Integration Of "Six Sigma" Into The Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum

Mahbub Uddin
2004 Annual Conference Proceedings   unpublished
Quality Management using the "Six Sigma" approach is a fact based, decision making tool for many operations to improve quality, reliability and productivity in an organization. Six Sigma ensures that quality functions meet customers' needs and that the chosen operation reduces waste and defects, while improving product, processes and services and increasing customer satisfaction. Six Sigma has become one of the most powerful emerging management tool used by the Fortune 500 companies today. In
more » ... mpanies today. In this paper we outline the basic tools and methodology used in Six Sigma. We discuss the development of an introductory Six Sigma course for sophomore/junior engineering/ technology students. We also discuss strategies to integrate Six Sigma into the engineering design courses.
doi:10.18260/1-2--13676 fatcat:mc34qh72xfa7jpqahskmyni3ym