ATTEND A NEXUS COURSE IN ANN ARBOR THIS SUMMER
May 24, 2023
by Britney Rivers
Are you interested in taking your professional development to the next level? Travel to the vibrant city of Ann Arbor and participate in a Nexus certificate course! Consider joining an in-person course focused on Lean, mobility, or manufacturing this summer.
UPCOMING NEXUS COURSES
- LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT: July 10-14 & August 21-25 – Explore the essential Six Sigma skills to create a culture of continuous improvement in your organization and earn your Black Belt from the University of Michigan.
- VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION: July 17-19 – Learn the research-based techniques to understand and optimize electric vehicles. This 3-day interactive course includes a tour of Mcity and expert lectures from Michigan faculty.
- HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING: July 24-29 & JULY 31- August 4 – Understand the fundamentals of system design in this 2-week multidisciplinary training program. Explore topics such as ergonomics, anthropometry, and human-computer interaction, and implement proven strategies in your organization.
- KATA MINDSET: July 26-28 – Transform your organization with scientific thinking and discover new pathways for team success. Learn how to build effective habits and create a culture where creativity can thrive.
- LEAN MANUFACTURING: August 14-18 & September 11-15 – Explore the essential Six Sigma skills to create a culture of continuous improvement in your organization and earn your Black Belt from the University of Michigan.
When you’re in town, explore some of the fun summer activities in Ann Arbor. The city offers a mix of recreational activities and public events. Review some of your options and consider engaging in some unique events after class hours.
University of Michigan Football Game: September 16
Enjoy a University of Michigan football game at the Big House Stadium. The Wolverines play the Bowling Green Falcons on September 16.
Located a few miles away from the University of Michigan North Campus, Gallup Park is a 69-acre park off the Huron River. Rent a canoe or paddle boat, take a walk on the paved trails, and have a cup of coffee in the picnic area with your colleagues.
Visit one of the museums in Ann Arbor and expand your knowledge in a different way. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a great place to explore STEM exhibits. Learn about natural history and the timeline of life on Earth at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History. Free to the public, the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology showcases a rich collection of ancient artifacts from cultures around the world.
A unique benefit of participating in a Nexus professional development course is that our programs blend expert lectures from world-class faculty with interactive workshops and networking opportunities. Outside of the classroom, you can continue leaning into your curiosity by finding an activity that piques your interest. Whether you are a Michigan-native or traveling to Ann Arbor for business, there are many things to do in the bustling university town of A2.