Quality Systems

Quality Systems

The Quality Systems specialization provides students the opportunity to gain knowledge in quality systems through four online courses.  The Quality Systems Specializations is team-based in a project context similar to how quality improvement is pursued in an actual professional function. The curriculum is designed to facility project based coursework via an applied research emphasis.  

Required Courses: 

QS 5270 – Synchronous Quality Planning

Planning and developing new product, while doing existing quality responsibilities via mature data and documentation. Culminates in designed experiment, reliability improvements, or other manufacturing or non-manufacturing change plans. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 rubrics.

QS 6160 – Quality Culture Assessment

Assessment and application of quality driven change process, emphasizing technological and cultural issues associated with servicing customers from a supplier perspective in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing circumstances. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 rubrics. 

QS 6260 – Six Sigma Systems Analysis

Data-based quality systems for improvement including statistical process control using variable and attribute data, capability indices and gage analysis, data gathering systems for variation reduction in manufacturing and non-manufacturing. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 rubrics and six sigma systems.

QS 6270 – Lean Systems Analysis

Lean systems based improvement, process quality and variation reduction through documentation systems analysis and design in manufacturing and non-manufacturing environments. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 and lean systems elements.