Master of Business Operational Excellence

The Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE), with an additional specialized track in Health Care, is an innovative 12 month degree program. This dynamic program focuses on preparing high-potential managers for leadership in the rapidly changing continuous improvement environment found in service, healthcare, and manufacturing organizations.

Built on faculty strength in operations management and the reputation developed through 23 years of growth in Fisher’s Center for Operational Excellence, this program is designed to create lean thought leaders with a bias for action. As a result of the MBOE experience, managers will learn how to achieve operational excellence, better than the competition, by utilizing a variety of Lean and Six Sigma tools including value stream management, employee engagement, waste reduction, capability building, and innovation.

Learn which MBOE specialized area is right for you by selecting the videos and information below:  

MBOE for Industry-WideMBOE for Health Care

MBOE Video

The MBOE for Industry-Wide program is designed to create lean thought leaders with a bias for action. Graduates will help lead their organizations to achieve the high level of operational excellence that a successful future requires.

MBOE Healthcare Video

Health care organizations are transforming themselves through operational excellence. There is a great shortage of health care leaders adequately schooled in the tools and the thinking of operational excellence.

The MBOE for Health Care focuses on three health care value streams: clinical, business, and patient and family service, while improving process flow to improve patient safety and satisfaction.



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