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Online and Hybrid Classes.

Event Planning Certificate - Online

The online format of the Event Planning Certificate meets weekly in an online classroom and additional course materials are available to you on demand in the Blackboard learning environment. During the sixth week, there is a full-day in-class session.

Special Event production is a blend of art and science. You'll study both as you explore the aesthetic details which make events sparkle, and the behind-the-scenes logistics which make the events safe and functional. This program will help you stay on top of the latest trends and technologies as well as the latest ways to make your events environmentally responsible. After completing this program you will be able to:

  • Create high quality events and explore options for gaining event planning experience.
  • Develop effective event objectives and build a timeline, budget, and program to meet those goals.
  • Design event invitation/marketing materials.
  • Solve event logistical issues (parking, safety, security) while encouraging "green" event practices.
  • Select a venue and service providers and negotiate prices.
  • Understand the lingo and the terminology for catering, AV, and more.
  • Work with a client, vendors, and volunteers effectively.
Section: DL-EVENTPLANNING (05OCT16) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Oct 05, 2016 End Date: Nov 16, 2016 Tuition: $1,995.00
Campus: ECE ONLINE2; Executive Park Instructor: Michael Kloss Register

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate - Online

This version of our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate is offered completely online and includes modular-based exercises and assignments. The 12-week, 16 session course is packed with applied exercises and real-world case studies designed to simulate the steps you would take in a real-world Lean Six Sigma project, thereby improving your learning experience.

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Section: DL-LSSGB (22SEP16) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Sep 22, 2016 End Date: Dec 13, 2016 Tuition: $2,995.00
Campus: Online Instructor led; Online Orientation; Online Q & A Instructor: Mark Eclavea Register

Health Coach Certificate

Students attending this certificate program should have a Bachelor’s degree and/or healthcare related experience. Examples include Registered Dietitian/Nutritionists, Fitness professionals & trainers, recent graduates in the Predictive Health minor program at Emory or anyone with a Bachelor’s degree contemplating a career change into a health profession. Please contact the program advisor if you would like to discuss your situation in greater detail.

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Section: HEALTHCOACH (10SEP16) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Sep 10, 2016 End Date: Dec 11, 2016 Tuition: $2,995.00
Campus: Executive Park; Online Instructor: Leila Finn; Michael F Healy; Elizabeth Novy; Melissa Jones Must Apply

Lean Six Sigma White Belt - Online

An introduction to Lean concepts and Six Sigma principles is vital for building a basic foundation for process improvement. Our course includes an overview of the DMAIC process Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control which is integral to a Lean Six Sigma roll-out but can also be used as a stand-alone component of process improvement. Students will be taught the roadmap for a successful improvement deployment as well as the key roles and responsibilities of a Lean Six Sigma framework. Learn to identify waste and variation in a process and increase stakeholder satisfaction through practical tools and techniques. The course will be delivered in the online, instructor led classroom with the exception of two online self-paced modules.

After this class, you will be able to:
  • Apply Six Sigma and Lean concepts
  • Identify the fundamentals of the DMAIC framework: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control
  • Use the roadmap for a successful improvement deployment
  • Construct the roles and responsibilities of a Lean Six Sigma framework
  • Formulate a plan for an improvement project
  • Demonstrate the identification of variation and waste in a process via an in-class simulation
  • Apply the basic steps to minimize waste and variation in a process

Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals - Online

This version of our Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals course is offered completely online combining self-paced modules and instructor facilitated virtual classroom sessions. Students have five weeks to complete the course. Emory Continuing Education’s Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals course provides more advanced training in the use of Six Sigma tools and techniques designed specifically for application in the healthcare industry at the White Belt level. The course is taught by Six Sigma experts and provides methodologies which can be applied immediately through guided discussion and practical exercises designed in collaboration with a team of Emory Healthcare experts. Emory Healthcare is the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia and is ranked amongst the nation’s top hospitals for the 21st straight year by US News and World Report.

Students must complete the ECE Six Sigma White Belt Certificate prior to admittance. White Belt Certification training from other educational providers will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students may choose from classroom based training or our fully online offering which includes live instructor led classroom sessions.
After this class, you will be able to:
  • Understand the evolution of Six Sigma and continuous improvement in the healthcare industry
  • Review and discuss current trends and opportunities to apply Six Sigma methodology in health systems for enhancing patient care delivery and support systems
  • Apply the Six Sigma process to real-world healthcare system challenges