Quality Assurance Specialist (QA31)  Technical Certificate of Credit


(Stand-alone & Embedded in Business Logistics Management Degree)

Program Description:

This program will acquaint the learner with the philosophy of Six Sigma and methodologies that will enable the student to utilize the skills to eliminate waste and improve efficiencies in the workplace.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION – Reading 224 ACCUPLACER- Sentence Skills 60
Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

High school diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 9

Courses 9 credits
MGMT 1310

This course will provide an introduction to Six Sigma quality improvement methodology and philosophy designed to reduce product and or service failure rates to near perfection. An emphasis will be made on a disciplined, data driven approach to work toward the elimination of defects across every business area. Course blends theoretical concepts and practical ideas from proven applications of the Six Sigma methodology and will help you understand a methodical approach to problem resolution and problem prevention.

3
MGMT 1315

This course will introduce the student to the first two phases of the Six Sigma process which are define and measure. The material will emphasize the importance of developing a clear definition of the scope of any Six Sigma process and use the SIPOC in determining that scope, as well as the use of certain tools in that process. The course will also illustrate the use of selected tools in the measure phase of the Six Sigma process and the statistical models used in these tools.

3
MGMT 1320

This course will provide the necessary tools to develop data analysis techniques for a particular process. It will suggest specific methodologies for improvement utilizing the information derived from determining process capability and will offer specific techniques designed to enable the student to sustain and maintain process improvement solutions.

3
Faculty
Click to view profile for Dr. Gary Fragé
Advisor

Chair of Business Logistics Management
Manufacturing Technology Building, Room 103

Click to view profile for Steve Eidson
Program Chair

Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness
Manufacturing Technology Center, Room 102

Up one level
Programs of Study