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University of South Australia
Learn about a range of efficiency-boosting approaches to management during this online Lean Sigma Six unit, offered by Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia. You will become familiar with the core concepts of Six Sigma, will learn about the tools and processes involved, and will acquire an understanding of how they can be applied in practice.
You will explore the implementation of Six Sigma for improving quality and limiting variation in both product design and service design, and will gain an appreciation of the importance of how the principles of Six Sigma should be applied to performance monitoring.
You will also obtain an awareness of various methodologies for implementing Six Sigma, becoming particularly knowledgeable about the ‘Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control’ method, as well as the ‘Define, Measure, Analyse, Design and Verify’ method. Emphasis will be placed upon the Supply Chain Reference Model, and its applications across industry.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
Master of Engineering (Engineering Management), University of South Australia
In this management unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Understanding the management concepts enshrined in Six Sigma ideology will be of great benefit to students who intend to pursue a range of careers, as Six Sigma can be applied across industries and processes. Emphasis will be placed upon the applications of design for Six Sigma, including both product and service design.
During the unit you will discuss and analyse a selection of case studies, giving you an understanding of how Six Sigma can be implemented in genuine industry situations. Though there is a focus on real-world applications during this unit, you will also become familiar with contemporary academic research into Six Sigma.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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