NOTE: This program has been discontinued. If you are currently enrolled in the program, you may complete your coursework according to the planned schedule of offerings that was emailed to you. We are no longer accepting applications for new students.
One of the primary ways that global companies remain competitive is through refined, measured efficiency and consistent high-quality output. While many approaches exist to achieve this, the blend of Lean practices with Six Sigma tools is among the most popular methodologies. As a leader involved in operations or wanting to advance into operations improvement, understanding how Lean Six Sigma is applied will be key to your organization's long-term success and, ultimately, your career advancement. Use this specialized program to give yourself the foundation needed to understand and quickly implement Lean Six Sigma practices.
Learning Format Hybrid
Duration 3 months
*Duration times can vary, talk to your advisor for more information.
Total Units 6 Units
History, essentials, and the versatility of application of Lean Six Sigma
Lean practices and Six Sigma key principles, including process flow, value stream mapping, 5-S improvement, set-up reduction, and rapid improvement methods
The principle of DMAIC, or Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control
Project planning and definition; team identification; performance metrics, implementation, and analysis; problem solving tools; and mistake proofing
Real-world application of all lessons using either a real or work project
Leaders and professionals involved in lean enterprise development and deployment
Managers in operations, administration, engineering, information technology, and manufacturing
Professionals involved in process flow improvement
Professionals wanting to transition to a managerial role involved in operational flow and improvement
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (6.00 Units )
Lean Principles and PracticeThis course provides an in-depth examination of the basic principles for Lean Six Sigma projects and programs within an organization.
Lean Six Sigma MindsetLean Six Sigma incorporates the latest project and process management skills to help professionals improve performance, reduce costs, and streamline processes.