Six Sigma Management


The module introduces the concepts of operational excellence and examines their applications to the Life Sciences. This module aims to give the student the necessary skills to plan and implement a range of Six Sigma programme activities in a workplace environment. 

The module will focus on the tools & techniques required to reduce process variability and thereby achieve Lean Six Sigma in manufacturing and ensure continuous process improvement.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Capitalise on the synergy between Lean and Six Sigma and construct an enterprise wide view of their application in the Life Science sector.

  2. Develop and lead the implementation of a Lean Six Sigma program activity.

  3. Recommend/Implement statistical tools from the Six Sigma Define Measure Analyse Improve Control (DMAIC) toolkit for process improvement.

  4. Evaluate and apply appropriate strategic and tactical design tools (DFSS).

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%