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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EGR 345 - Fundamentals of Process Improvement

3.00 credits.
This course introduces current approaches to improve work processes and establish effective control systems for ensuring the quality of process outputs. The six sigma methodology for reduction of process variability is explored. The use of financial management systems, engineering economics, and change management principles are introduced to measure improvement, make informed decisions, and encourage organizational change. Students use statistical software to achieve incremental and breakthrough improvement on a semester project. *Prerequisite(s): MA 251 . Fall semester, odd-numbered years.