Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

  • Overview
  • Program Requirements
  • Why Choose a Certificate?

Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

Be sure to review program requirements for this certificate

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 by instructors that work in more than 300 manufacturing plants a year and consists of three in-person and two online required courses, as well as two elective courses of your choice. Upon completion of the certificate program, you 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.

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

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.
  • This certificate does not require an application.

How it works

Your path to achievement is easy! Most certificate courses are offered in classroom locations around the U.S. You can also inquire about training at your location.


  • Course load determines the cost of a certificate program.
  • Calculate your total by identifying the courses needed and tallying individual course fees. Some programs offer discounts for course bundling.


  • Select a certificate program, review the requirements, and determine your timeline for completion.
  • Add courses to your shopping cart for purchase as you are ready to take them, or as a bundle if desired.
  • Proceed to checkout to complete your registration. We accept multiple forms of payment including credit card, purchase order, a private loan (upon request), and VA benefits for certain programs.


  • Certificates must be completed within six years.
  • After successful completion of most individual courses, a Certificate of Course Completion will be sent.
  • After successful completion of all required courses, request a transcript and program certificate audit.
  • Upon verification, GTPE will email your transcript and mail your Certificate of Program Completion. Some programs host a certificate award ceremony during the final course.

Once you earn your Georgia Tech Program Certificate, tout your success on your resume and LinkedIn profile, share with your employer, and celebrate an important career growth achievement!

Why Choose a Certificate?

Why Choose a Certificate?

Professional Certificates are ideal for developing new skills and building deep expertise in a specialized area to update your professional profile, advance your career, or broaden your knowledge base.

Certificates are an “anytime” credential
Start anytime - after graduation or later in your career - and gain deeper know-how in a specific area without the commitment to a degree.

Certificates demonstrate commitment
The dedication of time to earn a certificate demonstrates that you are committed to achieving a higher standard of professional knowledge in your industry.

Certificates provide immediate “ROE”
Georgia Tech learners master real-world skills and apply them to their career the day after completion.

Certificates stand out on your resume
A Georgia Tech credential carries the professional weight to give you a competitive edge.

Who Should Attend

This certificate is designed for 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.

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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.
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