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UT Tyler to Hold 2014 Productivity Training Sessions

April 15, 2014

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

The University of Texas at Tyler Texas Center to Advance Productivity and Performance will hold the 2014 Productivity Training Sessions 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 23 at the UT Tyler Ornelas Activity Center (3402 Old Omen Road in Tyler), Dr. Jerry W. Gilley, College of Business and Technology interim dean, announced. 

The event will feature two training session topics, “Value Stream Mapping” and “Getting to Know DMAIC: Foundation for Six Sigma Quality,” led by Dr. Mark Miller, UT Tyler professor of industrial technology; and Dr. Heshium Lawrence, UT Tyler assistant professor of industrial technology and industrial management. 

Cost is $79 for one session or $149 for both sessions. Participants may earn continuing professional development units/hours as well as a certificate of completion for attending. To register or for more information, visit http://www.uttyler.edu/cbt/procenter/.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • 8:30 a.m. – Doors Open.
  • 9:00 a.m. – Value Stream Mapping training session.
  • Noon – Lunch.
  • 1:00 p.m. – Getting to Know DMAIC: Six Sigma Quality training session.
  • 4:00 p.m. – Conclusion.

The UT Tyler Texas Center to Advance Productivity and Performance actively engages in the community to enhance productivity in East Texas industries.

For additional information, call Jessica Brown, UT Tyler College of Business and Technology marketing coordinator, 903.565.5741 or email PROcenter@uttyler.edu.  

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 7,500 high-ability students. UT Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

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