• Professional Programs

Grow Your Competitive Edge

Whether you want to build a career, company, or industry, continuing professional development is a critical component of success in our evolving global economy.


One of the nation's top-ranked Colleges of Engineering, the University of Michigan Division of Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) offers professional development programs taught by subject matter experts from the U-M faculty, its affiliates, and industry partners. These programs are available in convenient formats to meet a variety of needs.

ISD Online, Anyplace, Anytime Program with online delivery option

Grow Your Competitive Edge

Certificate Programs and Professional Development Coursework

ISD professional development programs run from one to ten days and can include exclusive hands-on simulations, group exercises, and specialized facility tours. Certificate programs focus on transferring skills to participants. Satisfactorily completing online testing is a requirement for a certificate. Some certificates include completion of an approved project within a specified period of time.


Any of the existing programs can be presented at a company site. Specialized programs to meet specific company needs can also be developed.

Online Learning

Online programs are available in Six Sigma Black Belt and Green Belt in manufacturing, transactional, and Design for Six Sigma and Green Belt in healthcare. These courses can also be taught in person at company sites.

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For upcoming dates and enrollment options for our professional development programs, click one of the links to the left.

Professional Programs Payment and Cancellation Policy