SQC 201 - Senior Seminar II
A continuation of the topics covered in SQC 200. Guest Speakers discuss common problems quality assurance students encounter. Student contact with industry is established through field trips.
1 Class Hour
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Understand the general principles and successful implementation of a QA program.
2. Demonstrate how to contact and speak with QA professionals in various industries.
3. Identify components of an existing organization's QA program.
4. Demonstrate how to assess an existing organization's QA practices.
5. Relate theoretical Quality Assurance principles to existing QA practices in various industries.
6. Compare QA principles and practices between organizations in the same and in different industries.
7. Provide an opportunity for students to question QA professionals concerning issues such as:
- The position of the QA department in their employers' organizational charts.
- The best methods for interacting with others within a quality department and among various other departments of an organization.
- Managing employees who may be very diverse in terms of skills, education, and demographics.
- The role of communication and teamwork in the pursuit of quality and ideas for facilitating communication and teamwork.
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