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Six Sigma Green Belt, Certificate of Proficiency

Requirements

 

The Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate at UVU demonstrates knowledge in quality improvement and elimination of waste or defects in production processes. It can be utilized in every aspect of business such as production, human resources, information technology, and customer service. This certificate is built into the curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in Technology Management program. Students who complete this credential have high-demand, industry-recognized skill sets.

Total Program Credits: 27

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. University Advanced Standing  
Discipline Core Requirements: 27 Credits
    TECH 3000 Introduction to Technology Management 3
    TECH 3010 Creativity Innovation and Change Management  
or  ENTR 3170 Entrepreneurship 3
    TECH 3400 Project Management 3
    TECH 3700 Materials Management   
or   MGMT 3470 Lean Management Systems
3
    TECH 3850 Quality Assurance in Technology  
or   MGMT 3070 Total Quality Management  3
    TECH 4000 Reliability Engineering and Safety 3
    TECH 4400 Advanced Project Management   
or   MGMT 3450 Operations Management  3
    TECH 4910 Senior Capstone Project  3
   Complete one of the following for 3 credits 3
    ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting  
    ACC 3000 Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts     
    MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics   
    MATH 2040 Principles of Statistics   
    MATH 3040 Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences    
    MGMT 2240 Business Calculus  
    MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I       

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 27 credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 3.0 (B) or above. Students must complete each course with a grade "B" or higher.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 7 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
TECH 3000 Introduction to Technology Management 3
TECH 3010 or MGMT 3170 Creative Innovation and Change Management or Entrepreneurship 3

ACC 3000 or

ACC 2020 or

MATH 1040 or

MATH 2040 or

MATH 3040 or

MGMT 2240 or

MGMT 2340

Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts or

Managerial Accounting or

Introduction to Statistics or

Principles of Statistics (4.0) or

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences or

Business Calculus or

Business Statistics I
3

MGMT 3470 or

TECH 3700

Lean Management Systems or

Materials Management

3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 2 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
TECH 3400 Project Management 3

TECH 3850 or

MGMT 3070

Quality Assurance in Technology or

Total Quality Management
3
TECH 4000 Reliability Engineering and Safety 3

TECH 4400 or

MGMT 3450

Advanced Project Management or

Operations Management
3
TECH 4910 Senior Capstone Project 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 27

Department

Name:

Technology Management

Location:

GT 616

 Telephone:

801-863-8137

Email:

UVUTechManagement@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/tm

Chair:

Cheryl Hanewicz

 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Technology Management department is to provide academic degrees in technical and operations management relevant to the global economy. Our courses provide appropriate knowledge and skills through engaged learning, hands-on activities, scholarship investigation, ethical responsibility, creativity, and lifelong learning. Students will be prepared for professional careers in management and entrepreneurship as well as provided with a strong foundation for advanced academic study. Our graduates will also be prepared to contribute to their employers and communities through leadership, service, and a concern for the environment.

 
 

Technology Management

Advisor: Carrie Peterson

 
 

Faculty

Anne Arendt(2011)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Walden University; M.B.A., University of Minnesota; Ed.D., Utah State University.

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Leong Chan(2015)

Lecturer

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.S., Computer Engineering Applications, Shenzhen University, China; M.S., Engineering Management, Ph.D., Technology Management, Portland State University.

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Cheryl Hanewicz(2005)

Associate Professor

Department: Technology Management
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., Individualized, M.A., Liberal Studies, Ed.D., Education in Educational Leadership, Eastern Michigan University.

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Armen Ilikchyan(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Technology-Russia; M.I.T., Industrial Technology, Bowling Green State University; Ph.D. (ABD), Technology Management, Indiana State University.

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John Maclean(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Utah; M.L.S., Interdisciplinary Technology, Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., Business, Capella University.

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Susan Thackeray(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



A.A.S., B.S., Multi-media Communications, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Education, Instructional Technology, Utah State University; Ph.D., (ABD), Education, Curriculum, Teaching & Learning, Northeastern University.

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Angela Trego(2013)

Lecturer

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University.

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Careers

Today’s businesses and industries are demanding employees with strong business process improvement capabilities. Companies are operating in more dynamic and competitive work environments. A Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate prepares graduates for a multitude of professional careers, including the following: general management; quality control and assurance; production processing; research and development; advanced manufacturing; reliability and safety; and project management.

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