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Fundamentals of Quality Standards - Revised 2018

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Fundamentals of Quality Standards - Revised 2018
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  • A key requirement for modern businesses and organisations is the ability to meet international standards in quality management. Well known standards include the ISO 9000 series, the ISO 14000 series related to environmental performance, the ISO 10000 series, and the QS 9000 series related to the automotive industry. These standards have been adopted in over 100 countries and ensure that consumers can purchase items from different manufacturers and know those items will perform equally.

    This course will introduce you to these International Standards and you will learn why they were introduced. The course also describes how companies can prepare to introduce these standards and the benefits of implementing them.

    This course will be of great interest to all quality management professionals who would like to learn more about International Standards, their implementation and benefits. The course will also be of great interest to all learners who would like a career in the area of quality management. Prerequisite:

    We recommend that you have studied the course Introduction to Quality Management – Revised 2018 and the course Understanding Cost of Quality and TQM Tools – Revised 2018.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:

    • Describe the development of various quality standards such as ISO 9000, ISO 9001.
    • Describe the implementation of quality standards.
    • Compare and contrast quality standards such as ISO 9000 series and QS 9000.
    • Explain concepts such as the use of Quality Function Deployment in quality management.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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