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ES9M2 - Quality Management and Techniques

  • Module code: ES9M2
  • Module name: Quality Management and Techniques
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module treats quality and reliability as an integral part of all functions of both manufacturing and service organisations. It shows how philosophies, systems, legal aspects, employee involvement and techniques should all contribute to improving quality, reliability and safety and reducing costs.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion, the participant will be: Discussing the implications of philosophies such as zero defects and continuous improvement; Outlining the company-wide accountabilities and systems necessary to achieve the required quality; Using and assessing company improvement techniques; Discussing the importance of safety, reliability and product liability matters.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 hours

Departmental link

Other essential notes

Part-Time MSc

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES9M2-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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