This course provides students with a solid foundation in the cost of quality, quality assurance and quality management. Emphasis is placed on the basic tools of quality control such as control charts and their use, the concept of “out of control,” acceptance sampling, variables and attributes charts, and producer’s and consumer’s risk. This course uniquely demonstrates the power of teams of people with different expertise to improve quality. A course project is required.
Also listed as IE 6113. Prerequisite: MA 6513 Applied Statistics I (Data Analysis) or equivalent. Also listed as IE 6113.