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Dr. Beth Cudney will present the keynote at the International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education in Edinburgh, Scotland, this June. She is an associate professor of engineering management and engineering systems at S&T. Her keynote is titled, “A Comprehensive Lean Six Sigma Framework for Higher Education.”
Cudney will discuss a roadmap, based on Kolb’s cycle of learning, for improving the learning experience through the application of Lean Six Sigma in educational process improvement. She will present project selection guidelines to ensure appropriate scope given the semester timeframe. She will provide examples of successful projects and lessons learned. In addition, she will discuss the coaching necessary to achieve significant results and foster team dynamics. Through a comprehensive methodology that considers student learning, project selection, coaching, and team dynamics, students and higher education institutions can achieve significant improvements together.