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Quality Control Circles - Lean Participation Model for Teams

Learn how to invoke cultural change and improve team participation with this free online Quality Control Circle course.

Quality Control
Free Course
In this free online course, you will learn how Quality Control Circles (QCC) are considered revolutionary tools for the involvement of the workforce to voluntarily meet various business objectives such as improving the quality, cost minimization, and ensuring high safety levels and improving the productivity of the workplace. It is a naturally involving and engaging program which recognises employee involvement.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In the free online course Quality Control Circles - Lean Participation Model for Teams you will learn that Quality Control Circle (QCC) is a program which creates a culture in an organization for workers and mid-level employees to come forward, form a cohesive team and play their role in solving workplace problems. Business challenges are broken down into modular themes, and thus improve the workplace performance in different areas of Lean, Quality, Productivity, Cost Minimization, Safety, Ergonomics etc. 

This course will help facilitators, coordinators and top management in any organization to understand the QCC Program. The program was developed first in Japan and has transformed the industrial landscape there with tremendous improvements in quality control. The term Quality Control Circle is often used interchangeably with other terms such as Lean Quality Circle, Kaizen Circle and others.

In this course, learners will study: the attributes of the successful Quality Control Circle program; the basic QCC working framework; variations between lean circle and quality circle; different roles and responsibilities of a QCC program; workflow phases of a QCC program; and other different implementation aspects. So, why wait? Start the course today and learn how you can successfully implement a QCC program!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Compare the Lean Quality Circle (LQC) to Quality Control Circle (QCC)
  • Explain the basic concepts before the establishment of QCC
  • Discuss the history of the QCC in Japan
  • List the different attributes of a successful Quality Control Circle
  • Discuss the International Convention On Quality Control Circle
  • Describe what the organogram for QCC will look like
  • Explain various roles and positions for a QCC along with different committees for effective implementation
  • Describe the workflow process for a QCC in different phases
  • Explain the particular rules for the brainstorming session
  • List the evaluation criterion for a QCC theme submitted
  • Explain the benefits and advantages of the QCC program
  • List the launching mandatory items for the QCC

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

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