Quality Management and Benchmarking
Field of Study:
Management Advisory Services
This course covers pervasive topics concerning quality management systems, such as total quality management (TQM),
benchmarking, and the ISO standards. A pervasive consideration is the pursuit of quality in all aspects of the
organizationís activities. Benchmarking and TQM are aspects of the modern approach to quality. Quality management
has been recognized by the International Organization for Standardization, which has issued quality assurance standards.
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Identify the different between quality of design and quality of conformance.
- Recognize major components of Total Quality Management (TQM).
- Identify the different types of quality costs.
- Recognize major quality standards and different techniques for measuring quality.
- Recognize the benefits and characteristics of a benchmarking program to improve overall quality.
- List the basic requirements of an ISO QMS
- List the advantages of adopting ISO 9000 standards
Basic to intermediate
Basic math and basic accounting
Type of Delivery Method:
Recommended CPE Credits:
Final examination expiration date:
The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.
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