|Name||Quality Systems (basics)|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice|
|Level and type||Undergraduate Studies, Professional|
|Field of study||Quality Management|
|Faculty||Department of Quality Technology|
|Academic staff||Jānis Mazais, Guna Čivčiša, Valentīna Strautmane|
|Credit points||2.0 (3.0 ECTS)|
Study course „Basics of Quality systems” is a part of inter(trans)disciplinary study programme „Total Quality Management”, addressing acquirement of professional knowledge, skills and competence, practicising in lectures, self-education and team works, presentation..
Study course topics related to acquirement of basic knowledge in quality assurance and improvement in transport, machinery, energetics and other related fields: terminology, related to quality and quality systems, history of quality management systems, failures’ impact to quality, quality management principles. Classification of standards, family of ISO 9000 standards..
Practicising individually/in teams in application of quality management terms and quality management principles..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|Knowledge and understanding of quality management principles, quality management, processes’ improvement in organization, formation of professional language.|
Quality management systems and quality management in different organizations - Test with multiple choice answers (A,B,C), questions for written answers
Knowledge and understanding of quality, quality systems and related terms, factors, affecting quality, ability and skills to identify processes’ characteristics - Test with multiple choice answers (A,B,C), questions for written answers
Professional language skills development and improvement - Evaluation of individual/ team work exercises
Knowledge of use international, European and national standardisations bodies standards bases, skills of standards application - Test with multiple choice answers (A,B,C), questions for written answers evalutation of team work
Knowledge of quality management principles implementation - Test with multiple choice answers (A,B,C), questions for written answers. Individual/ team work in class and results (participant’s activity and contribution to team work, presentations)
Basic knowledge and skills of quality management systems and methodologies application - Test with multiple choice answers (A,B,C), questions for written answers.
|Course prerequisites||No requirements|