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OPMT 2730 - Six Sigma For Quality Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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

$638.82

Spring/Summer 2021

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

CRN 62580

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 28 Mon 17:30 - 20:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Chris Butterworth

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$638.82

Notes

  1. No class on Apr 13 and May 18th
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

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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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