Lean Six Sigma

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  • Lean Six Sigma prepares Students and Professional to become a change agent within their organization and been ready for leadership roles, with the techniques and knowledge to cut costs, increase revenue and improve business processes
  • The content of this course follows the ASQ’s certification’s Body of Knowledge (Green Belts level)
  • The course prepares you for Lean Six Sigma – Green Belt Level Certification Exam
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Target Group

  • MBA/Engineering students who need to gain knowledge of Six Sigma in process/quality improvements
  • Professionals, Executives, Quality/Process Managers, Production Supervisors, Customer Service Managers and Executives who want to understand Six Sigma as a management tool for process and performance improvement at their workplace
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Prior Knowledge

  • Basics of Quality Management and Statistics
  • It is recommended that the student has a bachelor’s degree in Technology
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Learning objectives

After completion of this course you will

  • understand the concept of Lean Six Sigma operations
  • be able to solve reel life, business and industry-related problems using Lean Six Sigma techniques
  • be able to develop critical and analytical skills required in controlling, preventing, and identifying defects
  • be equipped with the tools needed to achieve quality management.



  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • Lean principles and tools
  • Six Sigma roles & responsibilities
  • DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) phases and methods
  • Defining Six Sigma projects in qualitative and quantitative terms
  • Failure Mode Effects Analysis and Statistical process control

Teaching Mode and Methods

  • Flipped learning and self-study
  • Workshop
  • Guest Speeches
  • Case Studies
  • Virtual live class via Zoom – 4 sessions

Study Material

  • Munro, R.A., Ramu, G. & Zrymiak, D.J. (2015). The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook. American Society for Quality, 2nd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0873898911
  • Scientific journal and conference articles
  • Lecture slides


Scale 1-5 or fail. Assessment consists of

  • Case studies and/or article reviews (10%)
  • Lean Six Sigma Project (40%)
  • Final Exam (50%)

Schedule and Location

Session 1: 10 – Jan 2022 @ 15h:00 – 18:00 (ZOOM)
Session 2: 21 – Feb 2022 @ 15h:00 – 18:00 (ZOOM)
Session 3: 04 – Apr 2022 @ 15h:00 – 18:00 (ZOOM)
Session 4: 25 – Apr 2022 @ 15h:00 – 18:00 (ZOOM)

Further Information

Kodjovi Lotchi


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kodjovi.lotchi@vamk.fi | +358 207 663 617