IT Sligo Lean Six Sigma 'MOOC' Summer 2020

28 April 2020 


IT Sligo has been running an award-winning MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on “Introduction to Lean Sigma Quality” since 2012. The programme is a FREE 7-week course delivered 100% online. So far over 10,000 students have taken the course from over 50 countries.
Lean Six Sigma has been around for more than two decades and since then it has been embraced by leading global companies in the manufacturing and service industries. It has become the foremost process improvement approach for organisations that wish to attain world class performance in quality and customer satisfaction. The tools and techniques are now expanding to the healthcare and government sectors where benefits have been achieved in productivity, efficiency and elimination of ‘waste’ – a term used in Lean Sigma quality which refers to anything that does not add value to the product or service. On this course, the following topics will be addressed:
• Introduction to Lean and ‘waste’ elimination
• Lean Tools
• Error Proofing (poka-yoke)
• 5S and Visual Factory
• Introduction to Six Sigma and variation reduction
• Six Sigma DMAIC problem solving methodology
• 7 Quality Tools
• Descriptive Statistics
• Lean & Six Sigma examples from Manufacturing, Service and Healthcare sectors
There are approx. 1.5 to 3 hours of course content and activities each week depending on your prior knowledge of Lean Six Sigma. There are recorded video lectures along with a quiz to complete each week.
The course starts with an introductory week commencing on May 4th, 2020 and runs until June 28th, 2020.

Registration is now open.

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