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Oklahoma State University

ETM 5943 - Lean Sigma Implementation

Three (3) credit hours. Prerequisite(s): 5913, 5933 and admission to the MSETM program or consent of instructor. Introduction to implementation skills necessary to successfully combine lean manufacturing and six sigma concepts into a small to mid-sized firm and manage continuous improvement efforts. Successfully combining leadership, organizational dynamics and customer expectation. Planning, deploying and monitoring.


Additional Information: 

Textbook Information:

Lean Sigma, a Practitioner’s Guide, Dr. Ian Wedgwood, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2006

Leading Six Sigma: A Step-by-Step Guide Based on Experience with GE and Other Six Sigma Companies, Ronald D. Snee & Roger W. Hoerl, Financial Times Press, 2003
ISBN-10: 0130084573
ISBN-13: 978-0130084576

The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook, Roderick A. Murno et al. 2008. Milwaukee: American Society for Quality, Quality Press.
ISBN 978-0-87389-698-6

Advisor’s Comments:  
This course is one of the options for MSETM students pursuing the Engineering Management concentration and/or the Certificate in Engineering and Technology Management.  (Note that to earn a formal certificate a separate application is required – See ).   This course is typically offered every fall. 


Registration Procedure: 

John Best