MKI350 Quality Systems (basics)

Code MKI350
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)
Parts 1
Annotation 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.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
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

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