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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_ELSMB_9
  • Field of StudyMechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Type of CourseSpecial Qualification,Special Purpose Award
  • Type of QualificationSpecial Purpose Award
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing DatePlease see Apply Tab for various course delivery dates
  • Level9
  • LocationCIT / Dublin
Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for continuous improvement in all organisations. Lean Sigma is based on the elimination of waste and the reduction of variability in processing through engagement and respect for all staff.

Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for continuous improvement in all organisations.  Lean Sigma is based on the elimination of waste and the reduction of variability in processing through engagement and respect for all staff.

 

A certified Lean Sigma Master Black Belt is the go to person for deployment of Lean Sigma systems in the organisation.  They hold a key role within or in support of the management team for business achievement of goals utilising improvement and problem-solving techniques.  They may mentor and educate others in the organisation and determine best practice adaptation within the organisation for Operational and Design success.  MBBs provide everyday leadership to the Lean Sigma effort. MBB’s establishing and maintaining the long term Lean Sigma Environment.

 

Course Fee €5,750*

*Funding is available through some Skillnet groups

Duration: 12 days


Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for continuous improvement in all organisations.  Lean Sigma is based on the elimination of waste and the reduction of variability in processing through engagement and respect for all staff.


A certified Lean Sigma Master Black Belt is the go to person for deployment of Lean Sigma systems in the organisation.  They hold a key role within or in support of the management team for business achievement of goals utilising improvement and problem-solving techniques.  They may mentor and educate others in the organisation and determine best practice adaptation within the organisation for Operational and Design success.  MBBs provide everyday leadership to the Lean Sigma effort. MBB’s establishing and maintaining the long term Lean Sigma Environment.
 

Course Schedule >>

 

Course Content

The course is delivered by industry practitioners with active case studies and hands on experience.  It includes live case study review and will include discussions with the case study experts.

 

The main module topics are

Semester One

  • Creating and Measuring the Lean Sigma Environment
  • Lean Sigma MBB Deployment Research Project

 

Semester Two

  • Lean Sigma Analytics
  • Lean Sigma MBB Deployment Application Project

 

Project Mentoring and Support

Both a Work-based project and a Research project are undertaken as part of the course.  Students will receive project support and mentoring from their tutors. Student projects can deliver savings of more than €100,000 per project.  As part of the course online support data is provided for all students.

 

Online Support

Online resources are provided for students to support classroom learning.

 

Black Belt or equivalent required. Demonstrated experience in leading Lean Sigma Projects

 

To Apply

 

  • Online application is open. For information, please email camms@cit.ie
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee will be deducted from the overall course fee.
     
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
     
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.
     
  • An Orientation Day will take place on the 27th November 2020 at the CIT Bishopstown Campus.
     
  • Course commences 28th January 2021 Closing date for application: 29th January 2021

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
     
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

     

  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

     
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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