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Quality Management, Lean Systems - Specialist Diploma

University of Limerick
1 year
Part time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
Limerick
English
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5,250 EUR

Program description

Quality Management, Lean Systems - Specialist Diploma

This Lean Black Belt course aims to develop participants' process improvement skills. The diploma will provide education and practical application to a Black Belt level in Lean. The course will enable participating companies gain competitive advantage through the application of Lean principles to drive improvement with measurable results. A company-based project will form a key element of the program, ensuring the integration of the various concepts in the participants’ workplace. It will provide participants with a practical application of Lean tools and techniques within their own organisation.

This project will need to result in significant improvements for participating company.

This program forms part of the MSc in Strategic Quality Management Lean Sigma Systems. Those who have completed this program may continue on to the MSc.

Course delivery combines traditional distance education with online learning and approximately three on-campus days per semester.

Admission requirements

For Whom

  • The Diploma is aimed at managers, engineers, supervisors and technicians who have responsibility for quality or continuous improvement within their organisations and also those who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the area of Lean systems.
  • Are responsible for or actively engaged in organisational improvement and development through the use of quality management. tools and techniques.
  • Seek recognition as a Black Belt in Lean.

Entry Requirements

Relevant primary degree (Level 8) or recognised professional qualification and 1-3 years relevant industrial experience.

In the situation where an applicant does not meet the minimum entry requirements above, an offer of a place on the course may be made in exceptional circumstances. The candidate will be required to provide a portfolio of evidence of prior qualifications in quality management together with the application of learning or competence (e.g green/black belt project reports, reflective papers or journals). Two references from appropriate signatories in the candidate’s organisation will be accepted as evidence. Candidates may be required to attend an interview prior to enrolling on the program

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Autumn Semester

  • Lean Thinking/Lean Tools 1
  • Leadership & Change Management

Spring Semester

  • Lean Thinking/Lean Tools 2
  • Lean Project/Lean Healthcare Project

Tuition fees

The current fees for this program are €5250 and are payable in instalments.

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award

Further Qualifications: Specialist Diploma in Lean Systems + Specialist Diploma in Six Sigma + Enterprise Improvement Project = MSc Qualification

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University of Limerick

University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...


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Why study at University of Limerick

The Universities commitment to graduate employability, UL`s dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement.  

The University of Limerick houses a broad range of world class and specialist equipment and facilities that give students and researchers an immersive and practical approach to their studies and research.

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University of Limerick

University of Limerick
V94 T9PX Limerick
Ireland

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www.ul.ie

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