Courses & Events

A well-planned warehouse layout will help you reduce operating costs by improving warehouse processes and inventory control. You will learn to apply field-proven techniques, which focus on layout planning, methods selection, space optimization, and material handling.


April 21-23, 2020, Edwards Campus BEST335 (Overland Park, KS)
This five-day program prepares new Green Belts to lead projects and contribute to improving services and manufacturing. Those who pass the exam, which is held on the final day, will receive Green Belt certification from the University of Kansas.


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This three-day program prepares those who already have a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to lead large projects by explaining Six Sigma philosophies and principles, demonstrating team leadership, understanding team dynamics and assigning team member roles and responsibilities. Those who pass the exam on the final day will receive Black Belt certification from the University of Kansas.


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Part of the Life Cycle Institute Reliability Engineering Certification

Learn to build a business case for reliability, design reliability into a system or process before it’s built, identify operating risks, and solve problems in all areas of asset management.


February 25-27, 2020, Edwards Campus BEST335 (Overland Park, KS)

Part of the LCI Maintenance Management Certification Program.
This three-day course examines topics like designing a work management program strategy, developing standard processes and work, establishing program measures, managing staff development, and planning program improvement. Learners will walk away with a solid foundation for an effective maintenance work management program.


May 5-7, 2020, Edwards Campus BEST310 (Overland Park, KS)

Part of the Life Cycle Institute Reliability Engineering Certification

and the LCI Maintenance Management Certification Program.

Risk-Based Asset Management (RBAM) provides engineers, managers and technicians with the ability to analyze potential risks by prioritizing reliability efforts on critical equipment and failures that impact their operations. In this course, you will explore how to improve asset availability and meet reliability goals by applying a risk-based approach to asset maintenance and operations.


June 9-11, 2020, Edwards Campus BEST310 (Overland Park, KS)

Part of the Life Cycle Institute Reliability Engineering Certification

and the LCI Maintenance Management Certification Program.
Successful managers, supervisors and technicians need to be excellent problem solvers. In this course, learn how root cause analysis (RCA) can establish a culture of continuous improvement in your organization.


August 4-6, 2020, Edwards Campus BEST335 (Overland Park, KS)

Part of the LCI Maintenance Management Certification Program.

Learn how to lead a world-class maintenance department using planning and scheduling best practices to drive work execution and motivational and time-management techniques to improve maintenance worker productivity.


September 15-17, 2020, Edwards Campus BEST335 (Overland Park, KS)

Part of the Life Cycle Institute Reliability Engineering Certification
and the LCI Maintenance Management Certification Program.
Condition-based maintenance uses equipment operating condition to make data-driven decisions. In practice, this philosophy can improve your facility and equipment's quality, productivity, and profitability. In this course, discover what a successful condition-based program can look like at your organization.


November 3-5, 2020, Edwards Campus BEST335 (Overland Park, KS)

Registration for Module 1 is closed.

Start with Module 2 of the certificate program in March 2020, take Module 3 in June 2020, and finish with Module 1 in October 2020.


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Module 1 - Processes, Controllers, and Tuning

Part of the Online Certificate in Process Control and Advanced Control Strategies.

You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to four months to complete the module at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020.


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)

Module 2 - Assessing Loop Performance and Diagnosing Problems

Part of the Online Certificate in Process Control and Advanced Control Strategies.

You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to four months to complete the module at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020.


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)

Module 3 - Advanced Control Strategies and Optimization

Part of the Online Certificate in Process Control and Advanced Control Strategies.

You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to four months to complete the module at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020.


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)
This live, online course covers the different aspects of the Safety Instrumented System (SIS) life cycle in the standard ISA/IEC-61511. Students will learn about engineering requirements, design, analysis, evaluation, and maintenance of the systems. When combined with the required industry experience, the course will prepare students for the Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE/CFSP) certification examinations.
This course will open for enrollment later in 2020. Click on the link below to be notified about the start dates.


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Module 1 - Process Engineering Concepts
Part of the Online Certificate in Process Engineering for Control Practitioners

You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to four months to complete the module at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)

Module 2 - Process Engineering Aspects of Control, SIS and Alarming
Part of the Online Certificate in Process Engineering for Control Practitioners

You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to four months to complete the module at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)

Module 3 - Pressure Safety Devices
Part of the Online Certificate in Process Engineering for Control Practitioners

You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to four months to complete the module at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)

Part of the Online Certificate in Maintenance Management.

This live, online course will help you select and apply different predictive maintenance inspection techniques and develop task lists based upon reliability programs. The program is designed for all types of maintenance environments including refineries, chemical plants, factories, mines, large buildings, organizations with many smaller buildings, and all types of mobile fleets.


June 2-30, 2020, Live Online Training (Online, WEB)

Part of the Online Certificate in Maintenance Management.

This live, online course will help you evaluate your operation and understand the formulas, measures and techniques used to evaluate maintenance efforts. The program is designed for all types of maintenance environments including refineries, chemical plants, factories, mines, large buildings, organizations with many smaller buildings, and all types of mobile fleets.

Start your certificate with Preventive and Predictive Maintenance in June of 2020, continue with Introduction to Managing Maintenance in September of 2020, and finish it with Planning and Scheduling Maintenance Activity in January 2021.


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Part of the Online Certificate in Maintenance Management.

This live, online course will help you outline the complete planning process, estimate crew size and manpower requirements, and calculate available hours from maintenance workers. The program is designed for all types of maintenance environments including refineries, chemical plants, factories, mines, large buildings, organizations with many smaller buildings, and all types of mobile fleets.

Start your certificate with Preventive and Predictive Maintenance in June of 2020, continue with Introduction to Managing Maintenance in September of 2020, and finish it with Planning and Scheduling Maintenance Activity in January 2021.


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More than half of all new Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) implementations fail to result in a positive return on investment. In this online, on-demand course, you will learn how to justify, evaluate, implement, audit and optimize your CMMS to result in a positive return on investment.
You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to six months to complete the course at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)
This program is designed for those who are responsible for management of physical assets such as airports, government buildings, office buildings, factory buildings, apartment complexes (large- and small-scale), hotels, hospitals, shopping malls, sports and entertainment venues, and other large facilities.
You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to six months to complete the course at your own pace, even if you finish after July 1, 2020


July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2020, Self-paced Online Training (Online, WEB)
When you improve your supervisory skills, you'll improve the productivity of your whole team. This 10-week live online class gives you real-world solutions to the challenges you face as a maintenance leader.


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Systematic Layout Planning (SLP) is recognized throughout the world as the most organized way to lay out a facility for efficient operation. Leading companies have made it standard practice in their Lean and Six Sigma programs. This course will prepare you to lead layout projects using SLP and to achieve remarkable results in record time.


This course contains no sessions
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