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New Quality Assurance Courses Offered by Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI

August 9, 2010
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN -The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) will offer two new courses in the fall of 2010 entitled “Total Quality Control” and “Statistical Quality Control.” These undergraduate-level courses will introduce students to basic and advanced concepts associated with quality assurance in all types of organizations.

“Quality assurance and continuous improvement is a key component of all modern manufacturing, service and government organizations. Studies show that individuals with training in quality contribute to an organization’s bottom line by reducing mistakes and increasing productivity,” said Ken Rennels, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI.

These courses are offered as part of the School’s Certificate in Quality Assurance, first introduced in 2007. The program includes five courses specifically designed to meet the needs of working professionals and prepare students to meet a growing demand for skilled employees in the Quality Assurance field.

The Certificate in Quality Assurance addresses the need for qualified professionals in quality and continuous improvement occupations. This Purdue certificate program is offered in the evening and allows individuals to complete all coursework in two calendar years. The program is open to anyone who meets the admission requirements of the School of Engineering and Technology.

Quality Assurance-related courses can also be taken by individuals not interested in the certificate through IUPUI’s non-degree program option designed for individuals seeking to improve specific skill sets without pursuing a formal certificate or degree.

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