San Jacinto College to offer certification courses in business and professions
Jeannie Peng-Armao -- February 20, 2013
PASADENA, Texas – The Continuing and Professional Development (CPD) division at San Jacinto College will offer courses this semester for business professionals needing certifications in such areas as performance improvement and project management.
The Project Management Certification Program will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 19 to May 23, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the South Campus. The College has designed this program to give participants a solid foundation in the concepts, tools, and techniques of project management. It covers the full cycle of project management, including project initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing. In addition, it emphasizes the essential human aspects of leading a project team when using recognized and proven concepts and practices. Registration is $725.
The ISO 9001: 2008 Certification Program will be held each Saturday from March 23 to June 8, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Central Campus. This program delivers comprehensive insight and training for effective implementation. Participants will have all the tools, knowledge and understanding to embark on a full compliance program and learn the full range of internal auditing skills to become an advocate and leader in a company's effort. Registration is $685.
The Leadership Challenge course will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 3 and 4, at the Central Campus. This course is geared toward upper-level supervisors to plant managers and includes information on the practices used to transform values into actions, visions into realities, obstacles into innovations, separateness into solidarity, and risks into rewards. It’s about a climate in which people turn challenging opportunities into remarkable successes. Registration is $1,200.
The Manufacturing Game from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 16 and 17, at the Central Campus includes tabletop simulation that cultivates organizational characteristics such as increase reliability through defect elimination, minimize cross functional work, and increase business performance. This hands-on experience will teach participants the importance of cross-communication between departments and how to strategize and solve everyday problems that arise in today’s complex business environments. Registration is $620, and the deadline to register is April 8, 2013.
The Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt course will be available online for professionals who want to learn the Lean Six Sigma skill-set to improve their processes and become a certified Yellow Belt. Certification is earned from the TQG Master Champion Network and San Jacinto College. Registration is $500.
The San Jacinto College Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena, and the South Campus is located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. To register for these courses, call 281-542-2061 or email email@example.com.
About the Continuing and Professional Development division
This noncredit division of the College provides training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical job sectors, as well as provides participants with open enrollment course options to enhance their lives. Professional and technical training is available through contract training, open enrollment and grant funding. For more information, call 281-476-1838.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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