• Program: 360 Programs-Center for Mfg & Applied Eng
  • Course: Quality Practices
  • Course #: CMAE1522
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course aligns with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council’s (MSSC) assessment and certification system for Quality Practices. The curriculum is based upon federally-endorsed national standards for production workers. Emphasis is placed on Continuous Improvement concepts and how they relate to a quality management system. Students will be introduced to a quality management system and its components. These include corrective actions, preventative actions, control of documents, control of quality records, internal auditing of processes, and control of non-conforming product.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Evaluate internal quality audit practices
Understand calibration of gauges and other data collection equipment
Apply key principles of quality systems including Lean, 6 Sigma, and TQM
Apply process control practices for quality assurance
Document the results of quality tests
Communicate quality problems
Choose corrective actions to restore or maintain quality
Evaluate outcomes and trends to improve quality and processes
Identify fundamentals of control documents

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on the reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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