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Lean Sigma Master Black Belt

  • Course Code

    CR_ELSMB_9

  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Special Qualification,Special Purpose Award

  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Purpose Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Please see Apply Tab for various course delivery dates

Admission Requirements:

Black Belt or equivalent required. Demonstrated experience in leading Lean Sigma Projects

Course summary

Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for continuous improvement in all organisations. Lean Sigma is based on the elimination of waste and the reduction of variability in processing through engagement and respect for all staff.

Department(s)

Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
 

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 
 

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students
 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

 

An Orientation Day will take place on the 27th November 2020 at the CIT Bishopstown Campus.

 

Course Fee  €5,750*

*Funding is available through some Skillnet groups. We support the LeanStart, LeanPlus and LeanTransform programmes. EI, IDA and other external funding options may apply.

 

Duration: 12 days

Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for continuous improvement in all organisations.  Lean Sigma is based on the elimination of waste and the reduction of variability in processing through engagement and respect for all staff.

 

A certified Lean Sigma Master Black Belt is the go to person for deployment of Lean Sigma systems in the organisation.  They hold a key role within or in support of the management team for business achievement of goals utilising improvement and problem-solving techniques.  They may mentor and educate others in the organisation and determine best practice adaptation within the organisation for Operational and Design success.  MBBs provide everyday leadership to the Lean Sigma effort. MBB’s establishing and maintaining the long term Lean Sigma Environment.
 

 

Course Schedules

 

Course Content

The course is delivered by industry practitioners with active case studies and hands on experience.  It includes live case study review and will include discussions with the case study experts.

 

The main module topics are

Semester One

  • Creating and Measuring the Lean Sigma Environment
  • Lean Sigma MBB Deployment Research Project

 

Semester Two

  • Lean Sigma Analytics
  • Lean Sigma MBB Deployment Application Project

 

Project Mentoring and Support

Both a Work-based project and a Research project are undertaken as part of the course.  Students will receive project support and mentoring from their tutors. Student projects can deliver savings of more than €100,000 per project. As part of the course online support data is provided for all students.

 

Online Support

Online resources are provided for students to support classroom learning.

 

Award

Special Purpose Award - 30 ECTS Credits at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications, awarded by Cork Institute of Technology.

 

  • Online application is open.
    For information, please email camms@cit.ie
     
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee will be deducted from the overall course fee.
     
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
     
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.
     

An Orientation Day will take place on the 27th November 2020
at the CIT Bishopstown Campus.


 

Course commences 28th January 2021
​Closing date for application: 29th January 2021

 

Apply Online >>

 

 

Mr Mark Stockil
mark.stockil@camms.ie