Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare

University College Dublin


Course Name Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare
Course Provider University College Dublin
Alternative Provider(s) Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Course Code X717
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2020
Application Date How to apply
Applications for this Programme are directly to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

If taking this Programme as part of the MSc Leadership, Innovation and Management, contact the MSc Programe Director, Professor Martin McNamara directly.
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Expand+1 year Full Time

Attendance requirement:
•Programme attendance dates are specified on the application form.
•18 days attendance (UCD)
•Time for self-directed learning, research, data analysis and Project development

Self-Directed stud...

Course Fee

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Entry Requirements Healthcare Professionals must have completed the Professional Certificate in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Programme with UCD or another accredited provider to Level 8. The applicant must evidence that they are an active Lean Practitioner and must have the support of their Senior Line manager.
Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare
What is meant by “Lean thinking”?
The seeds of Lean were sown by many innovators but Toyota is credited as being the forefather of Lean as we know it today. Simply put, for healthcare staff, Lean m...

Subjects Taught

Expand+List of core modules:
• Research Methodologies (15 credits: Semester 1) and either
• Nursing Leadership for Primary Care & Community Care or
• Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Contexts)

List of specialist modules:
(Remaining 30 or 37...

Assessment Method Assessment Strategies
•Module specific Academic Assignment
•Module specific group and individual presentation
•Incremental Project Development and delivery over the duration of the Programme
•Final project presentation to UCD expert panel (candidates must pass this assessment to be eligible for a academic award)
Further Enquiries Vanessa Kelly
Lean Academy Office Administrator
Transformation Office, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7.
+353 1 8607729
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