge about maximizing productivity and efficiency. This program will teach you to create a steady workflow and optimize resources. You will be equipped with the skills to maximize customer value.
Lean systems is a proven methodology for reducing waste, improving productivity, and increasing the bottom line while maintaining quality and customer satisfaction.
At a Glance
Credits and Tuition Cost (2023-2024)
Graduate Certificate in Lean Systems overview
What You'll Learn
The graduate certificate in lean systems is based on the Toyota production system (TPS) and requires 12 credit hours of coursework.
Area of Focus
Managing and deploying optimal manufacturing practices by developing and implementing quality control procedures to ensure that manufactured products meet a particular set of standards
- MFS/ME/EE 503 Principles and Practices of Lean
- MFS/ME/EE 526 Lean Operations Mgmt. I
- MFS 502 Intro to Applied Lean Operations
- MFS 529 Lean Operations Management II
- MFS 581 Quality Control
- MFS 509 Leadership for a Lean Enterprise
How to Apply
- Personal statement
- A Letter of Intent describing why you want to join the program
- Three letters of recommendation (Only an email address is required. Our system will ask them to upload their letter.)
Licensure & Authorization
Where you live matters when completing distance education activities. If you will live outside of Kentucky while completing your program, please check the Distance Learning Authorization & Licensure page to confirm that the program can be offered in your state or country, and if relevant, that it meets professional licensure requirements in your state. Please note: Admission and enrollment in a fully-online program can NOT lead to the issuance of a J-1 or F-1 student visa.AUTHORIZATION & LICENSURE INFO
Once you become a student, you will have access to a wide variety of academic support services to maximize your success. These services are available completely online to meet the needs of our online students.