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Learn to apply the latest advancements and industry insights to real-world challenges

Our professional development programs are designed and delivered by the same renowned faculty and industry experts responsible for our top-ranked graduate programs. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, they use the latest discoveries and advancements to provide real-world application to professionals seeking a high-impact return on their organization and career.  

As one of the world’s top-ranked engineering schools an ASU Certificate is recognized globally as a premier qualification. 

Professional Certificates for Individuals

Our Operational Excellence programs have an integrated design, where execution of an applied project is tightly tied to the training. Programs are designed and delivered by faculty and industry experts that have achieved global recognition, and each having decades of experience implementing Lean and Six Sigma into organizations across a multitude of industries.  

In addition, the Fulton Schools of Engineering offers a number of professional certification programs in computer science. In collaboration with Coursera, we are offering these certification programs to develop a highly technical workforce in today’s most in-demand areas of computing and address the global demand for professionals in areas such as AI and machine learning, big data, cybersecurity and software engineering. 

Our programs are facilitated by highly credentialed and experienced industry experts, who provide individualized coaching and mentoring. This high-touch approach to delivering professional development ensures that each participant receives customized support, allowing them to execute a project in real-time that has real impact. Our courses are offered online, in a hybrid or face-to-face formats:

Online Courses

This is a 100% online, asynchronous course which introduces participants to the foundational concepts of Lean Six Sigma:

These courses are 100% online, facilitated by a content expert who will guide participants through the implementation of an applied project:

This specialization is offered through Coursera, comprised of short courses containing pre-recorded lectures and 100% online:

These programs are offered through Coursera and are part of our professional certification in computer science portfolio:

Hybrid Courses

These programs are a blend of online coursework and live session trainings. 

Custom Programs for Organizations

Our Professional Programs are also available to organizations seeking to enhance employee performance, keep pace with new and changing technologies or developing technical leadership.  

Custom Programs

  • Can vary in length from a short seminar to several weeks, over consecutive days or across multiple months with interrelated projects.
  • Can be delivered at ASU, the client’s or another off-site location, or virtually through various distance-learning formats.
  • Can draw from existing courses adapted to meet your specific needs and requirements.
  • Can minimize employee travel time and expenses, as well as time away from work when delivered at your organization.

We also have decades of experience engaging organizations across a multitude of industries, designing custom educational solutions that leverage expertise from the Engineering Schools and other Academic Units, to meet specific development goals and delivery requirements.

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