MSc in Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Program Description

MSc in Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

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.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
75,600 AED
All tuition fees inclusive of VAT
Information
Deadline
Locations
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Dates
Sept. 2019
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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