PR # 14 August 18, 2008
RVCC TO OFFER SIX SIGMA SERIES
Raritan Valley Community College?s (RVCC) Corporate & Continuing Education (CCE) division is offering a series of courses in Six Sigma. Six Sigma presents a rigorous, focused and highly effective implementation of proven quality principles and techniques that focuses on error-free business performance and uses statistics to measure the variability in the process. The following courses are being offered:
Six Sigma: (White Belt)
2 sessions: Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10
6-9 p.m.; $119
The course is designed to present a broad understanding of Lean/Six Sigma principles and practices. Students learn to implement Lean/Six Sigma initiatives.
Six Sigma: (Yellow Belt)
2 sessions: Monday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 17
6-9 p.m.; $189
Students learn how to implement the Lean/Six Sigma principles by linking the concepts to business priorities. Concepts presented include the PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) methodology and the laws of Six Sigma. Students identify processes that could benefit from improvement and when to apply specific methodology.
Six Sigma: (Green Belt)
10 sessions: Wednesdays, September 24-December 3
No class on November 26
6-9 p.m.; $389
The course continues to build upon the Lean/Six Sigma foundational concepts by providing case studies that offer practical applications. Principles such as preventive maintenance, sustainability, performance metrics and lean enterprise alignment are presented. An introduction into Black Belt methods is also given.
To register or for more information, call 908-218-8871 or visit www.raritanval.edu/cce .
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .