Aerospace & Defense

Executive Education Courses

Custom Solutions

Courses can be conducted onsite at your organization or modified to suit your organization’s needs. We offer custom solutions in aerospace and defense, global supply chain management, healthcare and strategic leadership. Contact our industry representatives for more information.

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Black Belt Certification Program

Course Description

The primary objective of this two-week course is to equip individuals with the skills to improve organizational performance by effectively acquiring and interpreting data and generating management action based on the insights gained. Additional topics, such as leadership skills, mentoring others, and conducting successful meetings will be covered in pursuit of a holistic Black Belt educational experience.

In addition to the classroom learning, the Black Belt candidate will work a rigorous project determined to provide significant ROI to the organization with faculty mentoring throughout the project.

Key Benefits

  • The primary objective of this two-week course is to equip you with the analytical skills needed to improve your organization’s performance. You will learn to manage effectively by acquiring and interpreting data, whether it is obtained from a process, product or organization.
  • In addition, you will learn and practice ‘soft skills’, such as leadership, mentoring, effective communication, etc. that are essential to successful implementation of process improvement.
 

Available Industries: Aerospace & Defense, Global Supply Chain

Duration & Dates

Two non-consecutive weeks with 30 hours of additional online content.

  • June 19, 2017 - June 23, 2017
  • July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017

Please call +1 (865) 974-1616 for more information.
Peggy Jarrett, Director

Location

This course is offered as an open enrollment course on the UT campus or as a custom course at your preferred location.

Faculty

Charles Cwiek

Charles M. Cwiek, a Distinguished Lecturer in the Department of Statistics, Operations and Management Science at The University of Tennessee, specializes in the areas of industrial statistics, quality control methods, ...

Allen Pannell

Allen Pannell is a faculty member with the Graduate & Executive Education specializing in process innovation and re-design, leadership, six sigma, strategic planning, and process management. Since 1982, Pannell has led ...

Ed Miles

Ed Miles is president of Miles & Associates, a management consulting firm focused on improving business performance. Ed has worked extensively with senior executives in manufacturing and service organizations to ...

Cost

Price:
$8,000

Tuition includes most meals, single-room hotel lodging, on-campus transportation, materials/simulations and professional education credits, where applicable.

Tuition does not include:
One faculty site visit related to the Black Belt candidate’s project; travel and per diem to be billed at cost.