Operations Management and Six Sigma
Learn how to get extraordinary results for your company.
Who: Managers or business professionals interested in improving performance at their organizations. Quality system managers, supervisors, operations managers, finance and commercial managers who want to apply the methodologies and quality control process within their organization.
Why: The program combines valuable Six Sigma techniques in one comprehensive program to help participants produce extraordinary results for their organizations. Participants learn to improve processes while gaining valuable skills and credentials that can be applied immediately in the workplace.
With this program you will
Learn how you want & when you can
Seamlessly balance your education with the rest of your life. Choose how you want to learn each week—in class or online in real time.
Build skills you’ll use today
With a curriculum that’s always current and a faculty of industry experts, you’ll develop valued skills you’ll use in your career right now.
Get there faster
Time is money. So our courses are offered in accelerated seven-week sessions.
Get where you want to be
Aspire to be a manager or supervisor one day? This certificate program is a great way to lay the groundwork for evolving your career.
MBA-732 Six SigmaSix Sigma is a measure of continuous improvement that strives for near perfection. Lean manufacturing is a way to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. Many companies use one or the other of these methods for continuous process improvement. This class is an introduction to both processes, providing the student with an opportunity to explore the applicability of the theories to real life situations through case studies.As a result of this course, the student will: • Explain the skills required in order to utilize lean tools and data to decrease expenses, reduce cycle times, increase volume, and improve efficiency in Service, Operations, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing sectors • Compare and contrast Lean Flow and Six Sigma • Determine when and how to utilize the two systems together to achieve faster results
MBA-742 Advanced Six SigmaSix Sigma is a disciplined, data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating defects (driving toward six standard deviations between the mean and the nearest specification limit) in any process – from manufacturing to transactional and from product to service. This class will provide a thorough understanding of all aspects of the DMAIC model in accordance with Six Sigma principles. (pre-requisite MBA 732)As a result of this course, the student will: 1. Demonstrate professional qualities in team leadership 2. Articulate Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools 3. Identify team dynamics and assign team member roles and responsibilities
MBA-752 Advanced Project ManagementA major stepping stone to organizational leadership is the ability to manage a specific project successfully. This course is designed to provide the student with foundational knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to plan and implement a project design and recognize areas of concern and failure. This course will use the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK GuideÂ®) as text. As a result of this course, the student will: 1. Recognize projects failures and provide remedies that work 2. Prepare a detailed project plan 3. Analyze the level of project management detail needed in various circumstances