Curricular Unit:Code:
LEAN/Six Sigma Production997PLSS
3UndergraduateQuality, Environment and Safety Management6 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Winter SemesterPortuguese/English78
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
At the end of this Curricular unit, students should be able to:
1 – Develop knowledge and competencies in the Six Sigma methodology and its application to different contexts.
2-to perceive the different stages of definition and analysis of processes and their associated functions;
3-Analyze, understand and be able to use a set of Lean Six Sigma tools to solve the main problems of management and improvement of processes and operations;
4-interpret the challenges of process management in search of waste reduction and increased efficiency.
5-Build a plan of experiences, conduct an experience, analyse the results of the experience, plan the improvement of robust products and processes.
1. Lean/Six Sigma general concepts: Six Sigma value, sigma level, DPMO and DPU. Level and Quality Cost.
2. Six Sigma functions: Champion, Black Belt, Green Belt and White Belt
3. Dmaic and Dmadv Cycles
4. Six Sigma Tools
4.1. Poka Yoke
4.2. Experience Planning
4.3. Statistical control
4.4. Other tools to reduce variability.
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
Point 1 of the content programmarian it introduces the terms and definitions Lean/Six Sigma. Point 2 introduces Six Sigma functions. Point 3 introduces cycles Dmaic and Dmadv. Point 4 Six Sigma tools. The contents adjust it the objectives of the curricular unit, understanding knowledge in the area of Lean /Six Sigma.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
The methodology of teaching and learning is expository, interrogative and demonstrative. Drawing on problem solving and oriented study geared to allow understanding and application of fundamental concepts and methods applied in Lean/Six Sigma.
The assessment includes:
- one written test evaluation (70%)
- one team work(30%)
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The proposed methodologies are consistent with the learning objectives of the unit, in a way that they establish a close and continuous coordination between theoretical concepts, practical examples . This approach enables the interpretation and practical application of concepts and methods in Lean/Six-Sigma.
1. Castro, R.A. (2016) Lean Six Sigma, 3ª Ed. ,IST
2. Pinto(2014)”Pensamento Lean”, 6ªEd. Lidel