Certificate in Lean Six Sigma

Quality and Lean Management

  • Aim of Programme

    Aim of Programme


    The aim of this programme is to give participants an understanding of general management principles and of how Lean Six Sigma is managed in a manufacturing or service organisation. It will explain the methodology of Lean Six Sigma improvement, in particular the various tools and techniques for analysis.

    The objective is to produce competent workers in the field of Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) with the appropriate multi-disciplinary skills to meet local, regional, and national needs.

    Students may be eligible to apply for additional professional accreditation with the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Students will be advised of fees and details while attending the programme.


    Online

    • 7
      NFQ Level
    • 10
      Credits

    Programme Content

    Programme Content


    • Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals.


    Minimum Entry Requirements

    Minimum Entry Requirements


    Certificate of Quality Assurance or equivalent.


     

    Induction

    Induction


    Induction for the 2022/2023 academic year takes place (online via Zoom) on Saturday 10th September from 930am to 1pm. In advance, you will be required to review Pre Induction reading material, available to you on www.aitflexiblelearning.ie.

    During Induction, you will be given the opportunity to:

    • Meet your programme lecturers, programme co-ordinator and students
    • Overview of the programme handbook, programme’s modules, assessments and delivery timetable
    • Introduction to Athlone IT’s operating systems including MS Office, Zoom, Moodle etc
    • Outline of the learning supports available to you during the programme

    FAQ

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Do you have a question?

    You may find the information you need in our FAQ section.

    If not, don’t hesitate to get in touch, we’re always happy to help.

    Call 090 648 3050


     

    Progression

    Progression


    Progression from the Certificate in Lean Six Sigma programme is on to the level 6 Certificate in Operations, Quality and Lean Management programme, which is a one year programme.

    Entry criteria to this certificate is based on being a mature applicant (i.e over 23 years of age) including an interview covering individuals relevant work experience (typically in the operations, quality and lean management field in excess of 5 years) and Recognition of Prior Learning, a curriculum vitae and completion of the Certificate in Lean Six Sigma programme. Following successful completion, students are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Science in Quality and Lean Management programme.

    Details

    Details


    Duration

    1 Semester
    100

    Mondays 7 pm to 9 pm

    For online programmes, lectures will be delivered online and recordings of lectures will be available to view in the student’s own time.

    Programme Fee

    €750

    Commencing

    Monday 12th September 2022 

    Enquiries

    [email protected]


  • Please refer to our Quick Help Guide  for step by step instructions for online application.

    An opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills in Lean Six Sigma and quality management principles.