Quality & Lean/Process Improvement


Quality Improvement

South Central College and ASQ - Hiawatha Section 1214 have teamed up to become southern Minnesota's leader in providing affordable and professional quality training for area industries.

We can bring you proven training by certified quality experts:

  • Hands-on interactive training
  • Taught by experienced professionals for "real-world" applications
  • Economically priced versus metro and nationally offered courses
  • Casual and modern learning environment
  • Professional trainers with related certifications
  • Customized on-site training and support available

Training topics covered include, but are not limited to:

  • ASQ Certification Review Classes
  • Baldrige Award
  • Calibration
  • Effective Quality System Documentation
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Gap Analysis
  • Gauge R & R
  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GDT)
  • Internal Auditor Skills
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 9001
  • Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Measuring Process Capability
  • PPAP
  • Process Audits
  • Reducing Process Variation
  • Short-Run SPC
  • Six Sigma - Black & Green Belt
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Supplier Quality Management & Improvement
  • TS 16949

Check the current schedule for courses offered on an open enrollment basis for individuals or courses can also be brought to you, when and where your company wants it. The Center for Business & Industry can help your company excel by tailoring course content to address your organization's specific needs; educating a group of employees at one time for a cost-effective price; eliminating the cost and lost time spent on staff travel; and minimizing the disruption in workflow by selecting a convenient time and location.


Lean/Process Improvment

The Center for Business & Industry at South Central College is your source for world-class assistance in Process Improvement. We will be with you as a partner every step of the way. We have the local resources to provide the expertise you need for training and successful implementation in the following areas:

Lean: We can provide training and consulting in both Manufacturing and Administrative Lean

  • Lean Introduction for both office and shop floor
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • A-3 Problem Solving
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Lean Ergonomics
  • 5S
  • Process Mapping
  • Set-Up Reduction
  • Mixed Model Value Streams
  • Lean Supervisory Training Series


For more information contact:

Paul Dettmann
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 August 2018 07:32