Taught course

Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Management and Languages
Qualifications
MScDiploma

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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. The 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.

Students also have the option to be accredited with the Green Belt and Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Diploma

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Norin Arshed
Email
smlpgenquiries@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 131 451 3284