The Lean Firm - Six Sigma



Six Sigma orignated from Motorola in mid 1980s, it brought revolution in the industrys worldwide and has become the long-term business strategy to achieve competitive advantage and to excel in operations excellence. It is recognised as a methodolgy that employs statistical and non-statistical tools and techniques to maximize organisations return on investments (ROI) through the elimination of defects in the process.


In this course, we aim to provide a critical approach to key tools of Lean and Six sigma and their implementation into both manufacturing and service organisations through drawing upn the research findings of a range of specialist scholars who have either proposed a conceptual model of framework for lean or six sigma, or has emphirically gathered an extensive range of new data from organisations in the manufacturing and service sectors.


The course outline is as described below:





             TOPIC                SUB - TOPICS
Whats Lean Firm

Does size matter for six sigma implimentation

Literature review; Research methodology

Sampling methods and procedures

Evolution of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology

Key differences between Lean and Six sigma

Key opportunities and the future of Lean and Six Sigma.

Lean Product Implementation

Literature Review

Research Model and Methodology

Case study and Empherical Results

Case discussion, conclusions and future developments of Lean Firm.

Development of 5S Sustainable Model for use with Lean & Six sigma Projects

Market Needs

Software application evaluatins

5S Sustainability Audit Development

Proof of Concept Testing

Data analysis and Recomendations.

The Impact of 5S on Organisational Culture

Market case studies

Literature Review

Methodology; Results Analysis

Conclusion and Recomendations

Creating a Product development process Integration

XYZ and the need for Design for Six Sigma

Integration vs Project Driven design for six sigma.

Requirements on the new product development Process.

Developing for Six sigma at XYZ

DFSS Infrastructure at XYZ

Six Sigma in Administration

Literature Review

Methodology and case studies

Critical  success factors.

Managerial Implications

Success Factors of Six Sigma

The three elements of Lean and Six sigma success.

Expected role of Management Accounting within the Six sigma model.

Experimental Improvements model of six sigma.


Enhancing the Six-Sigma problem-solving methodology.

Criticisms of six sigma

Problem solving tools

soft system methodology

Data analysis and Recomendations

Integration of Six Sigma and Green 

Supply Chain Management

Green supply chain management and the six sigma.

Potential research areas of six sigma and green supply chain management ; and the green Six Sigma arising from case studies . 








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