Dec 07, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BA 3805 - Six Sigma Techniques

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course introduces and requires application of the skills and tools necessary to conduct Six Sigma projects.  The tools, techniques, and information learned enable students to find ways to improve the value customers receive, generating greater success for organizations.  Primary topics include Six Sigma origins, leadership and strategic planning, customer focus, statistical methods, quality control, process capability, design of experiments, and failure modes and effects analysis. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Six Sigma methodology and management practices
  • Solve problems using data and Six Sigma tools and techniques
  • Provide examples of business problems for which Six Sigma can be applied to improve business products, services, and operations
  • Describe the relationship between Six Sigma and organizational strategy

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Requires knowledge of foundational quality topics

Beth Slayman

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