PME 555 Lean Six Sigma

Course explores the current application of Lean Six Sigma in Manufacturing. Topics covered include: Lean Six Sigma Concepts and Techniques, Project and Team Dynamics, Tools of Lean Six Sigma and their Application, and Designing Manufacturing Processes for Lean Six Sigma. Emphasis is on DMAIC, including Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control methodology, with the students’ skill set developed through case studies and project work on actual manufacturing processes using statistical software (Minitab). At the conclusion of this course, students will understand the concepts and principles of Lean Six Sigma, be competent with Minitab software and be able to apply these techniques to manufacturing processes.



Cross Listed Courses

ME 555


Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Mechanical Engineering Program Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Session 1