ESD.60 Lean/Six Sigma Processes

Summer 2004

Diagram of physical and social systems.
Diagram of physical and social systems. (Image courtesy of Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld and Chris Musso.)

Course Highlights

This course features a full set of lecture notes and a collection of student presentations.

Course Description

Students of this course will develop a broad understanding of Lean/Six Sigma principles and practices, build capability to implement Lean/Six Sigma initiatives in manufacturing operations, and learn to operate with awareness of Lean/Six Sigma at the enterprise level. All course materials are organized around a common "single-point lesson" (SPL) format, with some of the SPLs provided by the instructor and guests and with some developed and delivered by student teams.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session