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Overview

Classroom Option

Dates: TBD
8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Lunch Included

$1,500.00

Contact:

Christa Sterling
860-832-2277
csterling@ccsu.edu

Lean Principles & Practices

Looking to achieve breakthrough improvement in business process performance, enhance your problem-solving skills, and systems thinking? Then the CCSU Lean Principles & Practice Certificate Program is for you.

Details

Curriculum

Looking to achieve breakthrough improvement in business process performance, enhance your problem-solving skills, and systems thinking? Then the CCSU Lean Principles & Practice Certificate Program is for you. Engage yourself in an immersive learning environment that will provide hands-on practice applying the principles of Lean which are applicable to any process. A variety of learning methods are employed including in-class simulations, computer simulations, case studies, and applied exercises. Students receive a CCSU Continuing Education Certificate of Completion. Topics covered include: Plan-Do-Check-Act Improvement Cycle; Process Stability & Standardization; “Just-in-Time” and “Quality at the Source”; Value Stream Mapping.

Who Should Enroll

Any Professionals interested in applying Lean Concepts to their department or environment.

Instructor

Mr. David Stec

David’s professional career includes 28 years experience in manufacturing and healthcare complemented with 16 years of Graduate-level teaching experience at Central Connecticut State University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is the founder and principal of Vizibility LLC, a management consulting firm, focused on the design & implementation of Lean Process Improvement Systems in manufacturing and service industries. David has held Director-level positions in Operations, Process Improvement, and Supply Management for Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, Clinical Laboratory Partners, and United Technologies Pratt & Whitney. He is co-author of the Shingo-prize winning book, Better Thinking, Better Results, and has numerous peer-reviewed publications. David has a MBA & MSME from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a MS in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a BSME from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Location

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06053
Room: Library 304-02

Testimonials

Phenomenal course! Would take again just for fun. GREAT Professor. Spring, 2023

This course is taught by a knowledgeable professor with real world experience you can apply to your real life. Spring, 2023

A good professor is like a four-leaf clover – hard to find and lucky to have. This campus has many. Spring, 2023

This program is perfect. Spring, 2023

Fun and knowledgeable at the same time. Spring, 2023