Spring 2016 Project Management and Lean Six Sigma Classes

By on December 22, 2015
Professional Essential Training Six Sigma

Earn a credential that will increase your value in the job market and help you to develop new skills. St. Louis Community College Continuing Education will help you take your career to the next level and maintain your competitive edge!

Call 314-984-7777 to register beginning January 4.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Whether you are a member of a quality team, a quality manager, or desire to obtain a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt noncredit certification for your own professional development, this course is appropriate for you. We blend classroom instruction and online instructor-led labs. Program highlights include: how to implement the DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), how to develop reliable and valid measurements for a system, how to define the cost of poor quality, how to use the correct formula to calculate ROI and more. Materials included in cost of course. Students successfully completing this training will receive their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt noncredit certification and 45 hours of instruction. This training includes an 18-hour capstone simulation project on the last two Wednesday sessions and 2 consecutive Saturdays. Attendance on these days is mandatory. If one of these days is missed, arrangements may be made with the instructor to complete the project and receive certification. However, should this be necessary, additional instructional costs will be charged to the student above and beyond the cost of the program. Lunch provided on Saturdays. This program is approved by DESE for WIOA funding through the Missouri Career Center for qualified individuals. You must be approved for funding prior to registering for the class if using these funds. Class meets Wednesdays 2/17, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 and Saturdays 4/16, 4/23. Registration by 2/9 is encouraged. No refunds after this date.
BPCT:701 | $1,899
C50 W 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Patricia Dalton
Feb. 17 – April 20 Corporate College, 207
Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
April 16-23 Corporate College, 209

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to Black Belt

Designed for individuals who have completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course, where participants learned how Lean Six Sigma methods and tools focused improvement efforts to drive significant improvements in speed, quality, profitability, productivity, defects, and variations. Lean Six Sigma projects follow a methodology which has been proven to work well in all business operations including operation, administrative and service. This Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will bring all of this together to help you become a process facilitator, natural leader, and astute problem solver who are data-driven, bottomline agents for achieving complex project breakthroughs and powering organizational changes. The course will require prework to assist with a concurrent class project. Students will be required to come to the course with a pre-selected project (demonstrated with a signed project charter) that can allow them to go through the DMAIC process and show improvement demonstrating understanding of the Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge (BOK). Training includes completing with a passing grade online instruction modules outside of class. You will be required to purchase a six month mini-tab software license at an additional cost of approximately $29.99 and load onto a laptop which is required for class exercises. Class meets ten Tuesday sessions: 2/16, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/12, 4/26, 5/10, 5/24, 6/7, 6/21. Registration by 2/9 is encouraged. No refunds after this date.
BPCT:701 | $1799
C51 Tu 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Jesse Stevenson
Feb. 16 – June 21 Corporate College, 209

Project Management Orientation

This free session is designed to provide information to individuals interested in obtaining the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. You’ll learn about the concepts, test preparation and requirements needed for certification. Presentation includes an overview of the program, a look at class materials, trends in the industry and potential job opportunities for PMPs. The orientation is free but registration is required.
C80 Sa 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Dirk Lupien
March 5 Corporate College, 213

Project Management

Project managers are in demand when the need is for skills that include time, resource and financial management with a finite effort. Working knowledge of these skills is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI) through various levels of certification. This course helps you to prepare for the PMP certification exam by presenting the critical concepts together with the core knowledge areas covered in the exam. Topics covered include the process groups and relationships, terminology and decision making practice. Session attendance in this course counts toward the project management training criteria, 35 hours, required to register for the PMP exam. This practical learning prepares the student for the PMP certification exam by lecture, online exercises, working sessions and practice exams. This program is approved by DESE for WIOA funding through the Missouri Career Center for qualified individuals and presented by a Registered Educational Provider (REP). You must be approved for funding prior to registering for the program. Class meets Wednesdays: 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27 and Saturdays: 4/9, 4/16, 4/23. Class on 4/27 will meet in room 206. Lunch provided on Saturdays. Registration by 3/22 is encouraged. No refunds after this date.
BPCT:703 | $1,799
C50 W 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Dirk Lupien
March 30 – April 27 Corporate College, 213
Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
April 9-23 Corporate College, 213
W 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
April 27 Corporate College, 206

Download the Lean Six Sigma / Project Management brochure (pdf).

About Timothy Gallo

Timothy is the Marketing Manager for the Continuing Education program at St. Louis Community College. Tim has over 15 years of experience working with Continuing Education program design and development, instructional design, training and development, project management, program/course development, and marketing.

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