Register Your Interest for the next running of our award winning MOOC on Lean Sigma Quality.

This is the registration page for the 5th delivery of Institute of Technology Sligo’s “Introduction to Lean Sigma Quality” Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) which starts on the 16th of October 2017 and runs until the 15th of December, 2017. All content is recorded so we are taking new registrants until the 1st of November, 2017.

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Full details on the MOOC are available at

If you did not complete the course the last time, please feel free to register again at

Lean Six Sigma has been around for more than two decades and since then it has been embraced by leading global companies in the manufacturing and service industries. It has become the foremost process improvement approach for organisations that wish to attain world-class performance in quality and customer satisfaction. The tools and techniques are now expanding to the healthcare and government sectors where benefits have been achieved in productivity, efficiency and elimination of ‘waste’ – a term used in Lean Sigma quality which refers to anything that does not add value to the product or service. On this course, the following topics will be addressed:

  • Introduction to Lean and ‘waste’ elimination
  • Lean Tools
  • Error Proofing (poka-yoke)
  • 5S and Visual Factory
  • Introduction to Six Sigma and variation reduction
  • Six Sigma DMAIC problem solving methodology
  • 7 Quality Tools
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Lean & Six Sigma examples from Manufacturing, Service and Healthcare sectors