Process Improvement - University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignCoursera
What you'll learn on the course
Gain practical skills for analyzing and improving work processes and for organizing initiatives for continuous improvement of processes. Learn how to plan and execute process improvements with frameworks and techniques from Six Sigma and Lean Management initiatives. The Improving Business Finances and Operations Specialization will be discontinued in January 2016. Learners who wish to earn a Specialization Certificate must pass all courses by December 31, 2015, and complete the Capstone Project in January 2016. If you do not anticipate completing the Specialization within this time frame, please do not purchase the full access option. Recognize the role of operations within the bigger picture of business strategy and master the fundamental aspects of managing the operations of a business. Please also note that the individual courses in the Improving Business Finances and Operations Specialization are part of the core iMBA curriculum and are NOT being canceled but will be regrouped in new Specializations (to be announced). For learners taking courses in this Specialization for University of Illinois academic credit, any earned academic credit will be transferable towards the iMBA degree program upon admission to the degree program.Online learning plays a key role in lifelong learning. In fact, a recent report by the United States Department of Education found that "the courses that include online education (either completely virtual or blended learning) produce, on average, much stronger learning outcomes for students courses They are conducted exclusively in person. Based on an approach developed by educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom, the mastery learning helps students to fully understand a subject before moving on to a more advanced. In Coursera, usually we give an answer immediately to the concepts that the student does not understand feedback. In many cases, we offer random versions of assessments for the student to return to school and retrying until mastered the concept.