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Example Design for Six Sigma Projects

The University of Houston Technology Division at the Cullen College of Engineering's Lean Six Sigma program has helped many organizations in the greater Houston metropolitan area and beyond improve their processes and grow their competitiveness.

DFSS Projects

Lean Six Sigma projects conducted in these organizations, many of which were performed by UH students through industry-academia partnerships with guidance from our program's faculty/instructors, have focused on:

  • Designing:
    • A change management system in an IT department
    • An inventory management system for an equipment rental provider
    • A policy & procedures manual for a regional bank
    • A process for integrated care for a behavioral healthcare provider
    • An information management system for a professional society
  • Redesigning:
    • An SKU creation process for an oil and gas equipment manufacturer
    • The intake process for a behavioral healthcare provider
    • An information sharing process for a marine transportation services organization
    • A website for a professional society
    • The interface between investigators and Animal Care Operations at a research university