Individuals looking to develop expertise in a special area of concentration can often add breadth and depth to their existing knowledge through continuing education programs. Our in-depth professional development courses and certificates offer concentrated study areas directly applicable to many professions including construction management, logistics, engineering and more. These programs are taught by highly regarded industry experts as well as university faculty and mirror the Cal Poly Pomona “Learn by Doing” philosophy. Each program is designed to help professionals keep pace with the rapid changes within their industry.
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Sustainable Meeting and Event Management Certificate - Online!
Discover ways to manage resources and consumption in a sustainable way and learn how to adhere to the latest industry standards, certification and regulations in Meeting & Event Management.
Introduction to Six Sigma for Managers Certificate - Online!
The students of the Introduction to Six Sigma for Managers course will be able to understand and communicate with Green and Black Belts after completion of the course. They will learn critical success factors in the implementation of Six Sigma within their organization.
Art of Digital Photography
An introductory course in creating powerful, emotional, and technically solid still imagery using a digital SLR camera and computer. We’ll explore how to take complete control of the camera to shoot strong images in challenging environments. You will also gain a working knowledge of digital image editing and workflow using Photoshop.
Supply Chain Management - Online!
Supply chain management is one of the most important strategic aspects of any business enterprise. It's getting the right things to the right places at the right times, for profit. This program is recommended for middle- and senior-level managers in marketing, sales and operations, strategic planning and general management. It is also recommended for individuals who support or are looking to move into sales, marketing, corporate planning/strategy, and/or supply chain/distribution functions in the manufacturing, services and distribution industries.
Construction Management Certificate Program
Whether you want to start a career in construction, increase your present skills and look for job advancement, or plan to start your own business in construction, this program provides a total overview of the construction management and business process. This program integrates current management techniques with technical skills to provide a comprehensive foundation of practical knowledge and professional expertise about all aspects of the construction industry.
Sustainable Real Estate Development: An Introduction to Developing Transit-Oriented, Complete and Sustainable Communities - NEW!
Due to the current economic condition and new State laws (SB375/AB32), the future of real estate development in California is primarily focusing on transit-oriented (located around bus/transit nodes) as well as on compact complete neighborhood urban infill-type projects.
The College of the Extended University at Cal Poly Pomona is proud to offer an online and self-paced project management course that mirrors the six areas of the PMP exam.
Plastics Engineering Technology Certificate Program
This certificate program provides practical instruction applicable to materials, processing, product design and tooling. The main emphasis is on practical aspects of Plastics Engineering Technology without being extremely technical so that the knowledge achieved can be applied in day-to-day applications.
Six Sigma is internationally recognized as a methodology for accelerating progress and development in businesses. Motorola first developed the Six Sigma methodology in the eighties, and since its inception has reportedly saved the company billions of dollars. Today, it is extensively adopted by companies of all types and sizes. This program is recommended for engineers, analysts and managers who have the responsibility of implementing Six Sigma projects.
Courses sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc.