Course detail

Quality Management

FP-BrkvPAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course focuses on the problems related to the quality management in industrial enterprises.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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

Prerequisites

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

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Veber, J. a kol. Řízení jakosti a ochrana spotřebitele. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1782-1.
BARTES, F. Quality management: Řízení jakosti. Vyd. 4. Brno: Zdeněk Novotný, 2007, 127 s. ISBN 978-80-7355-073-8.
MIZUNO, S. Řízení jakosti. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1998.
FREHR, H. U. Total Quality Management. Brno: Unis Publishing, 1995.

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 completion:
Credit: elaboration of semester work.
Exam: written form. The student will receive two questions, the answers to which he has a limited time. The exam is classified according to the ECTS scale.

Completion of the course for students with individual study:
Credit: elaboration of a semester work, which will be sent to the lecturer.
Exam: written form. The student will receive two questions, the answers to which he has a limited time. The exam is classified according to the ECTS scale.

Completion of the course in distance form:
Credit: elaboration of semester work.
Exam: test through e-learning. The exam is classified according to the ECTS scale.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction, basic concepts of quality, the importance of the quality of
Process capability
Regulatory process
The basics of metrology
Technical requirements on products
The effectiveness of the inspection system in quality
The human element in quality assurance of the production process
7 simple tools of quality
7 management tools
The relationship between the quality, productivity and performance
The trends in the development of quality

Aims

The main objective of the course is to provide students with the theoretical foundations and methodology necessary for the quality management in the company.

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

Control of results of independent work on specified tasks. Excused absence from seminars can be compensated for via additional condition set by the teacher, usually via elaboration of partial written task.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK Bachelor's

    branch BAK-EP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch BAK-EPM , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BAK-PM Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

20 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

10 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning