The minor in Operations Management prepares students with interests in process improvement and costs associated with quality. Students acquire the skills and knowledge needed to improve performance in a variety of organizations in the service and manufacturing sectors. Develop the knowledge and skills to look at long-term sustainability and improvement through the lens of an operations manager.
Six Sigma or 6s is both a methodology for process improvement and a statistical concept that seeks to define the variation inherent in any process.
The Six Sigma method lets organizations identify problems, validate assumptions, brainstorm solutions, and plan for implementation to avoid unintended consequences. By applying tools such as statistical analysis and process mapping to problems and solutions, teams can visualize and predict outcomes with a high level of accuracy, letting leadership make decisions with less financial risk.