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Introduction to Quality Control Methods OPMT 1142

Operations Management Course

Course details

Introduces QC methods. The course will begin with basic descriptive statistics and some standard graphical tools such as histograms, Pareto charts and scatter diagrams. The concept of process capability and the use of common control charts. Procedures for inspection sampling plans.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$544.99

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of OPMT 1142 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 87541

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 87541
  • $544.99
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 203
Instructor

Chris Butterworth

Course outline

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Cost

$544.99

Important information
  1. No class on February 20 (Family Day)
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Address technical problems using the 5-step method.
  • Prepare and interpret histograms and Pareto charts from data.
  • Calculate means, medians, ranges and standard deviations.
  • Calculate means using grouped data and coded grouped data techniques.
  • Perform normal probability calculations such as projected yield and reject rates using a statistical calculator or a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
  • Understand some implications of data distribution shapes.
  • Know when to use formulae for samples and for populations of data.
  • Perform statistical calculations and prepare graphical presentations using Excel.
  • Perform process capability calculations.
  • Lead groups toward root cause analysis through the use of Cause and Effect diagrams.
  • Prepare and interpret scatter plots from paired data sets using linear regression.
  • Prepare elementary X-bar - R control charts and calculate control limits.
  • Understand basic concepts which lead to the Central Limit Theorem.
  • Understand the concepts of Producer's and Consumer's risk.
  • Interpret Operating Characteristic graphs associated with Acceptance Sampling plans.
  • Work in team situations to analyze data generated by inspection and process control operations.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

Introduction to Quality Control Methods (OPMT 1142) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time

School of Health Sciences

  1. Food Safety
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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