This course introduces students to the foundations of successful project management, especially in a technology environment. Students will learn key project management concepts, then immediately apply them in a hands-on team simulation. This course approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small to medium in size. It takes students through the project life cycle in the same sequence they would face when managing a real project in the workplace.
This course provides a structured guide to the process of performing an effective Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for Manufacturing Processes (PFMEA). PFMEA can be performed during development of manufacturing processes to minimize scrap and rework and to minimize the risk of quality “escapes”. It is also a highly effective technique to use in planning under any quality management system standard, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 13485.
Few leaders have the luxury of focusing on a single project. Instead, they must balance multiple simultaneous projects, constantly making imperfect trade-offs between conflicting needs. This class looks at the personal skills you need to manage multiple projects. However, there is only so much you can do on your own. Therefore, this class also looks at the supporting organizational framework that enables a project-based organization to do many projects. It also includes a short introduction to portfolio management, which is a technique for deciding which projects to invest in.
The BioPro Quality Assurance Certificate is a comprehensive 80-hour training series. With a formal steering committee of human resources representatives and industry experts, Oregon Bio selects courses and instructors that will have the most value to industry and their workforce development needs. From high level overview to technical details, this series is built to train current and future Quality Assurance professionals.
To successfully implement and maintain a quality management system a company must have an Internal Audit process and use trained auditors to perform the audits. Internal auditors are also a key element in quality system improvement. This course teaches auditing to the ISO 13485:2016 standard and places a strong emphasis on promoting employee participation in the improvement process.