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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2020-2021 Catalog 
    Nov 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADM 201 - Lean Manufacturing and Quality Assurance

Prerequisite: 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. Semester Offered: Spring Semester Only.  Total of 30 hours of lecture.

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