2017-18 Catalogs

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.

The majority of the courses required for this certificate meet face-to-face on the Lewiston and Portland campuses. A fully online option is not available for this certificate, though some courses are offered online. For more information about the Certificate in Lean Leadership, please call (207) 753-6536 and ask to speak to an Advisor.

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


Certificate Requires 12 credits

LOS 302 Organizational Behavior 3 cr

LOS 308 Lean Systems and Methods (Principles) 3 cr

LOS 309 Lean Systems and Methods (Practicum) 3 cr 

LOS 440 Organizational Change and Development 3 cr

LOS 308 Lean Systems and Methods (Principles) must be taken before LOS 309 Lean Systems and Methods (Practicum).