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WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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The Lean Six Sigma certificate provides the knowledge and practical skills needed for successful completion of the American Society of Quality Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification exams and the Society of Manufacturing Engineer's Lean Certification-Bronze level exam.

Covers concepts, principles, and skills related to six sigma, lean, theory of constraints, and total quality management. It is applicable for students and employees seeking professional Black/Green Belt or Lean certification. 

Program Objectives

  • Education and training for industry professionals or non-degree seeking students interested in obtaining six sigma or lean certification
  • Attain known industry credentials with the option of applying credit hours towards completion of a master's degree
  • Combine theory with practitioner skills and abilities for increased productivity and economic development
  • Increased influence and promotion potentialOpportunity for personal growth and learning

Industry offers substantial compensation to certified professionals. This holds true particularly for six sigma belts and lean certificate holders. Six sigma and lean principles have been applied successfully in business, engineering, health services, sciences, government, education, and media.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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