Productivity Improvement Graduate Certificate Program
The Productivity Improvement Graduate Certificate Program is designed for any engineer (mechanical, electrical, computer, civil, etc.) who wants access to the productivity tools needed for their current job, or to upgrade their skills to help get a promotion or a better job.
The flexible 4 course requirement allows students to select from a variety of productivity improvement courses as follows:
- Select any 3 courses from:
- Statistical Quality Analysis
- Lean Principles and Application
- Production Systems and Workflow Analysis
- Engineering Decision Analysis
- E-commerce and ERP
- Foundations of Systems Engineering I
- Statistical Methods in Engineering
- Engineering Operations Research - Stochastic Models
- Computer Simulation of Discrete Event Systems
- Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Systems
- Select any 1 course from a list of over 15 courses that include Human Factors, Robotic Systems, Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing and more.
A complete list of course descriptions can be found here. All courses are offered in the evening - 2 nights a week for 2 hours a night. You may join the certificate program at any time and begin taking classes in either September, January or May (limited course availability in May).
Detailed information concerning admissions, program and course requirements can be found in the Productivity Improvement Graduate Certificate section of the Oakland University Graduate Catalog.
Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science degree in any engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, computer, civil, etc.). Applicants with a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering technology discipline will be considered for admission, but may have to take additional preparatory courses.
Questions or interested in applying?
Contact Professor Robert Van Til (firstname.lastname@example.org, 248-370-2211) for more information.
If you are interested in applying (there are no application fees), please see Graduate Admissions.