MHR 3000 Quality Improvement Methods
A study of the foundational principles of quality improvement methods, with emphasis placed on team-based approaches. It teaches the basic concepts of systems thinking, customer/supplier relationships, work process management, and basic tools and techniques for consensus building and fact-based decision making. The works of the leading thinkers in this area, such as Deming and Juran, are considered. Numerous interactive exercises and the course project enable the transition from theory to practical application.