QUEST’s five-course curriculum features three required and two elective courses, enabling a student's QUEST experience to fit their unique interests while ensuring that they receive a standardized core focused on design, quality, systems thinking, consulting, and innovation.
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Required QUEST Courses
As QUEST looks to continuously improve, new electives are often considered to fit into the program curriculum. Nominations for electives are currently being accepted at the following link.
Popular QUEST Electives
- Cross Cultural Perspectives on Quality
Students examine strategic quality management in a globalized setting with emphasis on cross-cultural communication and culturally influenced perceptions of quality.
- Doing Business in China
Students examine manufacturing, consulting, and design firms of southern China, with a focus on the use of systems thinking and strategies to improve production quality
- Lean Six Sigma
Students study Lean Six Sigma and its Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC) strategy through semester long projects with corporate partners.
Learning and Community Events
QUEST offers learning and community building events to provide students with the opportunity to participate in professional development exercises, interact with guest speakers, and build relationships within the QUEST community.