Class projects completed by graduate students enrolled at East Carolina University will save two North Carolina companies more than $1 million over the next decade.
Graduate students Brittany Ryan and Robert Johnson completed their projects while earning the Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt certification. The program is designed to equip students with the methodologies of Lean and Six-Sigma, which focus on streamlining industrial and business processes.
At ECU, completion of an industrial or business process project is a requirement of the course. The project must show certified savings or revenue increase.
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