MSc in Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence

General

Program Description

Overview

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 an 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.

Course content

Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Change

One from:

  • Measuring and Managing Performance
  • Strategies for Managing Supply Chains
  • Operations Management
  • Work, Culture & Organisation

Semester 2

  • Quality Management & Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Research Philosophy & Practice

One from:

  • Demand & Inventory Planning
  • System Thinking & Analysis

MSc Dissertation

A dissertation on a related topic is completed over the summer months

English language requirements

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above). Applicants who have completed secondary and tertiary education will need to provide documentary evidence. A minimum of one-year full-time study in English will be required.

Application deadline

Our Dubai Campus operates a rolling year-round admissions process: as soon as one intake has closed we begin accepting applications for the next one. It is also possible for you to defer your start date for up to a year.

Most students apply 6–10 months in advance of their chosen intake. We can accept applications up until 3 weeks before the start of each intake but you should note that a late application will almost certainly mean a delay in the provision of essential administrative services, such as your student matriculation card (without which you won't be able to access the library or online services).

Last updated September 2019

About the School

Pioneering British education in Dubai, with highly acclaimed degree programmes that meet the specific demands of local business and industry.

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