Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

Creating your future in manufacturing

The Manufacturing Leadership Certificate is a results based program to build your knowledge and skills so that you are equipped to lead, improve, and sustain your organization’s long-term operational and business performance. The certificate program, is taught to be easily understandable and immediately applicable, by instructors that work in more than 300 manufacturing plants a year. The certificate program consists of three in-person and two on-line required courses, as well as two elective courses of your choice. Upon completion of the certificate program, participants will be able to create and support a culture of continuous improvement, communicate with the C-Suite, and align and measure goals within your team and the organization, helping reduce costs, increase business, and produce jobs for your company.

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn to lead, support, and sustain continuous improvement efforts
  • Refine project management skills, process flow, process and technology integration, and more
  • Respond quickly to the market
  • Deliver metrics-driven ideas for improvement to the C-Suite
  • Measure goals within your team that relate back to the organizations goals
  • Save time and money
  • Increase business and boost customer satisfaction.

Who Should Participate

New or rising leaders of a company or those needing a refresher, including plant, operations, and production managers, directors of manufacturing, continual improvement leaders, engineering managers, and any other manufacturing professional with an interest in building and sustaining a culture of continuous improvement

For Certificate-Related Questions:

Please contact the course administrator: Katherine Takacs

Delivery Method


Certificate Requirements

  • Certificates must be completed within 6 years; courses completed more than 6 years ago may not be applied toward certificate.
  • All courses applied to a certificate program must be taken from Georgia Tech.