FranklinWORKS Professional Certificates

Improve performance with relevant certifications

Because your workforce is your greatest asset, training and development is a smart investment. While keeping your employees well credentialed obviously benefits your organization, certifications benefit individuals by helping them build the skills to stand out and be recognized among their peers. Through Franklin University, you can provide several in-demand certifications and keep your employees – and your organization – performing at the highest level.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

This twelve-week blended certification program provides participants with the skills to identify projects and lead a Six Sigma Black Belt process improvement project team. Participants will learn the Six Sigma DMAIC methodology, as well as the role of a Black Belt project leader. 

Based on the IASSC body of knowledge, participants in the course will learn to:

  • Work within an organizational structure and guide leaders in improvement opportunity identification and project selection.
  • Define project including goal identification and quantification of financial savings
  • Understand and describe current state process
  • Use statistical techniques to identify root cause
  • Lead team through brainstorming and implementation of project solutions

Course Structure:

  • 4-week on-line coursework to be completed prior to classroom training start date
  • 8-week classroom and online coursework including homework assignments

Certification Requirements:

  • Completion of Black Belt course work
  • Passing grade of 70 or higher on certification examination
  • Completion and approval of 1 Black Belt project

Certification is not guaranteed. Participants will need to meet project completion and testing criteria in order to be awarded certification. Those participants who complete the course but do not compete the project and testing requirements will receive a certificate of completion.

Additional Details:

Course Duration: 12 week course, 4 weeks online / 8 weeks onsite
Day and Time: Thursday nights, 6pm – 8pm
2017 Dates:
     March 2nd – 23rd Online, March 30th – May 18th Onsite
     August 3rd – 24th Online, August 31st – October 19th Onsite


Pricing Information:

Course Cost: $3950*

*2.75% convenience fee for domestic credit cards.

Textbooks:

  • “Basic Statistics: Tools for Continuous Improvement” by Mark J. Kiemele, Stephen R. Schmidt, and Ronald J. Bendine: Air Academy Press, LLC – Cost: $90.00 on Amazon.com
  • “The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook” by Peter S. Pande, Robert P. Neuman, Roland R. Cavanaugh: McGraw- Hill – Cost: $26.91 on Amazon.com
  • Minitab: $29.99 with a Franklin e-mail address

 

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Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

This eight- week blended certification program provides participants with the skills to lead a Six Sigma Green Belt process improvement project team. Participants will learn the Six Sigma DMAIC methodology, as well as the role of a Green Belt project leader.

Based on the IASSC body of knowledge, participants in the course will learn to:

  • Define project including goal identification and quantification of financial savings
  • Understand and describe current state process
  • Use basic statistical techniques to identify root cause
  • Lead team through brainstorming and implementation of project solutions

Course Structure:

  • 4-week on-line coursework to be completed prior to classroom training start date
  • 4 -week classroom and online coursework including homework assignments

Certification Requirements:

  • Completion of Green Belt course work
  • Passing grade of 70 or higher on certification examination
  • Completion and approval of 1 Green Belt project

Certification is not guaranteed. Participants will need to meet project completion and testing criteria in order to be awarded certification. Those participants who complete the course but do not compete the project and testing requirements will receive a certificate of completion.

Additional Details:

Course Duration: 8 week course, 4 weeks online / 4 weeks onsite
Day and Time: Wednesday nights, 6pm - 8pm
2017 Dates: 
     March 1st – 22nd Online, March 29th – April 19th Onsite
     July 5th – 26th Online, August 2nd – 23rd Onsite
     September 6th – 27th Online, October 4th – 25th Onsite

 


Pricing Information:

Course Pricing: $3000*


*2.75% convenience fee for domestic credit cards.

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Six Sigma White Belt Certification

During this three-hour session (held 9am-12pm) participants will gain an understanding of LEAN Six Sigma, including how it’s developed and how the concept is used to streamline and strengthen manufacturing and service industries. 

Skills learned in this program will enable participants to understand how LEAN Six Sigma concepts can improve quality and reduce cost while refining customer satisfaction. Participants will also learn how LEAN Six Sigma methodologies can enhance quality programs, retain customers, and drive down costs.

Additional Details:

Pricing: $99
Day & Time: Saturday Mornings, 9am-12pm
2017 Dates: April 1st, June 17th, August 12th, October 7th, December 2nd

*2.75% convenience fee for domestic credit cards.


Who Should Attend:

Team members, executives, managers, and project leaders seeking an overview of Six Sigma a how it drives company success.

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Society for Human Resource Management Certification Prep

SHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement and recognition. These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in this ever-evolving profession.

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.
Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 8 week program combines expert instruction with the 2017 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.
Franklin University is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
Course content reflects the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge. This course of study will in no way guarantee or assure success on the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® exam. Students must use the most recent edition of the SHRM® educational products for this course, and may not use outdated materials. 

  • Spring classes will be offered online March 5th – April 30th
    o Class: Sundays 6pm – 8pm
    o Open office hours:  Sundays 5-6pm and 8-9:30pm
    o Pricing: $1160*
    o Pricing includes all study materials.
    o Registration cut off: February 15th
    o 2017 Spring Exam Window: May 1 - July 15, 2017 

  • Winter classes will be offered online Sept 24th  – Nov 12th
    o Class: Sundays 6pm – 8pm
    o Open office hours: Sundays 5-6pm and 8-9:30pm
    o Pricing: $1160*
    o Pricing includes all study materials.
    o Registration cut off: September 6th
    o 2017 Winter Exam Window: Dec. 1, 2017 - Feb. 15, 2018

*2.75% convenience fee for domestic credit cards.


Who Should Attend:

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to increase their knowledge, advance their skills, and earn recognition from the global community.

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For additional information, contact:

Jessica Jones

Administrative Assistant to Bill Chan, Executive Director of Domestic Partnership Development

FranklinWORKS
Phone: 614.947.6097
email: Jessica.Jones@franklin.edu
franklin.edu/franklinworks

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