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OPMT 1720 - Lean Six Sigma Tools For Process Improvement

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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)

(OPMT 1106 and OPMT 1197) or OPMT 1797

Credits

3.0

Cost

$685.32

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 42220

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$685.32

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87344

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW05 Rm. 2895

Instructor

Chris Butterworth

Course Outline

Cost

$685.32

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students until Thu, Nov 14 at 9:00 am (PST). International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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22 seats available as of Nov 14, 2019 3:54 am (PST). Of these 22, 17 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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

OPMT 1720 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2019

Books for Fall 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook
Author George
Publisher Mcg
Copyright 2005
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-07144-119-3
Price $21.50
Required

Winter 2020

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2020 offerings of this course.

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