Six Sigma & Business Improvement

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Six Sigma & Business Improvement
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 100510 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters PGDip
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee EU Fees: €4,000
Non-EU Fees: €10,000
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants will have an Honours degree in Business/Science/Engineering or an Honours degree in a related discipline (minimum of Second Class Honours, Grade 2 or equivalent) with at least 30 credits in Business/Science/Engineering.
Number of Places 30
Course Summary Six Sigma is a business practice for eliminating waste and focusing on processes that add value while eliminating non-value adding activities.
Course Content This Postgraduate Diploma will provide participants with an introduction to six sigma management and statistical techniques. Learners will also complete an applied industry project where they will have the opportunity to practically apply the knowledge, skills and competencies gained from formal study and propose an improvement plan for a company based on Six Sigma Methodology.
Subjects Taught What will I study?
Semester 1
• Six Sigma Management (M)
• Statistical Techniques (M)
• Process and Operations Improvement (M)

Semester 2
• Leadership and Managing Change (M)
• Advanced Statistical Techniques (M)
• Applied Industry Project (M)

(M) = Mandatory
Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways
Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:

Business Analyst
Lean Six Sigma Project Executive
Process Improvement – Lean Specialist
Process Excellence Engineer
Efficiency Analyst
Process Engineer
Warehouse Manager
Manufacturing Production Engineer
Operations and Logistics Leaders
Change Manager
Further Enquiries Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6211 / +353 (0)74 918 6210
Head of Department Patricia Doherty
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186202
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