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Six Sigma Principles   

Lean Six Sigma Icon GoldABOUT THIS COURSE

This course is for you if you are looking to learn more about Six Sigma or refresh your knowledge of the basic components of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes and performance. This course will introduce you to the purpose of Six Sigma and its value to an organization. You will learn about the basic principles of Six Sigma and Lean. Your instructors will introduce you to, and have you apply, some of the tools and metrics that are critical components of Six Sigma. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge of the principles, roles, and responsibilities of Six Sigma and Lean.

Every module will include readings, videos, and a quiz to help make sure you understand the material and concepts that are studied. You will also have the opportunity to participate in discussions and peer review exercises to give you the opportunity to apply the material to your daily life.

Our applied curriculum is built around the latest handbook The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition) and students will develop /learn the fundamentals of Six Sigma. Registration includes online access to course content, projects, and resources but does not include the companion text The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition). The companion text is not required to complete the assignments. However, the text is a recognized handbook used by professionals in the field. Also, it is a highly recommended text for those wishing to move forward in Six Sigma and eventually gain certification from professional agencies such as American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Difficulty Level: BEGINNER

Estimated Learning Time:  13 hours



Leadership and Management

Operations Management

Strategy and Operations

Business Psychology



Business Analysis

Conflict Management

Design and Product

Human Resources

Organizational Development

Problem Solving

Project Management

Research and Design


Course Instructor PhotoBill Bailey, PhD
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering

Course Instructor PhotoGregory Wiles, PhD
Interim Chair and Assistant Professor
Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering

Course Instructor PhotoDavid Cook, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology

Course Instructor PhotoChristina Scherrer, PhD
Professor of Industrial Engineering
Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering

  • Six Sigma Principles
  • Fee: $59.00

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