Credit and Certificates

Earn credit hours, attend non-credit courses or obtain certifications in upcoming and high demand fields for career advancement.

  • APICS - Basics of Supply Chain Management


    APICS - Basics of Supply Chain Management

    Location: Governors State University
    Days: Tuesdays, September 9 - November 11, 2014
    Time: 6pm - 9pm
    Room: TBD
    Fee: $995
    Description: Basics of Supply Chain Management is an introductory course for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates. This course provides basic definitions and concepts for planning and controlling the flow of materials into, through, and out of an organization. This updated course emphasizes the relationships among activities and functions that occur in the supply chain as goods, services, and information move from vendors/suppliers on the supply-side of the chain to the customers/ consumers on the demand-side of the chain. In addition, the course addresses types of manufacturing systems, demand management and forecasting, master planning, material requirements planning, capacity management, production activity control, purchasing, inventory management, physical distribution, quality management, lean/just-in-time manufacturing, and the theory of constraints.

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  • Computer Technician Certification Training


    Computer Technician Certification Training

    Location: Governors State University
    Days: Saturdays, September 20 - November 1, 2014 (no class October 25, 2014)
    Time: 9am - 4pm
    Room: TBD
    Fee: $1300 includes textbook
    Description: Start your career in IT with an overview of computer hardware and best practices. Course includes hands-on installation and configuration of motherboards, hard drives, memory, multi-media devices and introduction to multi-vendor equipment. Prepare for CompTIA certification, the A+ certification recognized nationally and highly regarded.

    Prerequisite: none

    Course Number: TBD

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  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Course


    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Course

    Location: Naperville Education Center

    Days: Saturdays, September 13 - October 11, 2014
    Time: 9am - Noon
    Room: 308
    Fee: $1,500 plus textbooks
    Description: The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate course will focus on both Advanced Lean Techniques and Six Sigma "Green Belt" methodologies. Detailed and real-world examples of lean thinking will be reviewed with hands - on examples to enhance the learning experience. Learn how to integrate theories of business, statistics, and the elimination of waste with the goal of achieving tangible results. Six Sigma methods will include project planning and various statistical tools to equip the student to be Green Belt certified and a practitioner of Lean Six Sigma at their organization.

    Registration codes: TBD 

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  • PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation


    PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation

    Location: Governors State University
    Days: Tuesdays, September 23 - November 11, 2014
    Time: 6 - 8:30pm
    Room: TBD
    Fee: $1,095
    $995 for SSCHRA members (South Suburban Cook Human Resources Association)
    Description:This course provides an overview of key areas in human resources management to better prepare HR professionals for national PHR (Professional in HR) or the SPHR (Senior Professional in HR) exams, administered by the HRCI
    (Human Resources Certification Institute). Eligibility requirements and test information for PHR or SPHR exam can be found at

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     PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Eligibility Requirements