Quality Management Systems (GC)

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Major Credits


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Career Cluster

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Program Requirements

Common Core

This course is focused on quality assurance systems, management philosophies, methodology, function and impact of quality systems in manufacturing operations. Development and application of statistical process control tools.

Prerequisites: none

Basics of Lean Manufacturing in industry, with emphasis on application of concepts. Students will learn the principles of Lean Manufacturing and how they can benefit a business.

Prerequisites: none

Basics of Six Sigma from an industrial perspective. Emphasis is on practical application of concepts. Upon completion of course, the student will be familiar on a working level with Six Sigma tools leading to Green Belt certification level.

Prerequisites: none

This course covers the statistical properties, acceptance sampling, as well as the design, implementation, and operation, of various statistical quality control schemes including those based on Shewhart, and cumulative sum control charts. Methods appropriate for conducting a capability study will also be covered. The role of quality in process improvement will be examined, as well as statistical models useful in quality control.

Prerequisites: none

This course emphasizes the following topics: Factorial designs, robust parameter design, Taguchi methods in Technology and product development, and other design and analysis topics.

Prerequisites: none