Six Sigma & Business Improvement

Is this course for me?
Six Sigma is a business practice for eliminating waste and focusing on processes that add value while eliminating non-value adding activities.

This Postgraduate Diploma will provide participants with an introduction to six sigma management and statistical techniques. Learners will also complete an applied industry project where they will have the opportunity to practically apply the knowledge, skills and competencies gained from formal study and propose an improvement plan for a company based on Six Sigma Methodology.

Key features
• This course will provide participants with an introduction to six sigma management and statistical techniques.
• Learners will also complete an applied industry project where they will have the opportunity to practically apply the knowledge, skills and competencies gained from formal study and propose an improvement plan for a company based on Six Sigma Methodology.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants will have an Honours degree in Business/Science/Engineering or an Honours degree in a related discipline (minimum of Second Class Honours, Grade 2 or equivalent) with at least 30 credits in Business/Science/Engineering.

Subjects taught

What will I study?
Semester 1
• Six Sigma Management (M)
• Statistical Techniques (M)
• Process and Operations Improvement (M)

Semester 2
• Leadership and Managing Change (M)
• Advanced Statistical Techniques (M)
• Applied Industry Project (M)

(M) = Mandatory

Duration

1 year, full-time
2 years, part-time.

Post Course Info

Career Pathways
Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:

Business Analyst
Lean Six Sigma Project Executive
Process Improvement – Lean Specialist
Process Excellence Engineer
Efficiency Analyst
Process Engineer
Warehouse Manager
Manufacturing Production Engineer
Operations and Logistics Leaders
Change Manager

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PGDip

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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