Operational Excellence
Lean Tool Awareness Certificate Program

Productivity Inc., the leader in Lean manufacturing education and The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, one of the top business schools in the country have joined together to offer you the opportunity to develop your knowledge about Lean with the Lean Tool Awareness Certificate Program (LTAC). Now, you can gain a clear understanding of how to implement Lean and enhance positive change in your company.

In this intensive one-week, fully accredited program, you will learn how and where to start on your Lean journey. Through a combination of classroom lecture, group activities and simulations the LTAC program focuses on providing the knowledge base needed to understand and take part in Lean transformation efforts in your organization. Productivity Inc. and Fisher’s experienced consultants and professors have designated seven modules that are essential to your understanding of the basic concepts of Lean.

Upon completion of this program, you will be awarded the Lean Tool Awareness Certificate by Productivity Inc. and The Ohio State University.

Program Information

LOCATION: Fisher College of Business, Pfahl Hall

Fall Session 2022
November 28 – December 2, 2022

Fall Session 2023
September 25 – 29, 2022

COST: $3,015
CECS: 4 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
40 CPE (Ohio CPA)

Register - Fall 2022

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Download Fall 2022 Brochure

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For information or questions regarding registration, please contact Abbey Christian at christian.276@osu.edu or 614-292-1029.

If you'd like to discuss your educational options and need assistance in determining the best fit for you, please contact Stephanie Medors at Medors.15@osu.edu or at 614-292-7553.