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Brian Coll

Brian Coll

Lecturer, Quality & Lean Six Sigma, IT Sligo

Brian Coll

Brian is a lecturer at the Institute of Technology, Sligo which is Ireland’s largest online provider of Lean Six Sigma & OpEx programmes. Brian lectures primarily to online students in the workplace and developed and co-delivers Ireland's first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Lean Sigma Quality (White Belt).  This free online course launched in 2013 has since been delivered to over 15,000 participants from 50 countries with 75% from Irish organisations who utilise the course as an online training programme when implementing Lean & Opex initiatives. Brian was recognised for his work in this area as the recipient of an Irish National Teaching Expert award.


Brian is a regular contributor of presentations and papers on trends in online higher education particularly as it relates to the use of online learning in helping to up-skill the workforce. He has over 20 years of experience in Operational Excellence and Quality management and has held senior positions at Director and VP level in multinational companies in Europe, USA, Puerto Rico and Mexico.