Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a powerful methodology for achieving process efficiency and effectiveness which results in enhanced customer satisfaction and improved bottom line results. It aims to achieve improvements in the most economical manner possible and is focused on reducing waste in business processes.
Our MSc Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence programme will build understanding of the tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and demonstrate the tangible and quantifiable results these bring to the bottom line. Students will learn state-of-the-art concepts, methods, principles, tools and techniques, relating to quality and process improvement for a broad range of organisations, such as manufacturing, service, public sector and third sector, set within a global context.
Six core modules are taken during semesters 1 and 2:
Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma Quality Management & Engineering Leadership Project Management Strategic Change Research Philosophy & Practice
A further two modules from a wide range of options such as operations management, organisational culture, and measuring performance are also taken.
The MSc dissertation is then completed between May and August.
Students successfully completing the MSc Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence gain Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification from the Institute of Six Sigma Professionals. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt competence prepares individuals within an organisation to apply Lean / Six Sigma tools and techniques to define, measure, analyse, improve and control processes within any organisational setting irrespective of its nature and size.
Upon completion of the MSc students are also offered the opportunity to undertake Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification,