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OPMT 2730 - Six Sigma For Quality Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Introduces the concept of Six Sigma and its application. The course covers the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control ( DMAIC) model and the problem solving approach used to make improvements. Topics include: the history and value of six sigma, project charter, voice of the customer, process characteristics, measurement systems analyses, data types, multi-variable studies, data analysis techniques, nonparametric statistics, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), cycle time reduction, variance reduction, kaizen, statistical process control and design for six sigma. This course is designed to help candidates prepare for the CSSBB certification examination of the American Society for Quality.

Prerequisite(s)

OPMT 1720

Credits

3.0

Cost

$652.48

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 88310

Fri Jan 07 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 203

Instructor

Chris Butterworth

Course Outline

Cost

$652.48

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

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply the DMAIC problem solving approach.
  • Implement a risk analysis project using FMEA.
  • Analyse data to effectively communicate results.
  • Analyse tests including sample size determination.
  • Quantify the proportion of variability in a data set attributed to the measurement system.
  • Recommend improvements as a result of data and variability analyses.
  • Demonstrate how to reduce process variability for quality improvement.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

OPMT 2730 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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