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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EIN6179
Tracking Number - 2181

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2011-07-17
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change title to: Advanced TQM Methods: Six Sigma Change Abbreviated title to: Advanced TQM Methods:Six Sigma
Comments: changed contact info per COEN request 3/8/11. COEN app 5/10/11. to GC 5/10/11; GC approved 6/6/11; to USF system for concurrence 6/23/11; to SCNS 7/1/11. Approved eff 8/1/11

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2009-09-28
  2. Department: Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
  3. College: EN
  4. Budget Account Number: 210300 000
  5. Contact Person: Gloria Hanshaw-Latter
  6. Phone: 42269
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: EIN
  9. Number: 6179
  10. Full Title: Advanced Total Quality Management Methods
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Advanced TQM Methods
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: EIN 5174
  23. Corequisites: None
  24. Course Description: Presentation of Six Sigma in industry: details of the methodology that comprise it, and how it relates to Total Quality Management. This course is restricted to students pursuing majors in the IMSE Department. Nonrepeatable for credit.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course:
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? The new title better describes the content covered in this course.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
  29. Objectives: "Teach students the philosophy and tools used in Six Sigma.

    Demonstrate how these tools are applied in industry and other organizations.

    Teach Six Sigma & the DMAIC process.

    Have students complete a project to apply what they have learned in the course. This will demonstrate their understanding of the course topics."

  30. Learning Outcomes: "Students will be able to apply six sigma methodology in industry and healthcare organizations.

    Students will understand the DMAIC process.

    They will also have an understanding of inter-relationships of the Six Sigma tools.

    Students will have a firm understanding of how Six Sigma and the Lean Enterprise work in concert.


  31. Major Topics: "Six Sigma History

    What is Six Sigma and its Applicability?


    Introduction to Variation, TMAP & PMAP

    Process Capability, SPC, C&E, FMEA

    DOE, Regression, Control Plans,

    Six-Sigma hierarchy/certification, different approaches

    The Lean Enterprise


  32. Textbooks: The Six Sigma Way; P. Pande, R. Neuman, R. Cavanagh; McGraw Hill Publishers; ISBN 0-07-135806-4
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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