Manufacturers: Short Course on Systems Engineering and Process Improvement methods, 4/7/2017

This short course will provide attendees with information on how to strengthen and grow any business with appropriately-scaled Systems Engineering and Process Improvement methods.

Montana Manufacturing Extension Center presents
Systems Engineering & Process Improvements Short Course

Friday, April 7, 2017

10:00am to 3:00pm

MMEC Conference Room
2310 University Way, Bldg. 2
Bozeman, MT 59715

>> Click here to register.

Fees: $75 per person
includes course materials, and templates and lunch



  • Introduction
  • Systems engineering (SE) brief history and typical applications
  • SE fundamental processes throughout product life cycle
  • Functional flow block diagram
  • FFBD class activity
  • Requirements development
  • Requirements class activity
  • Requirements tracking and change management

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch (included in registration)


  • Process improvement methodologies introduction
  • Six Sigma brief history and applications
  • Six Sigma process
  • Evaluating process change, implementation, and ROI
  • Benefits of listening to customer and employee feedback
  • Which processes can be improved?
  • Psychology of change and conflict management in an organization
  • Conclusion


QUESTIONS?  Contact Jenni West at (406) 994-3812 or by email.