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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.

 

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 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

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 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

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