Purdue offers a variety of lifelong learning opportunities in the way of certification courses and short courses. These non-credit courses are a way for working professionals to become certified in a certain specialty area, fulfill requirements, or stay at the forefront of emerging trends. Most of the courses in the lineup are offered in a 100% online format. Building on Purdue’s reputation for excellence, the non-credit courses are designed with the rigor of content and ease of delivery format needed in order for you to learn tools, methods and concepts that will make you more competitive and impactful in your organization.
Certification courses are a way for you to fulfill professional requirements and expand your knowledge to position yourself for career growth. Our online Lean Six Sigma certification series is designed for the busy professional who would like to be more effective in identifying waste in processes and lowering the occurrence of defects in the production and delivery of either products or services. The course list includes the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Principles, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and Six Sigma Green Belt Refresher.
Our short courses offer an exceptional opportunity for participants to further develop their knowledge, enhance their skill set, and advance their careers. Most of our courses are online, but Technical Management Institute is held annually in October on the campus of Purdue University. If you are interested in a customizable course for your company that explores emerging trends and technology, many options are available for professional development through Purdue.