The Six Sigma graduate certificate online program prepares you for the Six Sigma Black Belt certification testing. This SNHU certificate program also lets you apply your Six Sigma graduate coursework toward an SNHU MBA.
Enjoy the flexibility of taking courses online or on campus. The Six Sigma graduate certificate online is especially beneficial to individuals working in manufacturing and production-oriented industries, as well as customer service.
In most cases, the content of our Six Sigma Black Belt program is more in depth and advanced than that offered by independent Six Sigma testing organizations. But that's just one of the many SNHU advantages.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your Six Sigma graduate certificate at SNHU include:
With the growing focus on quality management, cost management and process improvements across many industries, business professionals with Six Sigma certification are highly sought after and are typically well compensated. Unlike many more general areas of study, advanced Six Sigma training and certification often leads to an immediate promotion or salary increase.
Your value in the workplace will increase with your Six Sigma graduate certificate, as you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to help you establish process improvements in quality assurance, systems and process engineering, logistics, supply chain management, operations management and procurement. These skills are especially beneficial to those in manufacturing, engineering, operations and executive positions.
Six Sigma graduate certificate online coursework gives you a thorough understanding of the DMAIC model: define-measure-analyze-improve-control processes. Your study of this approach to quality management and process improvements will help you develop skills in:
This course will provide the students with statistical tools and techniques that will enable them to make an immediate impact in their careers. This course will be realistically oriented and numerous business examples and cases will be analyzed.
This course is designed to provide an understanding of the design and implementation of quality control and improvement systems. It is an introduction to current quality management approaches, statistical quality control and quality improvement techniques. ISO-9000 also will be discussed. Case studies and the use of computer technology will be integral to the course.
This course teaches advanced concepts in Six Sigma while incorporating Lean Management tools. Students learn waste elimination, value stream mapping, Six Sigma roles and responsibilities, team management, and the various elements of the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) phases of a Six Sigma project. The Design for Six Sigma (SFSS) approach to design a new process is also reviewed. The course is designed to help students prepare for a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam. However, it neither guarantees to help satisfy the eligibility requirements for taking a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam nor ensures success on a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam.
This course includes the study of concepts, tools, and practices of project management. The course adopts a managerial process approach to Project Management, which consists of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the project. Major topics will include project scope, project time, project cost, project quality, project risk, project resources, project communications and how to be an effective project manager. Cases are utilized to integrate the learning in the course and provide decision- making experience for the student.
For those who do not meet the minimum requirements, the following courses may be required:
This is an applied course, which will provide students with the mathematical knowledge and skills that underlie many courses offered in the school of business. Students will learn the fundamental concepts and methods of linear algebra, mathematical functions, differential calculus and statistics and their applications to business. They will also sharpen their quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills that are so important for success in the world of business today.
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses.
Application Fee ($40), Graduation Fee ($150), Books (course-by-course)
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