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Course Descriptions

The Rose‑Hulman Master of Science in Engineering Management and Master of Engineering Management are designed for engineers who seek to deepen their technical background while acquiring solid, forward-looking management credentials. In our curricula, you'll find the management foundations of an MBA, but with added technical focus. We provide technology and business leaders a convenient fast track to the integration of management skills and critical technical knowledge.

EMGT 545 - Quality Methods

Introduction to various aspects of quality control and statistical process control (SPC) to include the following topics: history of quality control, Deming and his management philosophies, review and development of statistical tools and probability methods associated with quality control and SPC, development and application of control charts for continuous and discrete data, time-weighted control charts, identification of common cause variation in a process, identification and removal of special cause variation in a process, data transformations and distribution modeling, rational subgrouping, process capability analysis, and the use of statistical software for data analysis and SPC. The use of real-world data in exercises will be emphasized. Other topics to be included as time allows: Six Sigma methodology and language, general measurement system analysis, gage repeatability and reproducibility.