• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

This Six Sigma Tools for Define and Measure offered by Coursera in partnership with The University System of Georgia 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 cover the Define phase and introduce you to the Measure phase of the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) process. 

You will learn about Six Sigma project development and implementation, you will become familiar with project management tools, you will be introduced to statistics and understand its significance to Six Sigma, and finally you will learn about data collection and its importance to an organization.

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 peer review exercises to give you the opportunity to apply the material to your daily life.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 6 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 10 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Project Identification
  • Project Management Basics
  • Basic Statistics
  • Data Collection

Audience

This course is aimed for those who have an interest in process improvement, project management, business, or engineering. The course is geared for beginners or experienced professionals.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Beginner Level

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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