KeyBank Professional Development Center

KeyBank PDC 2014 Graduates

Classes start soon.  We have many programs and classes starting in late September and October.  Check your class for the latest room assignment, book requirements and schedule as there have been some changes in start dates and times.


KeyBank PDC celebrates with 29 professional certificate graduates...

Congratulations to 29 KeyBank PDC students who successfully completed program requirements for a certificate in Paralegal Studies, Human Resource Management, Contract Management, Nonprofit Management and IT Security.  Friends and family attended an hour long celebration and reception honoring their hard work.  Visit the photo gallery for this event...

Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping is a team-based process improvement technique used to evaluate and document current processes and design and generate a plan for a desired future state.  This in-depth course is designed for Lean Six Sigma coaches, managers and leaders seeking a more structured approach to transforming and improving processes in a wide range of businesses and organizations. Course fees: $ 799 + $10 registration fee + books. In this course you’ll learn how to:

  • Develop a basic understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles and processes.
  • Identify and use standardized value stream mapping icons and metrics.
  • Construct a current state map.
  • Identify wasteful activities and other areas for improvement.
  • Build a future state map and develop an improvement plan.
  • Involve team members and leaders in implementation.

16101 Greenwood Ave. N, Shoreline, WA 98133
Directions (PDF)  SCC Campus Map (PDF)
$5 per evening parking fee. Pay at the Pay Here kiosks with a credit card, debit card,
and quarters as payment - no bills
4 sessions, 16 hours or 1.6 CEUs
Nathan Navarro and Kevin Gardiner, Instructors
12/1/2014 - 12/11/2014 (Please note day/date correction 10/29/14.)
Mondays and Thursdays 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Course #: 14FTLSS0301

Lean Six Sigma
White Belt

September in Tacoma

Spend a day learning more about LSS - Lean Six Sigma White Belt/Executive Summary will give you an overview of the DMAIC process in order to better understand the process and effectively manage process improvement teams in your organization.  Registration fee includes lunch and your can bring your supervisor for free.  More about this program...

Lean Six Sigma
Green Belt

Olympia, Tacoma,
Everett, Tukwila

Green Belts learn the comprehensive elements of Lean Six Sigma in order to assist staff in using the process and facilitate team efforts. They collect data, make initial interpretations and begin to formulate recommendations that are fed to Black Belts or the sponsoring managers. Green Belts typically facilitate 1-2 projects a year while maintaining their regular work duties. More about this program...

Lean Six Sigma
Black Belt

Olympia, Tacoma,
Everett, Shoreline

Black Belts are experienced and well trained Lean Six Sigma professionals who provide project management, statistical analysis, financial analysis, meeting facilitation and project prioritization for the organization. The typical Black Belt leads several projects, coaches and mentors Green Belts and understands how to define a problem in order to quickly drive towards a solution. More about this program...



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Marketing Certificate Training Program 2014

Fall: October 27 and November 13, 2014 
Seats available for the Mukilteo class.

ECO Net Members:  Join us for the fall Social Marketing Certificate training course.  This course is provided free of charge for ECO Net members.

Approximately 70 slots are available between the two offerings (35 each). Social Marketing is a proven discipline that applies traditional marketing principles to influence public behaviors for good.(Download a flyer PDF) To register for the Fall course, please email Emily Sanford at with your:

  • Name
  • Mailing address
  • Phone number
  • The ECO Net you belong to
  • Email address


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Is there funding for professional development classes?

Some courses may be funded for qualified applicants through WorkSource or VA funding sources.  We will no longer accept payment by Promissory Note for classes starting after January 1, 2014. Sallie Mae provides student loans for certificate programs. You may also be eligible for private and alternative loans. More about Private and Alternative Loans...