UT Dallas 2020 Graduate Catalog

MAS6374 - Lean Six-Sigma in Defense

MAS 6374 Lean Six-Sigma in Defense (3 semester credit hours) Lean Six Sigma is a structured methodology and set of tools and techniques used extensively in the defense industry to improve quality and performance of business processes for the Department of Defense (DoD), contractors, and suppliers. The course provides the knowledge and skills to apply the Lean Six Sigma methodology through Green Belt projects at defense-related organizations, but also any type of organization. Examples from the DoD and major defense contractors will be used throughout the course to show Lean Six Sigma in action. In addition, the course prepares students for taking the Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) Certification exam through the American Society for Quality (ASQ) to obtain the professional certification. (3-0) R