Lean/Six Sigma Processes

A Venn diagram with 'Flow and Pull' nested inside 'Stability', nested inside 'Infrastructure'.

Diagram of physical and social systems. (Image courtesy of Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld and Chris Musso.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

ESD.60

As Taught In

Summer 2004

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

Students of this course will develop a broad understanding of Lean/Six Sigma principles and practices, build capability to implement Lean/Six Sigma initiatives in manufacturing operations, and learn to operate with awareness of Lean/Six Sigma at the enterprise level. All course materials are organized around a common "single-point lesson" (SPL) format, with some of the SPLs provided by the instructor and guests and with some developed and delivered by student teams.