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OPMT 2730 - Six Sigma For Quality Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$621.06 - $623.04 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 62580

Mon Apr 09 - Tue Jul 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 09 Mon 17:30 - 20:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$621.06

Notes

  1. No class on May 21 or July 2.

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Cancelled

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 42222

Thu Sep 13 - Thu Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2005

Instructor

Chris Butterworth

Course Outline

Cost

$623.04

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

  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

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