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Lean Six Sigma Tools For Process Improvement OPMT 1720

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course provides an overview of Lean/Six Sigma principles and tools that are employed in organizations to improve processes and achieve a higher level of performance. The subjects covered include the basic quality tools and other higher level tools commonly used by organizations successful in achieving performance excellence and leadership positions in the market place they are operating.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$730.65

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of OPMT 1720 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 42220

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42220
  • $730.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 4785
Instructor

Chris Butterworth

Course outline

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Cost

$730.65

Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the basic principles of the Lean and Six Sigma approaches to improve performance of processes in an organization.
  • Demonstrate the use of Basic Quality tools for problem solving.
  • Analyze problems to be able to select the right tools to be employed.
  • Describe processes and metrics used to measure the performance of processes.
  • Identify areas of improvement and approaches to achieve higher levels of performance.
  • Describe the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control Phases of Lean/Six Sigma implementation process.
  • Describe simple Lean/Six Sigma tools and how these tools are applied in improving performance.
  • Learn the concepts of teamwork and problem solving using teams.
  • Create reports for successful implementations of Lean/Six Sigma tools.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

Lean Six Sigma Tools For Process Improvement (OPMT 1720) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Lean Six Sigma Principles
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Quality and Process Management
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Six Sigma Business Improvement
    Statement of Completion Part-time

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