Course detail

Quality Management

FSI-GRI-KAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course familiarises students with basic principles of quality management and quality assurance in a company.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course on Quality Management enables students to obtain knowledge of creation of the system of quality management and assurance in an enterprise and its audit and certification. Also dealt with are the ways of quality assurance in development, manufacturing and assembling stages of a product creation, as well as application of suitable methods.


Student should have basic knowledge of design of machines.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Masing, W., : Handbuch der Qualitätssicherung
Vavřík, I., Blecha, P., : Jakost I - řízení jakosti, interní učební texty ÚVSSaR
Vavřík, I., Blecha, P., : Jakost II - metody a nástroje zabezpečování jakosti, interní učební texty ÚVSSaR
Hering, E.; Trimel, J.; Blank, H., : Qualitätssicherung für Ingenieure
Norma ČSN EN ISO 9001:2001
Redeker, G., : Grundlagen der Qualitätssicherung, Institut für Qualtätssicherung

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures. According to the possibility of teaching can be organized lectures for students by practitioners and excursions to companies focused on activities related to the course content.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is conditional on 100% attendance at practicals and preparation of the semester work. Examination has a written and an oral part and tests student´s knowledge and his/her ability to apply it in practice. Part of the exam is the defense of the semester work.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The course on Quality Management familiarises students with basic principles of quality management and assurance in an enterprise. The objective of the course is to acquaint the students with the European standards for quality management and assurance and with methods of quality assurance from pre-production stages of a new product development.

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

1. 100% attendance at practicals.
2. Working out of semester project.
3. Presentation and defense of semester project.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-K Master's

    branch M-KSB , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
    branch M-VSR , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit


Guided consultation

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Terms and definitions
2. Context of the organization
3. Leadership of the organisation
4. Quality planning - QFD
5. Quality planning - System FMEA
6. Quality planning - FTA
7. Support processes of Quality Management
8. Operation processes of Quality Management - SPC
9. Performance evaluation
10. Improvement of processes - KAISEN
11. Improvement of processes - DOE
12. Improvement of processes - Process FMEA
13. Presenation and defence of semestral project

Controlled Self-study

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Lessons are organised in modules of 2 hours every 2 weeks.
1. Practical application of QFD method
2. Practical application of FTA method
3. Practical application of FMEA method
4. Assignment of semester projects
5. Consultations to semester projects.
6. Consultations to semester projects.
7. Presentation of semester projects + course-unit credit awarding