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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Lean Six Sigma Methods Certificate


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Certificate code CTLSSM

Russ College of Engineering and Technology  
Department of Engineering Technology and Management  
125 Stocker Center
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1455
Fax: 740.593.9382
https://www.ohio.edu/engineeringtech/

Todd Myers, contact person
myerst2@ohio.edu

Program Overview

Students who are enrolled in Ohio University’s online programs are typically employed or are seeking employment. The employed students may be assuming strategic roles within their respective organization. Lean and Six Sigma were developed as two separate methodologies to remove waste and improve quality in an enterprise. The overlap in the principles, tools and skill sets utilized by both methods has led to a synergy in how they are applied in conjunction with each other in an organization. By completing this certificate, students will gain knowledge to utilize and apply key lean and six sigma tools, techniques and methods. This certificate will include a lean course, a six sigma quality course, a statistical methods course and other complementary courses to provide the students with exposure to the skills that are required to be an effective problem solver.

Admissions Information 

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students must be enrolled in an Ohio University ONLINE undergraduate degree program.

Change of Program Policy

Students must be enrolled in an Ohio University ONLINE undergraduate degree program.

External Transfer Admission

Students must be enrolled in an Ohio University ONLINE undergraduate degree program.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Specific expertise in lean and six sigma tools can lead to gainful employment as the skill set is currently in high demand in various sectors. Even though lean and six sigma methodologies originated in the manufacturing sector, in the past few years the methods have been applied to various sectors such as government, healthcare and service sectors with fruitful results.

Requirements

Certificate Hours Requirements


The Lean Six Sigma Methods Certificate program requires a minimum of 15 hours to complete.

Computer Methods


Complete the following course:

Introduction to Management Principles


Complete the following course:

Statistical Methods


Complete one of the following courses:

Six Sigma Methods


Complete the following course:

Lean Systems


Complete the following course:

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