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Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

  • Overview
  • Program Requirements
  • Why Choose a Certificate?
Overview

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.

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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.

Cost

  • 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.

Registration

  • 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.

Completion

  • 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!

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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.

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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.

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.
  • Taught by Experts in the Field
  • Grow Your Professional Network

Course Offerings

Requirement A
Lean Boot Camp: Training a Lean Champion (MFG 2005P)

In the Lean Boot Camp course, you will discover how lean techniques impact profit, lead time, inventory, quality, and customer service. This is an interactive, hands-on experience in a team environment, blending lecture, discussion and simulations. You'll learn about the most common lean ... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • NOV 13, 2018 - NOV 16, 2018
    Register by NOV 8, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $1,245
Creating Metrics to Drive Performance (MFG 2013P)

Learn how to create metrics to drive performance! In this course, you will have the opportunity to translate business and manufacturing information in a way that improves decision-making and guides the organization towards achieving its strategic objectives. Discover what to measure, what... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 8, 2018 - OCT 9, 2018
    Register by OCT 1, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $795
Leading for Organizational Excellence (MFG 2015P)

Would you like to lead with organizational excellence? In this course, you will gain an understanding of the basic framework of effective leadership. Instructors will cover the importance of building and engaging leadership teams within your organization. Walk away knowing how to overcome... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 22, 2018 - DEC 3, 2018
    Register by OCT 10, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $595
Requirement B (choose two)
Integrating Additive Manufacturing with Traditional Manufacturing (MFG 2016P)

Integrating Additive Manufacturing with Traditional Manufacturing discusses the factors manufacturers should consider when adding an additive manufacturing (AM) component to a traditional manufacturing operation, including cost, logistics, and best uses of AM with traditional manufacturin... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
There are no sessions scheduled at this time. Please check again later.
Additive Manufacturing as a Secondary Process (MFG 2017P)

Additive Manufacturing as a Secondary Process provides a comprehensive overview of the way in which manufacturers can use additive manufacturing (AM) as a secondary or indirect process. AM methods can make a variety of tooling, such as molds and patterns, for use in several different cast... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
There are no sessions scheduled at this time. Please check again later.
Intro to Composites (MFG 2020P)

The Intro to Composites course covers the basic materials used to make composites, how composites are processed, and the applications of composites in various markets.

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Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 1, 2018 - JUN 16, 2019
    Register by JUN 11, 2019
    Online
    $150
Applications for Robots (MFG 2018P)

The Applications for Robots course will cover the most common applications of industrial robots from spot welding to material handling and assembly. You'll walk away with the knowledge of why manufacturers use robots and their basic capabilities so you can implement them in your own organ... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
There are no sessions scheduled at this time. Please check again later.
Automated Systems and Control (MFG 2021P)

The Automated Systems and Control course identifies common methods of industrial automation. It describes the available technologies and explains how they are applied in manufacturing.

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Upcoming Sessions
There are no sessions scheduled at this time. Please check again later.
Industrial Network Integration (MFG 2019P)

The Industrial Network Integration course describes common ways networks are used for manufacturing. It also describes practical network concerns and identifies some of the technology used to make industrial networks function correctly.

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Upcoming Sessions
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Requirement C (choose two)
Root Cause Analysis (MFG 2009P)

Ready to get to the root of it all? This course helps you find the key causes of recurring problems within your organization and to identify optimum solutions. In the Root Cause Analysis course, you will discover techniques to define the problem, determine the situation, analyze data, sel... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 11, 2018 - OCT 11, 2018
    Register by OCT 9, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $395
Lean Office and Administration (MFG 2004P)

An office is a different world than a factory floor, yet there are many opportunities to improve productivity and quality. In this Lean Office and Administration course, you will gain the skills to make your office operate more effectively. Plus, discover a practical understanding of lean... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 18, 2018 - OCT 18, 2018
    Register by OCT 12, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $395
Lean Management and Tools for Manufacturing Office, Healthcare and Government/Education Sectors - Online (MFG 2012P)

"Lean management" is a way to tighten the way you do business and gain bottom-line results. Lean first started in manufacturing companies and, over time, has become useful in the healthcare field, educational organizations, government organizations, and administrative offices. This online... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
There are no sessions scheduled at this time. Please check again later.
Streamlining the Project Management Process for Manufacturing (MFG 2022P)

Learn efficient project management techniques focused on reducing risk, improving communication, and reducing project completion times in the Streamlining Project Management Process for Manufacturing course. By the end of this course, you'll be able to demonstrate the importance of cross-f... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 18, 2018 - OCT 18, 2018
    Register by OCT 18, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $495
Best Practices in Workforce Development: Building Your Team for World-Class Performance (MFG 2023P)

From the executive ranks to frontline associates, developing people is at the core of building a great company. This one-day training will examine ways to train and coach employees as part of a strategic plan for organizational excellence.

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Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 15, 2018 - OCT 15, 2018
    Register by OCT 15, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $495
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