We introduced the Six Sigma Primer in early
September 2007. The feedback
from the students has been extremely positive with
high scores on the
questionnaires. They appreciated the in-depth treatment
inclusion of many real-life case studies.
Several students wanted more material on the
Design for Six Sigma (DFSS). As a
result we have rewritten that section to include
topics, including a discussion of the Taguchi
Loss Function and the
Taguchi Approach to the Design of Experiments.
We also added questions to the end of each section
to supplement those
already in the material, about fifty additional
questions in all.
While we were working on the course we took
the opportunity to make
improvements throughout and 'beef up' the 'Improve'
and 'Control' sections
of the DMAIC sequence and the section on 'Lean