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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADM 201 - Lean Manufacturing and Quality Assurance

Prerequisite: ENG 099 RDG 095 , or appropriate score on the placement test.
(2 Credits)
This course teaches students the principles, concepts, techniques, and application of Lean Manufacturing and Quality Assurance in today’s advanced manufacturing and technology-based businesses.  Subjects include 5S (with a focus on Safety, Morale, Extended Equipment Life, and Decreased Downtime and Defects), Six Sigma (using a systematic approach and statistical methods to improve product quality by minimizing variability in a process), Root Cause Analysis (using the 5 Whys strategy), Kaizen (using Continuous Improvement Techniques requiring both conscious and sub-conscious thinking), quality assurance (focusing on techniques used to systematically monitor and evaluate various aspects of a project, service, or facility, to ensure that standards of quality are being met), and internationally agreed standards such as ISO.  Total of 30 hours of lecture.

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