Course detail

Quality of Goods in Business Venture

FP-PjoPAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course addresses the problems related to the significance of quality in business venture and its role in the world markets.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will have a clear idea of modern approaches to the quality management at company, including the most frequently used quality management systems, namely according to the norms ISO 9000, TQM and EFQM.


Fundamentals of the organization and managerial functions of the company, understanding of importance of customer in market economy.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

BARTES,F. Quality Management. Řízení jakosti. VUT v Brně. VUT v Brně. 2005
MIZUNO,S. Řízení jakosti. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1998.
VEBER,J. Řízení jakosti a ochrana spotřebitele. Praha: Grada Publishing. 2002
FREHR,H.U. Total Quality Management. Brno: Unis publishing, 1995.
NENADÁL,J. a kol. Moderní systémy řízení jakosti. Praha: Management,1998.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures consist of an explanation of basic principles, methodology of the discipline, problems and their solutions.
Exercises promote the practical mastery of subject presented in lectures or assigned for individual study with the active participation of students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course – unit credit
To obtain the credit it is required:
a) Active participation in the exercises - the teacher evaluates
b) Recognized seminar work.
The exam has a written form. Only those students who have written credit in the IS are eligible to participate.
The exam consists of three theoretical open questions, the answer time is 30 minutes. It is evaluated:
a) Proper identification of the problem
b) The method and scope of the problem with emphasis on its explanation.
The answer to each question is evaluated separately. The final score is given by the arithmetic mean. The exam is classified according to the ECTS scale. Incorrect and unreadable responses are considered as inappropriate.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction — terminology, quality development
The national policy of the quality support
The quality Loop
Basic methods for quality control
Consumer protection
Customer satisfaction
Quality management systems according to ISO 9000, TQM and EFQM
The Economics of quality
The strategy of the company quality
The methods and techniques of evaluation products
Self-evaluation in quality systems
The trends in the development of quality


The main objective of the course is to provide students with necessary theoretical foundation and methodology from the field of products and services quality. It also focuses on mastering modern approaches to the quality assurance, management, and improvement of products as well as corporate processes in companies.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Control of results of independent work on specified tasks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR Master's

    branch MGR-PFO , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



20 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


10 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer