Germany, Aachen

Six Sigma Quality Management Summer School

when 17 June 2019 - 28 June 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 1990

As one of the most widespread concepts in the field of quality management, Six Sigma provides professional and management personnel with a framework for systematic planning and effective implementation of sustainable improvement projects along structured project management approaches. This course prepares students for the first step on reaching leadership and management roles in process and production entries. It equips students with basic understanding of quality management principles which promises a dynamic professional growth.

Course leader

Werkzeugmaschinenlabor RWTH Aachen University (WZL)

Target group

You are a B.Sc./B.E. student enrolled at a renowned university, have profound knowledge of the English language and are studying mechanical engineering or a related field.

The minimum age to participate is 18 years. Students should have completed the first year of studies.

Students are required to be enrolled in programmes related to engineering studies. Students aiming at leading industrial projects to implement process improvement strategies are highly recommended for this programme. Students with business studies background can also apply to this programme as it equips them with basic tools and methodologies to find root causes of failures and suggest continuous improvement strategies.



Please note:

An English language proficiency test is recommended.

Since the programme is taught in English you need to bring sufficient academic English language skills to be able to follow the course.

Course aim

The RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany's Universities of Excellence. It is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.

Our summer courses give you a fantastic opportunity to experience what university life in Germany and particularly at the top-ranked RWTH Aachen University is really like.

Credits info

2 EC
2, 3 or 4 ECTS credits according to the workload (about 60 hours / 2 weeks, about 90 hours / 3 weeks and about 120 hours / 4 weeks)
Please note:
Ultimately it is up to your home institution as to how many credits may be awarded. For details, please speak to your home institution’s Study Abroad Advisor!

Fee info

EUR 1990: The course fees include all lectures, laboratory courses and excursions, social events, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, all meals during social events and a public transport ticket for the respective time.

Early Bird Discount: complete your application until 1 March to get a 10% discount on the total fees - in case of admission!