Six Sigma and Lean: Quantitative Tools for Quality and Productivity Professional Certificate
Learn how to drive quality and productivity programs by mastering the powerful analytical and management tools of the Six Sigma methodology and the revolutionary concepts of Lean Management.
Six Sigma and Lean enable organisations to measure and analyse production processes, to eliminate waste and to evolve their management structures in order to motivate employees and improve quality and productivity.
The series of courses is provided in collaboration with the TUM School of Management Executive Education Center and the Chair of Production and Supply Chain Management.
In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn the fundamentals of the Six Sigma methodology and Lean Manufacturing. You will learn the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control) process improvement cycle and examine how the principles of Lean production improve quality and productivity and enable organisational transformation.
You will be challenged to learn both the quantitative and qualitative methods associated with Six Sigma and Lean, including:
baseline performance measurement and process capability;
measurement system analysis;
root cause analysis;
regression and correlation;
design of experiments;
control charts implementation.
Both descriptive and inferential statistics will be applied and all concepts are exercised using online problems and interactive exercises and case studies.
Upon successful completion of this program, learners will earn the TUM Lean and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification, confirming mastery of Lean Six Sigma fundamentals to a Yellow Belt level, based on the American Society for Quality's (ASQ) Body of Knowledge for the Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
A TUM Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification will help you advance your career, increase your salary earnings and improve your organisation through your mastery of quality skills.
NOTE: In order to achieve the TUM Six Sigma and Lean Yellow Belt Certification it is MANDATORY to complete all 3 courses mentioned below, pursuing all 3 Verified Certificates. Then, automatically, you will earn the Professional Certificate.
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