following courses are offered towards Six Sigma certification
within the Management Science department of the School of Business Administration at the University of Miami
in lovely Coral Gables, Florida.
633: Introduction to Quality Management
course introduces the major elements of Dr. Deming's theory of
management, as well as “Six Sigma” theory, tools and
tools and methods have been adopted with great success by many
of the largest organizations in the world, for example,
Motorola, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Allied
Signal, Dupont, American Express, J.P. Morgan, HSBC Bank,
University of Miami, to name a few.
634: Administrative Systems for Quality Management
course presents a model to pursue Six Sigma management. It
features the administrative systems and structures necessary for
the successful promotion of Six Sigma management.
635: Design of Experiments for Managers
course will present tools and methodology useful in conducting
experiments in a business setting. Emphasis
will be on the knowledge required for proper application of
these methods through many examples in business and Six Sigma
636: Statistical Process Control for Managers
course introduces the fundamental concepts of statistical
process control in the context of Six Sigma management. The
course focuses on control charts and other process improvement
and innovation tools and methods.
All the tools and techniques discussed are used in Six
Sigma management to monitor and improve processes. Many real
life Six Sigma case studies will be examined to enhance the
student’s learning experience.
637: Applied Regression Analysis
course familiarizes the student with statistical prediction. It covers
simple and multiple regression methods. The course emphasizes the application of these
methods in Six Sigma management.
638: Management Science Consulting
purpose of this course is to enhance student’s consulting
skills in management science, including choosing appropriate
tools for analysis and developing the communication skills
necessary to present quantitative and analytic material in
business settings. The course is structured around a set of case
studies that are based on real application of management science
models and methods.
above applied courses have been designed especially for MBA
students and focus on solutions to business problems that need
modeling and problem solving skills, and expertise beyond what
is available in the core MBA curriculum. A concentration in
Management Science requires taking four MAS electives. The
choice of electives can be made to acquire proficiency in a
taking the following courses can sit for the Six Sigma
MAS 633 and 634
MAS 633, 634, 635, and 636
MAS 633, 634, 635, 636, 637, and 638
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