Individual Courses

Basic Mandarin Chinese

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This non-credit course is designed for adult beginners with no or very little prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. Focusing on spoken Chinese, this course will train the participants’ basic conversational skills in Mandarin Chinese with topics ranging from greeting, talking about professions to introducing family and making small talks. Cultural topics such as family, cuisine, tourism, career and education will be introduced as well. After this course, participants will be able to function socially in everyday situations when communicating with the Chinese. While memorizing the Chinese characters is optional, we will also introduce the essentials of Chinese characters, or Hanzi, to give the learners a full picture of Mandarin Chinese. Course materials will be provided.

Green Manufacturing Generalist

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The Green Generalist Online training is designed as an awareness and culture-change program for all positions and all business sectors, and will take two to four hours to complete. It introduces the many concepts and issues that are part of sustainability or "green," and teaches you how to apply environmentally-friendly practices in the workplace, on your schedule. Upon completion of this module, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

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The online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate course is designed for professionals with full schedules and little or no prior experience with Lean Six Sigma. It provides students with an introduction to the tools, techniques and methodologies that will empower them to lead LSS projects in their organization.

Lean Principles

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The online Lean Principles course focuses on the 14 management philosophies practiced in Lean systems for achieving operational excellence. It is a harmonious system that incorporates specific tools, quality improvement methods, and a business philosophy based on a deep understanding of people and human motivation.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

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The online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification course is the capstone in our series. It provides students with advanced understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodologies, tools and techniques and is an opportunity to master the subject matter by conducting a Black Belt-level improvement project.

Six Sigma Green Belt Refresher

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The online Six Sigma Green Belt Refresher is designed for previously certified professionals who would like to brush up on their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt-level knowledge and/or prepare to complete Purdue University's online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course. Because courses offered by other providers may diverge somewhat from Purdue's own course, our Green Belt Refresher helps ensure that all of the students who enroll in the Black Belt course have the necessary tools to succeed.

Project Management Essentials

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The online Project Management Essentials certificate provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills and a strong start on the path toward becoming a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® through the Project Management Institute (PMI). It also fulfills PMI's 35 hours of project management education requirement for taking the PMP® exam.

PMP Exam Preparation

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PMP® Exam Preparation, an in-depth review course, is the second online course in this series after Project Management Essentials, offered by Purdue University Engineering Professional Education.

The Value of Evidence-Based Sales Decisions (Ag)

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The Value of Evidence-Based Sales Decisions is offered in an interactive online format that gives you the ability to access and practice using new hands-on sales tools. This course is designed to take less than three hours to complete and can be accomplished at your convenience and pace.

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