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OPMT 2206 - Quality Assurance 2 (Manufacturing)

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

Learn quality assurance processes and methods in the areas of marketing, engineering and manufacturing. Includes role of quality in understanding and translating marketing requirements into design requirements; the various stages of design and development; supplier selection, evaluation and monitoring performance; training personnel and conducting internal and supplier audits; measuring cost of quality in the organization; continuous improvement activities to minimize COQ and maximize productivity; implementation of Six Sigma methodologies in manufacturing operations; and human resources practices within the organization with focus on training and motivation.


OPMT 1106





Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 57662

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Use basic Quality terms, definitions and terminology
  • Explain the difference between products and services
  • Define the role of Quality in Marketing
  • Understand and implement processes to verify legal and customer requirements are reviewed and incorporated in design specification and product characteristics
  • Define the role of Quality in Product Development
  • Describe the phases of product development activities
  • Use Quality Loss Function and experimental design principles to assure a robust design
  • Describe the Quality Management theories
  • Define the role of Quality in Selection and Evaluation of Suppliers
  • Develop Supplier Performance Criteria and processes to monitor them
  • Develop Metrics to measure performance of manufacturing operations
  • Explain the major factors that impact quality cost
  • Discuss the principles of product, process and quality management system auditing
  • Understand the product reliability requirements and principles
  • Explain the product life cycle characteristics and the factors influencing its reliability and maintainability
  • Estimate/calculate component/assembly reliability and mean time between failures
  • Explain how needs and motivation impacts quality
  • Describe Leadership theories

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

OPMT 2206 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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


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