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Six Sigma Principles , University System of Georgia

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About this Course

This course is for you if you are looking to learn more about Six Sigma or refresh your knowledge of the basic components of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes and performance. This course will introduce you to the purpose of Six Sigma and its value to an organization. You will learn about the basic principles of Six Sigma and Lean. Your instructors will introduce you to, and have you apply, some of the tools and metrics that are critical components of Six Sigma. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge of the principles, roles, and responsibilities of Six Sigma and Lean. Every module will include readings, videos, and a quiz to help make sure you understand the material and concepts that are studied. You will also have the opportunity to participate in discussions and peer review exercises to give you the opportunity to apply the material to your daily life. Our applied curriculum is built around the latest handbook The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition) and students will develop /learn the fundamentals of Six Sigma. Registration includes online access to course content, projects, and resources but does not include the companion text The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition). The companion text is not required to complete the assignments. However, the text is a recognized handbook used by professionals in the field. Also, it is a highly recommended text for those wishing to move forward in Six Sigma and eventually gain certification from professional agencies such as American Society for Quality (ASQ)....

Top reviews

By HR

Aug 29, 2018

Being a yellow belt, I remember the 6 sigma in processes and the different funders, and a few more things until I see all these in reality in a company.

By KR

Sep 02, 2017

Highly educational and easy to understand course. I highly recommend this course to anyone looking into SIx Sigma and Lean in the production work area.

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By Sriram P

Feb 22, 2019

Perfect course to gain sufficient knowledge to start with Six sigma! Thanks Coursera!

By Álvaro Barros Da Silva

Feb 16, 2019

Some sort of text resources should be available, instead of a external source that forces us to pay a second time.

By Javier Leon

Feb 13, 2019

Great value added to a individuals skill set.

By Samuel Mathew

Feb 11, 2019

Thnak you very much!It was a course full of new information and opened a few doors where i had doubts.

By Vijay Sidharth S

Feb 09, 2019

Very great course!

By Koh Guoming

Feb 07, 2019

Comprehensive course covering the Principles of Six Sigma. Enjoyed the online lessons and flexibility to form my own study pace.

By jitesh korgaonkar

Feb 05, 2019

good learning things, thanks for giving opportunity to learn new and interesting things.

By Jefry Rodríguez Rojas

Feb 03, 2019

I need more practice.

By Katherine Barrantes Castillo

Feb 03, 2019

I love it

By Craig Edwards

Jan 30, 2019

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