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ISE 2240 Six Sigma: Green Belt

An applied introduction to the Six Sigma process using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) system as the model. Structured problem solving and basic statistical methods will be taught to ensure a thorough analysis and implementation to reduce costs and improve business processes. Various quality tools (Pareto, Cause and Effect Diagram, Control Charts, Histograms, and Flow Charts) are used during the improvement process. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Define the target process using Process or Value Stream maps; understand the process inputs and outputs (SIPOC); and establish performance metrics so both immediate improvements can be completed along with longer term continuous improvement.
  • Utilize data, graphical analysis, and statistical tools such as Control Charts and Design of Experiments to ensure analysis and decisions are data-based.
  • Utilize the DMAIC system to define, measure, analyze, improve and control the processes to reduce waste and improve performance.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2