KeyBank Professional Development Center


UW Tacoma Certified Public Managers® complete year long program

Congratulations to seven KeyBank PDC students (pictured above with three instructors) who successfully earned the nationally recognized Certified Public Manager® (CPM) credential through UW Tacoma.  This year-long, 303-hour program includes 13 courses, completion of a Leadership Self Development project and a Capstone Project where participants work on an agency-related process improvement project.  The CPM program is the only program accredited in Washington State and part of a national consortium made up of over 37 states and territories offering this credential.  Read more about CPM...

Value Stream Mapping
Tukwila and Everett

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. 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,
and 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...