Leadership Studies

Certificate in Lean Leadership

The Lean Leadership Certificate is an undergraduate certificate geared toward people interested in developing and/or expanding their skills in leading continuous process improvement (lean) initiatives. “Lean” is a system of eliminating wastes in time, resources, and materials, thereby increasing value to the customer -- in any market, from manufacturing to service sectors.

For more information, contact Janet Etzel at jetzel@usm.maine.edu.  Apply now using this form.

Please note certificates may be pursued by either matriculated or non-matriculated students (students not pursuing a specific degree program).

For a list of all undergraduate LOS courses and a rotation schedule, please click here.

LOS 302 - Organizational Behavior  

LOS 308 - Lean Systems and Methods 

LOS 309 - Lean Systems and Methods Practicum 

LOS 440 - Organizational Change and Development  

*To view course descriptions, please visit our most recent catalog page.

LOS 308: Lean Systems and Methods must be taken before LOS 309: Lean Systems and Methods Practicum.