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Fall 2020 Lean Certificate NEW DATES



Mississippi State University's CAVS Extension in Canton, MS is pleased to announce Lean Certificate offering. The Lean Certificate class will be split between MSU's campus and the CAVSE Center in Canton, MS. The course objective is to develop participant skills in the recognition and elimination of “Waste”, and to improve “Flow” in their operations. Participants will apply these techniques on an approved project.

Participant Involvement:

The training will consist of 4 two-day sessions (i.e., 64 hours of class time) scheduled during a four month period. Each participant is required to implement techniques and tools on an approved project that targets substantial benefits to their respective organizations. Each participant will receive consulting support both in and outside the classroom to assist with the successful completion of their project. It is anticipated that significant work outside the classroom will be expected in order to ensure maximum results from the student project. The goal of each participant is to develop project results that are commensurate with satisfying the project requirements of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Bronze Certification. SME conducts certification examination independently of this training.

Who Should Attend:

Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, Industrial Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Engineering Managers, Plant Managers.

Class Dates:

Session 1:

August 26-27 (Starkville)


Session 2:

September 23-24 (Canton)


Session 3:

October 28-29 (Starkville)


Session 4:

November 18-19 (Canton)


153 Mississippi Parkway

Canton, MS 39046



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