Center Also Launching New Virtual Leadership Accelerator Certification Series, Conflict Resolution Certificate Programs
ATLANTA – Mercer University’s Center for Executive Education is now registering individuals for its next offering of Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt programs, which will take place in early 2023.
The Center for Executive Education, housed in Mercer’s School of Business, aims to help organizations meet the need for practical and useful knowledge that facilitates critical thinking by maximizing human capital through innovative and state-of-the-art programs. The Center offers a portfolio of customized corporate and open-enrollment certificate programs developed by the most forward-thinking minds in academia and industry.
“As we have done in previous years, for the first half of 2023 we are once again providing access to two Lean Six Sigma programs: one Yellow Belt and one Green Belt program,” said Jeff Wolfe, director of the Center for Executive Education. “In the development phase and also scheduled for the first half of 2023 are our new virtual Leadership Accelerator Certification series for emerging leaders and our Conflict Resolution Certificate program.”
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate
The Center for Executive Education will offer its Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certificate program on Jan. 20, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on Mercer’s Cecil B. Day Campus in Atlanta.
The program, led by Dr. Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, associate professor of economics at Mercer, and Dr. Eric Kushins, assistant professor of management at Berry College, provides entry-level certification for individuals interested in understanding the Lean Six Sigma managerial approach and developing a process improvement toolkit. No prior training or knowledge of Lean Six Sigma or statistics is required to take this course.
Visit the Center’s website for more information and to register for the course, which costs $500, with special pricing available for current Mercer students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as groups of three or more from the same organization. Registration fees cover program materials, eight hours of instruction, breakfast, lunch and refreshments during the program, and a Mercer certificate of completion.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
The Center for Executive Education will host its four-day Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate program on March 3, March 17, April 14 and May 12, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, on the University’s Cecil B. Day Campus in Atlanta.
Dr. Kushins and Dr. Quispe-Agnoli will lead training in soft skills, methodological rigor and quantitative tools of Lean Six Sigma while also coaching participants on the development, implementation, evaluation and presentation of a lean project.
Visit the Center’s website for more information and to register for the course, which costs $2,500, with special pricing available for current Mercer students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as groups of three or more from the same organization. Registration fees cover program materials, 24 hours of instruction, meals and refreshments, and a Mercer certificate of completion.
Two New Virtual Offerings
The Leadership Accelerator Certification series spans eight programs, 40 sessions and 100 hours of leadership-focused education essential for growing into an impactful executive. Uniquely designed to expose leaders to crucial business knowledge and toolkits, participants gain a holistic perspective through a three-tiered certification focus on Micro (individual-level), Meso (team-level) and Macro (organizational-level) Leadership. Dates for the Micro Leadership tier are Jan. 18, Feb. 1, Feb. 15, March 1, March 15, March 29, April 12, April 26, May 10 and May 24.
The Conflict Resolution Certificate program spans six modules, six sessions and 12 hours of skills-based education necessary to address the complexity of relationships constructively. The program will provide the knowledge to build relationships, improve goal achievement, enhance commitment and generate new insights. Dates for the program are Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 21, Feb. 28 and March 7.
More information and registration links for the two new virtual programs will be provided on the Center’s website in the coming weeks.
“These programs have been requested by you, and we are pleased to be able to provide a full range of continuing education in the areas of quality process improvement, leadership and managing conflict,” said Wolfe.
For more information on the Center and its programming, contact Wolfe at email@example.com.
About the School of Business
Established in 1984, Mercer’s School of Business is named for Eugene W. Stetson, a 1901 Mercer graduate and business pioneer who leveraged the first major buyout in corporate history, and his grandson Robert F. (Bob) Hatcher, a Macon businessman, longtime supporter, trustee and former board chair for the University. Over the past 80 years, Mercer has granted over 12,000 business degrees, and many of its graduates hold senior leadership positions in companies around the world. Mercer’s business school delivers career-focused business education in order to develop innovative leaders who are responsible global citizens. It holds accreditation from the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which places it among the top five percent of all top business schools worldwide. Mercer’s business school has been recognized by The Princeton Review for “Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students” and “Greatest Opportunity for Women” as well as being one of its “Best Business Schools.” In addition, it has been recognized among the “Top 15 Schools in the Nation for Marketing and Accounting.” The School offers the following programs: Atlanta (Evening and Online BBA, Full-Time (Day) MBA, Evening MBA, Online MBA, Master of Accountancy, M.S. in Business Analytics), Macon (Traditional BBA, Evening MBA, Health Care MBA, and Innovation MBA), Henry County (Evening BBA). For more information, visit business.mercer.edu.