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Online and Hybrid Classes.

Better Business Writing - Online

New synchronous online course offering

Use concise, positive language to your advantage. In this hands-on business writing workshop, you can hone your writing skills into a more powerful communication tool. An interactive, hands-on approach makes this class extraordinarily engaging and practical. You'll immediately notice the difference from this workshop!


After this class, you will be able to:
  • Identify five pointers for creating concise, relationship-driven writing to incorporate into existing writing approaches
  • Motivate a reader by developing effective, audience-driven wording, style, and tone
  • Make writing more effective by reducing unnecessary words, phrases, and thought processes that bore or bog down the audience
  • Reduce writing and rewriting time by organizing thoughts effectively before writing
  • Demonstrate improved personal writing habits through individual feedback received on letters, memos, e-mails and PowerPoint
Section: DL-BUSWRIT (29MAR16) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Mar 29, 2016 End Date: Apr 12, 2016 Tuition: $395.00
Campus: Online Instructor-Led Instructor: Debbie Woodham 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 10-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.

Section: DL-LSSGB (22JUN16) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Jun 22, 2016 End Date: Aug 31, 2016 Tuition: $2,995.00
Campus: Online Instructor led; Online Orientation; Online Q & A Instructor: Mark Eclavea Register

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
Section: DL-LSSWB (01FEB16) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Feb 01, 2016 End Date: Feb 10, 2016 Tuition: $695.00
Campus: Online Instructor Led Instructor: Esther Mveng Register

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