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OPMT 1720 - Lean Six Sigma Tools For Process Improvement

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course provides an overview of Lean/Six Sigma principles and tools that are employed in organizations to improve processes and achieve a higher level of performance. The subjects covered include the basic quality tools and other higher level tools commonly used by organizations successful in achieving performance excellence and leadership positions in the market place they are operating.

Prerequisite(s)

(OPMT 1106 and OPMT 1197) or OPMT 1797

Credits

3.0

Cost

$668.64

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 62508

Tue Apr 03 - Tue Jun 19 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 03 - Jun 19 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 309

Instructor

Venugopal Ganesan

Course Outline

Cost

$668.64

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the basic principles of the Lean and Six Sigma approaches to improve performance of processes in an organization.
  • Demonstrate the use of Basic Quality tools for problem solving.
  • Analyze problems to be able to select the right tools to be employed.
  • Describe processes and metrics used to measure the performance of processes.
  • Identify areas of improvement and approaches to achieve higher levels of performance.
  • Describe the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control Phases of Lean/Six Sigma implementation process.
  • Describe simple Lean/Six Sigma tools and how these tools are applied in improving performance.
  • Learn the concepts of teamwork and problem solving using teams.
  • Create reports for successful implementations of Lean/Six Sigma tools.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

OPMT 1720 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Lean Six Sigma Principles
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Six Sigma Business Improvement
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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